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Salt performance training

Long term events only Salt is an entirely new training and coaching method specifically designed to help all types of surfers and board riders improve their strength, fitness and performance. You CAN join in and work on multiple muscle groups and target certain areas of your body by combining the best functional movement, body weight, strength and conditioning training principles all in one. We train in a way you have never trained before – and we help you reach your greatest mental and physical potential. $20 casual. $150 10 class pass. Venue: Winders Park. Suburb: Currumbin. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Salt performance training Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 471 917. Cost: $15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit saltpt.com.au.

Walking (Summer)

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Runaway Bay Sports Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Meeting point: Walking on track. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Runaway Bay walk and talk group, Shirley. Contact phone: 07 5581 7723. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM.

In motion bootcamp

Long term events only A challenging and highly rewarding program designed to help all fitness levels learn how to push their limits in a small, positive and motivating group setting. Sessions incorporate functional strength development, fitness conditioning and flexibility training coupled with aspects of nutritional support to show how you CAN be a better version of yourself. Venue: Len Fox Park. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: In Motion, Brendan. Contact phone: 0414 750 083. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:45 AM – 6:30 AM.

A&H group fitness

2019-2020 Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Fun fitness for all. Venue: Roughton Park. Suburb: Kirra. Meeting point: meet in front of Kirra SLSC. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Super Human Fitness, Candy. Contact phone: 0457 808 996. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H group fitness

2019-2020 Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Fun fitness for all. Venue: HOTA (Home of the arts). Suburb: Bundall. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Richard Burton Matt Foster. Contact phone: 0412 010 291 0401 433 916. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H group fitness

2019-2020 Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy - a great workout for all ages and fitness levels to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Meet in front of Coolangatta Surf Life Saving Club. Venue: Queen Elizabeth Park. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Epic Pro Fitness, Caroline. Contact phone: 0466 372 211. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Runs October to March only. Venue: Rotary Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yoga with Heart, Maryke. Contact phone: 0404 895 985. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Yoga nurtures physical, emotional, mental and social needs through different techniques including postures, movements and breath awareness.Lana will take you through breathing exercises, relaxation and concentration, self-inquiry and meditation to help you get the most from your practice. Runs 9 October to 25 March only. Venue: Platell Park. Suburb: Broadbeach Waters. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Essence of Living, Lana. Contact phone: 0433 614 301. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H yoga

Long term events only Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Oct to March class is held in the park. Apr to Sep class is held inside the North Burleigh SLSC. Venue: Rotary Park. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Held inside North Burleigh SLSC during winter. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yoga with Heart, Maryke. Contact phone: 0404 895 985. Cost: 3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5534 4188. Cost: 13.6. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

KUVX fitness

Long term events only Want to get stronger and fitter but there’s no time to exercise? KUVX offers 30-minute intense group sessions guaranteed to prove you CAN achieve great results by encouraging and motivating each other to exercise. All fitness levels are encouraged to join in and there is no need to be fit; our sessions are designed to get you fit. Everyone works to their own potential and all ages are welcome. Venue: Helensvale State School. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact email: mick@kuvx.com.au. Contact name: Kuvx,Mick. Contact phone: 0402 835 627. Cost: 12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM.

The Shake Up

Long term events only The Shake UP™ training delivers challenging 25-minute workouts suitable for all fitness levels. From those who are new to exercise to the die hard, fitness fanatics. It's about you performing at your best and that is all that matters! Venue: Palm Beach Currumbin State High School. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: The Shake Up, Ben O'Connor. Contact phone: 0414 802 243. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM. For more info visit theshakeup.com.au.

Walking

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Country Paradise Parklands. Suburb: Nerang. Meeting point: 231 Beaudesert Nerang Road. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Shelia Shack. Contact phone: 0413 198 033. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H group fitness

2019-2020 Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Fun fitness for all. Venue: Harley Park, Ian Dipple Lagoon. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Deeann Morris. Contact phone: 0414 671 262. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:15 AM – 7:15 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Village Heart. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Rod. Contact phone: 07 5572 8921. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Strength and conditioning fitness

Long term events only This class will totally transform your life. Build muscle, lose weight, improve bone health and have you remain fit and agile into old age. Holistic and mindful personal training in a small group environment. All levels welcome. Venue: Landau Court Park. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Soul Torque, Tania. Contact phone: 0429 119 526. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Hollindale Park. Suburb: Main Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Contact phone: 0403 643 601. Cost: $10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only These beginner classes introduce you to working out in deep water with a buoyancy belt to help improve mobility without impact. Venue: Somerset College Pool. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Meeting point: Pool. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Somerset College Pool. Contact phone: 0410 656 197. Cost: 9. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 12.70. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Strength and conditioning fitness

Long term events only This class will totally transform your life. Build muscle, lose weight, improve bone health and have you remain fit and agile into old age. Holistic and mindful personal training in a small group environment. All levels welcome. Venue: Landau Court Park. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Soul Torque, Tania. Contact phone: 0429 119 526. Cost: 8. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM.

The Pines walking group

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Pines Shopping Centre. Suburb: Elanora. Meeting point: Tuesday - meet outside Elanora Library. Wednesday - Meet inside shopping centre. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: 60 and Better. Contact phone: 07 5525 6466. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Walking

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Stockland Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: meet at Big W. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Joy. Contact phone: 07 5535 4418. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Active bodies senior fitness

Long term events only Gentle exercise classes incorporating stretching and strengthening to promote flexible joints, stronger muscles, and healthier backs. Beginners and all levels of fitness welcome. Venue: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Coolangatta Senior Citizens centre. Contact phone: 07 5536 4050. Cost: 6. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Strength and conditioning fitness

Long term events only This class will totally transform your life. Build muscle, lose weight, improve bone health and have you remain fit and agile into old age. Holistic and mindful personal training in a small group environment. All levels welcome. Venue: Landau Court Park. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Soul Torque, Tania. Contact phone: 0429 119 526. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Walking group

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Runaway Bay Shopping Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Meeting point: meet at customer service desk. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Melissa. Contact phone: 07 5537 2566. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Westfield walkers Coomera

Long term events only Lovers of window shopping will be pleased to know that window browsing can be good for your health. Westfield Coomera provides a safe environment which enables walkers to get active; rain, hail or shine. Walkers who are new to physical activity or are recovering from a health issue enjoy being able to walk on a smooth surface with no obstacles and are encouraged to walk at their own pace. Walkers have access to amenities as well as plenty of seating throughout the mall should you wish to have a rest. Meet outside Café 63. Venue: Westfield Coomera. Suburb: Coomera. Meeting point: Meet at Cafe 63. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Heather Jan. Contact phone: 0408 711 718 0408 320 483. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

A&H after school fitness

2019-2020 Get the kids moving and having fun while the parents join in a fitness and boxing class. A great way to get the whole family fit. Perfect for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Kids will be introduced to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: Coolangatta State School. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM.

