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Outdoor Fitness Park

The Outdoor Fitness Park was made possible by a community partnership between the City of Newark, the Patricia R, and Herbert J Murphy Foundation, and the Licking County Foundation.  It is the vision of Herb Murphy who was inspired to create a free fitness venue, accessible to all citizens, including those with mobility limitations.

The Outdoor Fitness Park is located off Sharon Valley Road, by Rotary Park, next to the Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College campus.

Fitness equipment includes, but is not limited to the following:

3-Person Static Combo

4-Person Pendulum Abs & Dips Station

2-Person Cross-Country Ski

4-Person Leg Press

The following equipment is wheelchair accessible:

2-Person Chest Press

2-Person Lat Pull Down

2-Person Vertical Press