Those frequenting Centennial Park now have one more workout option—an Outdoor Fitness Zone designed to offer resistance-based fitness training. Read on to learn how it works.
Monday, August 27, 2012
One of the Tinley Park-Park District's most visited parks recently got a new feature which should help fitness buffs get ... well, more buff. In addition to Centennial Park's 12-acre lake, walking track and overall serenity, it now boasts an Outdoor Fitness Zone. The area, which is adjacent to the Centennial Park parking lot and was installed in July, helps park-goers add strength training to their outdoor workout, according to a news release from the park district. Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. "The new Outdoor Fitness Zone ... has already had some curious people stopping by to try out the new equipment during their workout," the release said. Purchased from Greenfields Outdoor Fitness, the …
Pack your pooch in the car this weekend and bring him or her to Centennial Park, where a dog-friendly event will raise money for PAWS Animal Shelter in Tinley Park.
Give your pups a chance to strut their stuff this weekend. The May 20 PAWS in the Park Dog Walk is an annual Centennial Park event that benefits area homeless animals. Expect crafts, vendors, food, contests and a demo by Skydogz—a high-energy, frisbee catching group of dogs who put on a great show. All well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. Pay a $10 registration fee or $10 in pledges per dog. Microchipping will be available in exchange for a $20 donation. All proceeds will benefit PAWS Animal Shelter in Tinley Park. Scroll through the attached photos for a snapshot of the event flier, which has more information. Find more local connections on Patch. Do you know about an important upcoming deadline? Share in the comments below and we’ll…
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