A&H group fitness

2019-2020 Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Fun fitness for all. Venue: Firth Park. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Focus Fitness. Contact phone: 07 5525 1110. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H staying strong

2019-2020 Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Firth Park. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Focus Fitness. Contact phone: 07 5525 1110. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H staying strong

2019-2020 Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H staying strong

2019-2020 Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Helensvale Cultural Centre. Suburb: Helensvale. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australian Academy of Tai Chi, Brad. Contact phone: 0418 757 539. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Laguna Park. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Academy of Yang Tsin Su. Contact phone: 0432 757 539. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H I love me

Long term events only Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I love me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: 4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 8282. Cost: 13.60. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Strength and conditioning fitness

Long term events only This class will totally transform your life. Build muscle, lose weight, improve bone health and have you remain fit and agile into old age. Holistic and mindful personal training in a small group environment. All levels welcome. Venue: Landau Court Park. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Soul Torque, Tania. Contact phone: 0429 119 526. Cost: 8. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM.

Tai Chi

Long term events only Enjoy the many health benefits from Tai Chi in these community classes that offer gentle and tranquil movements which enable harmony in mind and body, improved mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Venue: Salk Oval. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: 5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Pool. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 12.70. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australian Academy of Tai Chi, Rod. Contact phone: 07 5572 8921. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australian Academy of Tai Chi, Rod. Contact phone: 07 5572 8921. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australian Academy of Tai Chi, Rod. Contact phone: 07 5572 8921. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Academy of Yang Tsin Su. Contact phone: 0432 951 228. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Playsports

2019-2020 Kids aged 2 to 5 years will love this fun, multi-sports program of activities. Participants rotate through nine sport stations with a new sport being introduced every four weeks. Designed to give children a taste of all sports with an aim to establish a lifetime love of sport. Venue: Palm Beach Parklands. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Playsports. Contact phone: 0423 770 316. Cost: $16. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM.

40's active

Long term events only Group classes incorporating strength, core, balance and stretching. Low impact but a high level of fun and perfect for men and women 40 years plus. 40's active plus is a moderate and high intensity class. Venue: Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: 40s Plus Fitness, Janet Thomas. Contact phone: 0435 003 067. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

A&H Get Raw fitness

2019-2020 Join the Get Raw crew in this two-part session in which you come for one or both. Kicking off with a fast burn bootcamp, this fun and vibrant class will get you in shape fast using a variety of fitness styles such as boxing, HIIT, pilates and core to get your body feeling fit and toned, 9am to 9.30am. It is followed by an abs, butt and thigh-strengthening session using various equipment from 9.30am to 10am. Classes are suitable for all fitness abilities and offer a safe, fun and friendly environment for parents and kids. Babies are welcome in a pram alongside you or stay with our nanny. Venue: Thorn Park. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Meet in park area to north of Miami SLSC. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Get Raw Boot Camps, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: $4 for each session. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H stroller group

2019-2020 Join other mums and their bubs in this fun, outdoor, post-natal exercise to help regain and improve health, fitness and wellbeing. Mums and children of all ages are welcome. Venue: Ed Hardy Park. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active parents. Contact name: The Original Stroller Group, Theresa Wells. Contact phone: 0432 692 131. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Runaway Bay Youth Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Ojas Yoga and Mindfulness, Zoe Patterson. Contact phone: 0408 639 533. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Darwin. Contact phone: 0435 336 106. Cost: Gold coin. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Live Life Get Active

2019-2020 Live life get active is a private social initiative that looks to build a fitter, healthier and happier Australia and we want people to have fun along the way. Activities include cross training and boxing, along with nutritional education. Everyone is welcome (ages 18+ years). Program may be subject to change so please visit website before attending. Venue: Pratten Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Live Life Get Active. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.livelifegetactive.com.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Gold Coast Swim Stars. Suburb: Highland Park. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Gold Coast Swim Stars. Contact phone: 07 5574 7744. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Croquet

Long term events only If you’re looking for a new challenge but want to take things a bit more slowly, why not consider joining a croquet club? Using a croquet mallet, the aim is to hit one or two balls through the hoops in particular sequence and to score more hoops than the opposition. Croquet is a social game that is great for all ages and is fun to play. All equipment is provided. Venue: Southport Croquet Club. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Off Ada Bell Way. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Sport and recreation. Contact name: Elaine Riches. Contact phone: 07 5531 4720. Cost: 7. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Easy yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: 8. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 8282. Cost: 13.60. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Miami Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Miami Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5655 3383. Cost: 17. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5530 5288. Cost: 11. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

A&H mums ’n’ bubs yoga

2019-2020 Get your post-natal body back through movement while connecting with like-minded mums, all while your bub is by your side. Classes consist of gentle to moderate, safe, post-natal exercises with strengthening postures, stretching, breathing, and meditation and relaxation techniques. Suburb: Tugun. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Happy Fit, Alicia Ryan. Contact phone: 0438 155 322. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

A&H parents fitness

2019-2020 These classes are a great way to bounce back into shape and bond with your bub while getting your mind and body active and making friends with other parents. Children aged 2 to 5 years are welcome to attend with craft activities offered while parents are training. Venue: Pacific Pines Community Hub. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active parents. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

A&H staying strong

2019-2020 Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Pacific Pines Community Hub. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Broadwater Parklands. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Casuarina Grove. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Phoenix Arts. Contact phone: 0424 720 112. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.phoenixarts.net.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Super Human Fitness, Candy. Contact phone: 0457 808 996. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mummylicious stroller fit

2019-2020 This specialised post-natal interval circuit is designed to rev up metabolism and burn fat. Classes suit all fitness levels and are child-friendly, with baby assistance and playpen provided on Monday and Wednesday. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Mummylicious Fitness, Christine. Contact phone: 0409 470 484. Cost: $10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Mums and bubs fitness

2019-2020 Mums and bubs boxing classes include group exercise specifically selected to strengthen and tone particular muscle groups, and enable mums to cope with the demands of motherhood. Feel as good inside as you look on the outside while meeting other mums in a friendly environment and bonding with your child through exercise. Venue: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Sally MacKinnon. Contact phone: 0412 682 008. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and dads bootcamp

2019-2020 Outdoor exercise classes catering for all ages, sizes and fitness levels. Children's playground close by and accessible. Venue: Frascott Park. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Steve Masters. Contact phone: 0458 246 654. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Squash girls can

