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a_space launch Park Warrior obstacle course at Parks and Leisure Australia Conference
a-space, one of the leaders in playground and outdoor fitness equipment, have today launched their Park Warrior open space obstacle course at the Parks and Leisure Australia National Conference.
With the initial aim to increase levels of physical activity in Australian youth (13 to 17 year-olds), and straddling exercise and play, the Park Warrior range has been developed to encourage people over the age of 12 to get active and healthy in open spaces while having fun.
A key focus has been to create something inviting and exciting for teens and youth with Park Warrior rewarding play and exercise by gamifying the user experience.
The course consists of innovative and challenging obstacles configured in a considered sequence with a clear beginning and end.
Dean Joel Managing Director a_space Australia advised “Park Warrior is the culmination of three years of research and development. Much thought and science has gone into the development to produce four standard configurations with the obstacles having been tested and assessed through measures of difficulty, enjoyment and fear.
“The four configurations have been created to cater to different size spaces and budgets with each configuration providing a carefully planned sequence of obstacles testing each user’s strength, agility, co-ordination and problem solving ability.”
Instructions and timing are accessed via the Park Warrior App. The App helps users find their nearest Park warrior location, provides video instructions and tips for tackling each obstacle, includes a stop watch and presents a Leader board displaying the top 20 times recorded by users.
There are two Leader boards. One is a social Leader board where individuals can aim to achieve a personal best time or compete against friends. The other is for competitions which can be run by councils and organisations at the regional and national level.
Click here to contact a_space recreation pty ltd via their listing in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
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