320 - Success Strategies for Outdoor Gyms: Planning, Funding and Execution

Thursday, September 28
8:00 AM–9:15 AM

Location: Room 209

Days: Thursday, 28 September
Track: Health & Wellness
Session Type: Education Session
NRPA Three Pillars: Health & Wellness

Outdoor gyms are an effective way to rejuvenate outdoor spaces and engage wide demographics in public parks. Yet municipalities looking to add these amenities often struggle to find financing for them, even with our heightened awareness and increased funding for preventative health initiatives. Learn the best ways to create, fund and execute an outdoor gym that will make the maximum impact in the local community.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will enumerate variables influencing the success and challenges of creating an inclusive of outdoor gyms.
Participants will understand where to locate and how to secure creative funding sources for outdoor gym projects.
Participants will identify practices to maximize community engagement with outdoor gyms once complete.