Ageing Stronger, Active Longer

During Senior Week 2017 Devonport City Council trialed a fitness program for seniors called: Active Stronger, Active Longer. It proved popular and soon became a regular staple class, growing over time to three classes a week with up to 40 people attending at a time!

The low impact sessions are designed to help improve strength, balance and coordination of Senior Citizens.

Sessions include 30-40 minutes of exercise, afternoon tea and occasionally industry guest speakers.

When: Program will return 14 July 2020 at the Devonport Recreation Centre

Where:

Devonport Recreation Centre (Table Tennis Building), 34 Forbes Street, Devonport.
East Devonport Recreation and Function Centre, 67 Caroline Street, East Devonport.
Phone: 03 6424 4109
Email: council@devonport.tas.gov.au

Cost: Gold coin donation per person

 

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East Devonport Boot Camp

2016 saw Devonport City Council join with East Devonport Child and Family Centre and Youth, Family and Community Connections to provide a family orientated Boot Camp in East Devonport.

Suitable for families with children aged 5-12years of all abilities, the program includes, games, sport, afternoon tea and the occasional special guests.

Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian, and adults are encouraged to participate.

When: Program currently on hold due to COVID – 19. Usually held – Wednesdays, 3.30-4.30pm East Devonport Recreation and Function Centre – during school terms

Where: East Devonport Recreation and Function Centre, 67 Caroline Street, East Devonport.

Phone: 03 6424 4109

Email: council@devonport.tas.gov.au

Cost: Free

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Tai Chi for Health and Tai Chi for Health – Beginners

Devonport City Council’s Sport and Recreation Team have run Tai Chi for Health and Tai Chi for Health – Beginners classes since 2018.

The programs:

  • Are suitable for all levels of fitness
  • Improve health and wellness to assist in preventing falls
  • Create strength, balance and improve cardiovascular function
  • Modernised Tai Chi is easy to learn so quick health benefits are gained.

When: Programs will resume 15 July 2020, adhering to Social distancing requirements

Where:

Devonport Recreation Centre (Table Tennis Building), 34 Forbes Street Devonport.
Phone: 03 6424 4109
Email: council@devonport.tas.gov.au

Cost: $2 per person

 

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