Stay Active

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About

Stay Active Program Brochure(PDF, 647KB)  

Your health is one of the foundations of a good life, and varies for each individual.

Our team offers access to a broad range of classes and fitness activities aimed at maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. These activities provide opportunities to improve your strength and flexibility.

Who is eligible?

The City of Burnside Home Support Program fitness activities and programs are funded by the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). Eligibility for CHSP funded services is assessed on your support needs and age. To be eligible for services, you must be aged 65 years or older or 50 years or older if you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.

To access services you will need to contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422. My Aged Care will assess which types of services you are eligible for and provide you with approvals for these services. Once you have the approvals you can then choose the City of Burnside as your provider.

Your wellbeing is our priority and as such, if you wish to take part, some activities and classes will require you to complete a medical clearance form prior to your first session.

How can we help?

If you would like any more information about. health and wellness activities, our friendly team is here to answer any questions you might have and connect you with the classes you choose.

Fitness: 8366 4144

Small Group Training

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Enjoy maintaining and improving your fitness with group classes run by a qualified personal trainer.

These small group fitness classes are designed to help you achieve your personal goals. The training is a circuit class combining strength, cardio and flexibility workouts, followed by a relaxing cool down and stretch.

When: Wednesday mornings

Where: Burnside Community Centre

Duration: 45 minutes

Contact: 8366 4166

Pilates for Seniors

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Increase your strength, balance, flexibility and muscle tone with weekly group Pilates classes.

Beginners welcome.

When: 1 pm - 2 pm Wednesdays

Where: Glenunga Hub, 70 Conyngham Street, Glenunga

Contact: 8366 4144

Box Fit

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Enjoy a non-contact, non-competitive boxing group to improve your fitness, strength and coordination.

This weekly boxing group is tailored to the older adult and run by qualified fitness instructors. This program teaches boxing movements with a goal of improved fitness, strength and reactive responses.

If you are living with Parkinson’s disease, we encourage you to attend, as it has been shown that boxing can help build and maintain strength, endurance and balance.

When: 2 pm Thursdays

Where: Dulwich Community Centre, 14 Union Street, Dulwich

Contact: 8366 4166

Exercising in hot weather(PDF, 207KB)

Contemporary Dancing

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The City of Burnside holds contemporary dance classes for older people with a focus on balance, fitness and coordination. Beginners welcome.

When: 9:30 am - 10:45 am Wednesday mornings

Where: Masonic Hall, 1 Fisher Street, Tusmore

Contact: 8366 4144

Yoga for Seniors

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Improve your strength and balance with group yoga. These group yoga classes are designed for the older adult. Beginners welcome.

When: 1 hour classes at 12 noon or 1.30 pm Fridays

Where: Community Hall, Burnside Civic Centre

Contact: 8366 4144

Strength For Life

Information about the Strength For Life program can be found on the COTA website

http://cotasa.org.au/sfl.aspx

 Information on City of Burnside's Strength For Life classes at Dulwich Community Centre can be found here

SFL program flyer.pdf(PDF, 1MB)