Active Monash Month 2021

03 November 2021 | 09:00AM to 30 November 2021 | 10:00PM

Active Monash Month - park activities

Active Monash Month 2021 features a variety of activities to help you increase your mental and physical health, as well as increasing your physical activity.

Join us for a month of FREE activities that you can do with your family, friends, pets or by yourself. Discover activity opportunities and experience your local surroundings!

The activities run from Wednesday 3 November to Tuesday 30 November 2021.

Get moving and participate your way! 

As required under State Government directions, all participants of live classes will need to check in and all visitors aged over 12 and 2 months are required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or exception to gain entry.

Proof of vaccination status can be shown using the Service Victoria app, Medicare app, equivalent smartphone wallet or printed authorised certificate OR an authorised Medical Exception notice from the Australian Immunisation Register can be shown (either on your smartphone or printed).  

Children aged under 12 and 2 months are not required to be vaccinated. 

If you are unable to check in or do not have a mobile phone, please speak to the instructor.

Activity Card

Introducing our new Activity Card! Let us help you stay moving and motivated by completing each box of your passport throughout the month.

The aim is to do 10 activities during the month, whether it’s a booked class or an activity in your own time. Complete your card and send it back to us for your chance to win a Nutri Ninja! 

Download the Activity Card below:

Activity Card (pdf, 1MB)

Terms and Conditions

  1. Download the above Activity Card and complete 10 activities over the month of November
  2. One activity per day - activities must be completed over 10 separate days
  3. All information on flip side must be completed
  4. Return completed cards no later than 1 December.

Return your completed passport by the end of the month to Hayden by:

Kick Off Event

Video: How Movement Can Change How You Feel 

Presented by the Active Monash Health & Wellness Leadership Team.

Learn the ins and outs of just how regular movement can influence your mood in both a good and not so good way. 

Active Monash Month activities

Activity More information

Parklife 

Movement packs for 9 youngsters of the LGBTIQA+ community 

As part of the Parklife @ Home series, 9 lucky youngsters will be sent FREE movement packs to participate in the 6 week Zoom coaching classes commencing Fridays from 5 November, at 5.30pm. 

Download this flyer for more information: Parklife Movement Packs (pdf, 25MB)

Parklife Sessions

Make some new friends and pick up a few soccer and cricket basics at Parklife – designed by and for the LGBTIQA+ community and allies! 

We're proud to have partnered with Proud2Play to launch this exciting program and provide everyone with the opportunity to participate in sport, exercise and active recreation. 

  • Starts Sunday 28 November (ongoing program every Sunday) 
  • 12pm-1pm
  • Gladeswood Reserve 
  • Grantham Terrace & Maygrove Way, Mulgrave 

No bookings required, just show up. QR code provided onsite. More info: Parklife

Live Classes 

Try your hand at one of the below FREE classes. 

Please note: Bookings are essential due to capacity limites and contact tracing purposes.

Meditation - Tuesdays, 12.45pm 

Held at Carlson Reserve, Clayton (64-72 Clayton Road).

Tai Chi - Wednesdays, 10am

Held at Warrawee Park Gazebo, Oakleigh (1 Atherton Road, Oakleigh).

Fitness Circuit - Thursdays, 10.30am

Held at Napier Park, Glen Waverley (25 Torwood Avenue, Glen Waverley).

Seniors in the Park - Thursdays, 11.30am

Held at Warrawee Park Gazebo, Oakleigh (1 Atherton Road, Oakleigh).

Walking Group - Fridays, 9.30am

Held at Monash Aquatic & Recreation Centre (626 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley).

Live Virtual Timetable Classes

Get moving from the comfort of your home and join your favourite group fitness instructors for live streamed classes! 

For more info, head to our Virtual Timetable

Table Tennis Hot Shots

CANCELLED: Please note this event is no longer going ahead.

Come down to Glen Waverley Library and join Table Tennis Victoria's professional players who will put on a show for us! 

  • Friday 12 November

The event will include:

  • Trick shots from pro players
  • Social round robin
  • Have a hit
  • Tips and tricks
  • Info on local clubs

Mindful Sensory Walk

Explore your local area and truly be in the moment with our sensory walk activity. 

Download the flyer for more info: Sensory Walk (pdf, 2MB)

Snakes and Ladders Movement Challenge

Can you finish all 64 tiles? Challenge yourself or someone you know to get through them all - you can do them over time, all at once or throughout the day, week or month!

Download the flyer: Snakes and Ladders Challenge (pdf, 2MB)

Family Scavenger Hunt

Print out the below flyer or simply follow along on your phone as you and your family go out and find everything you can!

Download the flyer: Scavenger Hunt (pdf, 197KB)

Forest Bathing

Forest bathing is the practice of immersing yourself in nature in a mindful way, using your senses to derive a whole range of benefits for your physical, mental, emotional and social health. 

Also known as Shinrin-yoku. ‘Shinrin’ means forest and ‘Yoku’ stands for bathing.

More info: Forest Bathing

10,000 Steps a Day Challenge

Sign up for FREE and join the movement. Join solo or with a group of friends and see how many steps you can do! 

The goal is to get 10,000 steps or more at a different location each week, with a variety of activities: 

  • Walk
  • Run
  • Ride
  • Scoot
  • Skate
  • Wheel

More info: 10,000 Steps Challenge

 

Date & Time

03 November 2021 | 09:00AM to 30 November 2021 | 10:00PM

Contact

Active Monash

9265 4807

Emailactive.communities@monash.vic.gov.au

Location

Across Monash, 293 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley 3150 View Map

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