Long term events only Make new friends, regain or maintain a healthy fitness level and learn to play squash in this fun Girls Can program. Working on specific squash skills as well as overall fitness, participants will receive coaching tailored to their fitness level, in a supportive and judgement-free environment, while boosting their self-confidence and self-esteem with a group of like-minded women. Tea and coffee provided afterwards. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Carrara Squash, Mark. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Table tennis social play

Long term events only Come along for a casual hit with family, friends and guests. Table tennis is a great way to improve your coordination, speed, agility and balance. Venue: The Pines Meeting Room. Suburb: Elanora. Bookings required: No. Category: Sport and recreation. Contact name: 60 and Better. Contact phone: 07 5525 6466. Cost: 4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Paradise Point Community Centre. Suburb: Paradise Point. Meeting point: large hall. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Kathrin’s Yoga. Contact phone: 0414 223 508. Cost: 11. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Eco Village. Suburb: Currumbin. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yoga with Heart, Maryke. Contact phone: 0404 895 958. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Labrador Community Hub. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: 12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Boheme + Body Wellness Shala. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Boheme + Body Wellness Shala, Amy. Contact phone: 0404 075 078. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Paradise Point Community Centre. Suburb: Paradise Point. Meeting point: Large Hall. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Kathrin’s Yoga. Contact phone: 0414 223 508. Cost: 11. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Coomera Community Space. Suburb: Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Jo Mellare. Contact phone: 0407 295 595. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Zumba Gold

Long term events only Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Each class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Jamie Lee. Contact phone: 0403 474 234. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

A&H staying strong

2019-2020 Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: 40s Plus Fitness, Janet Thomas. Contact phone: 0435 003 067. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Miami Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Miami Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5655 3383. Cost: 17. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

A&H staying strong

2019-2020 Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Elanora Community Centre. Suburb: Currumbin Waters. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Labrador Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Brad. Contact phone: 0418 757 539. Cost: $2. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: HOTA (Home of the arts). Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Rod. Contact phone: 07 5572 8921. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Mudgeeraba Music Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Yoga. Contact name: Aspiral Yoga,Shoshana. Contact phone: 0402 616 204. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Oxenford Coomera Youth Centre. Contact phone: 0412 682 008. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Live Life Get Active

2019-2020 Live life get active is a private social initiative that looks to build a fitter, healthier and happier Australia and we want people to have fun along the way. Activities include cross training and boxing, along with nutritional education. Everyone is welcome (ages 18+ years). Program may be subject to change so please visit website before attending. Venue: Korman Family Park. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Live Life Get Active. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.livelifegetactive.com.

Play Move Learn squash

2019-2020 The kids will love this multi-skill program that encourages development of physical literacy through active play, preparing them for an active lifestyle, no matter what sport they choose. Suitable for children aged 3 to 5 years. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: $8. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pure dance and fun

2019-2020 These sessions offer beautiful, fun, creative and engaging dance classes for 3 to 5 year olds. We combine jazz and ballet styles to help develop movement, coordination, motor skills and musical rhythms. Venue: Surfers Paradise Anglican Church Hall. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Pure Dance. Contact phone: 07 5592 1543. Cost: $10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H I love me

Long term events only Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Venue: Elanora Community Centre. Suburb: Currumbin Waters. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I love me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: 4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Cardio squash

Long term events only Fitness based court session to get you in to shape for the squash court. Focusing on circuit type training, with some basic squash drills, balance, flexibility and functional movement patterns. Perfect for maintaining fitness, or getting back in to shape to get on to the squash court. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Sport and recreation. Contact name: Carrara Squash, Mark. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Meditation

Long term events only Discover practical tools to bring positive and lasting wellbeing into your life physically, mentally and spiritually. Learn simple breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation techniques. Venue: Labrador Community Hub. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Meditation. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Contact phone: 07 555 45440. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:35 AM – 11:35 AM.

A&H aqua

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Helensvale Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Helensvale Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5573 5797. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H aqua

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 8282. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Active seniors squash

2019-2020 Active senior squash is a fun and social game using a much larger squash ball. Meet others, have a laugh and improve your overall fitness, coordination and balance while playing squash. Tea and coffee provided afterwards. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

In motion boot camp

Long term events only A challenging and highly rewarding program designed for those at all fitness levels to push their limits in a small, positive and motivating group setting. Sessions incorporate functional strength development, fitness conditioning and flexibility training which is combined with nutritional support. Venue: Len Fox Park. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: In Motion, Brendan. Contact phone: 0414 750 083. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: 40s Plus Fitness, Janet Thomas. Contact phone: 0435 003 067. Cost: $4. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

A&H water therapy

2019-2020 Water exercise is a low-intensity activity which supports mental wellbeing, promotes relaxation, stress reduction and pain relief. This class is an entry level aqua movement conducted in the heated hydro pool. Venue: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5534 4188. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Zumba Gold

Long term events only Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Each class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Venue: Mudgeeraba Foundation Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Sharon Howlin. Contact phone: 0405 534 842. Cost: 6. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Coomera Community Space. Suburb: Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Lungs in action

Long term events only Retain the health improvements achieved in pulmonary and/or heart failure rehabiliation in this support group environment. All instructors have completed a comprehensive training program through Lung Foundation Australia. Please note: To begin a Lungs in action class, a Lungs in action referral is required. It is a prerequisite that participants have completed either pulmonary rehabilitation, or heart failure rehabilitation prior. Please call before attending your first class to discuss. Venue: Cura Community Service. Suburb: Ashmore. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Wellbeing. Active rehab. Contact name: Cura Community Services. Contact phone: 07 5527 8011. Cost: 8. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Rock 'n' roll dancing

Long term events only Rediscover the fun of rock 'n' roll. It will be the best exercise and therapy and you will have lots of fun, plenty of laughs and meet new people. Venue: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Contact phone: 07 5529 4050. Cost: 7. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Table tennis social play

Long term events only Come along for a casual hit with family, friends and guests. Table tennis is a great way to improve your coordination, speed, agility and balance. Venue: Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Sport and recreation. Contact name: Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre. Contact phone: 07 5593 7006. Cost: 7. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Specialised speed training

2019-2020 These speed, movement and agility training sessions are specially designed for children and teenagers wanting some extra fitness or who are already involved in sports. These sessions will appeal to kids wanting to improve their speed, strength and overall fitness. Please wear running shoes and bring a water bottle. Venue: Coomera Rivers State School. Suburb: Coomera. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: $12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 2:40 PM – 3:40 PM.

A&H after school fitness

2019-2020 Get the kids moving and having fun while the parents join in a fitness and boxing class. A great way to get the whole family fit. Perfect for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Kids will be introduced to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: Clover Hill State School. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM.

