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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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, Judes. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 5:45 AM – 6:45 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, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit 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. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Running. Contact name: Surfers Paradise Triathlon Club, Jenny. Contact phone: 0409 550 445. Cost: 12. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:30 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. Thursday class is Ashtanga. 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, July 18, 2019, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. For more info visit www.purealohayoga.co.

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: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: Steve Masters. Contact phone: 0458 246 654. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Mature age men's fitness

2019-2020 This is a great class for men to improve general strength and conditioning for all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Classes include stretching, cardio and strength training working at your own level. Venue: Robina Community Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Bill Hardy. Contact phone: 0413 708 903. Cost: 3. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Over 60s social paddle

2019-2020 Increase your water confidence as you learn about water safety, how to read weather conditions on and off the water, and how to help yourself and others if trouble arises. These classes are aimed at people over 60 who want to increase their outdoor activity levels, have a good laugh, make friends and have fun. BYO board or call before hand to arrange board hire. Venue: Kevin Gates Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Pure Aloha Yoga, Sarnia. Contact phone: 0433 389 661. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit www.purealohayoga.co.

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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

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: Burleigh Waters Community Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Waters. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active rehab. Contact email: ehoyer@ballycara.com. Contact name: BallyCara Elise Hoyer. Contact phone: 1300 272 222. Cost: 8. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 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: Helensvale Community Centre. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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. Contact name: Playsports. Contact phone: 0423 770 316. Cost: 16. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM.

Strength, stretch and abs

2019-2020 In this unique and moderate class, you will learn how to build strength and stretch your body, leaving you feeling revitalised and energised. We use mats and stretch bands along with other simple equipment to help you build your strength and learn how to utilise your core (tummy) system. Venue: Runaway Bay Youth Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: MEE, Rachelle. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: 12. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 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: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Pool. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 12.70. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, and 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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. Meeting point: Corner of Lake Street and Varsity Parade. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: The Original Stroller Group, Theresa Wells. Contact phone: 0432 692 131. Cost: 4. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 9:00 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: 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, July 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Mums and bubs group training

2019-2020 This weekly mum's and bub's group session is delivered by a postnatal specific personal trainer and is suitable from 12 weeks postpartum. All classes are pelvic floor and abdominal separatoin safe and cater for all fitness levels. Venue: Rotary Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: meet between Fourth and Fifth Avenue. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: The Mummy Trainer, Sarah Male. Contact phone: 0433 518 007. Cost: 15. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 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. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: free. Thursday, July 18, 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. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: Happy Fit, Alicia Ryan. Contact phone: 0438 155 322. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Sport and recreation. Contact name: Carrara Squash, Mark. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 10. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 3. Thursday, July 18, 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. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: No. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: 3. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: 3. Thursday, July 18, 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. Thursday, July 18, 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. Meeting point: Chevron Island. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Live Life Get Active. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 18, 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 email: ehoyer@ballycara.com. Contact name: BallyCara Elise Hoyer. Contact phone: 1300 272 222. Cost: 8. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Worongary State School. Suburb: Worongary. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: Focus Fitness. Contact phone: 07 5525 1110. Cost: free. Thursday, July 18, 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. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 10. Thursday, July 18, 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 and 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. Contact name: Cararra Squash. Contact phone: 0411 305 572. Cost: 7.50. Thursday, July 18, 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. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: 12. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: 10. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit geckosports.com.au.

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. Contact name: BLK Performance Centre | Runaway Bay Sport & Leadership Excellence Centre. Contact phone: 07 5500 9988. Cost: 8.50. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM.

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 families. Contact name: Steve Masters. Contact phone: 0458 246 654. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 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: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: TriBreath, Brett Hayes. Contact phone: 0427 154 735. Cost: 5. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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 and micro-grom is for those aged 5 to 10 years.  Grom: Monday and Wednesday Micro-grom: Tuesday and Thursday. Venue: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: Salt Performance Training, Marcos. Contact phone: 0413 741 917. Cost: 15. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit http.

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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Sport and recreation. Contact email: reservations@sportssupercentre.com.au. Contact name: BLK Performance Centre. Contact phone: 07 5500 9988. Cost: 10. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:25 PM. For more info visit theshakeup.com.au.

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: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Adrian's Yoga 4U. Contact phone: 0435 889 032. Cost: 10. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:15 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, July 18, 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: Essence of Living. Contact phone: 07 5526 6600. Cost: 2. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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: Surfers Paradise State School Hall. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Katie. Contact phone: 0417 305 828. Cost: 10. Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM.

