5 ways to move it this spring

As the sun awakens, stretches its arms and shakes the fog and cold from its eyes, it’s time for us to think seriously about getting fit again. We’ve found five fun ways to get those bodies moving, and muscles twitching.

Hardrock Climbing

If you thought you couldn’t try your hand, arms, feet and a whole bunch of muscles you didn’t know you had at rock climbing in the city, you’d be wrong. Very wrong. Hardrock Climbing offers a great introduction to rock climbing and offers experienced climbers some serious challenges in the middle of the city. All required equipment is available to hire, and there are regular lessons for beginners available.

Kayak Melbourne

Explore Melbourne from a different angle whilst getting an almost full body work out with help from the friendly team at Kayak Melbourne. Enjoy a stunning sunset, a city sites tour or even Kayak with a side of Yoga.

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Kayak Melbourne

Melbourne Bike Share

With Stations located at South Wharf, The Royal Botanic Gardens, The Museum, Docklands and more, Melbourne Bike Share is a great way to get those legs pumping and to see your city. If you’re seeing artwork and soaking up the culture on the way, it’s almost like you’re not even exercising.

30 days for $30 at North Melbourne Recreation Centre

If you really want to get serious about getting fit, North Melbourne Recreation Centre are doing their best to help you. In September they will let you try their classes, weight room and pool for 30 days for $30. Conditions apply, contact the venues for more details.

Get fit at the baths

Get fit at the baths

Tai Chi at Fed Square

For a gentler, yet still beneficial work out why not try a relaxing Tai Chi session at Fed Square. Led by expert instructors from Tai Chi Australia, these free classes have been running for almost as long as Fed Square has been open.

To find out some more great ways to get fit and stay active, visit our sports page on our website.