Outdoor gym equipment is a valuable asset for schools of all types, from primary to secondary and special educational needs (SEN) schools.
Outdoor gym equipment in schools provides students with the opportunity to engage in exercise in a fun and engaging way, while also improving their overall health and well-being. Regular physical activity has many benefits for school children and adolescents, including improved cardiovascular health, stronger muscles and bones, and reduced risk of obesity and other chronic diseases. Exercise has also been shown to improve mental health and reduce stress levels, which is essential for students of all ages, especially adolescents who face academic and social pressures.
Outdoor fitness equipment in playgrounds can also promote social interaction and cooperation among students, as many pieces of outdoor gym equipment are designed for multiple users. When students work together to use the equipment, they learn to communicate and cooperate effectively. Outdoor fitness equipment can be used by students of all abilities, including those with special educational needs (SEN), making it an inclusive learning environment where all students can participate and feel included.
There are a variety of outdoor gym equipment types available for schools. We have selected a variety of different outdoor gym packages for schools below, including some of the most popular pieces. Outdoor gym equipment is a valuable asset for all types of schools, providing students with an opportunity to exercise in a fun and engaging way while improving their health and well-being. When choosing and using outdoor gym equipment in schools, it is essential to consider the age and ability of the students, the safety and durability of the equipment, and the cost of the equipment. By following best practices for using outdoor gym equipment, schools can provide their students with a safe and inclusive learning environment that promotes physical activity and social interaction.
Packages suitable for schools
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When selecting outdoor gym equipment for schools, it is essential to consider several factors. The equipment should be appropriate for the age and ability of the students who will be using it. For example, younger students will require smaller and less challenging equipment than older students. The equipment should be safe and well-maintained, made from high-quality materials, and designed to reduce the risk of accidents. It should also be durable enough to withstand the elements and heavy use.
It is critical to supervise students when using outdoor gym equipment to ensure proper use and safety. Before using the equipment, it is essential to teach students how to use it safely and correctly, such as demonstrating each exercise. Regularly inspecting and maintaining the outdoor gym equipment is crucial to ensure its safety and usability. Read our safety information here.
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10 new pieces of outdoor gym equipment have been installed at Ysgol Emmanuel Primary School on wet pour surfacing for a super smart finish.
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The Sunshine Gym team recently supplied and installed three pieces of equipment at Worthington Lake.