Kicking off day 1 of the 'Come and Try' sessions - today we have: Tennis, Taekwon-Do, CrossFit, Fitness, Hockey, Basketball, Touch Football, 4WD
Come and try a session of tennis. Coach Angie Draheim will tailor the session to be suitable for the raw beginner through to the player of yesterday. All equipment will be provided. Tennis is a sport which can be played by all ages.
Where: 116 Bicentennial Dr, Agnes Water
When: 4-5pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: Contact Angie on 0409 971 401 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Il Shim Taekwon-Do teaches a recognised martial art in a family friendly environment.
Learn the art of self-defence, self-control and discipline, sparring and pattern technique, teamwork and have fun too! Experienced or not, Taekwon-Do is for everyone regardless of age, gender, physical fitness or ability.
Where: Miriam Vale Community Centre, Blomfield St, Miriam Vale
When: 3.30pm-5pm, Monday, 14 October
Come and try a CrossFit session for free. Learn the basics, meet the coaches and see why everyone keeps talking about CrossFit all the time!
Where: Raw Movement CrossFit Tannum Sands, 8 Enterprise St, Boyne Island
When: 5pm, 6pm or 7pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: Visit https://www.crossfittannumsands.com.au/getting-started and choose your Free Trial Session.
Come & Try Session – Powerhouse Group Fitness Class
Get ready for Summer! Come and try group fitness classes to kick start your fitness program. There are 20 classes per week to choose from. Free for Yaralla Lifestyle Members or $5/class for non-members during the Sport and Active Living Festival. Delivered by certified instructors, classes are adopted to suit different fitness levels and duration is 45 minutes. Enjoy your workout in a huge, private room with a sweeping view of Tannum Sands Beach. Take along a towel and water bottle. Limited spots. Bookings required.
Where: 23 Ocean St, Tannum Sands
When: 5.15pm and 6pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: https://secure.flexware.info or call 4973 3444 during staff hours
Cost: Yaralla Lifestyle Members accepted. $5/class for non-members.
Meteors Hockey Club is social, fun and family-orientated! The club always compete hard and use hockey to socialise with family and friends. The biggest hockey club in Gladstone, with a history of State and National players and coaches, Meteors will host a FREE Come & Try session for anyone who wants to have a crack. Quality coaches and players will be on-hand, so take a friend and go along for a hit-and-giggle, learn some skills, and grab a FREE sausage!
Where: Gladstone Hockey Fields, Cnr Dawson Hwy and Glenlyon Rd (opposite Puma)
When: 4pm-6pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: No bookings required
Come & Try Basketball – Special Olympics Gladstone
This is a great opportunity to participate in basketball. All equipment is provided.
Athletes get involved in Special Olympics for various reasons. Some want to have fun and make friends; others want to be part of a community; and some are going for GOLD.
Special Olympics Gladstone offers all of that, catering for everyone with an intellectual disability, whatever their dream. Sports offered include swimming, football and basketball.
Go along, shoot some hoops and find out more about the club, upcoming training and competitions.
Where: Gladstone West State School, Boles St
When: 6pm-8pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: No bookings required
Cost: Come & Try session - FREE
A Game for All - Gladstone Junior Touch Football Association
Go along to Gladstone Junior Touch's Come and Try session where you can learn to play touch football. Learn all the skills of the game of touch football and play a modified game on the day! Juniors aged 5-14 years are welcome to participate. What you will need - appropriate clothing for physical activity, closed in shoes, water bottle and a hat. Interested in finding a team after the session, the association can assign one for you!
Where: Gladstone Touch Fields, Harvey Rd
When: 3.40pm-4.40pm, Monday, October 14
Bookings: Email email@example.com or message 'Gladstone Junior Touch' on Facebook - Bookings not essential
Junior Tennis Coaching – Gladstone Tennis & Squash Association
Tennis is the game that can be played your whole life. It’s also a great opportunity to get out and meet new friends while also enjoying a fitness workout. Lessons are conducted Monday to Wednesday afternoons with a junior fixtures program held every Friday afternoon.
Where: Gladstone Tennis and Squash Centre, Glenlyon St
When: 3.30pm-4.30pm for ages 5-7, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: Phone 4972 2772
Hub Total Fitness
Take part in 30-45 minute Group Fitness Classes ranging from Body Attack, Boxing, GRIT Strength and Strong by Zumba. Move at your own pace and be guided by fully qualified exercise professionals. Expect to get sweaty but have a lot of FUN. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Where: Hub Total Fitness, 85 Sun Valley Rd, Gladstone
When: 4.30pm-5.15pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: No bookings necessary – just turn up!
Cost: FREE for Come &Try participants during Sport & Active Living Festival week!
Gladstone & District 4WD Club Inc.
Explore what this four-wheel-drive club has to offer.
Learn about the cars, equipment and the gear used on exploratory trips in our beautiful Gladstone Region. This not-for-profit club commenced in 1972. Families and single members enjoy getting out there and exploring. Club members also travel and stay in camping locations overnight or for several days. Go along and have a bite to eat at the club’s free sausage sizzle and information session!
Where: Gladstone Marina Parklands. First road on the right as you enter the park.
When: 3.30pm-6.30pm, Monday, 14 October
Bookings: Not essential
Cost: FREE session. Drinks for sale. Raffle tickets on sale. Donations accepted.