Exciting play and fitness elements at Pasterfields Sports Complex
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Pasterfields Sports Complex is a spectacular project that started as part of Lake Macquarie City Council’s masterplan, years before it was actually installed. Now the…
Under the Spotlight: The Humble Push-Up
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Humble Push-Up Words by Jennifer Smallridge Love them or hate them: push-ups are an excellent, versatile exercise for building muscle mass and strength. Push-ups,…
PLA Conference Presentation: Planning Outdoor Gyms
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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.’…
Fit-for-Parks leading the way
Sunday, March 24, 2013
A-Play’s (now a_space) outdoor gym equipment range, Fit-for-Parks, continues to lead the way in Australia. Designed and manufactured at A-Play (now a_space) Fit-for-Parks circuits have been installed…
Fit-for-Parks features on ABC
Sunday, April 29, 2012
ABC’s health and well being program, Tonic, recently featured a Fit-for-Parks installation. The article highlighted the value and benefits that outdoor gyms such as Fit-for-Parks…
A bit of Venice Beach finds its way to Liverpool!
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Fit-for-Parks outdoor gym circuit featured in the Sydney Morning Herald
And Now Playground for Seniors?
Saturday, November 13, 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?”
What about playgrounds for teenagers to seniors?
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Why should kids have all the fun? Why do so many adults stop exercising as soon as they’ve grown out of playground equipment? What can we do to get teenagers through to seniors more active?