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The SouthSide Arts District’s mission is to build upon the community’s vibrant and innovative artistic, cultural, and entrepreneurial heritage to support and enhance economic development in South Bethlehem.



202 W. 4th Street    610-625-5300
Wake up and work out your muscles with every move at Barreform. Barreform studio offers introductory, standard and advanced classes in barre, Megaformer, TRX suspension training, yoga and mat Pilates classes. Megaformer machines are designed to not only work out multiple muscles in every move but strengthen as you’re stabilized! Feel the burn and experience a new work out at Barreform.

The Bethlehem Skateplaza

1325 Steel Ave.
The Bethlehem Skateplaza is a 23,000 square foot oasis for skaters and bikers. Open from sun up to sun down every day of the year, weather permitting! The Za’, as it is known amongst its users, has the ability to host events, competitions, and classes for young skaters and bikers.

The Bethlehem Steel Ice Center

320 E 1st Street    (610)625-4774
Bethlehem Steel Ice Center located at 320 E 1st St, Bethlehem. Steel Ice Center is the premier ice skating facility in the Lehigh Valley. The center offers a dynamic mix of programs that will suit the beginner skater, all the way to the person seeking the advanced levels of their ice skating sport.

Fox Optical & Gallery

28 E. 3rd Street      610-332-2400
Since 1998, Fox Optical has been a leader in quality eye care and eyewear. From traditional to trendy, conventional to hipster, their frames offer something for everyone. Dr. Tim Fox takes the time to get to know you – your history, your habits, and your needs – to determine the best way to help you see clearly. If you already have a doctor’s prescription, their staff will make your eyeglasses accurately and accordingly. Please call their office to make an appointment.

Lehigh Valley Taekwondo

25 E 4th Street     (610) 865-5350
Lehigh Valley Taekwondo (LVTKD) provides an opportunity to learn the great art of Taekwondo — a modern martial art with a long historical tradition that originates in Korea. Techniques and principles behind Taekwondo are taught through “old-style” training. Etiquettes and physically demanding workouts nurture martial artists of tomorrow. Our school is about learning and preserving the tradition, as well as the true form of Taekwondo and martial arts.

Reset Outdoors

(484) 893-4545
Reset outdoors provides restorative and empowering experiences intentionally designed to nurture sustainable well-being. From individuals seeking healing and balance, to corporate and professional groups investing in a flourishing workplace ecosystem-we are here to help.

Steel Fitness

15 W 2nd Street     (610) 625-2717
Established in 2006 by Tom Fenstermacher, the grandson of a Bethlehem Steel Machinist, Steel Fitness Riverport was built around the community and culture that is Southside Bethlehem. Located in the former Bethlehem Steel Johnson Machinery Building, the spirit of hard work and dedication lives on through our members today. We have so much to offer our members here at Steel Fitness Riverport, including a variety of classes that can help you reach your goals. Whether you want to build strength, get more athletic, or shed some pounds, we can help you get there in a fun, supportive environment.

St. Luke’s University Health Network

801 Ostrum Street      1-866-STLUKES (785-8537)
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 17,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites in Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Luzerne and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.  St. Luke’s flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health nine times total and seven years in a row, including in 2021 when it was identified as THE #1 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY.  In 2021, IBM Watson Health also named St. Luke’s among the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. St. Luke’s Mission is to care for the sick and injured regardless of their ability to pay, improve our communities’ overall health, and educate our health care professionals.

South Bethlehem Greenway

Entrance at New Street between Mechanic St. & E Graham Pl.
The SouthSide Greenway is a linear park that follows the former Norfolk Southern rail line, linking the neighborhoods of South Bethlehem with the Arts District. The Greenway is a great location for biking, jogging and walking, with plans that will expand miles and miles. An edible landscape garden is located between Taylor & Webster Streets along with a Chinese Pavilion and perennial pollinator garden. The South Bethlehem Greenway can be accessed between 3rd and 4th Streets and expands from New Street at the base of the Fahy Bridge all the way to Saucon Park .

The Yoga Loft

521 E. 4th Street   610-867-9642
The Yoga Loft is a welcoming and community-minded center offering Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi classes, workshops and trainings. New beginners to experienced practitioners will find exceptional and compassionate teachers who share their knowledge skillfully.

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