Darebin Stadiums

Get Active in Darebin this Summer

Get Active in Darebin is a FREE community-based exercise program aimed at increasing the physical activity and wellbeing levels of Darebin residents, as well as engaging under-represented groups into physical activity.

Darebin Community Sports Stadium and Narrandjeri Stadium in partnership with the City of Darebin encourages everyone to get active – so if you’re on a tight budget and are looking for free exercise options – come and join our FREE Virtual Hula Hooping, Para Badminton, Rainbow Pickleball, Cardio Tennis, Come & Play Tennis, Table Tennis, Meditation & Roller Skating programs with Get Active in Spring!

Most activities are catered for people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels, and facilitated by qualified instructors and coaches (virtual hula hooping is run by instructor onscreen). Bring your own water, towels and a mat (if required) and join in on the fun – just register below so we know how many of you are coming to each activity!

Must Register for free classes via the DarebinMOVES app

  1. Download the DarebinMOVES app if you haven’t already done so:

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  2. Register and create an account
  3. Wait for approval* via email (*minimum 24 hours)
  4. Locate the Weekly Timetable for all free Get Active Summer sessions (listed under the DarebinPLAY tile on the app homepage)
  5. Select Date – Program Name – Book NOW!
Booking Confirmations:

All bookings are listed within the app under the ‘My movement’ tab. The ‘My movement’ tab is the 2nd icon listed along the bottom of the apps homepage (see red arrow on screenshot).

DarebinMOVES app Get Active in Summer Booking confirmation


Para Badminton

Enjoy a casual hit with some friends or join in a round-robin of friendly games with other local para-badminton enthusiasts. All equipment is provided (or you can bring your own). No experience needed.

WHEN: Monday 10am-11am
WHEN: Darebin Community Sports Stadium (DCSS)
DATES: 15th January – 19th February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!

Get Active Para Badminton


Virtual Hula Hooping

Join our Virtual Hula Hooping class at Narrandjeri Stadium. Follow the virtual instructor to learn new tricks whilst moving your hips to the music. We provide the equipment so you can just enjoy yourself. No experience needed.
 
WHEN: Monday 2pm-3pm
WHEN: Narrandjeri Stadium
DATES: 15th January – 19th February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!

Virtual Hula Hooping


Rainbow Pickleball

Members of the LGBTQI+ community and allies are invited to try Pickleball, the NEW racquet sport taking the world by storm. If you enjoy Badminton, Tennis and/ or Table Tennis then you’ll love this. We provide all the equipment you need so bring along a friend for a hit or make new friends on court. No experience needed.

WHEN: Tuesday 6.30pm-7.30pm
WHEN: Narrandjeri Stadium (outdoor)
DATES: 16th January – 20th February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!


Cardio Tennis

Join our music-fuelled group workout on court. Cardio Tennis burns calories, increases your fitness, improves your game and most importantly is loads of fun. Hit the court with our resident coach and like-minded people to serve up some groovy moves that’ll be sure to get your heart pumping.  
 
WHEN: Wednesday 4pm-5pm
WHEN: Narrandjeri Stadium
DATES: 17th January – 20th February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!
 
Cardio Tennis


Come n’ Play Tennis

Enjoy daylight savings and test out your skills like the Aus open champions and come n’ try tennis. BYO racquets and balls and have a social hit with family and friends on our outdoor tennis courts.

WHEN: Wednesday 7pm-8pm
WHEN: Darebin Community Sports Stadium (DCSS)
DATES: 17th January – 20th February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!

 


Table Tennis

Play the beloved backyard game of Table Tennis at Narrandjeri Stadium. Whether you already play it at home and are looking for somewhere to test your skills out against others or you’re looking for a fun, social noncompetitive activity to play with friends or even want the opportunity to meet new people, this session has something for everyone. All tables and equipment are provided.   
 
WHEN: Thursday 10.30am-11.30am
WHEN: Narrandjeri Stadium
DATES: 18th January – 21st February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!


Meditation

Set-up in our quiet multifunction space, you can begin to let go of daily stressors and challenges and drop yourself into the present moment as you focus on your breathing and find a sense of calmness. Feel free to bring any comforts (mats, pillows, rugs) as you listen to a combination of music and guided visualisations.

WHEN: Friday 10am-11am
WHEN: Narrandjeri Stadium
DATES: 19th January – 22nd February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!

Meditation


Roller Skating

Darebin Community Sports Stadium (DCSS) offers a safe, indoor space, protected from weather for local roller skaters to stay active this Summer. We welcome skaters of all ages and abilities to DCSS where the music will be pumping for some fun freestyle skating. No experience needed. (BYO Skates).
 
WHEN: Friday 10am-11am
WHEN: Darebin Community Sports Stadium (DCSS)
DATES: 19th January – 22nd February
Register via the DarebinMOVES app!
Roller Skating