Parks and Cultural Services

Galveston County Parks & Cultural Services opened the “Motion Wellness System”, the first playground of it’s kind in Texas on Thursday, August 14, 2014. This system is used for focused training on balance & coordination and has activities to support ordinary daily life. The system offers a safe approach for older adults to improve and maintain their mobility, flexibility and balance skills. This safe approach will encourage independence and can be used as a fall prevention assessment and training tool. This senior playground unit has the following components:

  • 1. Fitness Steps
  • 2. Fitness Ramp
  • 3. Cobweb Floor
  • 4. Zig Zag Pipe
  • 5. Throttle Bar
  • 6. Snake Pipe
  • 7. Wavy Balance Beam
  • 8. Knobs and Bolts
  • 9. Gangway
  • 10. Stretching Board
  • 11. Seated Bar Grab
  • 12. High Chin Up Bars
  • 13. Balance Stool & Bar
  • 14. Low Chin Up Bars

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