Be Active Programmes

Sport Canterbury's Green Prescription team, Pegasus Health and the Canterbury District Health Board have combined resources to deliver eight week Be Active programmes for people wanting to increase their level of activity and have fun along the way.

What Is Involved?

In every eight week programme, Be Active participants enjoy the opportunity to:

  • Try out a range of activities, e.g. low impact exercise, aqua jogging or aquacise, gym, sports, dance
  • Discuss topics that support a healthy lifestyle, e.g. motivation, types of exercise, healthy eating, managing stress
  • Enjoy the support of the other participants and Sport Canterbury's Green Prescription staff

All activities are suited to people new or returning to activity, with a focus on enjoying being active and giving things a go.

Be Active programmes are open to anyone who is:

  • Inactive and wanting to be more active
  • Medically stable to participate in low to moderate activity
  • Over 16 years old
  • Cost: $3 per session

Christchurch Be Active Term 2 2017 Programmes

To register your interest for a Be Active programme, please contact Anna Wilson on (03) 373 5045

North City Church, 95A Sawyers Arms Road
Start Date: Monday 1st May
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Church of St Martin, 60 Lincoln Road
Start Date: Monday 1st May
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Upper Riccarton
Christchurch West Methodist Church, 3 Brake Street
Start Date: Wednesday 3rd May
Time: 6:15pm - 7:15pm

Bromley Community Centre, 45 Bromley Road
Start Date: Thursday 4th May
Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

Mid Canterbury Be Active Term 2 2017 Programme 

To register your interest for a Mid Canterbury Be Active programme, please contact Annabel Askin on (03) 928 8026 or Jan Cochrane on (03) 307 0475

EA Networks Centre, 20 River Road
Start Date: Thursday 11th May
Time: 10:30am-11:30am

South Canterbury Be Active Term 2 2017 Programme

To register your interest for a South Canterbury Be Active programme, please contact Debbie Esler on (03) 929 2501

Southern Trust Event Centre, 70 Morgans Road
Start Date: Tuesday 2nd May
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

St Josephs Church Hall, cnr Wilkins & Denmark Street
Start Date: Wednesday 10th May
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

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