PlayCore, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products is excited to recognize Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Fitness Circuit as a National Demonstration Site for Adult Outdoor Fitness. Located at 7408 Fraser Park Drive in Burnaby, BC, Canada, this site captures a community’s commitment to health and wellness. To celebrate, a grand opening will be held on Friday, September 15th at 3 PM.
The City of Burnaby strives to work together to facilitate an engaged an active citizenry, a healthy economy, and a real respect for the natural environment.
In honor of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Burnaby Metrotown Club, Deer Club, and the Burnaby Club joined together with The City of Burnaby to create an outdoor fitness destination.
Encompassing 12 different fitness stations along a trail, the Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Fitness Circuit features equipment that was specifically selected to address total body fitness through a variety of aerobic, muscle/strength, core, and balance/flexibility exercises.
Designed in partnership with Suttle Recreation, this new fitness site promotes fitness through utilizing the Outdoor Adult Fitness Park™: Best Practices for Promoting Community Health by Increasing Physical Activity guidebook.
As mentioned in Outdoor Adult Fitness Park™: Best Practices for Promoting Community Health by Increasing Physical Activity, “Exercising outdoors provides all the physical benefits of indoor exercise (blood flow, improved cardiovascular health, improved strength, flexibility, endurance, etc.) and can also provide vital exposure to sunlight that increases important levels of vitamin D, unlike indoor exercise.”
Now recognized as a National Demonstration Site for Adult Outdoor Fitness, Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park will receive a certificate of recognition, be placed on a national registry located at www.pointsmap.com/playcore
, and actively promoted to other communities wishing to promote health & wellness and best practices.
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