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Be Active Programme from Sport Canterbury for Term 3

Wednesday, June 21, 2017   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: physical activity, Training, exercise, Courses

Sport Canterbury.Do you struggle with motivation to be active? Be different in 2017.

Sport Canterbury’s Green Prescription BE ACTIVE programmes are for people wanting to increase their level of activity and have fun along the way.

In each eight-week programme, Be Active participants enjoy the opportunity to:

  • Try out a range of activities e.g. Fun Home Based Exercise (Swissballs, Dynabands), beginners Zumba, Tai chi
  • Discuss topics that support a healthy lifestyle e.g. motivation and healthy eating.
  • Enjoy the support of the other participants and Green Prescription staff

All activities are suited to people new or returning to activity, with a focus on enjoying being active and giving things a go. Be Active programmes are suitable for anyone 16 years and above looking to increase their activity, health and wellbeing.

The Be Active Programme is running across Greater Christchurch during Term 3 in the following locations:

  • Be Active Aranui at the Aranui Wainoni Community Centre - Monday afternoons (1.30 to 3pm) starting Monday 24th July 2017.
  • Be Active Lincoln at the Lincoln Event Centre - Wednesday mornings (10.30am to noon) starting Wednesday 26th July 2017.
  • Be Active Spreydon at the Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre - Wednesday evenings (6.15 to 7.15pm) starting Wednesday 26th July 2017.
  • Be Active Bishopdale at the Bishopdale YMCA - Thursday afternoons (1.30 to 3pm) starting Thursday 27th July 2017.

The programme also runs in Mid and South Canterbury.

Contact Anna Wilson at Sport Canterbury for more information and to register (0800 ACTIVE or 0800 22 84 83, or 03 373 5045 or anna.wilson[at]

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