The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and National Park Trust (NPT) have joined forces to promote this year's National Kids to Parks Day scheduled for Saturday, May 18th. The NFLPA will join 17...
In the city of Ocala, located in Marion County, FL, a new initiative around health, fitness, and wellness is proving beneficial to local residents. A new outdoor fitness park, the Health Happens Outdoor Fitness and Walking Trail, located at the Marion County McPherson Complex, is providing the community with an outlet to get fresh air and exercise in the park any time of day.
Let’s face it, they aren’t just a fad; Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks are a fast growing trend that provide a great way to get in a workout. Adult exercise equipment installed in the great outdoors is usually free to use, promotes fresh air and Vitamin D generating sunshine, and doesn’t have the “intimidation factor” that indoor gyms and fitness clubs can have for exercise beginners. Research shows that exercising outdoors has many benefits that may not be realized in an indoor environment. People with greater access to green environments exhibit better well-being and functioning scores in social, physical, and psychological domains.
Playworld Systems, a leading manufacturer of imaginative playground and fitness equipment, today announced its ENERGI Total Fitness System is installed at Veteran’s Park in El Paso, Texas. The city of El Paso Parks & Recreation Department, whose mission is to provide indoor and outdoor leisure services to persons of all ages so they can develop skills, socialize, experience nature, relax and live a healthier lifestyle, purchased the equipment from The PlayWell Group, a local Playworld Systems distributor, to help improve the health and fitness of area citizens.
In celebration of NRPA’s 50th Anniversary, Greenfields Outdoor Fitness is excited and proud to make it possible for you to create the outdoor exercise zone of your community's dreams on a budget you can afford! This exciting opportunity is called the GO GREENFIELDS GRANTS and will assist parks nationwide in providing their communities with fitness opportunities that virtually anyone can use for FREE, 24/7!