Active April 2021

21 April 2021 | 09:00AM to 30 April 2021 | 10:00PM

Illustration of people exercising for Active April

Active Monash is supporting the community to get active this April with FREE sport and recreation opportunities across Monash. 

Active April is designed to help the local community break down barriers to physical activity. 

We're offering a calendar of activities and opportunities to increase your physical movement in a fun, free, inclusive and sustainble way, no matter your age or ability.

Whether you love to dance, meditate, get your heart pumping with circuit training or play a sport, this April we're encouraging you to get moving and participate your way!

The activities run from Tuesday 6 April to Friday 30 April 2021.

Download the handy calendar of events below:

Active April - Calendar (pdf, 232KB)

Please note: The Table Tennis Fun Day event on Friday 9 April and the Netball Try Out event on Sunday 11 April have been cancelled.

Activity Passport and Competition

Let us help you stay moving and motivated by completing each box of your passport throughout the month on April.

The aim is to do 15 activities during the month! Complete your passport and send it back to us for your chance to win either a new Crockpot or Nutrifusion! 

Download the Activity Passport below:

Activity Passport (pdf, 322KB)

Terms and Conditions

  1. Download the above passport and complete 15 activities over the month of April
  2. One activity per day - activities must be completed over 15 separate days
  3. All information on flip side must be completed
  4. Return completed passports no later than 1 May.

To be entered into the draw to win:

  • Sign up via Active Carrot is required:

Sign up to Active Carrot

FREE sign up. An Active Monash account will be created. Please select Active Communities in the drop down.

Active April activities

Activity More information

Zumba - Mondays, 10.30am

Zumba improves coordination, joint mobility, toning and vitality.

Mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.

Book FREE classes now:

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

Active Kids - Mondays, 4.40pm

Kid friendly activities focusing on developing fundamental motor skills in a fun-filled environment. (Ages 6+). Please note: This is a land-based class, active wear and runners are required. 

FREE - Bookings essential via Active Carrot. Under the 'booking' dropdown, navigate to the Active April button. Or book at the reception of MARC.

  • Monday 12 April
  • Monday 19 April
  • Monday 26 April

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

Parents with prams walking group - Tuesdays, 10.30am

A short walk around the Mulgrave area, starting and ending at Mackie Rd Neighbourhood House in the Wellington Reserve Community Centre.

All parents with prams are welcome. 

No bookings, just drop in. 

Find out more: Mackie Rd Neighbourhood House

Meditation - Tuesdays, 11.30am

Standing meditation makes use of specific relaxed abdominal breathing and mental imagery, and awareness of the inside of your body.

Book FREE classes now:

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

Tai Chi - Wednesdays, 10am

An ancient Chinese martial art that uses slow, smooth body movements to achieve a state of relaxation in both body and mind.

Book FREE classes now:

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

Active Abilities Kids - Wednesdays, 4.40pm

This class welcomes children with disabilities. Focus is on fitness, strength, building confidence, making friends and having fun (Ages 6+).

FREE - Bookings essential via Active Carrot. Under the 'booking' dropdown, navigate to the Active April button. Or book at the reception of MARC.

  • Wednesday 14 April
  • Wednesday 21 April
  • Wednesday 28 April

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

SWITCH Powered by Mana Fitness - Wednesdays, 6.30pm

Family-friendly fitness program.

This program is outdoor fitness with a twist, which includes, mobility exercises, fun games and learning new skills to build confidence and resilience.

All levels of fitness, all ages and all genders welcome!

The target audience is aimed at families - parents and kids. But all who want to attend are welcome!

  • Wednesday 14 April
  • Wednesday 21 April
  • Wednesday 28 April

FREE- bookings essential.

Family sessions held at Holmesglen/Jingella Reserve (27 Power Ave, Ashwood). 

Intro to Fitness - Thursdays, 10.30am

Learn the basics of movement, how to use equipment in the park and how to pace yourself through a workout.

Book FREE classes now:

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

Walking Group - Fridays, 9.15am

Light paced and light hearted, join a guided social walking group to meet new people and increase physical activity.

Book FREE classes now:

Held at Freeway Reserve, Mulgrave (355 Wellington Road, Mulgrave).

Freeway Fitness Circuit - Fridays, 10.30am

 

Work through a guided movement circuit at Freeway Reserve, put what you have learned into action, have fun, enjoy the outdoors and increase physical activity.

Book FREE classes now:

Held at Freeway Reserve, Mulgrave (355 Wellington Road, Mulgrave).

Sporting Activities - Tennis, Table Tennis, Netball

Table Tennis Fun Day - CANCELLED

Friday 9 April, 12pm-3pm

Please note: This event has been cancelled due to wet weather.

Netball Try Out - CANCELLED

Sunday 11 April

Please note: This event has been cancelled.

Tennis Free for All

Sunday 18 April, 10am-12pm

Mayfield Park Tennis Club will be open for free community play and free coaching opportunities. Come and enjoy a morning of free tennis at your local club.

  • Free Hotshot coaching for 5-12yr olds
  • Free Cardio Tennis and adult coaching
  • Free Tennis 4 Teens Sessions
  • Free casual play

FREE - bookings essential.

Held at Mayfield Park Tennis Club (34-38 Mayfield Drive, Mount Waverley).

 

Date & Time

01 April 2021 | 09:00AM to 30 April 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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