City of Gold Coast – Active & Healthy Program

Community Program, Fitness, Wellbeing

City of Gold Coast – Active & Healthy Program

The City’s Active and Healthy Lifestyle program has been in operation for 15 years and provides significant community benefit at excellent value for money. The Active and Healthy Lifestyle team utilise a private and community partnership model and as a result the City delivers the program and associated events with a relatively small budget and leverages the partnership model to gain additional value.

The Active & Healthy Program activates public open space and community venues and facilities assisting to reduce barriers that prevent the community from participating in regular healthy lifestyle activities. The program demonstrates a commitment by the City to enhance community health and wellbeing positively contributing to the Gold Coast’s quality lifestyle attraction and liveability.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Health Science – Exercise Science and Sports Management
Various fitness certificates and sport coaching certificates
Project Management
First Aid – CPR Trained

Specialisations

Community based physical activity opportunities for all
Provides free and low cost entry level fitness, sport, recreation and wellness activities for the community
Activates City assets including parks, community centres and sporting facilities
Advocate for community wellbeing, social connection and the physical and mental benefits that physical activity provides

Online Classes

All activities can be found by visiting the City of Gold Coast’s website
Offers 200 free and low cost classes weekly across the City
Active & Healthy Online offers a variety of online classes – click here for more!

Contact the Active & Healthy Program

Sam Hughes – Senior Active Parks Officer

shughes@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

0402327207

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