The Trichy corporation has been in the mission of developing and beautification of Trichy city through its own funds and also through state and central government funds. Already Open air gym facilities have been erected in 7 places in the city facilitating the Trichy people to be healthy and fit and moreover to create an entertainment for the public.
One more open gym with walking platform was declared open in Tiruchi, taking the number of open gyms in the city to eight.
Minister for Tourism Vellamandi N. Natarajan inaugurated the open gym at Thennur on Anna Nagar link road. The walking platform, which is constructed along the Uyyakondam canal, has been named after King Raja Raja Cholan, and the gym has been set up at an estimate of Rs.45 lakhs. It has 13 manual equipments and facilities for relaxation and drinking water. The city has open gyms on Vayalur Road, Central Bus Stand, Kalmettu Street in Srirangam, Chinnasamy and Mahatma Gandhi Park, Thillai Nagar Park and Burma Colony.