Open-air gym for Noida's Sector 108
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Open-air gym for Noida's Sector 108

Noida Authority launches open-air gym on December 27; plans afoot to open 26 more in various sectors across the city.

Open-air gym for Noida's Sector 108 Picture used for representative purpose only

If working out in green surroundings has been on your mind every morning for a long time, your wish just came true. Noida Authority launched an open-air gym for the residents of Sector 108 on December 27.

Deepak Aggarwal, CEO of Noida and Greater Noida Authority, inaugurated the gym at the sector park.

Open-air gym launched in Sector 108   PHOTO: Avishek Dubey

The equipment includes air walkers, sit-up benches, air swings, stair steppers, leg presses, pull-up chairs, exercise bars, chest presses, bench presses, cross-walkers, twisters and rowing machines.

The machines are weather-proof and are clamped onto concrete slabs across rubberised tiles, making it impossible to move them manually.

Omveer Singh, director of horticulture, Noida Authority, said, “A total of 17 machines will be installed at each of the open-air gyms at an estimated budget of Rs 25 lakh. The sector RWA will be responsible for its maintenance. Instructions on how to use the equipment will be found on the machines in both English and Hindi.”

Indu Jain, RWA vice-president, Sector 108, said, “We will do our best to maintain it. The residents are already excited with the idea of an open-air gym in the neighbourhood.”

Noida Authority plans to open 26 such gyms in sectors 12, 19, 23, 33, 34, 35, 36, 39, 40, 44, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 61, 62, 70, 93A, 105 119 and 122.