Larkin Square Public Events

Sponsored by Independent Health

Independent Health is proud to sponsor Larkin Square and the many events that are offered here to the Western New York community. We are excited to help promote health and wellness, and get others in community engaged in their health. Be sure to keep an eye out for our RedShirts℠ who will be at Larkin Square with healthful information and activities throughout the year!

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Fitness in the Parks 2020

Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara have brought Fitness in the Parks to Larkin Square for several years. Due to social distancing guidelines currently in place, Fitness in the Parks is now virtual for summer 2020. Through September 12, the following classes will be offered virtually through Facebook Live:

  • Mondays at 6 p.m. – Boot Camp
  • Tuesdays at 430 p.m. – Kickboxing 
  • Wednesdays at 9 a.m. – Fusion
  • Thursdays at 5 p.m. – Yoga
  • Saturdays at 9 a.m. – Cardio Kick

Classes will stream in real time from the Facebook pages of YMCA Buffalo Niagara and the Jamestown Area YMCA, and can be accessed anytime thereafter. Instructors are encouraged to host their class outdoors to keep the spirit and intent of the original program.

For more information and the complete schedule of Fitness in the Parks classes and locations, visit

Food Trucks Serve Up Healthy Options

As part of our healthy initiatives, Independent Health and Larkin Square are continuing our collaboration with participating food trucks to offer up Healthy Options menu items during Food Truck Tuesdays

These are just some of the ways Independent Health and the Independent Health Foundation are helping Western New Yorkers lead healthy lifestyles. For a full list of our events around town, visit

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