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    Free Balance bike clinics

    Free Balance bike clinics

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    Organiser: Bikewise

    Kids start on balance bikes and once confident, can move onto pedal bikes.This is an interactive class designed to get parents involved in their children’s learning. Suitable for children aged 3 to 8 years. Bikes and helmets are provided, or you can bring your own.No need to book, just turn up between 9am to 10.45am and register with the instructors...

    Sydney Park Cycling Centre, Sydney Park Road, Alexandria NSW, Australia
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    Football Australia  - Free clinic for girls aged 4 - 11 years of age

    Football Australia - Free clinic for girls aged 4 - 11 years of age

    Organiser: Dandenong City Soccer Club

    Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the field, join us for an hour to revel in the joy of football.Football Australia are coming to Dandenong City Soccer Club Saturday 13 April from 10.30am to 11.30am. It is a free clinic for girls aged 4 - 11 years of age. As parents are registering, they will need to select...

    Dandenong City Soccer Club, Baden Powell Drive, Endeavour Hills VIC, Australia
    Tour de Nudgee - Free Event

    Tour de Nudgee - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Sunday, April 14, 2024, 9am – 12pm Take the Kedron Brook and Jim Soorley Bicycle paths on a leisurely and scenic ride from Clayfield to Nudgee Beach. Have a short stop for coffee by the water before returning. Easy paced 25 km social bikeway ride that is mostly flat.Presented as part of Brisbane City Council's Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga Venue...

    Kalinga Park, 48 Kalinga Street, Kalinga QLD, Australia
    Mountain bike skills for women (beginner) - Free Event

    Mountain bike skills for women (beginner) - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, April 20, 2024, 7:30 – 9am For riders that can ride but want to improve skills for off-road. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area Venue address: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area, Gap Creek Road, Mount Coot-Tha Event type: Fitness & well-being, Free Age range: Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+) Cost: Free Age: 16 years and over Bookings: Bookings essential.  To book...

    Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area, Gap Creek Road, Mount Coot-Tha QLD, Australia
    Mountain bike skills for women (intermediate) - Free Event

    Mountain bike skills for women (intermediate) - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9:15 – 10:45am For confident riders that want to experience riding off-road.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area Venue address: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area, Gap Creek Road, Mount Coot-Tha Event type: Fitness & well-being, Free Age range: Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+) Cost: Free Age: 16yrs and over Bookings: Bookings essential.  To book visit Eventbrite or for...

    Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area, Gap Creek Road, Mount Coot-Tha QLD, Australia
    Advanced drop off jump mountain bike skills - Free Event

    Advanced drop off jump mountain bike skills - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, April 20, 2024, 1 – 2:30pm For high intermediate to advanced riders that ride mountain bike single trail regularly and want to improve their jumping skills.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Anzac Park, Toowong Venue address: Anzac Park, 100 Dean Street, Toowong Event type: Fitness & well-being, Free Age range: Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+) Cost: Free Age: 16 years and over Bookings: Bookings essential. ...

    Anzac Park, 100 Dean Street, Toowong QLD, Australia
    A Walk in the Park 2024

    A Walk in the Park 2024

    Organiser: Fight Parkinson’s

    A Walk in the Park brings together thousands of people, including those living with Parkinson’s, family and friends. The event creates a sense of belonging, uniting thousands of people who understand and support each other. This year we're showing strength in numbers. The Parkinson's community is stronger when united, and we're calling on you to be a part of it. Now is the...

    Federation Square, Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Full moon river ride - Free Event

    Full moon river ride - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 5:30 – 8:30pm Experience a  unique perspective of our beautiful river city riding around Brisbane under the lights of the full moon.  Starting at Orleigh Park in West End, this bikeway route takes us around the Brisbane River through South Bank, Eagle St Pier, the Botanic Gardens before returning via the Go-Between Bridge. Presented as part of Brisbane City...

    Orleigh Park, 68 Hill End Terrace, West End QLD, Australia
    Wheely Fun - Free Event

    Wheely Fun - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, April 27, 2024, 8:30 – 9:30am Riding's more fun on two wheels - in just one session our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels, and provide some tips for how you can keep encouraging them.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba Venue address: Bulimba Riverside Park, 57...

    Bulimba Riverside Park, 57 Addison Avenue, Bulimba QLD, Australia
    Wheely Fun - Free Event

    Wheely Fun - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, April 27, 2024, 9:30 – 10:30am Riding's more fun on two wheels - in just one session our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels, and provide some tips for how you can keep encouraging them.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba Venue address: Bulimba Riverside Park, 57...