Fun soccer

2019-2020 You CAN expose your young ones to exciting and fun soccer activities with our enthusiastic and energetic coaches! Let them test themselves, develop basic skills and improve in a safe and relaxed environment designed to help children get active, play soccer and have fun! To secure your spot, an upfront 10-week, $50 term commitment is required. Meet in park area near the bait and tackle shop. Venue: Broadwater Parklands. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Ginger Sport. Contact phone: 07 3890 3338. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.gingersport.com.au.

SUP and SUP yoga kids program

Long term events only Increase your child’s water confidence as they learn about water safety, how to read weather conditions on and off the water, and how to help themselves and others if trouble arises. Help them learn about mindfulness and the environment, all while having a laugh, making friends and having fun. These classes are designed for children aged from eight to 16. BYO board or call beforehand to arrange hire. Venue: Kevin Gates Park. Suburb: Burleigh Waters. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Water-based recreation. Contact name: Pure Aloha Yoga, Sarnia. Contact phone: 0433 386 661. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.purealohayoga.co.

Tiny temple ninjas

2019-2020 You CAN always help your family make positive changes to how much exercise they get. If your little one is a ninja warrior in the making, then this is the class for them. Kids will have a ball in this 45-minute session where they learn the basic skills of being a ninja warrior from our expert trainers. Suitable for 5 to 12 years. Venue: Temple Gym. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Temple Gym. Contact phone: 0421 144 965. Cost: $15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

All Abouth Athletics run squad

Long term events only Kids love to run and this fun group is all about children enjoying themselves. All sessions cater for beginners to intermediate and include a mixture of speed and enduarnce based sessions on the grass track at Somerset Park. Venue: Woodlands Park (formerly Somerset Park). Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: All About Athletics, Andrew Arkinstall. Contact phone: 0414 451 420. Cost: 5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM.

A&H after school fitness

2019-2020 Get the kids moving and having fun while the parents join in a fitness and boxing class. A great way to get the whole family fit. Perfect for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Kids will be introduced to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: Firth Park. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Active families. Active parents. Contact name: Focus Fitness. Contact phone: 07 5525 1110. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

A&H kids yoga

2019-2020 Kids yoga aims to help kids unwind, engage in physical activity while building confidence at the same time. Kids CAN play in these light-hearted classes through postures that improve their emotional balance, physical strength and self-confidence, ultimately resulting in happy, balanced, respectful little humans. Suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years. Venue: Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Active kids. Contact name: Aspiral Yoga, Shoshana. Contact phone: 0402 616 204. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

A&H kids yoga

2019-2020 Kids yoga aims to help kids unwind, engage in physical activity while building confidence at the same time. Kids CAN play in these light-hearted classes through postures that improve their emotional balance, physical strength and self-confidence, ultimately resulting in happy, balanced, respectful little humans. Suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years. Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: No. Category: Active kids. Contact name: Ojas Yoga and Mindfulness, Zoe Patterson. Contact phone: 0402 616 204. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

A&H pilates

2019-2020 Pilates provides an all-over body workout that really CAN help you transform the way you look, feel and perform. It builds strength, teaches body awareness and good posture, and helps to relieve back pain. Venue: Carrara Community Centre. Suburb: Carrara. Category: Pilates. Contact name: Kym Duncan. Contact phone: 0417 750 386. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Gym sports

2019-2020 This fun gym sports session provides an introduction to the variety of gymnastic themed sports including artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, cheerleading and aerobics for kids aged 2 to 5 years and their parent/carer. Mums and bubs develop strength, flexibility and coordination in these social, fun and casual classes. A variety of equipment engages children as they jump, split, spin, kick, press, leap and balance in this high-energy class. Venue: Labrador Community Hub. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Club Funk, Kim Mills. Contact phone: 0417 479 188. Cost: $10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Specialised speed training

2019-2020 These speed, movement and agility training sessions are specially designed for children and teenagers wanting some extra fitness or who are already involved in sports. These sessions will appeal to kids wanting to improve their speed, strength and overall fitness. Please wear running shoes and bring a water bottle. Venue: Gaven State School Hall. Suburb: Gaven. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: $12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Gold Coast Running Academy

Long term events only Coach Mel is a Level 2 qualified coach with Athletics Australia, has worked for Olympian Sarah Jamieson at the Perth Running Club and coached athletes to a national level. Run sessions will incorporate a mix of running specific drills, technique training, speed and endurance to help each individual achieve their goals within middle distance and cross country events. GCRA’s aim is to help unlock the potential within all our runners, by giving them a little nudge, some direction and most importantly the support they need to grow and glow with confidence. Venue: Betty Diamond Sports Complex. Suburb: Tugun. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Running Academy, Mel. Contact phone: 0422 373 631. Cost: 5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Whippet squad

Long term events only Kids love to run and this fun group is all about children enjoying themselves. All sessions cater for beginners to intermediate. Parents welcome. School terms only (5-12 years). Meet at Burleigh Soccer Clubhouse in Pizzey Park. Venue: Pizzey Park. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Meet at Burleigh Bulldogs Soccer grounds. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co - Whippet Run, Amber. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoasttrunco.com.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yoga with Heart, Maryke. Contact phone: 0404 895 958. Cost: $3. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

A&H aqua

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Yoga for seniors

Long term events only Stretch, breathe and relax with gentle activities to enhance breathing, posture, flexibility, balance and wellbeing. The class is ideal for seniors and those with chronic conditions. Venue: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Contact phone: 07 5536 4050. Cost: 9. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Beach volleyball clinic

Long term events only Give the sport of beach volleyball a go in this entry level clinic designed to introduce you to the basic skills to get you started in the sport. Venue: Surfers Paradise Beach. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Volleyball in Paradise, Shannon. Contact phone: 0433 131 595. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Kevin Gates Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Pure Aloha Yoga, Sarnia. Contact phone: 0433 386 661. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.purealohayoga.co.

Salt grom training

2019-2020 A fun, engaging and entirely new training and coaching method designed specifically for all types of surfers and board riders to work on multiple parts of the body and mind. Our land-based sessions will improve their mobility, agility, strength, coordination, endurance, flexibility and core stability to build a strong foundation and get full body results. We train in a way never done before - assisting youngsters to reach their full mental and physical potential. These sessions are for all levels of ability and fitness. Grom is for kids aged 10 to 17 years  on Monday and Wednesday , micro-grom is for those aged 5 to 10 years on Tuesday and Thursday. Venue: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Salt Performance Training, Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 741 917. Cost: $15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Meditation

Long term events only Discover practical tools to bring positive and lasting wellbeing into your life physically, mentally and spiritually. Learn simple breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation techniques. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Meditation. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Contact phone: 07 555 45440. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

The Shake Up

Long term events only The Shake UP™ training delivers challenging 25-minute workouts suitable for all fitness levels. From those who are new to exercise to the die hard, fitness fanatics. It's about you performing at your best and that is all that matters! Venue: Jubilee Primary School. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: The Shake Up, Ben O'Connor. Contact phone: 0414 802 243. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit theshakeup.com.au.

