Healthy programs

Be Active Be Alive free fitness classes.

Be Active, Be Alive

Council's popular fitness program provides free fitness fun to the Bundaberg Region.

Check out the great classes on offer in the current round of the program - download the program now!

Upcoming Round: Monday 5 February to Sunday 31 March 2024

Where: Pools and Parks in the Bundaberg Region

  • No prior registration required

  • Just turn up and sign on for the FREE activity

Get the Be Active Be Alive program here.

 

Class descriptions

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Aerials – will increase your fitness, strength and stamina while having fun utilising aerial apparatus in a circuit style class at The Neon Loft studio (silks, hammocks, lyra hoop, and poles).

Boxfit – is a cardiovascular workout with classes lasting between 45 minutes to one hour. It is based on the training used for boxing which includes skipping, boxing drills, footwork, abdominal workouts while also focusing on functional fitness and toning.

Carnival Fitness – is an Afro Caribbean high vibe workout. These bodyweight dance fitness classes are packed full of moves suitable for men and women. You can challenge yourself as much as you like or take it at your own pace in this judgement free environment. Two left feet welcome!

CrossFit – provides a variety of functional fitness activities to improve strength, aerobic fitness and agility. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

mSwing – uses a single dumbbell and natural, flowing movements to provide a fun, challenging and effective workout.

Pickleball – is a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

Pilates – is an effective series of low wimpact exercises using your body weight as resistance. The full body workout focuses on strengthening your core muscles to improve posture and strength.

POP Tennis – is a fun twist of tennis that’s played on smaller courts, with shorter, solid paddles and low compression tennis balls. POP can be played on indoor or outdoor courts and is very easy to learn. It’s a fun, social activity that everyone can enjoy—even if you’ve never touched a tennis racquet.

Strength + Stretch – covers a mixture of strength training and yoga exercises which could include use of weights and bands within a circuit set-up (most likely 40 seconds on and 20 seconds off as many repeats as possible within this time). Yoga / stretch sections could include a five minute meditation (usually a guided body meditation). Strength would be 25 mins with warm up and 20 mins of yoga with meditation.

Water Aerobics – classes offer a variety of fitness activities undertaken in our local swimming pools (Water fitness, water aerobics). H2O classes are free, however standard pool entry fees are applicable upon entry.

Yoga – is a gentle way to improve your posture, balance, flexibility and coordination.

Important information

Bundaberg Regional Council supports recommendations that participants:

  • Drink an adequate amount of water while exercising. Take a water bottle along to every BABA session attended to ensure adequate hydration while exercising. Water is recommended for low intensity exercise up to or less than 1 hour (Nutrition Australia). 
  • Be SunSmart while participating in BABA exercise sessions. Wear a hat, apply sunscreen and seek shade.
  • Bring a towel or exercise / yoga mat depending on the type of class you are attending.

For more information on hydration for exercise and sport visit nutritionaustralia.org. For more information on SunSmart practices go to cancer.org.au or cancerqld.org.au.

About the program

Initiated by Bundaberg Regional Council in 2012, the award-winning free parks and pools program was commenced with the help of State Government funding.

The program continues to be developed and refined under Council's 'Healthy and Active' charter to provide an inclusive mix of activities across our region's parks, pools and open spaces.

Fitness class types are dependent on fitness provider registrations.

Follow the Be Active Bundy Region Facebook Page for program updates.

Contact us

Address: 190 Bourbong Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670. Australia.

Telephone: 1300 883 699

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