FITNESS just got a lot more fun in Golden Bay with the installation of fitness equipment at Rhonda Scarrott Reserve.
The City of Rockingham provided a $30,000 Infrastructure Planning and Development Grant to the Golden Bay Primary School P&C Association to help fund the installation of equipment in two areas.
The first area will contain parallel, chin-up, push-up, step-up and rollover bars and the second area will include a rope climber, log wall, commando climber, balance walkers, aerobic stepper and hurdles.
City of Rockingham Mayor Barry Sammels said the new equipment would benefit the school and the wider community.
“The fitness equipment will be a fantastic addition to the Golden Bay community and strongly reinforces the Act Belong Commit values of a physically active community that the City strives to achieve,” he said.
“The location of the new equipment will allow students from the school as well as neighbouring sporting groups and members of the community to make the most of it.”
The total cost of the installation is $81,518, with Golden Bay Primary School contributing $28,518 and the Golden Bay Primary School Parents & Citizens Association donating $10,000. Land Developer PEET and WA Housing Authority also made a $10,000 contribution while the Lions Club of Comet Bay donated $3000.
PEET managing director and chief executive Brendan Gore said it was well understood the inclusion of parks, playgrounds and open spaces that offer the opportunity for recreation and relaxation had a positive effect on the health and wellbeing of communities.
“We’re very pleased to be working with the City of Rockingham and Golden Bay Primary School to deliver this new fitness equipment which will benefit the community for years to come,” Mr Gore said.
For more information on the City’s Community Grants Program visit http://rockingham.wa.gov.au/Community/Community-Grants-Program.