This week, a Councillor at Coffs Harbour City Council put forward the idea of a playground for seniors?
Some thought his idea was crazy. What, swings and slides for granny?
Not exactly, the Councillor was putting forward the concept of outdoor gyms accessible to seniors as a means of getting seniors in the community more active. As the Councillor put it, “As we are all getting older and in our turn becoming seniors, shouldn’t we desire that these seniors remain as healthy as they can, as flexible and as self-reliant as possible?”
At last week’s National Parks and Leisure Association Conference A-Play’s (now a_space) Managing Director, Dean Joel, presented on the topical issue of ‘planning outdoor gym projects.’ The large attendance at […]