    Bulimba Riverside Park, 57 Addison Avenue, Bulimba QLD, Australia
    Junior bike riding skills - Free Event

    Junior bike riding skills - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:30am – 12pm This course is suitable for young riders who can ride confidently on two wheels. Through riding-based games and fun activities your child will learn the skills needed to have fun off-road and on the bikeways.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba Venue address: Bulimba Riverside Park, 57 Addison Avenue, Bulimba Event...

    Bulimba Riverside Park, 57 Addison Avenue, Bulimba QLD, Australia
    Manningham Multicultural Sports Day

    Manningham Multicultural Sports Day

    Organiser: Australian Indian Cultural Society Incorporated

    Bring your kids to this Free sports events and let them experience many sports in one day and let's make it one unforgettable sports day!#FREE for everyone, bring your kids and try different sports and find their passion for the sport.One Day | Many Sports | Free Entry | Kids 5years+Cricket - Confirmed ✅AFL - Confirmed ✅Soccer - Confirmed ✅Tennis...

    Templestowe VIC, Australia
    Learn to maintain your bike for free - basic - Free Event

    Learn to maintain your bike for free - basic - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Sunday, April 28, 2024, 7:30 – 9:30am This popular course will teach you how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips that will save you money. Please bring your bike if you have one.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program.. This workshop supports Council's commitment to sustainable living.  Venue: Sandgate Second Lagoon Reserve, Sandgate Venue address: Sandgate Second...

    Sandgate Second Lagoon Reserve, 122 Brighton Road, Sandgate QLD, Australia
    Learn to maintain your bike for free - intermediate - Free Event

    Learn to maintain your bike for free - intermediate - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Sunday, April 28, 2024, 9:30 – 11:30am This workshop is for people who already know the basics, and want to go the next step in looking after their own bike. The workshop will cover tasks such as replacing brake blocks, tightening cables and adjusting gears. Note: If you don't already know the basics of bike maintenance, please book into one of our basic...

    Sandgate Second Lagoon Reserve, 122 Brighton Road, Sandgate QLD, Australia
    Reach Your Fitness Goals (Sunbury Library)

    Reach Your Fitness Goals (Sunbury Library)

    Organiser: Sunbury Library

    A free two-week program for adults of all ages and fitness levelsWant to get fit, but not sure where to start? Learn how to safely get started with an experienced personal trainer from our Hume Leisure Centres! Over two free sessions, you will learn how to set goals, exercise effectively, and stay motivated. In the second week join in with...

    Sunbury Library, Macedon Street, Sunbury VIC, Australia
    Open Sports and Activity Day - Aveo Retirement Living

    Open Sports and Activity Day - Aveo Retirement Living

    Organiser: Aveo Retirement Living

    Join in a relaxed & fun day filled with sports & activities. A perfect opportunity to discover new interests & meet fellow enthusiasts!FREE! - join us for a relaxed and fun day filled with sports and activities. A perfect opportunity to discover new interests and meet fellow enthusiasts. Challenge yourself with a friendly game of indoor bowls, test your agility...

    Oak Tree Hill Retirement Living Aveo, View Mount Road, Glen Waverley VIC, Australia
    LEARN TO BOWL PROGRAM

    LEARN TO BOWL PROGRAM

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    Organiser: Glen Waverley Bowls Club

    Join us for a fun 4-weekly program starting May 2. Learn how to bowl with the experts, meet the locals, start new friendships or even form teams and get competitive! FREE coaching and all equipment provided.

    Glen Waverley Bowls Club, 690 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley VIC 3150, Australia
    Learn to maintain your bike for free - basic (women only) - Free Event

    Learn to maintain your bike for free - basic (women only) - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 7:30 – 9:30am This popular course will teach you how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips that will save you money. Please bring your bike if you have one.Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program. This workshop supports Council's commitment to sustainable living. Venue: Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, Mansfield Venue address: Broadwater Picnic...

    Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, 20 Mansfield Place, Mansfield QLD, Australia
    Learn to maintain your bike for free - intermediate (women only) - Free Event

    Learn to maintain your bike for free - intermediate (women only) - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Saturday, May 4, 2024, 9:30 – 11:30am This workshop is for people who already know the basics, and want to go the next step in looking after their own bike. The workshop will cover tasks such as replacing brake blocks, tightening cables and adjusting gears.  Note: If you don't already know the basics of bike maintenance, please book into one of our basic...

    Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, 20 Mansfield Place, Mansfield QLD, Australia
    Bike riding skills for adults - Free Event

    Bike riding skills for adults - Free Event

    Organiser: Cycling Brisbane

    Sunday, May 5, 2024, 8 – 10am Ready to ride where you want to go by bike? This essential workshop will focus on how to ride on the road and will include learning how to ensure you are seen and can be seen.  Our experienced trainers will observe you putting your new skills into practice. They will also provide useful tips on...

