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Plan An Active Getaway to Wauwatosa, WI

Colorful mural background with Bublr Bikes at their station.

Whether movement is a must for you on vacation or you just love to try new ways to get active while you travel, Wauwatosa has a diverse selection of places to work out. 

Break a sweat while discovering our charming city with the following can’t-miss spots.

Person on a Bublr Bike riding in the bike lane in Wauwatosa, WI

1. Rent Bublr Bikes

The best way to see all that Wauwatosa has to offer? By renting a Bublr Bike and exploring it from two wheels! Try low-cost options, including per-minute pricing, or get a 24-hour pass to bike on paths and through Tosa’s five dynamic districts.

2. Get active at Hart Park

Do some sprints or go for a leisurely jog on the soft, eight-lane running track at Hart Park. If you’re looking for active couples’ getaway ideas, check out the 12 regulation tennis courts with lights — four of which are striped for pickleball with convertible nets for use from April to October.

Green hilly prairie with a path down the center in Wauwatosa, WI

3. Go for a walk through Tosa’s Parks

Dive into nature with Wauwatosa’s countless trails. From Jacobus Park and  Hoyt Park to  Hartung Park and Country Grounds Park, get your steps in while taking in Wauwatosa’s scenic views.

4. Discover First and Bowl

For a family-friendly, fun way to get active from the great indoors, a trip to First and Bowl is a must. Turn movement into a friendly competition with 15 football bowling lanes, two Basketball Connect 4 play areas, and a bean bag toss area.

5. Get your groove on with outdoor summer music

The best part about taking a trip is diversifying the way you get moving. Boogie on over to Tosa Tonight (check out the schedule here!) at Hart Park Rotary Stage every Wednesday through August 16th (starting at 6PM) to dance along to live music.

6. Try a boutique fitness class

Wauwatosa has quite the selection of boutique fitness classes so you can get active within a group setting. Check out OrangeTheory Fitness, 9Round Fitness, PowerCycle, or Tosa Yoga Center to explore a new way to move.

7. Step into your hotel’s gym

Lastly, ask the concierge where to find the gym at your Wauwatosa-area hotel! For a convenient workout that’s just a few floors from your room, numerous Wauwatosa-area hotels offer this amenity, including Renaissance Milwaukee West, Radisson Hotel Milwaukee WestHomewood Suites by Hilton Wauwatosa Milwaukee, and more. 

Learn more about where to stay, where to eat, and things to do while you’re here in Wauwatosa.