Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks

Best Practices for Promoting Community Health™

The Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks: Best Practices for Promoting Community Health by Increasing Physical Activity guidebook, helps communities effectively advocate the benefits of outdoor fitness spaces as solutions to providing readily available, affordable, and enjoyable ways to exercise in neighborhood parks and destinations. Supportive research, unique benefits, design considerations, and case study examples are outlined to effectively plan, implement, and champion fitness initiatives that provide meaningful outcomes to support overall health and wellness.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least five benefits that Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks offer to promote community health.
  • Identify relevant applications to outdoor parks and green spaces design projects.
  • Outline design considerations to effectively align Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks to total-body fitness and ensure a well-rounded fitness routine.
  • Summarize real-life examples of Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks provided through National Demonstration Sites to their own outdoor parks and green spaces.