Events downtown

Oct 12

Old Port Historic Workout Monument Square | Monument Square 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Old Port Historic Workouts™ – Experience an exciting 90-minute fun yet challenging workout all while learning the rich history of Portland, Maine’s Old Port from 1632 to present! Created and designed by fitness professional Leigh Rush Olson for all fitness levels this workout begins with a warm-up followed by speed walking or light jogging to various landmarks and monuments to discuss historical facts and anecdotes of the Old Port’s history, all while performing various exercises for a super total body workout! This is a great way for locals and tourists alike to learn the history of the Old Port without leaving their workout at home… Burn and Learn™ It’s intense. Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. 

Want a more casual walking tour? We have that too!

Old Port Historic Workouts™ are available May through October. Meet at Monument Square (directly across the street from the Portland Public Library on Congress Street) in downtown Portland, Maine. Advanced tickets required at or by calling the ticketweb toll free number at 1-866-468-3399. If you would like to speak with the Tour Guide directly about the tour for particualr questions, please email or call 646-845-9714. $35 per person. Ticket sales turn off at 9:30PM the night before. 

Private tours with special group rates are available upon request any day of the week. Call 646-845-9714 or email for more information. Gift Certificates available!  

16 and under are always free with paying adult. However, pleased be advised that, just like adults, kids are at different fitness levels so use your best judgement and consult with your professional healthcare provider before beginning this workout or any exercise program.  

Your Tour Guide – Leigh Rush Olson is a certified professional Fitness Instructor with the Athletics Fitness Association of America (AFAA), American Red Cross CPR certified, and has a B.A. in History from CUNY Brooklyn College. Leigh also volunteers for the Daughters of the American Revolution as their Maine State American History Chairwoman.

Cancellation policy- Refunds of face value of the ticket will be given with at least 24 hours written notice. No exchanges. TicketWeb service fees are non-refundable. All tours run rain or shine. 

Historic Workouts™ disclaim any liability from injury sustained from participating in this workout tour and suggest that you consult with your professional healthcare provider before beginning this workout or any exercise program.