Ed Murray, Mayor
SUBJECT: Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space adds Fitness Zone
11/14/2013 3:00:00 PM
Kerrie Stoops, 206-233-7929
Karen O'Connor (206) 684-7241
Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space adds Fitness Zone
Celebrate Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space’s new Fitness Zone Saturday, Nov. 23, 1-2 p.m. at N 143rd St. and Linden Ave. N.
Seattle Parks and Recreation together with Seattle Parks Foundation, MOMentum and The Trust for Public Land are happy to announce the Fitness Zone, an outdoor gym at Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space. Attend the celebration to dedicate the new exercise equipment, and enjoy fitness demonstrations by Macks Mo and light refreshments.
A Fitness Zone provides free, low-impact cardio equipment and strengthening machines. Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space’s Fitness Zone comprises of a free runner, flex trainer, leg lift and sit-up bench stations. Outdoor gyms offer an affordable to stay fit and contribute to a healthy community.
This Fitness Zone is the final component of renovations made to Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space. Earlier components of the renovation were children’s play area and P-Patch community garden. All were funded by the Opportunity Fund, which makes money available for community-initiated projects in Seattle parks.
The outdoor gym is one of 29 projects funded by the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund. To view other projects that received funding, please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/levy/opportunity.htm
For more information about the Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space Fitness Zone: http://seattleparksfoundation.org/current-projects-bitter-lake-reservoir-park/
For more information about local Fitness Zones and donation opportunities: http://www.momentumeverywhere.org/upcoming/
For more information about nationwide Fitness Zones: http://www.tpl.org/fitnesszones
For more information about the Bitter Lake Reservoir Open Space Opportunity Fund project: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/projects/bitter_lake_reservoir/enhancement.htm
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