OUTDOOR FITNESS PARKS
With the steady and dramatic rise in adult obesity, promoting regular physical activity is a public health priority. It is time to think about new ways to make physical activity and fitness equipment more affordable, more enjoyable, and ultimately, more beneficial to society. Research is proving that the use of outdoor fitness equipment found in Fitness Parks for adults are providing a variety of meaningful outcomes to communities including engaging participants in substantially more moderate to vigorous physical activity.
Together we can effectively promote the benefits of parks and outdoor fitness spaces as critical health solutions, by reducing sedentary-related illnesses and removing the barriers to a life of fitness.
Outdoor gyms are located all across the country. Use our fitness park map to find a park with outdoor fitness equipment near you.
Request the 62 page guidebook that demonstrates through case studies and research how fitness parks containing outdoor fitness equipment improve community wellness; as well as the laying out the design considerations and planning needed to implement a well-rounded adult fitness park.
If you are ready to start your community fitness park and would like someone to help you create an outdoor gym in your city, click here and we'll have someone contact you to help with planning, fitness equipment selection, funding resources, and other ways to make your project a success.
Do you know of a park with outdoor fitness equipment you'd like to add to our database so that it can be found easily by others interested in outdoor exercise opportunities? If so, please submit our short form to have it added to our fitness park map.
FIND A PARK WITH OUTDOOR FITNESS EQUIPMENT
Our Fitness Park Map contains listings of outdoor gyms from across the country. These locations provide access to a variety of outdoor fitness equipment, that is free for use by the public. Some are standalone installations dedicated to outdoor fitness equipment with open areas for body weight exercises, while others have zones of fitness equipment near playgrounds or other recreation spaces. With either option, the free access to these public outdoor gyms provide a destination with fitness equipment for the community, where the natural setting encourages repeated use, helping to create a healthier, happier society.