Welcome to Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park is a fantastic area of green space set on the borders of Islington, Hackney and Haringey. It boasts an outdoor theatre which has steps, tiers and railings which are regularly used in classes, as well as a few rolling hills north of the athletics track. With such variation, it is hard to get bored when training at this park. "Legs like jelly, lungs on fire, heart of a lion." - This is what BMF is all about, whether you are busting your lungs out during one of our adrenaline-filled, supreme Military Fitness regimes or challenging yourself at one of our memorable Beginner Sessions, what matters the most is giving it your all and above all, having fun!

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Jeremy Bearder

Park Manager

Jeremy Bearder

Jeremy joined BMF in March 2008 after serving in the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Artillery and the 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery. In that time he served in the army in Germany, Cyprus, Canada and the UK. He also represented his Regiment in Football, Rugby and Athletics becoming Junior Army Discus champion. He also enjoys skiing, tennis, and was a world record holder for almost 2 weeks. Apparently there is an interesting story behind that, but you have to turn up to his parks to find it out. Jeremy loves working outside in the parks and watching peoples attitude to life change when they join BMF.

Class Times

Class Type Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Beginner Session --- 07:15
18:00
19:30
--- 18:00
19:30
--- 09:00
10:30
---
Military Fitness --- 07:15
18:00
19:30
--- 18:00
19:30
--- 09:00
10:30
---
Mon
No classes
Tue
Beginner Session 07:15
18:00
19:30
Military Fitness 07:15
18:00
19:30
Wed
No classes
Thu
Beginner Session 18:00
19:30
Military Fitness 18:00
19:30
Fri
No classes
Sat
Beginner Session 09:00
10:30
Military Fitness 09:00
10:30
Sun
No classes

Meeting Point

Postcode for your satnav: N4 2DF - do not rely on the postcode as it is not 100% accurate, please use a map as well.

Meet at the cafe kiosk by the lake.

The Walking Bus:
At night members meet 10 minutes before a session starts in the cafe by the station to walk up together to the park venue.

Fitness Assessment

An optional fitness assessment takes place on the first Saturday of every month at 09:00 and 10:30.

Public Transport

Bus: Finsbury Park is served by the following bus routes: W3, W7, 4, 19, 29, 106, 153, 210, 236, 253, 254
Train: Finsbury Park, Crouch Hill, Harringay
Tube: Finsbury Park (Piccadilly Victoria) and Manor House (Piccadilly)

Why BMF?

  • It's Fun

    British Military Fitness (BMF) outdoor fitness classes are a proven and trusted way of getting fit, losing weight and feeling great. The average total calories burned during a session across all three groups (blue, red, and green) is 640

  • It's Effective

    A lot of people give up on fitness programmes because they become bored. That doesn’t happen at BMF. Variety and making every session different is the key to our success. Each week you’ll be put through a challenging, effective workout with team games, paired exercises, circuits, strength work and running.

  • Feel better about yourself

    You are not alone. Every week, you’ll be with your fellow BMFers. With the encouragement of your instructor you’ll be helping each other out, keeping everyone going and keeping them moving. They’ll be doing the same for you – BMF is all about getting fit together.

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