newznew (Chandigarh) : Sh. Arun Sood, Mayor of Chandigarh today inaugurated open air gym in a park, Sector 44 C&D, here today in presence of Mrs. Harjinder Kaur, area councilor, other Councillors and officers of Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh.
The equipment installed in the park including Push Chair, Sub Board, Space Walker, Seated Pedal Trainer, Wab Board, Elliptical Cross Trainer, Parallel Bars, Taiji Wheel, Riding Trainer and Stepper at a cost of 5.32 lacs.
While addressing the gathering, the Mayor said that the local residents can avail open air gymnasium facilities here free of cost. He said that this gym has been provided for the benefit of local residents and machines installed here are manually operated. He said that Municipal Corporation planned to get this facility introduced in all other big parks of the city in due course of time.
He said that the aim behind the provision of open air facilities was to promote healthy living and people, who do not afford going to professional gyms, can avail this facility free of cost now.