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Best Outdoor Gyms in South Sydney with Bodyweight Exercise Equipment

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by BunnyGalore (subscribe)
I am a natural movement & outdoor enthusiast who is always on the lookout for ways to incorporate physical activity into my life. My perfect day would combine outdoor movement, great food & convivial company.
Published January 20th 2016
Save on gym fees, exercise for free in outdoor gyms
Save yourself gym membership fees - get fit and strong for free in a park near you. Forget about working out in a stuffy expensive gym with poseurs, get your exercise along with a healthy dose of fresh air and sunshine in the great outdoors.

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Sydney Park Outdoor Gym, Alexandria


All of the outdoor gyms in this list have pull-up bars and most of them also have parallel bars for dips.

Ma'anshan Friendship Park
Cnr West and King Streets, Hurstville

One of our favourites, this thoughtfully landscaped park honours the relationship between Kogarah and sister city Ma'anshan, China. This park is popular with the local kids.

Features:
a good tall pull-up bar
2 shorter horizontal bars of varying heights
parallel dip bars
low horizontal balance beam metal pole
a series of wooden beans on which kids will love to clamber
a bubbler

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Ma'anshan Park, Hurstville


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Ma'anshan Park, Hurstville


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Ma'anshan Park, Hurstville


Moore Reserve

West Crescent, Hurstville Grove

Set at the edge of a large open grassy reserve which is popular with local dog owners for its fenced off-leash area.

Features:
3 sets of pull-up bars of various heights
dip bars
a variety of dynamic exercise stations suitable for all levels of fitness

The equipment is in good condition and was recently built.
There is another, older, set of two pull-up bars in the same reserve.

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Moore Reserve Outdoor Gym

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Moore Reserve Outdoor Gym - Pull-up Bars

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Moore Reserve Outdoor Gym - Dip Bars


Sydney Park
Euston Rd, St Peters

The parking lot off Euston Rd gives closest access to the fitness equipment.

Features:

Many pull-up bars
dip bars

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Sydney Park Outdoor Gym, Alexandria

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Sydney Park Outdoor Gym, Alexandria


Woronora
Prince Edward Park Playground
Park St, Woronora
Features: pull-up bars and dip bars

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Woronora


North Cronulla
Don Lucas Reserve, parking on Bate Bay Rd
Features:
Pull-up bars
adult monkey bars

Canterbury
The Cooks River Fitness Trail consists of 4 stations, each containing a different exercise equipment. The four stations are located at irregular intervals off the existing Cooks River Cycle path from Foord Avenue, Ewen Park to Close Street Canterbury. Includes pull-up bars.

Brighton
The Grand Parade Fitness Trail consisting of 5 exercise stations Fitness Trail with 5 stations including Pull Up Bars and ab benches.

Wiley Park
Canterbury Road, Wiley Park

Features: Pull-up exercise station; dip station

Dynamic exercise equipment:
chest press
seated row
hand bike
recumbent bike
lateral pull down
shoulder press
leg press
cross trainer

If you are new to bodyweight fitness, check out this beginners' routine. Bodyweight fitness simply means lifting and moving your own body around, and is great for developing upper body and core strength. It is very addictive. Once you get your first pull-up, you will want to do more and more.
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When: Anytime
Where: Various locations in South Sydney
Cost: Free
Your Comment
would be great to know similar spots like this in the Hills.
by donkey12 (score: 0|6) 1298 days ago
Here's a great website with all the outdoor gyms listed on a map with photos:www.freeoutdoorfitness.net
by slade0 (score: 0|3) 894 days ago
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