Sports and Fitness

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Come Out And Play is a GLBT social group based in the greater Rochester, New York area. Our members range in age from twenties to sixties. The group is geared towards everyone, and all are welcome. Our goals are to get out and be active. We plan activities that allow us to socialize and have fun. New members are always welcome, and there are no membership dues. There are weekly game nights at Equal Grounds from 8pm-12am on Wednesdays, all year long, and there is weekly volleyball on Tuesdays, during the warm months, from 5pm-dark at 702 N. Landing Rd. Rochester, NY 14625 behind Indian Landing school. There are also other parties and events that happen such as movie nights throughout the year and activities to join. E-mail for more information.

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Do you like to dance? Do you wish you could dance? Do you want to meet others who enjoy dancing? Do you want to learn dances like Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot? Well now you can! ComeoutDancin’ is the greater Rochester’s LGBT social dance community.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 3pm-5pm at the Friends Meeting House, 84 Scio Street. A 1/2 hour Mini-lesson precedes the 1-1/2 hour Open dance session. $5 per person. ALL ARE WELCOME. Program runs September thru May.

Business Phone Number: 585-244-8640
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Business Phone Number: 585 244-2815
Esther Brill Social Dance Instruction
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Esther Brill, Personal Dance Trainer, has introduced thousands of people to the fun of social dancing over the past 20 years! Offering group classes, private lessons for individuals/ couples/ weddings; custom workshops for your group’s event/ program/ team building

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Business Phone Number: 585 721-8684
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GO! Athletes is a support network of current and former LGBTQ collegiate and high school athletes, which creates safe spaces in the athletic community through visibility, education, and advocacy. Formerly known as Our Group.

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Come join us at 140 Alex every Wednesday at 7pm for free line dancing lessons. Everyone welcome regardless of skill level.

Email or call Kevin if you have questions.

Business Phone Number: 585-315-8982
Lore McSpadden, NSCA-certified personal trainer
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I believe that movement can, at its best, be a discovery of:

your unique strengths,
your most flourishing health,
and the excitement of curiosity and connection.
But for too many people, exercise and physical training have meant nervousness, embarrassment, and fear of being judged for different aspects of who they are. This, to me, is a tragedy.

Movement can be the bridge the spans the distance between body shame and authentic enthusiasm of what your body is capable of accomplishing.

I can help you develop a healthy, safe, sustainable, and FUN relationship to movement that enables you to discover all of those things and more.

The tools include kettlebells, barbells, and bodyweight (and other fun gadgets and gizmos). The process includes learning, acceptance, effort, and playfulness (and other qualities that you already possess more of than you realize). The results? Well, those are as unique and amazing as you are.


Private training (one-on-one and two-on-one)
Online training
Individualized goal-specific programming
Help for trans people who want to use movement/training to enable their bodies to more accurately reflect their true selves
Fat-acceptant/HAES/weight-neutral approach to movement and training


Trauma Informed Fitness Professional
ACSM Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer (ACSM-CIFT)
Body Positive Fitness Alliance Affiliated Professional
Autism Fitness Level 1
Flexible Steel Instructor
First Aid/CPR/AED
Certified Safe Zone Trainer

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Modern Nature Bodyworks (formerly ABSOLUTE yoga & wellness) has been the premier yoga and healing arts center in the regional Rochester area since 1977 with small intimate Yoga classes for everyone including: Sattvic yoga, TriYoga EnergyFlow, Yoga-for the health of it: Back, Hips, Feet, Shoulders & Hands.

Our healing arts services includes: ABSOLUTE yoga-vedanta therapy, PHOENIX RISING yoga therapy; Kinesis Myofascial Integration (KMI – Structural Integration)

Monthly offerings include physical & subtle anatomy, meditation & eastern philosophy. Our ABSOLUTE community joins us for special events such as music presentations, lectures on holistic living and inspirational video.

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Business Phone Number: 585-317-6982
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Rochester NY’s Out Spokin’ Cycling Club is comprised of LGBT Cyclists and their Allies. Our mission is to organize fun, non-competitive, recreational rides. Any member can organize a ride and post in this group for others to join.

Events should include a meeting location, time, approximate pace, type of ride and an indication of what type of support i.e. sweep, no drop, SAG, unsupported, no sweep, etc.

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