Healthy programs

Be Active Be Alive free fitness classes program

Be Active, Be Alive

Free fitness fun in the Bundaberg Region!

Round 4: Monday 16 October - Saturday 9 December

Fitness provider registrations open now for Term 4 program.

Details here

Where: Pools and Parks in the Bundaberg Region

  • No prior registration required
  • Just turn up and sign on for the FREE activity

Program coming soon!


Boxing bootcamp - is a cardiovascular workout with classes lasting between 45 mins 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.

Strength Circuit - A class that suits everyone from beginners to more advanced levels of fitness. Incorporating a form of full-body training that involves rotating through different exercises with rests in between. By combining both cardio and strength training, it can help improve muscular strength and endurance, promote heart health and support weight loss.

Mojo Soul - A mix of tai chi, yoga & flexibility to sooth the body, mind & spirit

10,000 Steps - A guided self-paced walk with the Eat breath Move Project Coordinator through the 10,000 steps pathway at the Beautiful Botanic Gardens.

Cardio Tennis - Tennis Australia Qualified coaches, your session will bring together a variety of cardio workouts and tennis drills, all to a high-energy soundtrack.

CSR (Cardio / Strength / Resistance) – A well rounded full body class designed to increase your heart rate and increase your overall strength and fitness, suitable for all ages and abilities.

Disco Boxing – is a non-contact high and low intensity aerobic workout using boxing at it's core. Fun training to music and disco lights to keep your heart rate up.

GS (Gentle Stretch) – Safe low impact stretches designed to increase your range of movement and reduce muscle tension and strains.

H20 - 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.

Mindful Movement (Childers) – A fusion of mindfulness practices to help you move with calmness and clarity.  You will experience some Time Out Tai Chi, Tai Chi Wand & Fan, Qigong & more to help you connect your body and mind.  These sessions are open to all the family.  Children must be under the direct supervision of their parent/carer.

Mindful Movement (Bargara) Mindful movement uses a combination of breath based exercises drawn from the traditions of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga to give a gentle whole body workout accessible to all ages and levels.

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

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

parkrun – A collection of 5-kilometre (3.1 mi) events for walkers, runners and volunteers that take place every Saturday morning at more than 2,000 locations in 22 countries across five continents.

Pickleball – Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton & 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.

Quick Start Tennis - Is an excellent pathway to playing social tennis. Learn game skills, improve your health and fitness, socialise and have fun.

Strength & Stretch - Stretch & Strength - covering a mixture of strength training and yoga exercises.  Strength and Resistance training could include use of weights and bands and 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 5 minute meditation, usually a guided body meditation. Strength would be 25 mins with warm up and 20 mins of yoga with meditation.

Tai chi – A series of gentle physical exercises and stretches.

Yoga – 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 For more information on SunSmart practices go to or

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 dependant on fitness provider registrations.

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