Photo album: Fitness Court opens in Lewiston

Lewiston Police Detective Charles Weaver, left, and Lewiston Firefighter Carlos Ortiz participate in a Fitness Court Challenge Friday between city firefighters and police officers during the ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Designed to be the best outdoor gym in the world, it is a partnership between Community Health Options, the city and the National Fitness Campaign. The playground allows people aged 14 and over of varying fitness levels to use their body weight to undertake a full workout using seven training stations in just seven minutes at no charge. Darin Slover/The Sun

People attend the ribbon cutting Friday for the new fitness court at the north end of Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Darin Slover/The Sun

Steve Wallace, CEO of the Auburn YMCA, speaks Friday during the opening of the Fitness Court and ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. Darin Slover/The Sun

Kimbre Varney of the Auburn YMCA offers workout tips to Todd Morin of Minot Friday during the opening of the Fitness Court and ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. Designed to be the best outdoor gym in the world, it is a partnership between Community Health Options, the city and the National Fitness Campaign. The playground allows people aged 14 and over of varying fitness levels to use their body weight to undertake a full workout using seven training stations in just seven minutes at no charge. Darin Slover/The Sun

Suad Odova of Lewiston gives the Fitness Court a try Friday during the ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Designed to be the best outdoor gym in the world, it is a partnership between Community Health Options, the city and the National Fitness Campaign. The playground allows people aged 14 and over of varying fitness levels to use their body weight to undertake a full workout using seven training stations in just seven minutes at no charge. Darin Slover/The Sun

Lewiston Mayor Carl Scheline, center, cuts the ribbon Friday for the fitness court at Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Designed to be the best outdoor gym in the world, it is a partnership between Community Health Options, the city and the National Fitness Campaign. The playground allows people aged 14 and over of varying fitness levels to use their body weight to undertake a full workout using seven training stations in just seven minutes at no charge. Darin Slover/The Sun

State Rep. Margaret Craven of Lewiston gives the fitness court a try Friday during a ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Designed to be the best outdoor gym in the world, it is a partnership between Community Health Options, the city and the National Fitness Campaign. The playground allows people aged 14 and over of varying fitness levels to use their body weight to undertake a full workout using seven training stations in just seven minutes at no charge. Darin Slover/The Sun

Motivational speaker Malik Hall of Auburn entertains the crowd Friday during the opening of the Fitness Court and ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Darin Slover/The Sun

Lewiston Firefighter Jacob Letendre competes in a Fitness Court competition between city firefighters and police officers during the ribbon cutting at Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston on Friday. Four firefighters clashed with four policemen. Designed to be the best outdoor gym in the world, it is a partnership between Community Health Options, the city and the National Fitness Campaign. The playground allows people aged 14 and over of varying fitness levels to use their body weight to undertake a full workout using seven training stations in just seven minutes at no charge. Darin Slover/The Sun

The ribbon was cut Friday to open the fitness court at Simard-Payne Memorial Park on Beech Street in Lewiston. Darin Slover/The Sun


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