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Optimist Park Fitness Trail
750 meter fitness trail located around the perimeter of Optimist Park at 330 Chestnut Street, St. Thomas.
The “outdoor” fitness trail at Optimist Park in St. Thomas host 6 different fitness stations featuring 18 pieces of equipment. The new trail provides an opportunity to meet others around the neighborhood as well as a place for residents of all ages to Get Up, Get Active and stay fit.
BENEFITS OF A FITNESS TRAIL INCLUDE:
- Sense of Community; building new friendships, families are able to work out together
- Free for all members of the community to use
- Promotes healthy living
- Designed for all users including youth, adults, seniors and new parents
- Exercising while enjoying the outdoors
- Smart Phone Application can be downloaded to track progress
Optimist Club of St. Thomas:
“The equipment is designed for ages 8+, this will promote families to enjoy time together, but also allow adults and seniors a place to exercise in the outdoors. As “Friends of the Youth” we need to provide an opportunity for our youth to develop a healthy lifestyle that carries into adulthood.”
If you are interested in making a donation to this community initiative please contact:
Optimist Club of St. Thomas
St. Thomas, Ontario
RE: “Optimist Park Fitness Trail”
**CHARITABLE RECEIPTS AVAILABLE**
We are excited to announce that construction of the Gateway Roundabout at the Sunset Drive and Wellington Road intersection will be starting the week of March 27th with completion by the end of June.
Effective March 21, 2017 the Community Recycling Centre will be returning to its full time operating hours. The site will be open Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m to 3 p.m. Household hazardous waste is accepted on Saturdays only.
For more information on accepted waste types and associated costs, please visit the Community Recycling Centre page.
The First Avenue Widening project between Talbot Street and Steele Street will start the week of March 13 and be completed in June.
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