The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative is again offering a FREE Fitness Court Ambassador training but this time it is for teenagers ages 14 – 19. On Tuesday, June 11 at 10am this one-hour training is for teenagers interested in having fun while working out. There will be a demonstration of each of the Fitness Court’s 7-stations. An easy, medium & hard variation to each exercise will be explained. FREE ambassador shirts will be given after the completion of the session. A light snack & water will be provided. At the completion of the training, participants will have the confidence and knowledge to be able to help others use the court.
Interested teens are invited to meet at Illinois’ first fitness court located at the former site of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, 235 Eighth Street at 10:00am. In case of rain, the training will take place at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in the Steinfort Room. Teens are invited to bring an adult. Any questions should be directed via e-mail to email@example.com. Please like and follow the ALMH Community Health Collaborative Facebook page for updates.
Funded by the ALMH Foundation and in partnership with the City of Lincoln, the Fitness Court ® which launched in August of last year, is an outdoor bodyweight circuit training facility designed to transform public spaces into community fitness hubs. This system also includes a free Fitness Court App that residents can use to track their training progress, learn new routines, or compete in fitness challenges.
ALMH and the City of Lincoln will continue to partner with local trainers and fitness court ambassadors to connect the local community with free activities and experiences that encourage a healthy lifestyle.