Beat the Heat: 5 Indoor Walking Areas for All Ages

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By JessicaSafavimehr, NewsCastic

Summer is here and so is the Texas heat.

Triple-digit weather can really be a downer when you are trying to get your fitness on, so why not take your work out inside and enjoy the AC. Here are 5 indoor spots to walk or jog the calories away.

 

1. Baylor’s Tom Landry Fitness Center

The Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center offers health and wellness programs and even has aids to help you get started in your wellness lifestyle. This indoor track is friendly for joggers as well as walkers. Baylor offers child care and wellness programs for the entire family. If you are looking for a cool place to burn your calories in the hot Texas heat the Landry Fitness Center is a must visit.

Location: 411 E. Washington Ave. Suite 1900, Dallas.

 

2. T. Boone Pickens YMCA Dallas

YMCA in Dallas has an indoor track that fits any budget, and activities for all ages. The track provides an air conditioned oasis and has a community track meet every year. The YMCA has a small membership fee that gives you access to all of the facility amenities. This location has a superior indoor track located in Downtown within minutes of office buildings, shopping centers and restaurants.

Location: 602 N. Akard St., Dallas.

 

3. SMU Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports

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This indoor track is the equivalent of a six lap mile and is one clean and crisp track. The Dedman Center is a state of the art facility that is not only well kept but pleasing to all senses. The indoor track is soft and easy on even the most out of shape joints. There is an easy check-in and after your run take a load off at The Falls.

Location: 6000 Bush Ave., Dallas.

 

4. 24 Hour Fitness Downtown

This 24 Hour Fitness has an indoor track with a view of downtown Dallas. Located conveniently near towering office buildings this location is a must for those with busy lives who need a few minutes to work off those office birthday cakes. This padded track is soft and great for high impact running, bring your runners and get out there. On a side note: this location does offer corporate accounts for all those in the offices nearby.

Location: 700 N. Harwood St., Dallas.

 

5. Verandah Club at Hilton Anatole

The Verandah Club is an upscale fitness center with a state of the art indoor jogging track. Beat the heat and work up a sweat in this luxury hotel fitness club, then take a cool dip in their 25-meter indoor pool. This indoor track overlooks the 7-acre park at the Hilton Anatole hotel. You can enjoy a quite jog at 5:30 am or take a lap after work as this club is open until 9:30 PM Monday- Friday.

Location: 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas.