DENVER (CBS4) – It’s a new attraction at several Denver parks — new exercise equipment.READ MORE: Tri-County Health Investigating After Deer Trail School District Parents Claim Mask Mandate Is Being Ignored
The fence is still up at Silverman Park, but behind it is a fitness zone. There is outdoor exercise equipment that can give a good resistance workout.READ MORE: 'Shady... Cronyism' At Denver Parks And Rec Says City Council Member
Denver is putting the zones at Silverman and three other parks to start and the city is encouraging parents to bring the kids and then get fit themselves.
“We actually are placing them next to playgrounds. So bring your child out to the park, let them play while you actually work out,” Scott Gilmore with Denver Park and Recreation said. “So I think it’s really, really exciting that we’re doing these.”MORE NEWS: Colfax Marathon Returns To The Streets After Pandemic
The fence should come down in the next couple of weeks and the fitness zone at Silverman Park will be ready to roll.