Gold Coast Run Co social

Long term events only Gold Coast Run Co consists of runners of any age and any ability who run recreationally. We have beginner 5 km Parkrunners through to the occasional 100 km Ultramarathoners with all distances and speeds in between. The best thing about this group is the camaraderie; great people who enjoy pushing themselves and supporting each other. Regardless of your ability you will be challenged by this crew! Meet in park opposite Borough Barista. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: Meet in park opposite Borough Barista. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co. Cost: 12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoasttrunco.com.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Country Paradise Parklands. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Pacific Pines State High School. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Contact phone: 0403 643 601. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5534 4188. Cost: 13.60. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Pickleball

Long term events only Come and try the latest craze and have yourself a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages, and the first session is free. Venue: Gold Coast Seniors Tennis Club. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association, Roxanne Melloway. Contact phone: 0490 486 945. Cost: 7-12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Miami Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Miami Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5655 3383. Cost: 17. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM.

A&H dance fitness

2019-2020 A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Venue: Nerang Community Hall. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance. Contact name: Zumba Fitness with Rikki. Contact phone: 0405 511 335. Cost: $5. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pregnancy and birth pilates

2019-2020 A safe movement class for women from 12 weeks pregnant to the birth of their baby. Prepare for birth, understand your pelvic floor, keep strong through each trimester and connect with other mums-to-be. Venue: Body Work Evolution. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Nicola Laye. Contact phone: 0449 831 064. Cost: $15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Salt performance training

Long term events only Salt is an entirely new training and coaching method specifically designed to help all types of surfers and board riders improve their strength, fitness and performance. You CAN join in and work on multiple muscle groups and target certain areas of your body by combining the best functional movement, body weight, strength and conditioning training principles all in one. We train in a way you have never trained before – and we help you reach your greatest mental and physical potential. $20 casual. $150 - 10 class pass. Venue: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Salt performance training Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 471 917. Cost: 15. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit saltpt.com.au.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: St Vincent's Primary School (Casey Hall). Suburb: Clear Island Waters. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Shantelle. Contact phone: 0425 896 441. Cost: 12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Biggera Waters State School. Suburb: Biggera Waters. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Robyn. Contact phone: 0421 022 309. Cost: 12. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Lights out and dance

2019-2020 You CAN dance like no-one is watching, in this weekly, free-movement dance fitness session that allows you to dance your heart out in the dark, for the pure joy of dancing. Water and comfortable clothing are essential. Venue: Runaway Bay Youth Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Karleen. Contact phone: 0429 600 707. Cost: $7. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Jo Mellare. Contact phone: 0407 295 595. Cost: 10. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Gold Coast Runners Club

Long term events only Gold Coast Runners Club caters for runners of all levels of fitness and ability. We also have regular training runs throughout the week. Whether you are a local or a visitor to the Gold Coast, experienced or beginner, fast or slow, you are most welcome to come and join us. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact email: ross@rkpod.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Runners Club. Cost: 8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 AM – 6:15 AM.

Good Times running club

Long term events only The Good Times running club was started to support others not just for their fitness and running, but to foster friendships, provide support and provide an outlet that enables like-minded people to connect with one another and enjoy the amazing active lifestyle that we have on the Gold Coast. The group meets most days and the week and all fitness levels are welcomed and supported. Programs and guidence offered by experienced coaches. Venue: Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: Meet in the carpark. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Good Times running club. Contact phone: 0402 327 207. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM.

Gold Coast Run Co social

Long term events only Gold Coast Run Co consists of runners of any age and any ability who run recreationally. We have beginner 5 km Parkrunners through to the occasional 100 km Ultramarathoners with all distances and speeds in between. The best thing about this group is the camaraderie; great people who enjoy pushing themselves and supporting each other. Regardless of your ability you will be challenged by this crew! Venue: Southport Surf Lifesaving Club (SLSC). Suburb: Main Beach. Meeting point: northern carpark. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co. Cost: 12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoasttrunco.com.

Run central

Long term events only A centrally located running club that supports others and encourages friendships and fitness. Runners and walkers are welcome - every day or once a month, if you’re fast or slow, male or female, young or young at heart....you’re always welcome and we can cater for you! Venue: Robina Parkway Park. Suburb: Robina. Meeting point: meet at dog park. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Run central Gold Coast, Steve. Contact phone: 0408 236 483. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Start the day with a beautiful yoga class on the deck overlooking the lake next to the State of Sahaja Yoga Studio at Benowa. Venue: State of Sahaja Yoga Studio. Suburb: Benowa. Category: Yoga. Contact name: State of Sahaja Yoga Studio. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:45 AM – 6:45 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Classes run from Sep to May only. Venue: Kurrawa Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Meeting point: near Kurrawa Park Terraces. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Fitness First. Contact phone: 07 5630 7520. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Flat Rock Beach - Len Wort Park. Suburb: Currumbin. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Contact phone: 07 5526 6600. Cost: Free (Tue) $10 (Thu). Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Pool. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 12.70. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Salt performance training

Long term events only Salt is an entirely new training and coaching method specifically designed to help all types of surfers and board riders improve their strength, fitness and performance. You CAN join in and work on multiple muscle groups and target certain areas of your body by combining the best functional movement, body weight, strength and conditioning training principles all in one. We train in a way you have never trained before – and we help you reach your greatest mental and physical potential. $20 casual. $150 10 class pass. Venue: Jack Evans Park. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Salt performance training Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 471 917. Cost: 15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. For more info visit saltpt.com.au.

SPTC hill run

Long term events only Hill work for triathletes and runners in which all the hills of Burleigh can be discovered. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: Meet in front of Burleigh Beach pool. Bookings required: No. Category: Active families. Active kids. Running. Contact name: Surfers Paradise Triathlon Club, Jenny. Contact phone: 0409 550 445. Cost: 12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. Goodwin Terrace. For more info visit surfersparadisetriathlonclub.com.au.

The Shake Up

Long term events only The Shake UP™ training delivers challenging 25-minute workouts suitable for all fitness levels. From those who are new to exercise to the die hard, fitness fanatics. It's about you performing at your best and that is all that matters! Venue: Jubilee Primary School. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: The Shake Up, Ben O'Connor. Contact phone: 0414 802 243. Cost: 15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. For more info visit theshakeup.com.au.

