Get fit for free this summer

Summer is still with us so there is plenty of time to get outside and take advantage of one of the outdoor gyms in Merton’s parks.

Green Gym King George's Playing Fields

Members of Slimming World, Morden, get out and enjoy the new outdoor gym in King George’s Playing Fields.

A new outdoor gym is now available in King George’s Playing Fields.

Other outdoor gyms are at Figges Marsh, Donnelly Green, Pollards Hill Recreation Ground, Morden Park and Oakleigh Way Recreation Ground.

Deputy Mayor tries out new outdoor gym.

Deputy Mayor, Councillor John Sargeant, tries out new outdoor gym.

Deputy Mayor Councillor John Sargeant said: “It was great meeting up with the members of the local Slimming World group and trying out the new equipment. Exercising outside can be fun, and the great thing is that it’s also free.”

Merton Council cabinet member for community and culture Councillor Nick Draper said: “What are you doing indoors? Merton is one of the greenest boroughs in London. Get out there while the sun is still shining. While you’re there, why not use our amazing outdoor gyms. Fresh air and fitness – what a fine combination.”

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