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Posted on: June 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Fitness Court Grand Opening

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WHAT: Grand opening/launch party for new Fitness Court at Pelona Vista Park. It is the first Fitness Court® in north Los Angeles County.

WHEN: Friday, June 21 at 3 pm

WHERE: Pelona Vista Park, 37800 Tierra Subida Ave., Palmdale

WHO: Palmdale Mayor Pro Tem Austin Bishop; City Councilmember Juan Carrillo; Mateo Olivarez, chairman of the Antelope Valley Healthcare District Board of Directors; representatives from Kaiser Permanente; Dennis Anderson of High Desert Medical Group; Fitness Court Ambassadors, Los Angeles County Sheriff and Fire representatives, and attendees.

VISUALS: Fitness Court Ambassadors leading classes in proper use and techniques; LA County Sheriffs vs. LA County Fire Fitness Court “Boots vs. Badges” Challenge.

BACKGROUND: At their Oct. 2, 2018 meeting, Palmdale City Council members unanimously approved plans to create the Fitness Court® presented by Antelope Valley Hospital at Pelona Vista Park in Palmdale.

The Fitness Court is a best-in-class outdoor bodyweight circuit training facility that includes more than 30 pieces of exercise equipment arranged in stations, which can be used by up to 28 people at the same time. The system features a series of full-body exercises that can be completed in just seven minutes. The 7 Movements in 7 Minutes is a simple yet powerful workout created for a range of athletic abilities that is shown to burn more calories per minute than most other forms of exercise.

The Fitness Court is made possible through funds from Antelope Valley Hospital, the presenting sponsor, as well as The Kaiser Foundation, High Desert Medical Group, Warnack Foundation, and an NFC Fitness Grant from official music sponsor Fit Radio.

ABOUT NFC: National Fitness Campaign, founded in 1979, partners with local communities and nationwide sponsors to promote healthy infrastructure. The Fitness Court™ ecosystem combines digital

tools, evolving challenges, and best-in-class equipment to create the world’s best outdoor gym experience. With original locations in 4,000 cities worldwide, a flagship installation in San Francisco and 100 new locations across the United States, National Fitness Campaign is committed to making world class fitness free for everyone.

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