Guernsey adults only playground opened

Adult playground at Styx Community Centre in St Pierre du Bois, Guernsey
Image caption Michael Horley said he hoped the playground would encourage the elderly to do some light exercise

A playground designed just for adults has been officially opened at the Styx Community Centre in Guernsey.

The £10,000 facility, in St Pierre du Bois, was installed after the funds were raised by users of the centre and members of Age Concern Guernsey.

Michael Horley, from Age Concern, said the aim was to encourage light exercise among older people.

He said he was amazed how many members who normally did little exercise had already given the equipment a go.

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