The 2018 PPS Annual Conference is just around the corner and we’re excited to join over 1200+ attendees in beautiful Colorado Springs. As a proud sponsor and attendee (be sure to come visit us at booth #215), we love mingling and mixing with individuals who share our passion for physical therapy.
But all work and no play can give anyone a little conference-cabin fever. The solution? A great sweat! Whether you’re the gym type or prefer to break a sweat in the great outdoors, Colorado Springs has a workout option for everyone.
Here are our top picks for getting your fitness on during the 2018 PPS Annual Conference!
If you’re the type who prefers an instructor to push you through a workout, the Broadmoor fitness classes have you covered. Offering a wide range of inspiring indoor fitness classes, you can try a new class or stick with what you love. From indoor cycling, Tai Chi, Yoga, and AquaFit, there’s really something for everyone. Discover a new workout routine to incorporate back home.
Garden of the Gods – Hiking and Trail Running
Rated the #1 trail on TripAdvisor, Garden of the Gods is known for its spectacular views, paved and gravel trails, and its stunning red rock formations. There are self guided trails as well as guided trails for those who want to learn more about the rock formations and the trail itself. The park is open from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Perfect for early risers looking to get their steps in before the conference starts.
The Cheyenne Mountain State Park offers easy biking trails for beginners. Whether you’re an expert or not, this trail offers an easy ride and beautiful views of the Cheyenne Mountains. Beginners should try Sundance, Bobcat Way or Soaring Kestral. If you’re a more advanced biker, you can try the Talon trails. You can rent bikes from Ted’s Bicycles, Team Telecycle, or Criterium Bicycles.
Cost: $30 – $75 for bike rental
Ready to really step out of your comfort zone and try something new? Rocking climbing is a great, total body workout. It combines strength with strategy to work both your body and your mind. Even if you’ve never rock climbed before, this is your chance to try something new in a safe, guided environment. Colorado Springs offers both indoor and outdoor rock climbing options for everyone. Check out CityRock Climbing and Pure Bouldering Gym for indoor climbing. Front Range Climbing Company offers guided outdoor rock climbing for those who are called by the sense of adventure.
Cost: $12 and up. Contact gym for group rates and discounts.
Be sure to take a break during the conference to visit EcoPro at booth #215! We’ll be on-location November 8th and 9th and will be holding product demonstrations, answering questions from physical therapists and clinic owners, and even offering special show-saving prices.