Fitness sites

Currently, there are 21 Canberra suburbs which have fitness equipment such as sit up benches, chinup bars and balance beams available at a local park or open space. A list of these suburbs is provided below. Click on the suburb you are interested in for the site/s where fitness equipment is available.

Acton

LocationEquipment

Lake Burley Griffin Foreshore

  • Sit up bench
  • Push up bar

Ainslie

Location

Equipment

Angas Street road verge (Ainslie Football Park)

  • Step ups
  • Parallel bars
  • Chinup bar
  • Sit up bench
  • Vault

Belconnen

Location

Equipment

John Knight Memorial Park

  • Chinup bar
  • Sit up bench
  • Stretching equipment
  • Log hop
  • Step ups
  • Horizontal bar
  • Vault
  • Bench dip
  • Shoulder press
  • Pull up bar
  • Aerobic walker
  • Parallel bars
  • Leg press
  • Trapeze rings
  • Overhead challenge

Campbell

Location

Equipment

Chowne street

  • Chin-up bar
  • Push ups
  • Sit ups

Casey

Location

Equipment

John Crawford Crescent neighbourhood park

  • Body lift
  • Chinup bar
  • Stretching equipment
  • Sit up bench
  • Exercise bike

Chifley

Location

Equipment

Shann Place neighbourhood park (access off Chifley Place)

  • Chinup bar
  • Push up bar
  • Parallel bars
  • Stretching equipment
  • Balance beam
  • Jump to touch

Cook

Location

Equipment

Templeton Crescent neighbourhood park

  • Sit up bench
  • Parallel bars
  • Chinup bar
  • Jump to touch

Coombs

Location

Equipment

Noffs Crescent

  • Step ups
Terry Connelly Street
  • Step ups

Crace

Location

Equipment

Crace Recreation Park (access off Narden Street)

  • Chest press and pull downs
  • Stretching equipment
  • Sit up bench
  • Push ups
  • Chin ups/Pull ups
  • Dips

Deakin

Location

Equipment

Denison Street pedestrian parkland (adjacent to Denison Street and Thesiger Court intersection)

  • Chinup bar
  • Log hop
  • Chest press and pull downs
  • Sit up bench
  • Leap frog pole
  • Stretching equipment
  • Push up bar
  • Vault

Forde

Location

Equipment

Ray Ellis Crescent district park

  • Sit up bench

Amy Ackman Street pedestrian parkland

  • Chinup bar

Forde Linear Park

  • Horizontal ladder
  • Chinup bar

Zakharov Avenue pedestrian parkland

  • Sit up bench

Leslie Dwyer Street pedestrian parkland

  • Jump to touch

Horse Park Drive pedestrian parkland

  • Horizontal ladder

Loma Ruddock Street pedestrian parkland

  • Balance beam

Franklin

Location

Equipment

Recreation Park - Kilmeny Close

  • Chest Press & Pull downs
  • Stretching equipment
  • Sit up bench
  • Leg press
  • Chin up/pull ups
  • Aerobic cycle

Greenway

Location

Equipment

Tuggeranong Town Park

  • Chin up bars
  • Push up bar
  • Sit up board
  • Pull up bar
  • Aerobic walker
  • Parallel bars
  • Leg press
  • Trapeze rings
  • Overhead challenge

Gungahlin

Location

Equipment

Yerrabi District Park

  • Plyometric set
  • Toning multi gym
  • Dips
  • Leg raise
  • Assisted pull up

Harrison

Location

Equipment

Eric Mawson Street neighbourhood park

  • Sit up bench
Bungle Bunglle Crescemt
  • Parallel bars
Combo Circuit
  • Chin up bar

Holt

Location

Equipment

Beaurepaire Crescent neighbourhood park

  • Chinup bar
  • Push up bar
  • Parallel bars
Fullston Way
  • Stretching equipment
  • Sit up bench
  • Body lift
  • Step ups
  • Chin up bar
  • Sit ups
  • Push ups

Kambah

Location

Equipment

Boddington Crescent neighbourhood park

  • Chin up bar
  • Stretching Equipment

Summerland Circuit neighbourhood park

  • Chin up bar
  • Sit up bench
  • Horizontal bar

Moncrieff

Location

Equipment

Recreation Park - Bon Scott Crescent

  • Exercise bike
  • Chest press
  • Hand bike
  • Chin up bar
  • Sit up bench
  • Step ups
  • Body Dip & leg raises
  • Leg press
  • Body pull ups & push ups
  • Aerobic walker

Phillip

Location

Equipment

Eddison District Park

  • Plyometric set
  • Toning multi gym
  • Dips
  • Leg raise
  • Chinup bar
  • Stretching equipment
  • Sit up bench

Rivett

Location

Equipment

Bangalay Crescent neighbourhood park

  • Step ups
  • Sit up bench
  • Stretching equipment

Taylor

Location

Equipment

Sutherland Crescent

  • Exercise bike
  • Body lift
  • Chest press

Theodore

Location

Equipment

Theodore oval

  • Aerobic walker
  • Parallel bars
  • Leg press
  • Trapeze rings
  • Overhead challenge
  • Leg lift
  • Dip bar
  • Push up bar

Weston

Location

Equipment

Dillon Close neighbourhood park

  • Sit up bench
  • Chinup bar
  • Stretching equipment

Wright

Location

Equipment

Cotter Road verge
  • Stretching equipment
  • Sit up bench
  • Push ups
Dunphy Street
  • Aerobic walker
  • Sit up bench
  • Stretching equipment
  • Chest press
  • Pull downs
  • Step ups

Lindsay Pryor Street pedestrian parkland

  • Step ups
  • Sit up bench
  • Balance beam
Peter Cullen Way
  • Step Ups
  • Aerobic walker
  • Stretching equipment
Phillip Hodgins Street
  • Pull ups
Swallowtail Road
  • Sit up bench
  • Stretching equipment
  • Step Ups

Yarralumla

Location

Equipment

Alexandrina Drive road verge and pedestrian parkland

  • Parallel bars
  • Leg raises and pull ups
  • Step ups
  • Sit up bench
  • Body circle rings
  • Chinup bar
  • Hurdles
  • Push ups

Mariner Place pedestrian parkland

  • Stretching equipment

Lennox Gardens

  • Stretching equipment
  • Balance beam

Flynn Drive road verge

  • Stretching equipment

For more information on the outdoor fitness facilities available across the ACT visit the Find fitness outdoors location page. On the page you will find a map allowing you to search your local area for free outdoor fitness facilities located near you. You will also discover videos showing how to correctly use the facilities and the various exercises you can do using them.

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Use of equipment is at participant’s own risk. You should be in good physical condition and physically able to participate before commencing this exercise program. Please consult a medical practitioner before commencing any new exercise program.