Bush bashing blokes

Long term events only Come and explore the Nerang State Forest with a bunch of blokes. Many laughs and some good lung busting hills to get your day started the right way. Venue: Cadence Café. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Run central Gold Coast, Steve. Contact phone: 0408 236 483. Friday, July 19, 2019, 5:15 AM – 6:15 AM.

Track session

Long term events only Gold Coast Runners Club caters for runners of all levels of fitness and ability. Fridays we meet at Pizzey Park Athletics Track for a speed session that is open to all speeds and fitness levels. Everyone is welcome to come and join in. Venue: Pizzey Park Athletics Track. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Runners Club. Cost: Gold Coin. Friday, July 19, 2019, 5:15 AM – 6:15 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoasttrunco.com.

Trail Chix

Long term events only Trail Chix is a gathering of fun and adventure-seeking women who meet weekly at Nerang State Forest. Trail Chix provides women with the skills and tools to run in the trails. It is all about fun and meeting other keen trail chix. Monthly giveaways and competitions and loads more! We want to see more women in mud out on the trails. Venue: Nerang State Forest. Suburb: Nerang. Meeting point: Meet at the cycle velodrome. Bookings required: No. Category: Running. Contact email: trailchix@hotmail.com. Contact name: Trail Chix. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM.

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. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 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, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit 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. Friday, July 19, 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, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Rotary Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: Meet at northern end of Third Avenue car park. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Contact phone: 0413 083 501. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

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: Pimpama State Secondary College. Suburb: Pimpama. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:00 AM – 7:00 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:00 AM – 6:25 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. Friday, July 19, 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, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:15 AM – 7:15 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: Hollindale Park. Suburb: Main Beach. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Contact phone: 0403 643 601. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

60 and better 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: Palm Beach Parklands. Suburb: Palm Beach. Meeting point: Meet outside Dune Cafe. Bookings required: No. Category: Walking. Contact name: 60 and Better. Contact phone: 07 5525 6466. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Mature age men's fitness

2019-2020 This is a great class for men to improve general strength and conditioning for all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Classes include stretching, cardio and strength training working at your own level. Venue: The Pines Meeting Room. Suburb: Elanora. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Bill Hardy. Contact phone: 0413 708 903. Cost: 6. Friday, July 19, 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: 8. Friday, July 19, 2019, 7:30 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 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: 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: free. Friday, July 19, 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:15 AM – 9:15 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: Marj Shipman Community Hall. Suburb: Coombabah. Bookings required: No. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: MEE, Rachelle. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: 4. Friday, July 19, 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 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: Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Aspiral Designs, Shoshana. Contact phone: 0402 616 204. Cost: 3. Friday, July 19, 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: Lions Park. Suburb: Helensvale. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Contact name: Playsports, Gareth. Contact phone: 0423 770 316. Cost: 16. Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:15 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:15 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: Paradise Point Community Centre. Suburb: Paradise Point. Meeting point: Small Hall. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Jamie Lee. Contact phone: 0403 474 234. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Moderate seniors 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:45 AM – 9:45 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: Earle Haven Retirement Village. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Monique. Contact phone: 0416 066 310. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:55 AM – 10:00 AM.

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: Essense of Living. Contact phone: 07 5526 6600. Friday, July 19, 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: Rotary Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: The Original Stroller Group, Theresa Wells. Contact phone: 0432 692 131. Cost: 4. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

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: Robina Community Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Wellbeing. Active rehab. Contact name: Anglicare Southern Qld, Rachelle. Contact phone: 1300 610 610. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit saltpt.com.au.

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: Southport Masonic Hall. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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: Elanora Community Centre. Suburb: Elanora. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Kerrie. Contact phone: 0434 393 459. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Get Raw bootcamps

2019-2020 Our workouts are fun, motivating and will get you in shape fast! Each workout is different and may include combinations of boxing, strength, circuit, HIIT and cardio fitness. We focus on women targeting total body toning with a focus on the abs, butt and thighs. All women of varying fitness levels and abilities are welcome, including mums and bubs! All 9am classes are 45 minutes and have a free nanny to assist you with your kids! Phone or see app for location. Venue: Ed Hardy Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: Get Raw Boot Camps. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:15 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: Miami Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Miami Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5655 3383. Cost: 17. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 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. Monday and Fridays (Excluding the 1st Monday of each month). Venue: Pimpama School of Arts Hall. Suburb: Pimpama. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Zumba with Kass. Contact phone: 0409 495 608. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:15 AM – 10:15 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: Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 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: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5578 1976. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

