July 13, 2024


We Do Health Right

Looking to get in shape? FitLot outdoor fitness park opens at Bonnabel Boat Launch


METAIRIE,La. (WGNO) — If you are wanting to get in form this summer time, a new health and fitness park in Metairie can assistance.

On June 16, Jefferson Parish officials celebrated the opening of a new FitLot Out of doors Physical fitness Park at Bonnabel Boat Start with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken partnered with the Jefferson Chamber Basis and FitLot, Inc. to make accessibility to outside gyms and no cost training instruction easily accessible to all Jefferson Parish people. 

The exercise location is 1400 sq. feet in a shaded place and has a round style suitable for circuit coaching classes.

Its mixture of tools can be utilized for a wide wide range of education procedures, stated JP officers.

Anybody 13 and older can use the FitLot.

The park’s cardio stepper, chest/back again push, elliptical, and hand cycle all incorporate dials so consumers can regulate resistance and QR codes at every station hyperlink users to instructional movies demonstrating how to safely use products and complete exercises.

“Providing persons a location to appreciate out of doors physical exercise and activity encourages healthier dwelling and builds a stronger local community,” stated Councilwoman Van Vrancken.

She additional, “This FitLot presents residents 1 a lot more thing to appreciate at the by now bustling Bonnabel Boat Launch, which is centrally found together Metairie’s wonderful Lake Pontchartrain lakefront.”

With park and programming funding furnished by Council District 5, the Jefferson Parks & Recreation Office plans to seek the services of regional health specialists to present cost-free work out lessons for citizens.

To register and indicator up for an forthcoming FitLot Conditioning Class at the park, take a look at: FitLot.org/Bonnabel.


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