The District of Summerland formally opened its out of doors health park, within the nature-infused setting of Memorial Park.
This 1,100 sq. foot health circuit helps wholesome dwelling. It’s positioned within the southwest nook of Memorial Park, adjoining to the playground. This location was chosen as the popular web site as a consequence of its proximity to downtown and accessibility.
This undertaking aligns with one in every of council’s strategic priorities — lively life — “making certain neighborhood design and companies that improve inclusive, barrier-free participation and promotion of bodily exercise and wholesome life.”
“All through the COVID-19 pandemic, we now have seen how very important and precious our park house and out of doors leisure services are,” Mayor Toni Boot mentioned in a information launch.
“This Out of doors Health Park supplies residents of Summerland with one other choice to entry a free out of doors health amenity to help their private well being and wellness.”
The out of doors health gear supplies the neighborhood with a chance to make the most of a free, accessible and age-friendly train circuit designed for individuals of all skill ranges.
The overall undertaking funds for the brand new gear was $30,000 and was funded by means of parks improvement price prices.
Gear was chosen from a Canadian distributor, Nice Out of doors Health club, for TriActive USA out of doors health gear. The gear items use no weights or hydraulics, fairly gravity resistant machines are powered by customers.
The mixture of eight multi-purpose items of health gear supplies choices to enhance power, co-ordination, cardiovascular health and suppleness. Gear consists of the air walker, air strider, sit-up bench, sit-up board, parallel bars, multi bars, pull up and dip station.