Fit­ness fans set to it to fund out­door gym

Macclesfield Express - - NOSTALGIA - RHI­AN­NON MCDOWALL

AGYM is fundrais­ing to build a free out­door ac­tiv­ity space for res­i­dents.

Mem­bers and staff at Fit­ness4All, in Bolling­ton, are hop­ing to build an out­door gym which can be used by mem­bers of the com­mu­nity for free.

They need to raise at least £6,000 to fund the ven­ture, which will en­able peo­ple from across Bolling­ton to keep fit with­out the need for gym mem­ber­ship.

Chris Rowlands, man­ager at Fit­ness4All, based at Adel­phi Mill, said: “In April 2017 Fit­ness4All will have been open eight years and to cel­e­brate we want to im­prove health of our vil­lage.

“We’re pas­sion­ate about peo­ple be­ing health­ier, fit­ter and hap­pier and that stands whether you’re a mem­ber of Fit­ness4All or not. The equip­ment will pro­vide a range of car­dio­vas­cu­lar, ton­ing and well­be­ing ex­er­cises suit­able for all ages.”

The gym kicked off its the fundrais­ing ef­forts by tak­ing part in a 24-hour row­ing chal­lenge, with fu­ture fundrais­ing events in­clud­ing a bake sale and run­ning chal­lenge.

The team are cur­rently look­ing at lo­ca­tions for the new out­door gym with the sup­port of Bolling­ton Town Coun­cil.

To do­nate towards the gym, go to do­nate.

The Prest­bury House Care Home res­i­dents at Mac­cles­field Town FC

Bolling­ton Town Coun­cil­lor An­drew Lang­don was among those who helped start the fundrais­ing with a 24-hour row­ing marathon

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