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Posted on: February 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Disc Golf Courses

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Did you know that Calera has two disc golf courses? One course is location at Oliver Park (9758 Hwy 25) and the other course is at George Roy Park on 2nd Avenue. 
What are some benefits of having disc golf courses in our community?
Disc golf is a fun and engaging sport that combines elements of traditional golf and frisbee throwing. In addition to being a fun recreational activity, disc golf also offers several benefits for your health and well-being. Here are some of the benefits of playing disc golf:
  • Improves cardiovascular health: Disc golf involves walking or running through the course, which can help improve your cardiovascular health. Regular disc golf play can help strengthen your heart and lungs, leading to better overall fitness.
  • Increases strength and endurance: Throwing a disc requires significant upper body strength and core stability. Playing disc golf regularly can help improve your strength and endurance, leading to better overall physical performance.
  • Boosts mental health: Disc golf can be a great way to reduce stress and anxiety. Being out in nature, surrounded by greenery and fresh air, can help reduce feelings of depression and improve your mood.
  • Enhances hand-eye coordination: Disc golf requires a high degree of hand-eye coordination, which can improve with practice. This skill can translate to other areas of your life, such as driving, typing, and even playing other sports.
  • Low-impact exercise: Unlike high-impact activities like running or jumping, disc golf is a low-impact exercise that is easy on your joints. This makes it a great option for people who may have joint pain or other physical limitations.
  • Social benefits: Disc golf is a social activity that can be enjoyed with friends and family. Playing with others can help you build stronger social connections and improve your overall sense of well-being.
Overall, playing disc golf is a fun and effective way to improve your physical and mental health. It's a great way to get outside, get some exercise, and enjoy the beauty of nature all at the same time.
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