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Converse Launches Fitness Court in San Antonio Metro Area

The Converse Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here’s How It Happened:

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The City of Converse is paving the way to a healthier community this month with a brand new Fitness Court in City Park! Through an exciting partnership with National Fitness Campaign, the city will officially activate their state-of-the-art outdoor gym facility in just a few weeks.

“We are very pleased that the new fitness court will be a high quality exercise experience for residents of all ages — to include our local military members — that will be free of charge for everyone,” said Al Suarez, city Mayor. “We are encouraging and promoting healthy living for all our residents and this new addition will provide another viable option to living a good healthy life in the city of Converse."

In City Park, the Fitness Court will be a great addition to an already active space, attracting residents and visitors that want a destination to have some fun outdoors with their family and friends.

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This April, residents of Converse welcomed the Fitness Court with an official ribbon cutting, free outdoor express classes, and a competitive fun-filled official Court Challenge.

Users can take advantage of the Court’s free Fitness Court App, acting as a how-to guide and “coach in the pocket”. This self-guided mobile support makes it easy to master the Court’s seven movements at a customized pace and difficulty.

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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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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Residents of Brownsville To Enjoy Free Outdoor Fitness in South Texas

The Brownsville Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here’s How It Happened:

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The City of Brownsville has joined the 2018 National Fitness Campaign and constructed the southernmost Fitness Court® in the United States! This vibrant community has decided to provide no-cost bodyweight circuit training workouts for adults of all fitness levels — and launch their local wellness campaign to welcome the fall.

Located in the heart of Monte Bella Park, visitors to the new Fitness Court can bike, jog or run through miles of trails, a new disc golf course, and experience the beauty of the natural outdoor landscape in Brownsville. With this new state-of-the-art outdoor gym, a simple seven-movement workout will provide a world-class exercise experience for adults of all ages and fitness levels.

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Fitness and wellness are priorities for the leadership of Brownsville, and this project came to life thanks to the hard work of a dedicated team. Led by Damaris McGlone, Director of Parks and Recreation, and Nathan Burkhart, Assistant Director, the Brownsville Fitness Court has attracted supporters and Ambassadors from across the community — all providing their expertise for the creation of an active, free facility for everyone.

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Partnerships Have Transformed Public Space in Fate

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall Fitness Court is NOW OPEN!

 

Here's How It Happened:

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The expansive Robert Smith Family Park in Fate, Texas, will soon be the home of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall Fitness Court®. This fastest-growing city in the Dallas metro has partnered with a local health care provider, alongside National Fitness Campaign, to create a beautiful, outdoor community hub for wellness.

Users of the Fitness Court® will also be able to use the park’s walking trail and other great amenities like a disc golf course, pavilion, playground and LED solar lighting that allows a family-friendly space to move and play.

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A trailblazing team of three are working together to champion the local wellness program in Fate, and to expand access to healthy infrastructure. Together, the Assistant City Manager, Justin Weiss; Special Assistant to the City Manager, Jessica Larson; and the Director of Public Works, Steve Gilbert, saw an opportunity to impact their community for the better — and they took it!

The facility's captivating back wall pays tribute to Texas Health Presbyterial Hospital Rockwall, who has also played a major role in bringing the project to life. The hospital devotes itself to the community it serves, and supporting the Fitness Court® aligns perfectly with their "family helping family" approach to healthcare.

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THANK YOU FATE FOR PUTTING FREE FITNESS ON THE MAP!