These holidays are heating up thanks to the Gold Coast City Council’s bumper Active & Healthy Winter Holiday Program.

In what is sure to be a full-on sport spectacular, kids are being encouraged to get strong, healthy and resilient during their winter break – and have a blast while doing it!

The program aims to help children and families change their mindsets, deleting negative self-talk and empowering yourself long after the winter school holidays end. Make some positive changes to your way of life and create long-term lifestyle benefits for you and your family by trying the broad range of free and low-cost activities, that are fun, enjoyable and suitable for all shapes and sizes.

Whether it’s skateboarding, deep water running and yoga or tai chi, kids’ fitness and walking, activities are available seven days per week at different locations throughout the city.

Forget what you thought about exercising in winter – it’s the perfect time to get the whole family outdoors under clear blue skies, making the most of the crisp weather to get a sweat up and be active for longer.

Here’s what’s on offer in this year’s GCCC Active & Healthy Winter Holiday Program:

  • Basketball
  • Oztag
  • Archery
  • Volleyball
  • Triathlon
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Cheerleading
  • Rock climbing
  • Squash
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Toddler activities
  • Circus skills
  • Tie-dye
  • Pop up playgrounds

… and so much more!

It all starts July 15. Gather your friends and family to take advantage of all the great things on offer these holidays – you can view the full program here.

And, if you are running fun and engaging activities for kids aged four to 18 years, be sure to get in touch with the GCCC – they can help you out every school holiday! To find out how email activehealthygc@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.



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