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KOMPAN Obstacle Courses contributing to healthier and fitter communities

KOMPAN Obstacle Courses contributing to healthier and fitter communities
January 22, 2019

KOMPAN Australia's obstacle course range has been designed to help adults and teenagers keep fit while having fun. 

Around the world, millions of people are tuning into their local edition of the Ninja Warrior television franchise, while companies such as Spartan and Tough Mudder are introducing obstacle courses to a new audience. Now, councils and property developers are following suit and introducing obstacles courses to their communities.

Although the projects to date are either installed or planned to be installed in public spaces and property developments, Kompan foresees a strong future for this range in sports and health clubs, hotels, campsites and theme parks.

Townsville City Council opened Australia's first KOMPAN obstacle course as part of its Corcoran Park project back in August 2018. (pictured above)

Peet Limited has since followed up with an installation of their own at their Eden's Crossing residential community southwest of Brisbane. (pictured top and below)

KOMPAN Australia Managing Director, Peter McKewen, is excited by the prospect of outdoor obstacle courses being installed in parks across the country. 

"Councils and property developers in particular are recognising the positive impact that the provision of high-quality public fitness facilities can have on the health and wellbeing of residents. What I love about these obstacle courses is that they're essentially a playground for grown-ups. People enter events like Tough Mudder so that they can test their body while having fun with mates, and now that experience is being brought to a regular park setting."

Brisbane's southwest corridor is soon to have its second obstacle course, with Logan City Council planning to install equipment at Spring Mountain Reserve.

Next in line will be Sydney's southern suburbs, with Liverpool City Council planning a ninja warrior circuit for their Giant Casula Parklands Adventure Playspace in the coming months.

The range is a natural accompaniment to the hugely popular Cross Systems range. 

For more information click here to contact Kompan Australia via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

Related Articles

19th June 2018 - Kompan launches new concept for activity, play and sport

16th September 2017 - Tough Mudder Chief Executive releases account of building his obstacle race movement

14th June 2017 - Kompan outdoor fitness system wins at Good Design Awards

17th March 2017 - KOMPAN looks for design award success for Cross Systems product

2nd March 2017 - Whangarei District Council introduces climbing spheres on Hatea Loop

22nd February 2017 - Kompan outdoor gym opens at Adelaide’s Henley Beach

3rd August 2016 - Kompan moves for Australian Standard for outdoor fitness equipment

31st July 2016 - Tough Mudder creator slams Australian red tape

16th February 2015 - Kompan opens Fitness Institute and launches complete fitness range

14th November 2014 - Spartan Race Australia launches first ever stadium event

6th September 2014 - Exhibition to showcase ongoing growth of multisport and triathlon events

6th March 2014 - Outdoor exercise more beneficial than gym-based activity?


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