Wooden outdoor gym equipment – robinia fitness by KOMPAN
Are you looking to create an outdoor timber gym that's suitable for most workout disciplines and attracts users from all age groups and backgrounds?
KOMPAN's timber gym equipment is made from durable Robinia wood, which is the most suitable wood type for outdoor fitness zones. In addition, this type of wood has its own natural preservatives and oils, making it highly resistant to the heavy impact of the outdoor elements.
This ensures that your wooden outdoor gym is not only highly functional and visually appealing but that it also maintains that great look for years to come. Because of its durability and high resistance, our wooden outdoor fitness equipment made from Robinia is close to being maintenance-free and can last for many years in the outdoors.
Our portfolio includes wooden outdoor gym equipment from two fitness disciplines popular in the '70s and '80s – namely Street Workout and Obstacle Courses. The typical equipment for these disciplines has been known for having an urban steel look throughout the years. But with KOMPAN's Robinia Fitness line, we have made those products available in wood, making it possible to fit your favourite street workout and obstacle course equipment into a nature-inspired outdoor fitness zone.
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High-quality wooden outdoor gym equipment
Attracted by the fresh air, beautiful natural surroundings, and the opportunity to work out, people worldwide are moving outside to be active. Regardless of whether you want your wooden exercise equipment to fit into a natural environment or want to bring nature into an urban environment, Robinia wood is the right choice for such equipment. Robinia wood is a strong and long-lasting material with a high level of natural preservatory oils. Thus, Robinia wood makes for very durable exercise equipment which is close to maintenance-free and able to last for many years.
KOMPAN's timber outdoor fitness equipment
Today, we produce two of our outdoor fitness equipment product lines in wood, which is comparable to the equipment you would find indoors. The Obstacle Course is designed to bring joy to people of all ages and abilities. It challenges and develops both mental and physical strength. Scalable difficulty levels make it work for both young or old - and strong or unfit. One obstacle course, one objective - but many routes to get there. The Double Overhead Ladder, more commonly known as "The Monkey Bars", is a popular challenge on the Obstacle Course due to the various exercises it offers. Besides the climbing, it also offers space for eight people to perform pull-up exercises or to attach suspension trainers for a full-body workout. Timber climbing trail playground equipment is also available for children to enjoy and get active.
The Street Workout line of products offers a comprehensive fitness system based on calisthenics. These products provide a considerable degree of flexibility in every piece of equipment, but the bigger the setup, the greater the opportunities. Street workout equipment is also ideal for ‘pop-in’ exercises, although it doesn´t take much planning to create a complete circuit training session. The Combi 5 Robinia combination package holds all the essential elements for you to create complete outdoor workouts. With ten different workout stations in one, this combination package offers a superior street workout and callisthenics experience.
Sustainable and certified wooden outdoor equipment
The Robinia wood and pine harvested for our products come from sustainable forestry. This means that the wood used is planted and harvested in a carefully controlled way. You can read more about our sustainability here. Additionally, at KOMPAN, we use wood from FSC-certified sources.
Customise your wooden outdoor fitness zone
No two projects are the same, and we understand that every one of our customer's requirements has to be met with precision. Because of that, all of our products can be customised to fit perfectly within your scope. So whether you're looking to build a standalone wooden outdoor fitness zone or add some fitness equipment to your nature based playground, make sure to contact us, as we can customise the solution to your preferences.
Looking to build a complete outdoor gym? Explore our complete outdoor fitness solutions or build your outdoor gym from the ground up using our Cardio, Strength, Cross Training, Active Ageing or Multisport equipment lines.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do outdoor gyms work?
While many outdoor facilities are promoted as gyms, they do not provide weight-based resistance training and instead focus on improving mobility. This main distinction has created a negative image on the idea of outdoor gyms, portraying them as ineffective, at least compared to indoor gyms. However, we at KOMPAN have developed true outdoor fitness equipment which is suitable for both high-volume calisthenics and weight training. Additionally, outdoor gyms provide the benefit of being in nature and enjoying fresh air, in contrast to enclosed - and sometimes crowded - spaces like indoor gyms.
Is wood a good material for outdoor fitness equipment?
As a rule, many durable hardwood types are great for outdoor fitness equipment. However, through research and over 50 years of experience, we have found Robinia wood to be one of the most durable wood materials for most types of outdoor equipment, This is also confirmed by external research. We use Robinia wood throughout our product ranges - such as our natural playground equipment - on thousands of projects around the globe. Other than for the natural look and feel, Robinia wood is also often chosen for being a strong and long-lasting material with a very high level of natural oils. Thus, Robinia wood makes very durable fitness areas which are close to maintenance-free and able to last for many years.