Leisure Equipment on The Jubilee Green - Public Consultation
Bradley Stoke Town Council is considering installing a range of leisure equipment for public use on the Jubilee Green (subject to obtaining grant funding from external sources). Below we have identified a range of pieces of equipment which could be installed and are interested in hearing residents views/preferences.
Please let us know your views/preferences using the consultation form at the bottom of this page.
This universally popular apparatus provides excellent cardiovascular exercise while developing the leg muscles. Allows a full range of movement in the hip joint improving flexibility and strength, without any impact or stress to joints and back. Suitable for all ages and especially for those for whom jogging and power walking are not suitable.
Chest Press/Seated Row
The Chest Press/Seated Row is an upper body double station that gives users a fantastic workout as well as saving space, giving two exercises for the price of one. Based on lifting approximately 30% of your body weight, this machine works the chest and arms on one side and the arms and back on the other, giving a great upper body workout for all abilities.
The Cross Trainer is designed to give a cardiovascular workout, as well as improving muscle tone in the legs and arms.
This piece of equipment is two exercises for the price and space of one. The Dips/Leg Raise has an improved Dips exercise on one side and the more inclusive Leg Raise exercise on the other side. The Leg Raise exercises are an excellent way to improve your core strength. The Dips exercises are for the fitness fanatic who will visit the gym especially to use this strength piece. The Dips improves the strength and tone of the upper body, in particular arms and shoulders.
The Hand Bike can be used by both able bodied users and wheelchair users. It is an excellent cardiovascular piece of equipment, toning up arms whilst improving muscle, stamina and endurance.
This gentle exerciser is designed to improve flexibility and range of movement of hips and waist. Good for warm-up and cool down routines and for toning obliques. Three people can exercise together, and the unstrenuous nature of this exercise allows for social interaction. Suitable for all ages.
Lat Pull Down/Shoulder Press
The Lat Pull Down and Shoulder Press offer two exercises for the price of one Based on lifting approximately 30% of the users body weight, this machine works the shoulders and arms on one side and the arms and back on the other, giving a great upper body workout for all abilities.
This double unit is good for a wide range of Tone activities. The Leg Press works leg and calf muscles under a controlled plane, with feet fixed onto the designated footplate. The Bench can be used for a number of exercise variations, not just limited to sit ups. The bars around the edge enables the user to perform incline press ups and tricep dips and the bench caters for a wide variety of sit up and abdominal crunch exercises.
Pull Up/Assisted Pull Up
This double station caters for the super fit user as well as those new to exercise. On one side there is a full Pull Up station for the very fit user. The other side is an Assisted Pull Up. By stepping on the platform, the users' own body weight is counter-levered to enable them to perform the equivalent of a 50% pull up.
Plyometric Boxes/Step Up
Plyometric boxes and Step Ups. Great for the super-fit to the new user, giving an excellent cardiovascular workout, improving heart and lung function, as well as improving leg strength and overall tone.
Designed to give the user a cardiovascular workout and improve leg strength and muscle tone. The Recumbent Bike is ideal as a rehabilitation tool, keeping the back in a fixed position whilst working the lower body.
This low impact piece is a real hit with everyone - beginners to exercise through to elite athletes. The Ski Machine is a cardiovascular piece which works the upper and lower body simultaneously. It is also great for warm up and cool down exercise.
The Spinning Bike is a classic machine for any gym. This cardiovascular piece of equipment works the lower body as well as heart and lungs.
This double unit is good for gentler cardio activity. It includes a Treadmill that uses a roller system set at a 3 degree incline to give the user the ability to jog or walk depending on their level of fitness.
Other Pieces of Equipment Suggested include:
A flat/levelled surface (adequately drained) to enable residents/families to play boules/petanque
Table Tennis Table
Outdoor table tennis table with rounded corners for extra safety. The net is moulded into the 85mm thick table top. The dimensions are 274 x 152 x 90 cm (including net) and the table top height is 76 cm from the floor.
Total cost for Equipment & Installation – Please note that the prices shown are indicative/approximate only
|Chest Press/Seated Row||£2,893|
|Lat Pull Down/Shoulder Press||£3,097|
|Pull Up/Assisted Pull Up||£2,204|
|Table Tennis Table||£3,200|
It would be appreciated if you could take a few moments to let us know your views/preferences. Please complete and submit the form below, including your name, e-mail or postal address and postcode.
Alternatively, please feel free to contact the Town Council office at The Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, BS32 8HL.
Please note that these details will not be retained on any database and will not be used in the future for any purposes other than this consultation.
This consultation is now closed and the results will be published shortly.