Kavinder inaugurates Open Air Gym at Club Park, Gandhi Nagar

Open air Gyms will encourage healthier lifestyle

Sports Desk/Srinagar
April 18, 2018 SPORTS 119 Views

In order to encourage and promote physical fitness among the people, Speaker Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today inaugurated an Open-Air Gym at Club Park, Gandhi Nagar Jammu.
Minister for Floriculture, Parks & Garden Javaid Mustafa Mir and Minister of State for Floriculture Priya Sethi were also present on the occasion.
The Open-Air Gym has been established by the department equipped with facilities like air walkers, horse rider station, chin-up bar, arm wheel, twister, cycle, waist and back relaxer, knee chair, cross-walkers, sit-up benches, air swings, etc; which are tamper and weather-proof machines.
Speaking on the occasion, Kavinder asserted that these open-air gyms are a wonderful initiative which will enable people to work out in lush green surroundings with fresh air.
“With features like the ease of accessibility and free usage, it may even prove to entice the un-initiated residents into a healthier lifestyle” he said.
Kavinder said that to further promote this initiative, efforts will be made in coordination with the concerned department to set up additional such gyms throughout the city to facilitate residents. For this, he said that he will provide funds from his CDF wherever necessary to realize this goal.
Javaid Mustafa Mir, while speaking on the occasion, said that ‘These gyms are suited not only for reaching the required fitness levels, but can also be used for medical and health treatments. The equipment for these parks is suitable for all age groups’.
The department will also work out the modalities to extend this initiative throughout the state, he added.

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