Gympie: Getting Fit on a Budget

Outdoor GymWith many individuals and families juggling a tight budget, paying for a high cost fitness membership every week may be a luxury, however there are other options to keep your fitness goals on track.

Free Fitness facilities

Gympie Outdoor Gym

The Gympie outdoor gym is located in a well maintained parkland setting located behind the Gympie Senior Citizens Centre. The gym contains many of the most common machine you would find in a commercial gym including such machines as Leg Press, Pec Deck, Gympie Outdoor Gym EquipmentSeated Row and more. The gym area has shade covering for sun protection.

Victory Heights Trail Network

A local trail network for walking, mountain biking and horse riding. Weaving through 60ha of mature eucalyptus forest accessible for locals and visitors. The trail network has 9 km of signposted mountain biking trails for beginner to experienced riders. There are also 12 km of multi-use trails suited for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Walking for Fitness Options

Lake Alford Duck Ponds GympieWalking is a great option for building up your general fitness, but if you struggle with motivation to get out and about on your own, Joining a local Gympie may be the right choice to not only improve your fitness but to get to meet new people. Below are a couple of walking groups which both meet at the Lake Alford duck ponds on different days.

Blue Care All Abilities Walking Group
The Blue care walking group meets at Lake Alford duck pond – Bruce Highway
Cost: Gold Coin Donation

Heart Foundation Walking Gympie Fitness Fanatics
Lake Alford Park (Duck Ponds) Car Park, QLD

 

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