    Victoria Park / Barrambin, entry via Gilchrist Avenue QLD, Australia

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CanToo City2Surf Run Training & Fundraising - Sutherland image

CanToo City2Surf Run Training & Fundraising - Sutherland

Provider: CanToo Foundation (not-for-profit)
Run the City2Surf... and help us smash the barriers to a longer, healthier life for yourself and for people with cancer.

Train with us for 12 weeks to run the iconic City2Surf and fundraise to support cancer research in Australia.
Determined to conquer Heartbreak Hill? Join our professionally coached training group and make it to the finish in great shape to enjoy the epic celebrations!

Our groups are for anyone looking to train in a fun, safe, environment and make lifelong friends.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, let us help you achieve your goals. This is...
Sutherland NSW
$249.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Wed
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Shop 16 Walkers - Step and Connect Walking Group

Provider: Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation Walking group located in Mooroolbark (VIC).
Walking Speed: Slow pace
Frequency: Weekly
Dog Friendly: No
Pram Friendly: Yes

When you have found a Heart Foundation Walking group that suits you best, click through to the website to learn more and complete the registration form. You can contact the Walk Organiser of your chosen group with any questions regarding the group.

Please Note:
The image provided is a generic image and not an actual representation of the group. Some information such as age group and gender of group may not be accurate. We recommend contacting the organiser if you...
Mooroolbark VIC
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
Tue
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Run Like A Girl Run Club

Provider: Run Like A Girl Australia
Female Running Club & Coaching for Beginners & Amateur Runners
For anyone identifying as female.
From zero to ultra, individualised coaching & programming $90p/m
Technique analysis & development for all runners.
Sessions free on program - Mondays 6pm & Wednesdays 6:30pm
Can register on web for a casual session.
Kensington VIC
$90.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sun, Mon, Wed
CanToo Sunshine Coast 10km Training & Fundraising - Brisbane image

CanToo Sunshine Coast 10km Training & Fundraising - Brisbane

Provider: CanToo Foundation (not-for-profit)
Become A 10km Runner... and help us smash the barriers to a longer, healthier life for yourself and for people with cancer.
This 10 week program is for runners of all abilities looking to train with a profressional coach in a fun, safe, group environment for a 10km distance.

On 11 August 2024 you will achieve your impossible by running 10kms with your CanToo Team at the Sunshine Coast 10km. The Sunshine Coast 10km is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater.
Are you ready to achieve your impossible?

CanToo's...
Saint Lucia QLD
$189.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Wed
CanToo Sunshine Coast Half Marathon Training & Fundraising - Brisbane image

CanToo Sunshine Coast Half Marathon Training & Fundraising - Brisbane

Provider: CanToo Foundation (not-for-profit)
Become A Half Marathoner... and help us smash the barriers to a longer, healthier life for yourself and for people with cancer.
This 14 week program is for runners of all abilities looking to train with a profressional coach in a fun, safe, group environment for a half marathon distance.

On 11 August 2024 you will achieve your impossible by running 21.1kms with your CanToo Team at the Sunshine Half Marathon. The Sunshine Coast Half Marathon is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater.
Are you ready to achieve your...
Saint Lucia QLD
$189.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Wed

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Free in Australia

There are a variety of free events that are organized by government agencies, councils, non-profit organizations, and other associations to encourage physical activity. These events can include things like community walks, runs, bike rides, fitness classes, and sports leagues.

There are many benefits to participating in free events that encourage physical activity. Some of the most significant benefits include:

  • Improving overall health: Regular physical activity can help lower the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, as well as improve mental health and overall well-being.

  • Increasing cardiovascular fitness: Engaging in regular physical activity can improve cardiovascular health, including increasing endurance and strengthening the heart and lungs.

  • Losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight: Physical activity burns calories, which can help with weight loss and weight management.

  • Improving muscle strength and flexibility: Regular exercise can help build and maintain muscle mass, as well as improve flexibility and balance.

  • Boosting mood and reducing stress: Exercise can help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression by releasing endorphins, the body's natural mood-boosters.

  • Improving sleep: Exercise can improve the quality of sleep and help people fall asleep faster.

  • Building social connections: Participating in free events like the examples I gave you earlier, can be a great way to meet new people and make new friends who share your interest in physical activity.

  • Encouraging children to be active: Many free events are also targeted at children, to help them develop healthy habits early on and encourage them to be active throughout their lives.

Overall, participating in free events that encourage physical activity can be a fun and enjoyable way to improve overall health and well-being.

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