Hoffman Estates Park District Launches Free Outdoor Gym For All in the Chicago Metro

The Hoffman Estates Park District Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here’s How It Happened:


Hoffman Estates Park District is thrilled to be the next community in the Chicago metro to launch a Fitness Court, making free fitness accessible to all. Residents will now be able to get a full bodyweight workout in the beautiful Joseph L. Fabbrini Park! This sprawling park boasts with two lakes, pickleball, tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields — giving the Fitness Court the perfect chance to shine as the only circuit training facility around. Installing the Court falls perfectly in line with the district’s Community Commitment, and there’s no doubt they are making good on their promises.

“The Hoffman Estates Park District remains committed to providing the best recreation and leisure services to our community. With our Satisfaction Guaranteed pledge, residents and their guests can be assured that the Hoffman Estates Park District staff will work to not only meet expectations, but to exceed them.”


The Fitness Court has come to the Park District thanks to the efforts of Dustin Hugen — the District’s Director of Parks and Recreation. From his dedication to the project to his commitment to providing a space where residents can work out at no cost, the Campaign team agreed that this district’s leadership and location couldn’t be topped!

 An exciting launch party took place during the District’s annual Party in the Park. Participants experienced free express classes, one-on-one training opportunities, and cool giveaways from local vendors!



Kentucky Campaign Expands to Mount Washington With Free Fitness For All

The Mt Washington Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here’s How It Happened:


The University of the Cumberlands was the first college in Kentucky to install a Fitness Court, and now… Mount Washington will be the first city in the state to do the same!

Located just outside the booming metropolis of Louisville, the City of Mount Washington is one of the fastest-growing communities in the area! With an emphasis on expansion, modernization and the addition of wellness amenities, the city was a natural fit for NFC’s 2019 Campaign – which includes 180 spotlighted cities and 20 elite schools across the country!


Soon to be installed at the Mount Washington Community Sports Park, the new Fitness Court will be part of a $6 million dollar recreational destination. The site features 6 full size multi-purpose fields, two playgrounds, a 1-mile walking trail, and a dog park. With the addition of a Fitness Court, residents can now enjoy a full body outdoor workout and get fit all in their own local park!




Avon is Next in Colorado to Make Outdoor Fitness Free for All

The Avon Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here’s How It Happened:


Just when residents in the Town of Avon, Colorado thought their beloved Harry Nottingham Park had it all… it got even better! Thanks to a generous grant award from the Colorado Health Foundation and the support of National Fitness Campaign, Avon is now home to the first Fitness Court in the Beaver Creek area, making world class fitness free for residents and visitors alike!

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In partnership with NFC, Avon’s city leadership is excited to provide residents with a well rounded outdoor space accessible to adults of all ages and fitness levels. The city is confident this park and its multipurpose courts and fields, trails, concerts will be well served by adding free fitness!

Located just north of Aspen, and a snowballs throw from the prestigious Beaver Creek Ski Resort, the Fitness Court is the perfect spot for any athlete to train, sweat, and boost endurance. With a supporting coach-in-your-pocket mobile app, and seven simple bodyweight stations, the Court is a complete wellness ecosystem!


Spend your next workout on this world-class facility overlooking the breathtaking Nottingham Lake. Challenge a co-worker or grab a buddy and head to the new Avon Fitness Court to enjoy the crisp air while getting fit in the beautiful outdoors! Join in the fun and attend the launch event this July.



Tewksbury is First in Massachusetts to Make Outdoor Fitness Free for All

The Tewksbury Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


The Town of Tewksbury has partnered with National Fitness Campaign to install and activate a state-of-the-art outdoor gym facility for all ages in Livingston Park, one of the community’s most vibrant and active spaces. Thanks to the generous support of leadership and residents, this town is making fitness free — for everyone!

The Fitness Court is an outdoor bodyweight circuit training facility designed to transform this thriving public park into a community wellness hub. As part of the national campaign ecosystem, the free Fitness Court App allows residents to track their training progress, learn new routines and compete in exciting fitness challenges.

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The effort to bring free fitness to Tewksbury was led by the town manager’s office, who officially applied for participation in the Campaign in fall 2017. This incredible community is one of only 100 cities accepted into NFC’s 2018 grant program. Now, they’re the first to join the Campaign in all of Massachusetts!


An exciting launch event is scheduled for Saturday, June 22nd, where city leaders will cut the ribbon, and introduce residents to their new outdoor space — NFC is thrilled to welcome Tewksbury to the national campaign, and to share a system that can keep residents fit for life with seven simple movements.

See you on the #FitnessCourt!


Town of Burlington and Lahey Health Partner to Join 2019 National Fitness Campaign

The Burlington Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here’s How It Happened:


The Town of Burlington, located in the Greater Boston Area, is proud to launch their first free outdoor Fitness Court at TRW Playground. They have partnered with Beth Israel Lahey Health and National Fitness Campaign to make world-class fitness free for everyone!

Burlington’s leaders are ready to activate TRW Playground with the digitally connected, best-in-class gym where residents can get a full body workout, solo or in a group! Residents are encouraged to download the Fitness Court mobile app to easily learn all 7 workout stations, engage in challenges and utilize pre-guided workout routines — all for free!

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Blazing a trail as leaders in the region, this town isn’t cutting corners on building the best outdoor gym out there! Residents can expect a one-of-a-kind, fully customized, navy blue Fitness Court — designed specifically for Beth Israel Lahey Health and the Burlington Recreation Department.

Major thanks are owed to Beth Israel Lahey Health — their generous support made this new Fitness Court a possibility for Burlington. From the earliest days of the project, the hospital was inspired by the town’s desire to promote healthy living in a free and engaging way.

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Beth Israel Lahey Health plans to spearhead ongoing integration with the Fitness Court mobile app, sponsoring various workout routines that the community can easily follow and share. With a nearby playground, baseball fields and manicured open green space, TRW Playground will be a great hub for family and friends to stay active at no cost!

Local Ambassadors launched the Court at this summer’s fun-filled opening day kickoff event. Adults of all ages and abilities joined in the fun and got a quality, hands-on workout — along with free gear and giveaways from local vendors and health care providers!