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Gold Coast Active and Healthy Program

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Published July 21st 2016
Affordable Activities for Everyone
The new 2016 Active & Healthy Program guide is here to encourage you to engage in healthy activity. Proudly sponsored and supported by the City of Gold Coast, the program offers a whole array of FREE and LOW COST sport, recreation, fitness and wellness activities to make that healthy lifestyle attainable on a daily basis.

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Saturday morning yoga at Burleigh Heads

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You won't believe the things you can do! Browse the program or search the categories on the website: Active ageing, Active kids, Active parents, All ability sports, Boxing, Craft, music and education, Cycling, Dance, Group fitness, Healthy eating, Indigenous activities, Martial arts, Meditation, Mental health recovery, Nature, Pilates, Remedial, Running, Skate and scooter, Sport and recreation, Tai Chi, Walking, Water fitness, Water sport, Wellbeing workshops, Yoga.

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(image courtesy of City of GC)

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Find activities for all ages and fitness levels:
Free tai chi class in 20 locations across the city
Over 40 free or low coast yoga classes
Over 70 free Heart Foundation walks run weekly
Nine free parkrun events offering a free, five kilometre run /walk every Saturday at 7am
$3 Active & Healthy aqua and deep water running classes
Senior fitness and rehabilitative classes for those with mobility concerns or illnesses

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(image courtesy of City of GC)

Free kids after school program and activities for three to five year olds and their parents
Mums and bubs fitness classes and stroller groups
Special focus on activities to assist those with mental health concerns, with walking groups, specialised yoga and pilates and aqua based programs
Free healthy cooking workshops in libraries
Over 60 different health and wellness seminars and workshops, and much much more!

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(image courtesy of City of GC)

Huge new program for July 2016-June 2017
Browse through the enormous list of things to do, and so many of them are FREE.
View the Active & Health program booklet as a flipbook
download in PDF format.[/B]
or email a request for a printed copy of the booklet, giving your name and address to

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'Creating a hearty and vibrant community is the aim of our Active & Healthy Program. For more than 10 years this great initiative has offered activities that are fun, low-cost and convenient. Last year, the 150 weekly Active & Healthy sessions attracted around 120,000 attendances. I reckon that's a great result!' says Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate.

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Mayor Tom Tate (courtesy of City of GC)

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Why? Meet new friends, and it's fun, safe and mostly free
When: Most days, from sunrise to sunset
Phone: contact City of Gold Coast 1300 GOLDCOAST (1300 465 326)
Where: Indoor and Outdoor Venues on Gold Coast
Cost: Mostly FREE or very low cost
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