The newly opened ‘Jewel of Navi Mumbai’ as a space for recreation is well-designed to suit the average Navi Mumbaikar’s fitness routine! When you have the Mumbai city for a neighbor where any outdoor activity calls for joining a gymkhana, we’re truly lucky to avail such spaces at our doorstep.
- take a walk on the 2.26 km circular track
- take a stroll or time your run (Distance marker/signboards affixed at every 500 m)
- workout session at the mini-gym facility
- Play area for kids
- Get a pair of badminton racquets and play a quick game with friends, family
- Throw around a Frisbee with friends in the open play area
- Sit down for a chat with family taking in the evening breeze
Shankar Changu Kanha Thakur Marg, Sector 26, Nerul (West)
Ample Parking Space,
Open Play area,
Open air mini-gym,
Timing: Open 24 hours.
I agree we have little time, work stress is high and catching up on sleep seems more important than waking up a tad early to exercise. But a calm, happy and productive mind is only a result of a dynamic, active body. A relaxed mind will perform better and thus improve your quality of life.
A regular visitor, Hotelier Ritesh Shetty is a Mangalorean who has lived most of his life in Mumbai. He says, “Mumbai is really crowded with absolutely no space for people to relax and rejuvenate like this. A spot like this in Mumbai would have been loved by everyone, contrary to the mediocre response of Navi Mumbaikars.”
We at Navi Mumbai Post, implore you to invest a little bit on some physical activity. And you know which place to start from, as Cidco manages the place quite efficiently.
A great example of balancing busy city life with leisure and fitness is territory manager for ABEC group Mr. Shirsat! With his 5 year old son who loves riding his cycle in the open play area, he makes sure he accompanies his other family members to the place every once in a while too.