Editor's note: This story has been updated to include a new pricing structure provided by the county.
COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County has a new option to help its residents stay in shape.
The Newton County Recreation Commission and Turner Lake Park’s B.C. Crowell Cardio Fitness Studio is now open. The studio, located at 6185 Turner Lake Road NW, Covington, Ga, just inside the doors to the recreation complex, features state of the art equipment, along with a great view of Turner Lake. Newton County Commissioners and Recreation Commission Board members celebrated a ribbon cutting of the new facility Thursday evening.
The B.C. Crowell Cardio Fitness Studio is open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost to use any and all of the equipment is as follows:
- Adult - $75 per year
- County Employee - $25 per year
- Seniors - $25 per year
- Non-Resident - $150 per year
- Adult - $5 per day
- County Employee -$3 per day
- Non-Resident - $7 per day
- Senior - $3 per day
The B.C. Crowell Cardio Fitness Studio features brand new treadmills, elliptical machines, weight machines and dumbbells.
“I want to thank the rec commission for allowing the citizens of Newton County to have this cardio fitness studio,” Ternard Turner, Newton County Recreation Commission director, said. “Come down to Turner Lake and enjoy the training fields, state of the art (cardio) equipment; you can listen to music, you can watch YouTube, you can walk the trails and you can play basketball. These are things we are going to provide the citizens of Newton County. We also have Yoga and Zumba.”