Key Dates to know about in early 2018
As we move into the second half of 2018, we have a number of programs and events coming up to help keep you active and engaged. Spring is not that far away and its arrival will see the start of our Summer Hours from the 3rd of September. The new Spring Group Fitness Timetable will start at the same time and we are excited to announce a new water aerobics program, Aqua Drums. SAF Aqua Drums Vibes® is a unique aqua fitness program that combines drum rhythms, lots of fun and a totally new approach to water training!
The latest BODYPUMP release debuts July 18 and combines the latest music and research to deliver one of the most effective workouts yet. Discover how BODYPUMP can get you lean, toned and strong because Strong is Beautiful.
Our Cancer Survivor Program has started and will run every Monday and Wednesday from 4-5pm until 19th of September. The program is FREE and is designed for anyone recovering from cancer with an aim to help them get fitter and healthier after their treatment and meet others who have similar experiences. All fitness levels are welcome and each session is supervised by a qualified trainer. For more information, simply contact reception.
Term 3 starts July 16th and we have another term of high quality aquatic education for the Southern Downs community. WIRAC caters to everyone from babies, children to adult learn to swim and even special needs. We have our own squad program that's set to grow even bigger in the warmer months. Our qualified, passionate instructors are here to help everyone feel safer in a the water.
On Wed 25th July WIRAC will host the SHELL Questacon Science Circus where science comes alive! Lively presentations and displays educate and entertain in a roadshow that delivers science shows to towns and schools across regional Australia. During August, WIRAC will host some special events associated with Disability Action Week and in September both WIRAC and the YMCA at Camp Leslie Dam, will host the YMCA Charity Masquerade Ball (see details below).
YMCA Charity Ball – On Saturday the 22nd September, YMCA Warwick (including WIRAC and the Camp Leslie Dam facility) are conducting a Masquerade Charity Ball to raise money for our special needs (aquatic) program as well as funds for the Cancer Survivor Program. Tickets are available from www.warwicktickets.com.au.
Did you know that WIRAC has NDIS listing? This means that we can assist the special needs population on the Southern Downs with their training plans, including health and wellness, personalised training or even learning how to swim. Come in and chat to see how we can assist you. On top of this, WIRAC can assist with programs and plans which are covered by Workcover or TAC and we even have an Exercise Physiologist who conducts the Federal Government DVA program at the centre.
For more information on any of these events or any of our activities, please call the Centre on 4661 7955 or find us on Facebook here. WIRAC is the Southern Downs one-stop destination for family fitness, sports activities and quality aquatic education!