School fitness centers aimed at promoting health, learning

School fitness center
Students check out the equipment in the school's new fitness center.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Three New Mexico schools now have their own fitness centers for the students. One school is located on Broadway near Gibson. Officials hosted a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning.

The goal is to get children inspired to learn while staying fit. An elementary and middle school in Jemez also has a new center. The third fitness center went into an elementary school in Shiprock.

The governor’s office choose the schools for promoting wellness and exercise. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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