Whyte Ridge Neighborhood Centre opens new accessible health park – Winnipeg


A brand new manner for individuals with accessibility points to get lively in Winnipeg has opened on the Whyte Ridge Neighborhood Centre.

The brand new Whyte Ridge Accessible Health Park was formally opened on Saturday.

“We now have all ages and we would like of us of all ages to take pleasure in this,” stated Coun. Janice Lukes.

The park was first mentioned in 2015, acquired funding final 12 months and was inbuilt only a few weeks.

All of the workouts are carried out primarily with your personal physique weight. The park has been constructed particularly for individuals with accessibility points.


A chart of various workouts on the health park.


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“I believe the most effective options is that it’s accessible for anybody in a wheelchair. It’s utterly accessible and designed for being in a wheelchair,” stated Lukes.

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Lukes hopes having fast and quick access to the brand new house will encourage individuals to present it a strive.

“If persons are strolling by and in the event that they’re ready for his or her youngsters, they’ll come do some exercise for 10 to fifteen minutes, perhaps fall in love with it and are available extra usually,” Lukes stated.

The associated fee to open the park was $50,000 whereas one other $15,000 was donated to make the group centre accessible.

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