Huron Lodge Residents Stay Active!
Residents of Huron Lodge will now be able to enjoy outdoor fitness thanks to the addition of accessible outdoor exercise equipment.
Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens, members of City Council and members of the Windsor Accessibility Advisory Committee, joined residents and staff from Huron Lodge for the unveiling of the new equipment today. The funding for the equipment was provided by the City of Windsor through the Accessibility Advisory Committee, who has identified a number of key projects to help make Windsor more accessible for all.
“Projects such as this wonderful addition to Huron Lodge show our municipality is taking a lead role in ensuring that all residents have access to amenities that help improve their quality of life” – Mayor Drew Dilkens
Each piece of equipment is adaptable so that it can be used by those with and without mobility issues.
Oskar Rausher has used the equipment and spoke on behalf of the residents at Huron Lodge: “We are very happy with the addition of the new outdoor accessible exercise equipment,” said Oskar. “This is a great investment in our health and well being.”
The addition of the equipment fits with one of the three main goals found in Windsor’s 20-year strategic plan: improving quality of life for our residents. It also highlights how the municipality is taking a leadership role in fulfilling the mandate of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and continually raising the bar by identifying key initiatives, such as this new equipment.