A&H deep water running

2019-2020 These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Somerset College Pool. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Somerset Pool. Contact phone: 0410 656 197. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 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: Pizzey Park. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Active toddlers. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 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: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Meeting point: meet at the rose garden. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zenergy for Life, Veronica. Contact phone: 0408 472 002. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mainly music

2019-2020 Mainly music is a fun music group for young children to enjoy together with their parents or primary caregivers. Venue: Surfers Paradise Anglican Church Hall. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active toddlers. Contact email: sandrauptin@icloud.com. Contact name: Mainly music, Sandra. Contact phone: 07 5592 1543. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mummylicious sculpt 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 wih baby assistance and playpen provided on Monday and Wednesday. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: Mummylicious Fitness, Christine. Contact phone: 0409 470 484. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Deep water bootcamp

Long term events only For the deep water runners that want to take their fitness to the next level. Only 50 spots available. Located in 50 metre pool. 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

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: St Peter’s Anglican Church. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Wellbeing. Active rehab. Contact name: Anglicare Southern Qld, Glenda. Contact phone: 1300 610 610. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 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: Miami Beach Surf Life Saving Club. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Nicole Calvino Pilates. Contact phone: 0420 301 379. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 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: Gold Coast Cycle Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: 8. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Seniors fitness (falls)

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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM.

A&H move and groove

2019-2020 This energetic program teaches children how to dance and express themselves physically and creatively as they develop fitness and flexibility. Classes run in 10 week blocks during school terms. Ages 2 to 5 years. Venue: Coomera Community Space. Suburb: Coomera. Bookings required: No. Category: Active toddlers. Contact name: Club Funk, Kim Mills. Contact phone: 0417 479 188. Cost: 4. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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: 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: 8. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

New vogue dancing

Long term events only Everyone knows that music and dance is good for the soul and this class will make yours thrive. Designed for older adults to learn a series of basic new vogue dance steps in this fun and welcoming class, and keep yourself active and engaged. No partner required. Venue: Southport Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Southport Senior Citizens Centre, Keith. Contact phone: 0412 393 938. Cost: 3. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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: Broadwater Parklands. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Northern Pavilion, opposite Nind Street. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Keiko Kurosawa. Contact phone: 0423 083 939. Cost: 5. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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: Carrara Community Centre. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: No. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Contact phone: 07 5526 6600. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:15 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5530 5288. Cost: 3. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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: Aqua classes. Contact name: Upper Coomera Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 9325. Cost: 3. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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: 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: 3. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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: Korman Family Park. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Meeting point: Chevron Island. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Live Life Get Active. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.livelifegetactive.com.

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: Robina Community Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Zumba with Kerrie. Contact phone: 0434 393 459. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 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: Gold Coast Cycle Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Meditation. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Contact phone: 07 555 45440. Friday, July 19, 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: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 07 5582 8282. Cost: 3. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

A&H chair yoga

2019-2020 No matter where you’re at in life right now, you CAN still get moving. 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 health conditions requiring a chair for support. Chairs are provided. Venue: Southport Community Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yin Yang Yoga, Garry. Contact phone: 0412 007 689. Cost: 6. Friday, July 19, 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 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. Contact email: puredancegc@icloud.com. Contact name: Pure Dance. Contact phone: 07 5592 1543. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 12:00 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: Robina Community Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Wellbeing. Active rehab. Contact name: Anglicare Southern Qld, Rachelle. Contact phone: 1300 610 610. Cost: 10. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 3:45 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. Contact name: GMG Sports Training, Glen or Martha. Contact phone: 0466 246 563. Cost: 12. Friday, July 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

New vogue dancing

Long term events only Everyone knows that music and dance is good for the soul and this class will make yours thrive. Designed for older adults to learn a series of basic new vogue dance steps in this fun and welcoming class, and keep yourself active and engaged. No partner required. Venue: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: No. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Coolangatta Senior Citizens Centre. Contact phone: 07 5536 4050. Cost: 9. Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:30 PM – 10:00 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: 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. Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit theshakeup.com.au.

New vogue dancing

Long term events only Everyone knows that music and dance is good for the soul and this class will make yours thrive. Designed for older adults to learn a series of basic new vogue dance steps in this fun and welcoming class, and keep yourself active and engaged. No partner required. First, third and fifth Friday of each month. 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, Keith. Contact phone: 0412 393 938. Cost: 3. Friday, July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM.