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The Lafitte Greenway’s new fitness park breaks ground, completed next week

An official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new building will be held in March of 2017.

Rendering of the What You Give Will Grow FitLot Fitness Park
Content courtesy of Adam Mejerson, FitLot

After nearly a month, the What You Give Will Grow FitLot Fitness Park is nearly complete after months of fundraising. According to FitLot, Landis Construction Company completed the base of this past week. This weekend, volunteer residents near the Lafitte Greenway will assist the FitLot Team in installing the exercise equipment on Saturday, January 28. The Park is expected to open the first week f February.

Check out FitLot’s video covering its construction progress over the last few weeks:

FitLot Construction Time Lapse

The What You Give Will Grow FitLot Fitness Park is coming together beautifully, thanks to our friends at Landis Construction Co., LLC. After our community build day, this Saturday the park will be ready to use by the end of next week! If you are excited to use the FitLot, share this video and let your friends and neighbors know it will be there for them to use in just a few days!

Posted by FitLot on Thursday, January 26, 2017

FitLot, founded in 2013, is a nonprofit dedicated to creating public access to outdoor fitness centers to promote healthy lifestyles.

Posted by FitLot on Thursday, January 26, 2017

This weekend, FitLot is inviting all residents to contribute to its “What Does Strength Mean to You” Wall between today, Friday, January 27, and Monday, January 30.

Posted by What You Give Will Grow on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The new fitness park will be open to the general public, serving nearly 900 nearby residents, and collaborating with New Orleans ReFresh Project, located near the Greenway.

The new fitness park will be under a tent-like structure. Circuit exercise equipment will be attached to the support beams of the structure. On the inside of the FitLot, there will be over 1,000 square feet of open floor space where community classes and sessions will be held.