THINGS TO DO: Game on Gold Coast!

11 March 2018

Don’t just be a sports watcher, become a sports doer and be inspired by the GC2018!

Game On is a program organised by City of Gold Coast that is throughout the Commonwealth Games’ offering sports, fitness events, wellbeing activities and plenty of fun challenges. Whether you are sporting fanatic or just want to try a new activity. there’s something for everyone!

Active & Healthy skateboarding workshops

Come on down to your local skate park and be taught by some of Australia’s best skateboard coaches. Workshops are for beginners starting out in the world of skateboarding. Skateboards and helmets are supplied for up to 15 participants. Bookings essential.

Sat 3 March, 9am: Pizzey Park Skate Park, Pacific Avenue, Miami
Sat 10 March, 9am: Nerang Youth Precinct, Arthur Earle Park, Nerang
Sat 14 March, 9am: Viney Park, Yaun Street, Coomera
Who: Gold Coast Skateboard Coaching
Phone: 0407 910 240
Facebook: Gold Coast Skateboard Coaching

Come and Try Water Polo

Suitable for all ages, this come and try day will be a fun filled day of water polo activities. Both juniors and seniors are welcome.
Sun 4 March, 10am: Miami Aquatic Centre, 80 Pacific Avenue, Miami
Who: Gold Coast Water Polo
Phone: 5628 7039

My Athletix All Star Series

Kids will get involved in the athletic events of running, jumping and throwing while being guided by experienced coaches. For ages 5‑10.
$5. Bookings required, places are limited.
Sat 10 March, 2-4pm: Varsity College Hall, Varsity Lakes
Sat 24 March, 2–4pm: Bond 
University Sports Centre, Robina
Who: My Athletix
Phone: 0434 061 634

Church of Movement

This 90-minute boot camp-style class is the ultimate workout for anyone aged over 13 and any fitness level. Run by AMPM’s expert trainers, Church of Movement combines HIIT circuit training, calisthenics progressions and general body weight training.
Free, bookings required.
Sun 11 March, 7 – 8.30am: Phillip Park, Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
Sun 29 April, 7 – 8.30am: Paradise Point Parklands, Paradise Point
Sun 27 May, 7 – 8.30am: Len Wort Park, Currumbin

Game On Boxing

Learn how to box and improve your fitness in this boxing based skills and fitness session for males and females over the age of 15.
$10, no bookings required.
19 March – 9 April 2018, Mon and Wed 8-week program: Ashmore Community Park, 44 Dominions Road, Ashmore
Who: Power Boxing
Facebook: Power Boxing

Game On Mountain Biking

An introductory program for those wanting to get back into riding or for those who want to check out some new locations to ride. Good quality mountain bikes are provided.
Sat 24 March, 9–11am: Coombabah Wetlands, Coombabah Park car park, 
Shelter Road, Coombabah 
(meet at Rain Tree Glen side)
Bookings required.
Who: Vertec Adventures
Phone: 0403 293 533

Dirt trail RAD Show Jam

Check out the RAD crew as they put on a show with Pro BMX rider demos, interactive ride games, music and more.
Free, no bookings required.
Sun 25 March & Sun 8 April, 10am – 3pm: Abbott Park, Parkwood
Sun 15 April, 10am – 3pm: 
Gambamora Park, Oxenford
Who: RAD Riders
Facebook: radraceparktrails

Blue Moon Rising

Infuse your long weekend with the joy of kirtan! An enchanting evening of timeless mantras intertwined with spirited melodies awaits as you relax in the glow of the captivating blue moon.
Free, no bookings required.
Sat 31 March, 5pm – 8pm: Justins Park, Burleigh
Who: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga

Yoga by the Sea

Join one of the Gold Coast’s favourite teachers Andrew for energising flows and relaxing meditation as you breathe in the refreshing ocean air! Complete with delicious, healthy treats from Kiss The Berry Burleigh.
Free, no bookings required.
Sat 7 & Sat 14 April, 8 – 9am: Justin’s Park, Burleigh Heads
Who: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga

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