Active8 Free Fitness Program

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

The Douglas Shire Council is proud to deliver granted funded FREE fitness programs in the community.  These entry level fitness programs encompass a wide range of work out options with incredible accredited instructors.  No equipment is necessary, just bring a water bottle and a towel and come and join in on the fun!

Port Douglas

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 free program suits all ages and abilities. Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, the session will be cancelled.  All attendees must register online

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

Every Tuesday from the 19th of January through to the 29th of June 2021

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Tai Chi Active8 Program

ZUMBA IN THE 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! The class is held in Dixie Park, which is located next to the Sugar Wharf.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, the session will be cancelled .   All attendees must register online

Every Wednesday until the 30th of June 2021

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

A free entry-level park based fitness program that can be started at any time.
No fitness experience or equipment required. Just fun, motivating, social workouts hosted by an accredited Active8 Instructor.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, the session will be cancelled

Every Thursday until the 24th of June 2021 .  Participants must register online

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Diwan

Tai Chi for Health – Diwan, Thursdays at 10.00am

Overlooking the beautiful World Heritage listed rainforest with accredited Master Instructor Yoshi.  Tai Chi for Health is a program designed to improve balance, strength and coordination. This free program suits all ages and abilities, even those with disabilites.
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body.
The class will be conducted at Alexander Bay Sports Club, Diwan .  The session will still go ahead in wet weather with an undercover area available.   All attendees must register online

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

 Please assist our instructors in keeping everyone safe by promptly departing after your class has concluded.

Classes will run every Thursday 21st of January – Thursday 18th of February 2021

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Mossman

SENIORS MOVEMENT & PARKOUR – Mossman Gymnastics Club, Fridays at 10:30am

Free movement and fitness programs that challenges balance and fitness in a safer environment. Fun, laughter and social fitness for seniors or those who wish to improve coordination.

Classes will run every Friday at 10.30am  from the 29th of January 2021 through to the 25th of June 2021

*excluding public holidays

Social distancing is a requirement of this class, all equipment used is sanitised prior to the class  Please follow the instruction of the staff at Mossman Gymnastics Club.

Registrations can be completed on arrival.  

LOW INTENSITY AQUAFIT– Mossman Pool, Wednesday  10-11am

Low intensity AQUAFIT classes have started back at Mossman Pool with our fun-loving instructor Helen.  Dance, move and socialise in a safer environment in H2O.

Classes will run every Wednesday from January 13th through to June 30th.

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

The Active8 Program Was Made Possible By Funding From North Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN)