Department of Health & Human Services
Premiers Active April
Getting active doesn’t need to be expensive. We’ve come up with lots of ways your can achieve your 30 minutes of physical activity without blowing the budget. Right across the state, you’ll find an absolute goldmine of low-cost Active April friendly activities.
Melbourne is one of the world’s most liveable cities for good reason. So this April why not get active and be a tourist for the day? You can start by making your way into the city and finding the closest Melbourne Bike Share station. Here you can rent a bike and see the city from a whole new perspective! The first 30 minutes are free, and there are 50 docking stations all over the city.
While cycling around, why not take the opportunity to stop and explore some of Melbourne’s greatest (and cheapest) attractions? We’re thinking Federation Square, the National Gallery of Victoria and the State Library of Victoria. How about you use your 2 for 1 ticket offer at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium? To top off your day, take a stroll along the Yarra or explore the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Did you know that Victoria has over 36 national parks? 36?! In total they cover over two and a half million hectares of land. So if the city isn’t your cup of tea, why not make your way into the great outdoors? Getting active outside is not only a great way to recharge your batteries but can also be a fun day out with friends and family. We guarantee there is something for everyone. For more information check out the Visit Victoria website.
Did you know that simply by registering for Active April, you have access to 10 free YMCA passes? Getting active at the Y is both an enjoyable and easy way to make physical activity a part of everyday life. With 51 YMCA-managed centres participating, you’re bound to find one close to you. For more info, give your closest centre a call and book a tour.
Last updated: November 29, 2016 at: 5:11 pm
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