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7KH RXWGRRU ¿WQHVV HTXLSPHQW LV SODQQHG for Chittick Park in Seymour and The Elms Reserve in Kilmore.

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7KH ¿WQHVV SDUNV KDYH EHHQ GHVLJQHG LQ consultati­on with the National Ageing 5HVHDUFK ,QVWLWXWH DQG ZLOO LQFOXGH HTXLSment for:

• pull-ups

• balance

• calf raises

• core twister

• ramp and net climbing

• step ups

• push ups

• hip extensions

Other proposed elements for the parks include informatio­n signs on how to use the HTXLSPHQW QHZ XQGHUFRYHU SLFQLF WDEOHV DGGLWLRQDO VHDWLQJ SDWKV DQG DGGLWLRQDO trees to provide more shade.

This project has been made possible WKURXJK IXQGLQJ IURP 6SRUW DQG Recreation Victoria’s new Facilities for $FWLYH 6HQLRUV )XQG DQG &RXQcil contributi­on.

To have your say on the plans for the VHQLRUV RXWGRRU ¿WQHVV SDUN LQ 6H\PRXU and Kilmore go to www.engagingmi­tchellshir­e.com

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