The Sutherland Shire has beautiful beaches and is in close proximity to the Royal National Park, whilst all being just a train’s journey from the city.
It also has an array of outdoor gyms where you can get strong using just your own bodyweight.
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Caringbah, Sunnyside Reserve Outdoor Gym
Located in Sunnyside Reserve next to a children’s playground and bbq/picnic facilities.
On-street parking next to the park was limited when I visited (on a week day).
This is a small gym with moving equipment such as a bike and leg press.
The dip bars and step down platforms could be used as part of a body-weight/ calisthenics training session.
The children’s playground, has also has monkey bars!
Location map of Caringbah, Sunnyside Reserve Outdoor Gym
12 Sunnyside Avenue, Caringbah.
Cronulla, Don Lucas Reserve Outdoor Gym
This outdoor gym is located near Wanda Beach and is next to a Basketball court, children’s park, and picnic area. There are toilets and a car park nearby.
There are two parts to the outdoor gym: the first area is the moving parts gym, with equipment such as a leg press; the second is an area more focused on body-weight training.
The latter features 2 pull-up bars, monkey bars, angled ab benches, and elevated platforms, which would be good for exercises such as elevated push-ups and step downs.
Location map of Cronulla, Don Lucas Reserve Outdoor Gym
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Cronulla, Judd Street Reserve
This gym is located in a residential area and has pull-up bars, angled ab benches and stall bars and is located next to a children’s park.
Location map of Cronulla, Judd Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
Kurnell, Marton Park Outdoor Gym
Marton Park has 3 outdoor gym areas; the first, located behind the fire station, has pull-up bars and ab benches.
The second, in the far corner of the park, has parallel bars, static bike and low bars.
The third area has monkey bars, parallel bars (short), hoops and chest press machine.
Location map of Kurnell, Marton Park Outdoor Gym
Waterfall, Yanagang Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
This outdoor gym is located in a quiet residential area, next to a children’s play area.
It has just 3 pieces of equipment: a curved ladder, suitable for exercises such as pull-ups and human flags, a bench for sit up’s and a pendulum for working your core muscles.
Location map of Waterfall, Yanagang Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
Woronora, Prince Edward Park Outdoor Gym
This outdoor gym is in a picturesque setting next to the Woronora river.
This is a minimal set up outdoor gym, but has the basics for you to be able to do calisthenics exercises such as pull-ups, dips and dragon fly’s.
The set up consists of a pull-up bar, dip bars and an abs bench.
The gym is located next to a children’s play and bbq area. There is a car park right next to the park with toilets.
The Woronora Boatshed cafe is less than 5 minutes walk away.
Location map of Woronora, Prince Edward Park Outdoor Gym
Are there any other outdoor gyms you have found in the Shire? If so, please feel free to contact us so we can list them here.