Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Precor, Inc. Partners with NRPA to Open Headquarters Fitness Center

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Precor, Inc. Partners with NRPA to Open Headquarters Fitness Center

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While the weather turns cold in Virginia, NRPA staff at headquarters in Ashburn is getting warmed up inside with the facility's new gym made possible by Precor, Inc. At the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 19, Executive Director John Thorner welcomed the Board of Trustees Executive Committee, staff and special guests that included Lifetime Trustees Charlie Hartsoe and Dean Tice, Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVRPA) Executive Director Gary Fenton, former executive director for NVRPA Darrell Winslow, Board of Trustee member Joan Rokus, and former executive director of NRPA John Davis.

The fitness room was created after Tracey Ellis, advertising director for Parks & Recreation, worked with Precor to supply the equipment. The company provided two elliptical trainers, a treadmill, a recumbent bicycle and a multi-station strength training machine. The room's construction and renovation was made possible through a gift made by the Meyr family in memory of their daughter, Adria Meyr.

As Thorner officially opened the Precor Fitness Room, many on staff were excited for the new benefit of having first-rate equipment in house. …

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