Launched on October 29, 2021
The Provincial Capital Fee (PCC) is happy to announce the addition of two everlasting, out of doors health stations to the park. The primary station is positioned subsequent to the Vascana Skate Plaza, with Sweet Cane Park positioned throughout the road, and the second to the north aspect of the Vascana Rehabilitation Middle. Health stations will contribute to the well being and well-being of park-goers in one of many largest city parks in North America.
“The out of doors health tools stations are essential additions to the Vascana Middle that may present new, free alternatives for well being and wellness within the coronary heart of our capital metropolis,” mentioned Don McMorris, the minister answerable for the provincial capital fee. “These stations will improve the event of Waskana Middle, a dynamic and welcoming house that brings in a whole bunch of hundreds of holiday makers annually to Saskatchewan and past.”
The stations encompass 9 items of kit that use the person’s weight and resistance as their major “motor”.
Particularly, the general public will discover:
Vaskana Skate Plaza/Sweet Cane Park
Vaskana Rehabilitation Middle (to be accomplished by spring 2022)
The stations had been constructed over the previous month and embrace rubberized surfaces for elevated accessibility. The Skate Plaza/Sweet Cane Park location is now open to the general public, whereas last surfacing work on the Waskana Rehabilitation Middle location shall be accomplished this spring. The 2 stations signify a $200,000 funding from the Provincial Capital Fee.
“The Vascana Middle belongs to everybody and which means prioritizing entry,” mentioned PCC Chief Government Officer Monique Goffinet Miller. “This was an essential worth when designing these stations, and the identical goes for the brand new rubberized floor we put in at our Sweet Cane Park, and this yr our improve entry to barbecue and picnic spots all through the park.”
Park-goers are inspired to deliver disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer to maximise their secure use of the tools.
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