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Imperial Beach Joins the National Fitness Campaign at the Ocean's Edge

The Imperial Beach Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

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Here’s How It Happened:

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Does your gym have panoramic ocean views? If you’re in Imperial Beach, California it does! National Fitness Campaign is thrilled to announce the newest Fitness Court installation at Dunes Park in the City of Imperial Beach.

Located in an exciting and beautiful park just off the city’s iconic pier, this new outdoor fitness hub is a family-friendly destination for all to enjoy!

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Dunes Park — a favorite of the local community — is the perfect spot to soak up the laid back style of this beach community, and appreciate a traditional Southern California afternoon by the sea. Featured works by local artists, the park’s play structures, bike paths and direct access to the city’s popular “Sandy Beach” now compliment the world’s best outdoor gym!

Joining the 2018 National Fitness Campaign is proof of city leadership’s commitment to health, wellness and accessible outdoor infrastructure. The Imperial Beach Fitness Court will provide high-quality and invigorating exercise for families of all fitness abilities and income levels.

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THANK YOU IMPERIAL BEACH FOR PUTTING FREE FITNESS ON THE MAP!

 

Leander Residents Launch Free Outdoor Fitness for Austin Texas Metro

The Leander Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here’s How It Happened:

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Leander, Texas is the latest one of 100 cities across the country to install a Fitness Court in 2018! Located just north of Austin, this city is first in the metropolitan area to join National Fitness Campaign in making fitness free and accessible for all in their active community spaces!

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This modern outdoor facility is available to adults of all ages and fitness levels in Leander’s beloved Robin Bledsoe Park. Locals say this park has it all! Robin Bledsoe’s 16 acres feature multipurpose athletic fields, a children’s playscape, swimming pool, splash pad and many more recreational amenities for the betterment of all residents. This hub for outdoor activity, is the perfect home for the new community Fitness Court!

With a supporting coach-in-your-pocket mobile app, and seven simple bodyweight stations, the Fitness Court is a complete wellness ecosystem — all completely free to use!

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THANK YOU LEANDER FOR PUTTING FREE FITNESS ON THE MAP!

 

City of Ennis Launches Free Outdoor Fitness for Residents in Dallas Metro

The Ennis Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here’s How It Happened:

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The City of Ennis, Texas is making world-class fitness free with The Fitness Court! As one of 100 carefully selected cities to join the 2018 Campaign, Ennis is on the cutting edge of modern wellness and outdoor infrastructure. The new Court in Jaycee Park will be a high quality exercise experience available to adults of all abilities and completely free of cost.

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With a stunning views of Ennis’ City Lake, the Fitness Court at Jaycee Park will give users the opportunity to shake up their wellness routines and soak up the sun.

Users can download The Fitness Court Mobile App to learn routines, follow guided trainings, and compete in speed challenges on this contemporary outdoor facility. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department encourages residents to prioritize healthy living and take full advantage of this new addition to the community.

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Everyone in the Ennis area celebrated the arrival of the Fitness Court on Saturday, October 21st in Jaycee Park. The Launch Party included a ribbon cutting ceremony, then an opportunity to hop on the Court for a workout or download the mobile app to jam out to some audio guides.

THANK YOU ENNIS FOR PUTTING FREE FITNESS ON THE MAP!

 

Garden City Leads State in Joining National Fitness Campaign

The Garden City Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here’s How It Happened:

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City leaders, residents, local businesses, and community groups in Garden City, Michigan have rallied together in pursuit of health and wellness. Thanks to the outstanding hard work of city staff and incredible generosity of local donors, Garden City will have the first Fitness Court in the state of Michigan!

Using the state’s lead crowdfunding platform — Patronicity — Garden City promoted the value of the Fitness Court across the community and raised over $50,000 in donations! Further contributing to the success of the project was the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Wayne County, who matched community donations dollar for dollar and helped carry Garden City to the goal line.

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“The Garden City Fitness Court campaign has been an extraordinary journey and a true example of a community rallying behind free fitness for all,” said Monica Fulton, Garden City Director of Community Resources.

Bringing the Fitness Court to the community is part of an effort to get Garden City residents moving like never before. With support from the city, local organizations can use the Court as a venue for group fitness classes and health workshops to spread awareness and spark excitement about healthy living.

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“The City of Garden City is passionate about providing its residents with opportunities to build happy and healthy lives. The National Fitness Campaign’s mission proclaims dedication to building healthy communities around the world. It is a perfect fit and both organizations are better for having partnered together in the spirit of health,” said Fulton.

THANK YOU GARDEN CITY FOR PUTTING FREE FITNESS ON THE MAP!

 

LiveWell Perris and Habib Motlagh Bring Fresh Outdoor Gym To Southern California

The Perris Motlagh Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here’s How It Happened:

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The City of Perris, California, has partnered with National Fitness Campaign to install and activate a state-of-the-art outdoor gym facility for all ages in Paragon Park, one of the community’s most active and well-loved spaces. With the support of city leaders, friends and Ambassadors, this city is making fitness free — for everyone!

The new system was made possible through the generosity of many groups, but especially thanks to the efforts of Habib Motlagh — the former City Engineer and philanthropic leader in the local community. Motlagh has worked for years to help design a city that is built for its people, and his support for the Fitness Court project in Perris is truly inspiring.

“I have been honored to work in the City of Perris for more than 30 years,” Motlagh said. “I’ve seen Perris grow from a small town to a thriving City. I am pleased to be able to help in a small way to improve the health and fitness of our residents. I appreciate the wonderful support of the City Council, administration and staff for working to make Perris a healthy community with healthy parents, grandparents and children.”

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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.

City Councilwoman Tonya Burke called the Court another great project for residents to take advantage of. “I am so pleased that the City is able to bring this to Perris,” Burke said. “I am so much a supporter of healthy living. Through our Live Well program, we show interest in the entire person — from healthy eating to exercising, we are looking at the whole body and spirit. It feels good that we are in a position to address that whole person.”

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Residents and members of neighboring communities met up at the new Fitness Court on Friday, October 26th for an exciting Launch Party! Guests were able to see fitness demonstrations, receive free giveaways from local vendors, a chance to workout on the Fitness Court and a competitive head-to-head Fitness Court challenge.

THANK YOU PERRIS FOR PUTTING FREE FITNESS ON THE MAP!