Passage West Welcomes New Outdoor Gym
Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins has officially opened a new outdoor gym in Marmullane Park, Passage West. The outdoor gym facility is the first of its kind in the area and is designed to be universally accessible.
The gym includes a range of equipment to build both cardio and upper/lower body strength. The equipment will also display a QR code connectable via Bluetooth to a virtual instructor, encouraging users to build and develop their fitness level and skills.
Facilities installed include a surface bench, dip bench, arm bike, city bike, triple bars, combination steppers and combination street work out, all located on a rubber surface for floor exercises and stretching.
Speaking at the opening, Mayor Collins said,
Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey added,
The project was part funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development through 2014-2022 LEADER Programme which is co-financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.