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For Immediate Release:
July 18, 2012

Media Contact:
Doris Howe

Brenda McClymonds

Miami-Dade Parks, the Miami Dolphins, the Trust For Public Land, and the West Perrine Community Redevelopment Agency, team up to unveil new Outdoor Fitness Zones in Miami-Dade County


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department in partnership with The Trust for Public Land and the West Perrine Community Redevelopment Agency have enhanced a West Perrine community with the joint installation of a new outdoor Fitness Zone at West Perrine Park, as part of a larger initiative to make fitness fun, convenient and affordable throughout Miami-Dade County.  The Miami Dolphins will help demonstrate use of the equipment following its unveiling.

About the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award and winner of the 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and more than 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade Parks call 3-1-1, or visit

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Who: Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez
District 9 Commissioner Dennis Moss
Miami Dolphins players
Representatives from Miami-Dade Parks
The Trust for Public Land
The West Perrine Community Redevelopment Agency

What:Unveiling and Demonstration of New Fitness Zone at West Perrine Park – One of 10 being installed Countywide as outdoor gyms designed to make fitness fun, affordable and convenient for Miami-Dade County residents; Dolphins players participating

When: July 16, 2012, 10:00 a.m.- 0:00 p.m.

Where:West Perrine Park
17121 SW 104th Avenue
Miami, FL



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