Twin Towns runners and walkers

Long term events only Come along and walk or run with us to see if it’s for you. We cater for all abilities, and age groups from 18 upwards, and are always pleased to welcome visitors/holiday makers and of course locals. Venue: Chalk and Lanham Street Carpark. Suburb: Coolangatta. Meeting point: beachside end of Clarke Street. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Twin Towns Service Runners and Walkers Club. Cost: Gold Coin. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. For more info visit www.ttscrunnersandwalkers.org.

Walking and talking group

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Neville Stone. Contact phone: 0417 723 434. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H aqua outdoors

2019-2020 Enjoy this unique aqua fitness class offered in the beautiful swimming lagoon at Harley Park. This class is a great full-body workout with very little resistance that is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Participants should be confident swimmers. Runs November to April only. Venue: Harley Park, Ian Dipple Lagoon. Suburb: Labrador. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Deeann Morris. Contact phone: 0414 671 262. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:10 AM – 6:50 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Kevin Gates Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Pure Aloha Yoga, Sarnia. Contact phone: 0433 386 661. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. For more info visit www.purealohayoga.co.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Kurrawa Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Fitness First. Contact phone: 07 5630 7520. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Mums and dads bootcamp

2019-2020 Outdoor exercise classes catering for all ages, sizes and fitness levels. Children's playground close by and accessible. Venue: Frascott Park. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Steve Masters. Contact phone: 0458 246 654. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Labrador Community Hub. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: MEE, Rachelle. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: $4. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Walking group

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Brien Harris Oval. Suburb: Ormeau. Meeting point: Peachey Road. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Vicki. Contact phone: 0409 643 348. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Aloka Yoga and Pilates, Erin. Contact phone: 0431 054 311. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Australia Fair walking group

Long term events only Walk and window shop at the same time in this social walking group that takes place in the Australia Fair Shopping Centre. Meet at Muffin Break in the ground floor. Venue: Australia Fair. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Meet at Muffin Break in the food court. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Australia Fair. Contact phone: 07 5556 6600. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Westfield walkers Coomera

Long term events only Lovers of window shopping will be pleased to know that window browsing can be good for your health. Westfield Coomera provides a safe environment which enables walkers to get active; rain, hail or shine. Walkers who are new to physical activity or are recovering from a health issue enjoy being able to walk on a smooth surface with no obstacles and are encouraged to walk at their own pace. Walkers have access to amenities as well as plenty of seating throughout the mall should you wish to have a rest. Meet outside Café 63. Venue: Westfield Coomera. Suburb: Coomera. Meeting point: Meet at Cafe 63. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Heather Jan. Contact phone: 0408 711 718 0408 320 483. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Kurrawa Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australian Academy of Tai Chi. Contact phone: 07 5572 8921. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga for seniors

Long term events only Stretch, breathe and relax with gentle activities to enhance breathing, posture, flexibility, balance and wellbeing. The class is ideal for seniors and those with chronic conditions. Venue: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Contact phone: 07 5536 4050. Cost: 9. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H aqua

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 8282. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Helensvale Community Centre. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Contact phone: 0403 643 601. Cost: $10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Playsports

2019-2020 Kids aged 2 to 5 years will love this fun, multi-sports program of activities. Participants rotate through nine sport stations with a new sport being introduced every four weeks. Designed to give children a taste of all sports with an aim to establish a lifetime love of sport. Venue: Palm Beach Parklands. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Playsports. Contact phone: 0423 770 316. Cost: $16. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Pool. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 12.70. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5534 4188. Cost: 13.60. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

I love me

Long term events only Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Venue: Fradgley Hall. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I love me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: 8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM.

Low impact - seniors

Long term events only Gentle exercise classes incorporating stretching and strengthening to promote flexible joints, stronger muscles, and healthier backs. Beginners and all levels of fitness welcome. Venue: The Pines Meeting Room. Suburb: Elanora. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: 60 and Better Program. Contact phone: 07 5525 6466. Cost: 6. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM.

A&H group fitness

2019-2020 Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: In Motion, Brendan. Contact phone: 0414 750 083. Cost: $3. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Nerang PCYC. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: Fe Taylor Fitness. Contact phone: 0407 760 013. Cost: $4. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H stroller group

2019-2020 Join other mums and their bubs in this fun, outdoor, post-natal exercise to help regain and improve health, fitness and wellbeing. Mums and children of all ages are welcome. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active parents. Contact name: The Original Stroller Group, Theresa Wells. Contact phone: 0432 692 131. Cost: $4. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Labrador Community Hub. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Contact phone: 0403 643 601. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Live Life Get Active

2019-2020 Live life get active is a private social initiative that looks to build a fitter, healthier and happier Australia and we want people to have fun along the way. Activities include cross training and boxing, along with nutritional education. Everyone is welcome (ages 18+ years). Program may be subject to change so please visit website before attending. Venue: Pratten Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Live Life Get Active. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.livelifegetactive.com.

40's active rehab

Long term events only Group classes incorporating strength and balance training for those over 40 with chronic illness, injury or client need rehabilitative support and stretching. Low impact and perfect for men and women 40 years plus. Venue: Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: 40s Plus Fitness, Janet Thomas. Contact phone: 0435 003 067. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuit class for seniors

Long term events only Perfect for seniors, Caroline from Triple C Group Fitness will incorporate stretching and strengthening to promote flexible joints, stronger muscles, and healthier backs in this circuit-styled exercise class that will get you stronger. Beginners and all levels of fitness welcome. Venue: Maher Hall. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Triple C Group Fitness, Caroline. Contact phone: 0402 812 227. Cost: 5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Exercise with music

Long term events only This fun and welcoming over 50's exercise to music class, incorporates all levels of fitness from beginners to those with experience and is aimed at improving overall fitness, increased flexibility, strength training using exercise bands, improved balance and a great way to meet new friends. Class is uplifting and is a whole body workout! Venue: Robina Community Centre. Suburb: Robina. Meeting point: Room 1.1. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Taylored Health and Fitness, Rochelle. Contact phone: 0438 333 308. Cost: 8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tai Chi

Long term events only Enjoy the many health benefits from Tai Chi in these community classes that offer gentle and tranquil movements which enable harmony in mind and body, improved mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Venue: St John's Anglican Church Hall. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: 12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Walking group

Long term events only The Gold Coast is a wonderful place to walk and thousands of visitors come here each year to do just that. With hundreds of scenic walks, experiencing the Gold Coast on foot is one of the best ways to see our city. Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation in partnership with City of Gold Coast offer walking groups led by local residents. Venue: Apex Park. Suburb: Ashmore. Meeting point: meet at gazebo. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: Kathryn Anderson. Contact phone: 0403 500 401. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: 12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Mermaid Beach Community Centre. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact email: info@spiritdanceworld.com. Contact name: Spirt Dance World , Mihoko. Contact phone: 0405 089 891. Cost: 15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Zumba Gold

