Patriot Perspective: Support a Patriot tradition – Fitness Center improvement project – Pine and Lakes Echo Journal

The Pequot Lakes School District is seeking donations to upgrade its weight room equipment.

There has been a steady growth in the number of students who use the weight room. Increased enrollment and increased interest have created a need to update the equipment and layout so that more students can work out.

The weight room is open every morning with roughly 15-25 students lifting before school starts for the day. During the day, we often have at least one physical education class in the weight room. We do have enough room for two classes to lift at once, but we don’t have enough equipment for those 60 students.

The size of the weight room does fit our needs and it is in a perfect location, near the locker rooms, access to the indoor running track and close to the athletic center; however, with more student use needed during the day

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