Our entry level fitness programs are a great way to get up & going!

Encouraging healthy habits, and increased fitness and mobility, the Active8 fitness programs focus on maximum results for entry-level fitness.

The Active8 Fitness program is a subsidised by the Douglas Shire Council to help support bringing affordable fitness options to the Douglas Shire community.  From week commencing September 19 2021, Tai Chi, Zumba, and Just Start Classes will run with a booking fee of $5.50 per class (classes are $5.00 plus the system booking fee of $0.50). In the event of adverse weather conditions, fitness sessions may be cancelled – updates will be posted on Council’s Facebook Page.

All attendees must register online in advance of the sessions.

An update on the Aqua Fit Class schedules will be published shortly.

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH – Rex Smeal Park, Tuesdays at 9am 

Tai Chi for Health is a program designed to improve balance, strength and coordination. This program suits all ages and abilities. Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body.

If you have a disability or recovering from illness you may bring a chair and the class can be adapted to support you.

Book Tai Chi for Health

ZUMBA – Dixie Park (Sugar Wharf), Wednesdays at 5:15PM

Move, dance and have fun! Active8 Zumba incorporates routines and step aerobics with Latin dance rhythms. All ages and all abilities welcome, including kids!

Book Zumba in the Park

JUST START FITNESS – Rex Smeal Park, Thursdays at 9AM

No fitness experience or equipment required. Just fun, motivating, social workouts hosted by an accredited Active8 Instructor!

Book Just Start Fitness
Aqua Fit

AQUA FIT – Mossman Pool, Wednesdays at 5:15pm

Aqua Fit is a fun entry level program designed for participants to have fun, get fit and enjoy yourself in a low impact environment.

Normal Aquafit entry = $9
Seniors Aquafit Entry = $7

Check in is required upon entry to the pool facility.

For updates and cancellation information, please see the
Douglas Shire Council Facebook Page