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Have your say

Hibiscus and Bays parks fitness equipment

Closed for feedback

Reviewing submissions

About Hibiscus and Bays parks fitness equipment implementation in parks

​We have a strong commitment to providing opportunities for healthy, active lifestyles.

Some of our parks provide park users the opportunity to ‘work-out’ using outdoor fitness equipment. These include:

  • Aicken Reserve – Torbay
  • Orewa Reserve – Orewa Beach

A parks service assessment has identified ten parks that would be suitable for additional public outdoor fitness equipment.

They include:

  • Victor Eaves Park
  • Stanmore Bay Park
  • Silverdale War Memorial Park
  • Metro Park East
  • Murrays Bay to Gulf Harbour Recreational Reserve and coastal links
  • Browns Bay Coastal Walkway
  • Red Beach Park
  • Sherwood Reserve/Freyberg Park
  • Manly Park
  • Aicken Reserve/Waiake Beach Reserve.

Get a copy of the strategic parks assessment

This consultation closed on 13 December 2019. Thank you for having your say.

We received 97 online submissions about adding additional public outdoor fitness equipment to our parks.

Key feedback themes

  • The most popular park to have outdoor fitness equipment installed at was Red Beach Park.
  • This was followed by Metro Park east and Victor Eaves Park in Ōrewa.
  • There was an even split between people wanting mechanical exercise equipment and static equipment.
  • A hub/circuit style workout area was preferred.

What happens next

We will use your feedback to further refine the plan.

Further discussion with Hibiscus and Bays Local Board is required.