Aiming to transform the parks in the city as active play spaces children and fitness zones for all citizens, BDA has undertaken several smart interventions. Along with the immensely successful open air fitness equipment or gym in more than 25 parks across the city, several new facilities such as skating rinks, acupressure walkways, basketball court, dedicated kids zones, yoga lawns and mandaps, waterbodies, splash pools, etc. have now redefined the utility of parks for people as the latest activity centres catering to all age groups.
Skating Rink : 02(Two) nos. of Skating Rink have been constructed and opened to public for practice of skating, they are at : Madhusudan Das Park and Buddha Jayanti Park.
Open Gym. Facility: Open air gyms, which have become a craze among the park goers across the city are now available at 27 BDA parks. Making the citizens smarter and healthier irrespective of their age groups, the facilities would be available in few more parks in the coming days.
Multi Gym Facility: 03(Three) nos of Multi Gym. Yoga Centre and Aerobics Centre to be opened soon at Pokhariput Park, Kharvel Park and Buddha Jayanti Park.
Barrier Free Access Facility: Barrier free access facility has been completed at Indira Gandhi and Bijupattnaik Park.
Installation of Signage: Uniform signage have been installed in various important parks showing the do’s and don’ts and other information for ease of the visitors.
Acupressure Walkway : 02 (Two) nos. of Acupressure Walkway completed at Bijupattnaik Park whch is being used by public in morning and evening time. The newly inaugurated acupressure walkway inside Biju Patnaik Park has become a favourite attraction among park goers as walking barefoot on the walkway results in a new neuro-motor experience for the user.
Smart City Project : Four nos. of BDA Parks at Sahidnagar & BDA-OMC Park have been upgraded by Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd.
Maintain Clean & Green : To upkeep the parks neat and clean Sulabh International has been entrusted with the work of Sanitation Cleanliness of five nos. of parks , they are:- Bijupattnaik, Indira Gandhi, Buddha Jayanti , Mahatma Gandhi and Madhusudan Das Park.