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This Girl Can

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There are many free and low cost activities planned as part of VicHealth's initiative This Girl Can in April and May 2019.

*Denotes not held in school holidays.


• Social Table Tennis: 2.00pm to 4.00pm every Tuesday, Maldon Community Hall - $2
• Maldon Walking Group (brisk walk): 7.30am every Tuesday, meet at Maldon Neighbourhood Centre – free
• Maldon Walking Group: 9.30am every Friday (except Good Friday), meet at Maldon Neighbourhood Centre - $1
• Hatha Yoga*: 5.00pm to 6.30pm every Wednesday, Maldon Hospital – first session free
• Hatha Yoga*: 9.00am to 10.30am every Friday, Maldon Neighbourhood Centre – first session free
• Tai Chi*: 11.30am – 12.30pm every Thursday, Maldon Neighbourhood Centre - $2
• Laughter yoga: 11.15am to 11.45am second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Maldon Anglican Church – free


• This Girl Can Dance: 10.00am – 11.00am, Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 24 April, Movement Zone Studio, Campbell Street – free - COMPLETE
• Social Table Tennis: 5.30pm to 7.00pm, Monday 1, 8 and 29 April, Camp Reserve Table Tennis Rooms - $1.50 - COMPLETE
• Swing Fit Golf for Women: 1.30pm to 2.45pm, Tuesday 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 April, Castlemaine Golf Club – first session free for 20 participants - COMPLETE
• Contemporary dance session: 1.00pm - 2.00pm, Thursday 2 May, Over the Moon Dance and Yoga Studio, Templeton Street, places are limited so email Julia.Robinson@yahoo.com to secure your place - free. - COMPLETE
• Swim for free: Monday 29 April to Sunday 5 May (inclusive) at Castlemaine Fitness Centre, 23A Lyttleton St, Castlemaine. Check pool opening times at www.castlemainefitness.com.au - free. - COMPLETE
• Come and try cricket: 1.00pm - 2.00pm, Saturday 4 May, Camp Reserve. All equipment supplied, just wear comfortable clothing, call Nicki for more information on 0439 559 470 - free. - COMPLETE
• Power Bar: 9.15am – 10.15am, Tuesday 23 April, Scout Hall, 16 Reckleben Street – free - COMPLETE
• Rebalance: 10.20am – 10.50am, Tuesday 23 April, Scout Hall, 16 Reckleben Street - free - COMPLETE
• Social bike ride with Rocky Riders - women only: 9.00am – 11.00am, Sunday 5 May, Baco Trails, meet at cnr Daltons and Daws roads (just up from Wattle Flat Reserve). Led by accredited female coach – introductory level – free - COMPLETE
• Come and try Quad Fit (roller skating): 9.30am - 10.30am, Friday 3 May, Castlemaine War Memorial Stadium - free - COMPLETE
• Women's Outdoor Group Fitness Session: 6.00pm to 7.00pm, Thursday 2 May, meet at the Castlemaine Train Station Carpark on Gingell street for a session on the steam train platform, bring an exercise mat, drink bottle and runners - free. - COMPLETE

• Social Walkers*: 9.15am to 10.30am every Tuesday and Thursday, at Botanical Gardens Tea Rooms - $1
• Hatha Yoga*: 9.00am to 10.30am every Tuesday, Castlemaine Community House – first session free
• Sun Style Tai Chi: 9.30am - 10.30am, every Monday, meet at the Former Tea Rooms car park, Castlemaine Botanical Gardens. Accessible. This is a gentle low-impact form of exercise, suitable for all levels and ages - $4
• Sun Style Tai Chi: 9.30am - 10.30am every Monday, Uniting Church Hall, Lyttleton Street - $4
• Tai Chi: 6.00pm - 7.00pm, Thursday evenings, Castlemaine District Community Health, 13 Mostyn Street - $4
• No Lights No Lycra: 8.00pm, Friday 10 May, West End Hall, Woodman Street - $8 bring a friend for free.
• Outdoor group fitness session: 6.00pm - 7.00pm on Thursday 9 May - Meet at the Castlemaine Train Station car park on Gingell Street. Session is held on the steam train platform. Bring water bottle, exercise mat and wear comfortable clothes - free
• Post natal beginners fitness class - 10.00am - 11.00am Thursday 9 May at 11 Myring Street, kids and babies welcome - free.


• Burns Hill Walking Tour: 10.00am to 11.00am, Wednesday 24 April, meet at Monster Meeting Site, Golden Point Road, Chewton – free - COMPLETE


• Social bike ride with Rocky Riders - women only: 9.00am – 11.00am, Sunday 14 April, La Larr Ba Gauwa Mountain Bike Park, Harcourt. Led by accredited female coach – introductory level – free - COMPLETE
• Come and try indoor carpet bowls: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start, Wednesday 17 April, Harcourt Leisure Centre. Members of the Castlemaine and Harcourt Carpet Bowls Association will be on hand to teach newcomers - all ages and abilities welcome. Includes supper - free - COMPLETE

• Harcourt Walking Group – 9.15am for 9.30am start, up to 1 hour walk, every Monday and Thursday – meet at Harcourt Museum and ANA Hall - $1


• Tai Chi*: 10.00am – 11.00am, Fridays, Guildford Public Hall - $4


• Group fitness class: 9.30am – 10.20am, Thursday 4 April, Newstead Recreation Reserve – free - COMPLETE

• Tai Chi*: 10.00am to 11.00am, Tuesday 9 and 16 April, Newstead Mechanics Hall – first lesson free


• This Girl Can Dance: 9.15am - 10.00am on Thursday 16 and 23 May, Taradale Hall - free

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