New And Improved Outdoor Gym Coming Soon To Tarragindi’s Shaftesbury Street Park

Tarragindi's Shaftesbury Street Park
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Locals can look forward to an upgraded outdoor workout experience with the upcoming exercise equipment upgrade at Tarragindi’s Shaftesbury Street Park.

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The upgrade will include the installation of new equipment and upgrading of existing equipment, enhancing the functionality and user experience of the outdoor gym at the Tarragindi park.

Councillor for Holland Park Ward Krista Adams announced that the works for the exercise equipment upgrade at Shaftesbury Street Park are set to begin on 27 March 2023 and anticipated to be complete by May 2023, weather permitting.

Shaftesbury Street Park
Photo credit: Councillor Krista Adams/Facebook

During the construction period, residents in the vicinity may experience minor detours or closures, as well as noise and dust associated with the use of construction tools. Additionally, there may be a reduction in available parking in the area.  

For everyone’s safety, Brisbane City Council will limit public access around the construction area for the duration of the project. Work hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To find out more about the works or the project, contact Council at 3403 8888.

About the Shaftesbury Street Park 

Shaftesbury Street Park
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The park is located at 59 Shaftesbury Street. It has a barbecue, basketball half court, dog off-leash area (including a small dog dog off-leash area), outdoor fitness/exercise trail, picnic area, playground, toilet – accessible , shared pathway and water (bubbler/tap).

The existing outdoor gym, which can be accessed via Laura St, features exercise equipment perfect for strength, cardio, and mobility training.

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Tarragindi’s Shaftesbury Street Park also has its own scooter track, which is one of the four new tracks for Brisbane. Others can be found at Paul Conti Park in Hemmant, Kathleen Street Park in Richlands; and Wittonga Park in The Gap.

Published 17-April-2023