Bronx Park Adult Fitness Area Grand Opening Ceremony
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Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa and Councilman
Ritchie Torres joined members of the Bronx Park East Community
Association, Community Board 11 and the community to
cut the ribbon for Bronx Park’s brand new adult fi tness area
on Friday, August 2. The brand new adult fi tness area includes
a double chest press, sit-up bench, overhead ladder and cross
trainer. The individual units were selected based on function
to meet the target areas of cardio and muscle fi tness while
targeting core and upper body strength.
(top) Parks, elected and community leaders were eager to cut
above left( (l-r) Maria de los Angeles Sanchez; Bronx Parks
Commissioner Rodriguez Rosa; Raphael Schweizer, BPECA
chairman and Councilman Torres displayed a check from the
City Of New York for $292,000 for Bronx Park’s Physical Exercise
(above right) Zumba Strong Cardio’s Maria De Los Angeles Sanchez
of Zumba Strong Cardio (2nd row, 3rd from l) attended the
ceremony with her class.
Councilman Torres tested out the elliptical.
Bronx Parks Commissioner Rodriguez-Rosa
worked out on the elliptical.
All Photos by Jewel Webber
Local youth joined Parks, elected and community leaders in celebrating.