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Shephalbury Park

Open all year round

Lying between Broadhall Way, Shephall Lane and Lodge Way in the Broadwater area to the south of Stevenage. 3 routes and 18 points of interest

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Arm Spinner

Arm Spinner

Fitness Equipment

It is very effective in developing upper body flexibility and co-ordination from the waistline to the tops of the shoulder

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Balance Beam and Power Push

Balance Beam and Power Push

Fitness Equipment

The fitness balance beam is a great way to improve balance and co-ordination in an outdoor gym environment.
The Power Push helps to feveklp upper body muscles, chest shoulders and back, improves the agility of the shoulder joints, elbows and cardivascular capacity.

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Balance Beams

Balance Beams

Fitness Equipment

The fitness balance beam is a great way to improve balance and co-ordination in an outdoor gym environment.

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Basketball court and rebound wall

Sports Court

Tarmac Basketball area providing two hoops and a kick wall.

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Body Curl and leg lift station

Body Curl and leg lift station

Fitness Equipment

The Body Curl can be used by holding onto the bar and curling upwards to work on ab muscles. The pole allows you to hang by holding on to the top bar whilst lifting your legs as a great core exercise holding on to allow your muscles to elongate, easing blood flow and speeding up recovery 

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green

Sports Court

Bowling green with pavilion at the north entrance of Shepalbury Park opposite the sports academy.

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carpark

Car Parks

Car Park

Free car parking available accessed from Broadhall Way (A602). Disabled parking available in the car park nearest the bowls pavilion.

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Changing rooms

Building

Changing room facility catering for organised sports teams using the sports pitches.

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Leg Press and Ski Stepper

Leg Press and Ski Stepper

Fitness Equipment

This Ski Stepper offers a low impact workout which helps to develop stronger calf and thigh muscles as well as improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and co-ordination.

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Outdoor Gym Trail

Outdoor Gym Trail

Fitness Equipment

A free outdoor gym trail that includes 17 different pieces of fitness equipment, in a circular route around the park, that offers a full body workout. Suitable for all abilities, fitness levels and ages 12 years +

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Parallel bars

Parallel bars

Fitness Equipment

These Parallel Rails can help to work on your body muscles in many different ways, depending on how the equipment is used. Primarily it helps the development of upper body muscles such as in the chest, shoulders and upper arms, but it can also be used to work on the lower back, abdominal muscles and leg strengthening.

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Play Area

Play Area

Playground

 

 

The play area was improved in 2010 and has a range of equipment suitable for toddlers, juniors and teens  including;-

 

  • Zip wire
  • Rock climbing
  • Basket Swing
  • Flat swing
  • Multi Unit
  • Seesaw
  • Spinning dish
  • Toddler unit with mini slide
  • Cradle swing
  • Balance/trim trail
  • Multi unit/rope climb/slides.  

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Rower

Rower

Fitness Equipment

The Rower provides a full-body work-out and helps to tone upper and lower body muscles and develop general cardiovascular fitness.
Sit on the seat and place your feet on the footrests, keep your back flat and start rowing. Avoid over-stretching your arms, over-scrunching your knees or leaning back too far, as it would put too much strain on your joints.
Gradually increase the speed and intensity to make the exercise more challenging.
The rower allows the user to perform gentle exercises with no strain on the joints and is ideal for low impact workouts or warm-ups.

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Spinning/Twisting Station

Spinning/Twisting Station

Fitness Equipment

Spinning twisting equipment is a great way in improving flexibility and range of movement. They help in aiding recovery for those in need of movement based exercises which help with flexibility, strength, coordination and re-building confidence.

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Table tennis table

Table Tennis

Table tennis table situated outside play area. Free to use - just bring bats and balls

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Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts

Sports Court

These courts are free to play and no booking is required.

In busy periods, please keep games to one hour maximum.

 

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Vault bar and Crunch Bench

Vault bar and Crunch Bench

Fitness Equipment

This Sit Up exercise provides a way to strengthen abdominal muscles and provide core stability, which helps support and protect internal organs and aids in breathing. It also helps the development of upper body muscles such as shoulders and biceps, as well as aiding the flexibility and agility of joints.

The Vault bar allows is a great way to build up cardiovascular conditioning and dynamic techniques.

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Wild Way Walk

Wild Way Walk

Meadow

The Wild Way Walk features an attractive route through an informal, but managed, area of the park. Featuring wild flowers and mature trees. Worth a visit during the spring and summer months. 

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Park Information

The park has

  • Football pitches
  • Two basketball hoops
  • Kick wall
  • Bowling Green with pavilion
  • A play area suitable for toddlers, juniors and teens
  • Outdoor gym trail
  • Changing facilities with showers
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Wildlife habitats - meadow grassland, ancient hedgerows, mature trees 

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On Site Facilities

  • Car Park (Free)Car Park (Free) icon
  • Disabled AccessDisabled Access icon
  • Dogs WelcomeDogs Welcome icon
  • Pushchair Friendly PathsPushchair Friendly Paths icon

How to get here

Parking:

The car park can be accessed from Broadhall Way (A602). Sat Nav postcode SG2 8NP. Directions here


Public Transport Information:

Close to a number of local bus routes.  For more information use Intalink website www.intalink.org.uk/timetables or www.nationalrail.co.uk


Cycling:

A shared use cycle track and footpath runs adjacent to the northern, eastern and southern boundaries of the park.

You can find more details of the cycle network in Stevenage here...


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