Long term events only Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Each class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. $5 first visit. 3 classes for $20. Venue: Southport Bowls Club. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Minako Luckett. Contact phone: 0400 286 385. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Southport Community Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yoga with Heart, Maryke. Contact phone: 0404 895 985. Cost: $8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Miami Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Miami Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5655 3383. Cost: 17. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H aqua

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

A&H fitness fundamentals

2019-2020 This is a fun, multi-sport and fitness program for pre-school children that allows them to practice fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing. Classes run for 45 minutes. Venue: Pimpama School of Arts Hall. Suburb: Pimpama. Bookings required: No. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

A&H mums ’n’ bubs yoga

2019-2020 Get your post-natal body back through movement while connecting with like-minded mums, all while your bub is by your side. Classes consist of gentle to moderate, safe, post-natal exercises with strengthening postures, stretching, breathing, and meditation and relaxation techniques. Venue: Elanora Community Centre. Suburb: Elanora. Category: Active parents. Contact name: Happy Fit, Alicia Ryan. Contact phone: 0438 155 322. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua fitness

Long term events only You CAN improve your strength and fitness regardless of your fitness levels by taking part in one of our aqua fitness classes - designed to tone and sculpt your body with no impact on your joints. A popular blend of cardio and resistance training, these classes will help to increase muscle strength, build endurance, reduce joint pressure and increase flexibility. All equipment is supplied. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5530 5288. Cost: 11. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Light 'n' low seniors

Long term events only Gentle exercise classes incorporating stretching and strengthening to promote flexible joints, stronger muscles, and healthier backs. Beginners and all levels of fitness welcome. Venue: Cura Community Service. Suburb: Ashmore. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Cura Community Services. Contact phone: 07 5527 8011. Cost: 8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Square dancing

Long term events only Join in the fun and meet new people while enjoying gentle mental and physical exercise. Experienced and returning dancers welcome at all times. Learners, please telephone the contact person for beginners’ schedules. Venue: Southport Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Hall next to Meals on Wheels. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Southport Senior Citizens Centre, Robert. Contact phone: 07 5528 6794. Cost: 3. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Squash girls can

Long term events only Make new friends, regain or maintain a healthy fitness level and learn to play squash in this fun Girls Can program. Working on specific squash skills as well as overall fitness, participants will receive coaching tailored to their fitness level, in a supportive and judgement-free environment, while boosting their self-confidence and self-esteem with a group of like-minded women. Tea and coffee provided afterwards. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Carrara Squash, Mark. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga

Long term events only You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: Boheme + Body Wellness Shala. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Boheme + Body Wellness Shala, Amy. Contact phone: 0404 075 078. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Zumba Gold

Long term events only Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Each class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Venue: Gold Coast Bicentennial Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Ingrid Lopes. Contact phone: 0415 929 176. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

A&H deep water running

2019-2020 These beginner classes introduce you to working out in deep water with a buoyancy belt to help improve mobility without impact. Venue: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: $3. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Pacific Pines Community Hub. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $3. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Harley Park, Ian Dipple Lagoon. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Phoenix Arts. Contact phone: 0434 720 112. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.phoenixarts.net.

I love me

Long term events only Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Venue: Helensvale Community Centre. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I love me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: 8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Meditation

Long term events only Discover practical tools to bring positive and lasting wellbeing into your life physically, mentally and spiritually. Learn simple breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation techniques. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Meditation. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Contact phone: 07 555 45440. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

A&H aqua

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: $3. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

2019-2020 Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi energy circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Australian Academy of Tai Chi, Brad. Contact phone: 0418 757 539. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Live Life Get Active

2019-2020 Live life get active is a private social initiative that looks to build a fitter, healthier and happier Australia and we want people to have fun along the way. Activities include cross training and boxing, along with nutritional education. Everyone is welcome (ages 18+ years). Program may be subject to change so please visit website before attending. Venue: Korman Family Park. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Live Life Get Active. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.livelifegetactive.com.

Seniors’ functional fitness

2019-2020 BallyCara is a local not-for-profit organisation promoting healthy, happy living for all seniors over 55 years. Come and improve your strength, fitness and balance in a fun, safe environment with our accredited exercise physiologist. Venue: Pimpama School of Arts Hall. Suburb: Pimpama. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: BallyCara Elise Hoyer. Contact phone: 1300 272 222. Cost: $8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Zumba Gold

Long term events only Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Each class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Venue: Tugun Village Community Centre. Suburb: Tugun. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Sharon Howlin. Contact phone: 0405 534 842. Cost: 6. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Robina Community Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Active seniors squash

2019-2020 Active senior squash is a fun and social game using a much larger squash ball. Meet others, have a laugh and improve your overall fitness, coordination and balance while playing squash. Tea and coffee provided afterwards. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Lungs in action

Long term events only Retain the health improvements achieved in pulmonary and/or heart failure rehabiliation in this support group environment. All instructors have completed a comprehensive training program through Lung Foundation Australia. Please note: To begin a Lungs in action class, a Lungs in action referral is required. It is a prerequisite that participants have completed either pulmonary rehabilitation, or heart failure rehabilitation prior. Please call before attending your first class to discuss. Venue: Nerang PCYC. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Wellbeing. Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: 8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

A&H growing stronger

2019-2020 This rehabilitative-focused class combines strength training, mobility and core work to assist with balance and help keep you active, strong and mobile. Classes are conducted by qualified fitness professionals and also provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns. Venue: Pimpama School of Arts Hall. Suburb: Pimpama. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Lungs in action

Long term events only Retain the health improvements achieved in pulmonary and/or heart failure rehabiliation in this support group environment. All instructors have completed a comprehensive training program through Lung Foundation Australia. Please note: To begin a Lungs in action class, a Lungs in action referral is required. It is a prerequisite that participants have completed either pulmonary rehabilitation, or heart failure rehabilitation prior. Please call before attending your first class to discuss. Venue: Pimpama School of Arts Hall. Suburb: Pimpama. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Wellbeing. Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: 5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

A&H after school fitness

2019-2020 Get the kids moving and having fun while the parents join in a fitness and boxing class. A great way to get the whole family fit. Perfect for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Kids will be introduced to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: Gilston State School. Suburb: Gilston. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: GMG Sports Training. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: Free. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

OzSquash

2019-2020 OzSquash is a fun, play-based program designed to develop participants' hand-eye coordination, striking and other sporting skills essential for squash, life-long health and well-being. Through fun games and drills, OzSquash utilises the 'learning through play' philosophy to maximise participation in an inclusive and safe environment. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: $10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Play Move Learn squash

