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Yesterday morning was a very special morning in the Town of Greece. Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich was joined by the Greece Parks and Recreation Department, MVP Healthcare, and the National Fitness Campaign in officially cutting the ribbon in celebration of the first Fitness Court in the Town of Greece. Joining Supervisor Reilich from the Town for the ribbon cutting ceremony were Deputy Supervisor Michelle Marini, Greece Town Council Members Bill Murphy and Mike Bloomer, Parks and Recreation Director Peter O’Brien, and Assistant Director Lisa Letta.

The Fitness Court, located in Basil Marella Park, is free and open to the community and accompanies eight weeks of free programing at the fitness court.  This is the second Fitness Court in the Rochester region. The state-of-the-art equipment is a free, open-air wellness center that allows users to leverage their own body weight to get a complete workout. Created with adults of all ages and ability in mind, the workouts are adaptable for all fitness levels, allowing them to move at their own pace. Users can also download the free Fitness Court App which acts as a coach-in-your-pocket and transforms the outdoor gym into a digitally supported wellness ecosystem.

MVP Health Care is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health insurer caring for members in New York and Vermont. Committed to the complete well-being of members and the communities they serve, MVP makes health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. For more information, visit www.mvphealthcare.com. National Fitness Campaign (NFC) is a wellness consulting firm – founded in San Francisco, California in 1979 – that offers grant funding, project management and master planning services to cities, schools, and sponsors to build healthy communities. The Fitness Court® is a trademarked 7-minute workout system, created by NFC Founder, Mitch Menaged, that was designed to be the world’s best outdoor gym. NFC’s mission is to build healthy communities by building an outdoor Fitness Court® within a 10-minute bike ride of every American. Learn more about NFC at www.nationalfitnesscampaign.com.

“I look forward to offering our residents accessibility to an outdoor fitness area where they can improve their health and wellness without a cost barrier” said Supervisor Bill Reilich. “The location of the Greece Outdoor Fitness Court at Basil Marella Park is a nice complement to the existing trails, athletic fields and accessible playground this facility already has” Reilich concluded.