Fairborn Makes Outdoor Fitness Free for the Dayton Ohio Metro Area

The Fairborn Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here’s How It Happened:

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The City of Fairborn, Ohio is proud to launch a free outdoor Fitness Court® for adults of all ability levels in Central Park. The city has partnered with the local YMCA, National Fitness Campaign and many more local businesses to make world-class fitness free for everyone!

In the pursuit of leadership in the Dayton Metro region, this city isn’t cutting corners on making fitness and wellness a priority. Fairborn’s city leaders are ready to activate this digitally connected, best-in-class gym where residents can get a full body workout! Residents are encouraged to download the Fitness Court app to easily engage in challenges and utilize pre-guided workout routines — all at no cost!


Thanks are in order for the YMCA,  Greene County Health, Kettering Health and Living Well Spine Center — their generous support made the Fitness Court a possibility for the community. From the earliest days of the project, these entities were inspired by the city leadership’s desire to promote healthy living for everyone in a free and engaging way, and couldn’t wait to get involved!


For access to simple seven-station workouts, to get involved with exclusive training events, or to learn how to qualify for the Fitness Court Challenge event, residents are invited to download the free Fitness Court App on iOS or Android. Users can compete with friends or listen to fun coach-in-the-pocket guided workouts to music!



Oregon Residents Launch Free Outdoor Gym For All in Ohio

The Oregon Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here’s How It Happened:


Oregon, Ohio has become the second city in the state to install a Fitness Court! In 2018, the City of Avon made headlines by partnering with Cleveland Clinic to install Ohio’s first ever Fitness Court. This year, Oregon has joined National Fitness Campaign to bring the initiative to residents in the greater Toledo area!

Soon to be available for public use at Coontz Recreation Complex, the new Oregon Fitness Court will be a cutting-edge amenity for adults and seniors, transforming the park into a multi-generational destination!


The effort to bring free fitness to Oregon was led by the city’s Parks and Recreation staff. Under Director Tim Borton, the city officially applied for participation in the Campaign in summer 2018, Oregon is one of only 200 cities accepted into NFC’s 2019 grant program.

In celebration of their new Fitness Court, Oregon hosted a special Launch Party for all. This exciting kick off event gave community members the opportunity to learn how to most effectively use the outdoor gym. Fitness Court Ambassadors were on-site to lead a series of express classes and workout demonstrations.

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Cleveland Clinic Sponsors Free Fitness Court in Avon Ohio

The Avon Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!


Here's How It Happened:

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Rich in history and situated just minutes away from the shores of Lake Erie, the city of Avon’s residents call it the best place to live and work in northeastern Ohio. Adding to its impressive list of recreation and quality of life amenities, Avon has partnered with the number two hospital system in the country to install the Avon Fitness Court® — the first Court this year to be activated in the state!

With the new Fitness Court, a world-class workout is within reach for every resident of Avon, and even for those in neighboring communities. The Cleveland Clinic mission of “moving the dial on advocacy and policy, healthy lifestyles, education and economic vitality” aligns perfectly with this initiative to support free and accessible fitness for everyone.

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For outdoor recreation, the Avon Park and Aquatic Facility is the community’s favorite family-friendly destination. Featuring an olympic-sized pool, all-inclusive playground, amphitheater, and nature trail, this hub for healthy living is a perfect home for the world’s best outdoor gym!