St. Petersburg Gets Country’s First AARP Fitness Park

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Seniors in St. Petersburg, Fla., can now get fit outdoors, as the city this week became home to the first AARP-sponsored fitness park in the United States.

The American Association of Retired Persons has plans to roll out 53 of the parks across the country. They’re designed for older adults in an effort to create more intergenerational living spaces.

"People are living longer, and we need to make sure they are living healthier, too," AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins told the Tampa Bay Times at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new park.

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