The activity you see in the woods around the Greensboro Science Center is the construction of SkyWild, the treetop fitness and adventure course.

The piles of poles and stacks of wooden platforms being erected in the woods around Animal Discovery will soon allow visitors to get an entirely new view of the animals -- and visitors -- below.

Construction began in October with removal of weak and diseased trees -- all of which will be reused for animal enrichment, mushroom gardens and mulch. 

The poles and platforms are the beginning of fitness courses where participants will mimic animal behaviors and movements. There will be courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants.

SkyWild is scheduled to open April 15, 2015.

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Contact Susan Ladd at (336) 373-7006, and follow @SusanLaddNR on Twitter.

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