New York Introduces Its First Adult Playground

Adult Playgrounds

New York City is testing its first playground for adults, at Macombs Dam Park in the Bronx, hoping it will succeed where treadmills have failed in combating rising rates of obesity.

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    04/13/2018 - 8:11 pm | View Link
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    Third Presbyterian Church, located in Rochester NY, is a welcoming urban congregation with broad services for members and the community.
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