The facility uses equipment tailored to people with disabilites.
A new and rare gym concept is coming to the midlands today.
An 'accessible' workout facility, which features equipment tailored to suit people with disabilites, is officially opening in Portlaoise, with a ceremony taking place from midday until 1pm.
The development is a joint venture between Laois Sports Partnership and the Irish Wheelchair Association Portlaoise.
Sylvia Rouget, coordinator of the IWA Resource and Outreach Centre, says it creates a bond between those who use the gym: