Eastside HEAL Zone Outdoor Fitness Courses01-12-2016
Recently installed outdoor fitness courses at Bordwell and Lincoln Parks encourage visitors to take their fitness activities outside. The fitness courses installed by the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department in collaboration with the Eastside HEAL Zone initiative are located throughout the park(s) and provide a wide range of cardio and strength training fitness options. Course equipment is user friendly providing step-by-step instructions and is located walking distance from the park playground, encouraging adults to exercise while their children play. Bordwell Park (2008 Martin Luther King Blvd.) fitness stations include leg lift, double chest press, core cycler, cardio, high sit-up bench, pull up bars, push up bars, parallel bars and flex trainer exercise options. Lincoln Park (4261 Park Ave.) fitness stations include leg lift, double chest press, cardio, high sit-up bench, push up bars, parallel bars and flex trainer. Use of the fitness equipment is free and available during park operating hours of dawn to dusk.
A Ribbon Cutting ceremony highlighting the fitness courses will be held Thursday, January 21 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Bordwell Park.
The Eastside HEAL Zone objective is to provide Healthy Eating Active Living programs and resources for residents in Riverside. The Ribbon Cutting ceremony highlights HEAL Zone efforts and the 2016 Start R.I.G.H.T. Riverside Challenge Color Run Kick-Off Saturday, January 23 at California Baptist University. To register for the 2016 Start R.I.G.H.T. Riverside Challenge visit www.startrightriverside.com.