New Outdoor Gym at Packer Park

Thursday, 17 Dec 2015

Glen Eira City Council recently unveiled a new fitness circuit at Packer Park, Carnegie. The outdoor gym is situated just metres away from a bowls clubs, a large playground and velodrome amongst along […]

And Now Playground for Seniors?

Saturday, 13 Nov 2010

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?”