Macdonald Outdoor Gym (TrekFit)

Fitness and recreation — West Island (Macdonald)

The outdoor gym is a public training park featuring solid, simple and versatile equipment. Some (like the monkey bars and parallel bars) might bring back fond childhood memories, while others (including hurdles, pull-up bars, and steps) will be familiar to regular gym-goers. All equipment is designed to meet a range of training needs, from amateur athletes to those just beginning a fitness program.

The gym is ideal for groups like running and walking clubs, but is fully equipped with everything you need to work out solo – including on-site move guides and QR codes to easily access explanatory videos on your smartphone.

Helpful hints:

  • Recommended for use in daylight hours
  • Bring outdoor gym shoes
  • Dress in layers
  • If you’re shy about working out in public, check the online calendar to see if the gym is being used by a class or group. (If you’re not shy, then don’t worry – there’s plenty of room for everyone.)
  • Feel free to bring additional equipment like kettlebells or a skipping rope to vary your workout

The gym also hosts outdoor fitness classes in spring and fall to get you moving and familiarize you with the equipment.

For more information, see the Outdoor Gym website

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