look at £30,000 outdoor gym coming to Highbridge's Apex Park
first designs have been unveiled for a new £30,000 outdoor
gym that's set to be installed at Highbridge's Apex Park this autumn.
state-of-the-art outdoor gym, which will be open to all for free,
is being funded from £30,000 of community funds from local
housing developers as
part of 'RLT2' and 'RLT3' developer contributions held by Sedgemoor
modern gym will include a cross trainer, arm pull down, shoulder
press, spinning bike, chest press, seated rower, dips and leg raise
unit, leg press and sit-up bench, plus space for warming up and
project will also introduce a new link path created near to the
existing play facilities together with the gym equipment installed
All of the new gym equipment will feature QR codes that will allow
users to see instructional videos when scanned using smartphones.
The work is expected to start in October 2016 and will take roughly
two weeks, subject to weather conditions. All other Apex Park facilities
will remain accessible during this time.
District Council spokeswoman Sam Taylor told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
a time when people are struggling to find money for gym fees or
sporting activities this is a great way to get or stay healthy without
having to spend a single penny."
added: "We are delighted with the new outdoor gym designs.
These fantastic facilities will be free to use and suitable for
all ages and abilities."
District Council would like to thank The Friends of Apex Park and
residents for working with us to support this fantastic project."
are planning a personal trainer-led event for the grand opening
so look out for further information nearer the time."
Sedgemoor District Council will project manage the installation
of the gym equipment and is also taking on future maintenance responsibilities.
here to see a full-size version of the plans for the Apex Park