2019-2020 The kids will love this multi-skill program that encourages development of physical literacy through active play, preparing them for an active lifestyle, no matter what sport they choose. Suitable for children aged 3 to 5 years. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: $8. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Specialised speed training

2019-2020 These speed, movement and agility training sessions are specially designed for children and teenagers wanting some extra fitness or who are already involved in sports. These sessions will appeal to kids wanting to improve their speed, strength and overall fitness. Please wear running shoes and bring a water bottle. Venue: Gaven State School Hall. Suburb: Gaven. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: $12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Cardio squash

Long term events only Fitness based court session to get you in to shape for the squash court. Focusing on circuit type training, with some basic squash drills, balance, flexibility and functional movement patterns. Perfect for maintaining fitness, or getting back in to shape to get on to the squash court. Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Sport and recreation. Contact name: Carrara Squash, Mark. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Gecko Sports kids fitness

2019-2020 This is a fun, multi-sport and fitness program for primary school children. Each 45-minute class includes mini-Olympics, soccer, rugby league, AFL, boxing, netball, basketball, cricket, athletics and a team challenge. Age groups include youngsters 5 to 8 years and midsters 9 to 12 years. Venue: Carrara Community Centre. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: $10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM.

Junior development program

2019-2020 Give your kids the best possible start to a healthy and active life. This junior development program introduces kids to a wide range of sports and physical activities that incorporate various aspects of fitness including speed, strength, hand-eye coordination, aerobic fitness, flexibility, balance, ball skills, agility, speed, coordination, cardio fitness and team work. It is suitable for children aged from 7 to 12 years. Venue: BLK Performance Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: BLK Performance Centre | Runaway Bay Sport & Leadership Excellence Centre. Contact phone: 07 5500 9988. Cost: $9. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM.

TriBreath

2019-2020 A body mobility and breath program that will help you move easier, breathe deeper, walk taller and run faster. This breath and body awareness class is low impact and suitable for all ages looking to improve their mobility, posture and respiratory strength. Venue: Ed Hardy Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: TriBreath, Brett Hayes. Contact phone: 0427 154 735. Cost: $5. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Tallebudgera State School Hall. Suburb: Tallebudgera. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Bree Rankin. Contact phone: 0478 021 005. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Salt grom training

2019-2020 A fun, engaging and entirely new training and coaching method designed specifically for all types of surfers and board riders to work on multiple parts of the body and mind. Our land-based sessions will improve their mobility, agility, strength, coordination, endurance, flexibility and core stability to build a strong foundation and get full body results. We train in a way never done before - assisting youngsters to reach their full mental and physical potential. These sessions are for all levels of ability and fitness. Grom is for kids aged 10 to 17 years  on Monday and Wednesday , micro-grom is for those aged 5 to 10 years on Tuesday and Thursday. Venue: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Salt Performance Training, Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 741 917. Cost: $15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

KUVX fitness

Long term events only Want to get stronger and fitter but there’s no time to exercise? KUVX offers 30-minute intense group sessions guaranteed to prove you CAN achieve great results by encouraging and motivating each other to exercise. All fitness levels are encouraged to join in and there is no need to be fit; our sessions are designed to get you fit. Everyone works to their own potential and all ages are welcome. Venue: Helensvale State School. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact email: mick@kuvx.com.au. Contact name: Kuvx,Mick. Contact phone: 403 835 627. Cost: 12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

40's active (plus)

Long term events only Group classes incorporating strength, core, balance and stretching. Low impact but a high level of fun and perfect for men and women 40 years plus. 40's active plus is a moderate and high intensity class. Venue: Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: 40s Plus Fitness, Janet Thomas. Contact phone: 0435 003 067. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Deep water running

Long term events only Deep water running is a non-impact form of running done in the water wearing a flotation belt. You'll move your arms and legs as though you're running on land. The water adds another layer of challenge to the workout but supports your body, reducing impact on joints. Each class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will motivate you to work steadily but happily toward your fitness goals. Classes run for an hour unless otherwise indicated. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5530 5288. Cost: 11. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Beach volleyball

Long term events only Experience beach volleyball and join in this fun fitness activity that includes basic coaching and social competition open to all ages and ability levels. Venue: BLK Performance Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Sport and recreation. Contact email: reservations@sportssupercentre.com.au. Contact name: BLK Performance Centre. Contact phone: 07 5500 9988. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tai Chi

Long term events only Enjoy the many health benefits from Tai Chi in these community classes that offer gentle and tranquil movements which enable harmony in mind and body, improved mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Venue: Elanora Primary School. Suburb: Elanora. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: 12. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

The Shake Up

Long term events only The Shake UP™ training delivers challenging 25-minute workouts suitable for all fitness levels. From those who are new to exercise to the die hard, fitness fanatics. It's about you performing at your best and that is all that matters! Venue: Palm Beach Currumbin State High School. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: The Shake Up, Ben O'Connor. Contact phone: 0414 802 243. Cost: 15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:25 PM. For more info visit theshakeup.com.au.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Ormeau Primary School Hall. Suburb: Ormeau. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Jo Mellare. Contact phone: 0407 295 595. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

A&H yoga

2019-2020 Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Studio Village Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Contact phone: 07 5526 6600. Cost: $2. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM.

Salt performance training

Long term events only Salt is an entirely new training and coaching method specifically designed to help all types of surfers and board riders improve their strength, fitness and performance. You CAN join in and work on multiple muscle groups and target certain areas of your body by combining the best functional movement, body weight, strength and conditioning training principles all in one. We train in a way you have never trained before – and we help you reach your greatest mental and physical potential. $20 casual. $150 - 10 class pass. Venue: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Salt performance training Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 471 917. Cost: 15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit saltpt.com.au.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Mel. Contact phone: 0421 978 155. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

In motion bootcamp

Long term events only A challenging and highly rewarding program designed for those at all fitness levels to push their limits in a small, positive and motivating group setting. Sessions incorporate functional strength development, fitness conditioning and flexibility training which is combined with nutritional support. Venue: Len Fox Park. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: In Motion, Brendan. Contact phone: 0414 750 083. Cost: 15. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Zumba

Long term events only You CAN join the Zumba craze too and keep your whole body moving toward better health and a happier life. The Zumba® fitness program is designed for you to have fun and get fit through movement to Latin American music. Beginners are always welcome. Venue: Ormeau Primary School Hall. Suburb: Ormeau. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Jo Mellare. Contact phone: 0407 295 595. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Rock 'n' roll dancing

Long term events only Rediscover the fun of rock 'n' roll. It will be the best exercise and therapy and you will have lots of fun, plenty of laughs and meet new people. Venue: Helensvale Senior Citizens Hall. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Coast to Coast Rock 'n' Roll, Lyn. Contact phone: 0402 401 081 07 5529 6244. Cost: 10. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM.