Outdoor Fitness Activities Creates a Sense of Belonging

April 2021
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Now more than ever, we crave a connection with others to give ourselves a sense of belonging as part of our local community. Our day-to-day activities include running, climbing, jumping and walking; however, we now spend more time glued to our screens and are in need of some control to start moving again.

Local councils, schools, community groups and senior groups have recognised this trend and have been creating spaces for team building obstacle courses that can complement existing fitness stations or give a whole new meaning to any space.

Community playgrounds offer a multitude of benefits that go far beyond aesthetics and giving children something fun to do. They are the heart of a community and an indispensable gathering space that can benefit everyone. They provide children the opportunity to practice and hone key skills including social, emotional, cognitive and physical. Children are constantly learning through play - making new friends, sharing, taking turns and interacting with other children. This increased interaction with children of all backgrounds and abilities gives children a more open view of the world and the opportunity to build new relationships.

But playgrounds and fitness parks are not just for children. Fitness equipment adds to the offering found at community parks and playgrounds making them a great gathering spot to meet up with friends or make new acquaintances.

At Fahr, we manufacture a range of fitness products including scoreboards, timers, fitness instructions, targets, ball games, activity panels and basketball backboards. The physical wellbeing of children is important and is therefore factored into our range of products that can be customised to suit the activities and fitness routines that you require. The equipment develops both mental and physical strength by adding in an element of fun.

A playground with a unique and innovative design can be a destination attracting families and visitors. ‎Themes and imaginative concepts create a one-of-a-kind experience that is a focal point for the community and an inspiring place to play that children will want to visit again and again. Whether you start with a standard play solution and add themed elements or work with our designers to create a unique, fully customized playground, we will be able to assist you with designing a multi-functional playground.

Well-designed playgrounds support the health and development of the children and the community. To learn more about the benefits of Fahr's fitness and playground products and how your project can improve the quality of life for everyone in the community, please get in touch.

Community playgrounds offer a multitude of benefits that go far beyond aesthetics and giving children something fun to do...

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