Birtinya retirement village to launch free outdoor exercise classes for Sunshine Coast seniors

Published: Comments:
Community Health & Wellness Lifestyle Seniors Sport and Fitness

Social:   

Stockland’s Birtinya Retirement Village is giving Sunshine Coast seniors the opportunity to improve their health and fitness and meet new friends with the introduction of a free weekly gentle exercise class starting on Friday, 20 April.

The Seniors Stay Active exercise class will be held each Friday at 7am in scenic Birtinya parkland overlooking Lake Kawana with accredited exercise physiologist Gavin Buzza.

Pauline Barton, Regional Development Manager for Retirement Living at Stockland, said the classes were specifically designed for those aged 55 years and over.

“We’re inviting local seniors from the Sunshine Coast region to join us for some fresh air, exercise and the chance to make new friends and improve their health and fitness for free,” Ms Barton said.

“Stockland is committed to creating thriving, healthy communities and these exercise classes are one of the many ways that we are helping residents to live an active and healthy lifestyle.”

Mr Buzza has more than 15 years’ experience working with older adults, athletes and sporting teams, including more recently in the cardiac and day rehabilitation centre of a local private hospital.

He said the Seniors Stay Active exercise class was aimed at helping people maintain and improve their fitness, muscle strength, coordination and balance through their senior years and would include tips for incorporating exercise and physical activity into daily routines.

“It’s very important to maintain a healthy exercise program as we get older, especially for independence and falls prevention,” he said. 

Participants should meet at the Stockland Oceanside Sales and Information Centre car park, on the corner of Lake Kawana Boulevard and Birtinya Boulevard, Birtinya, at 7am each Friday from 20 April.

While the classes are free, bookings are essential by phoning 1800 727 170. Alternatively, visit the www.stockland.com.au/RetireBirtinya News and Events page for more details and a link to online bookings.
 

 
Stockland :
Level 1, 8 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya, Kawana Waters
07 5491 0100
07 5491 0144
Stockland
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Stockland hosts free winter events for Sunshine Coast seniors at Birtinya Retirement Village 10 July 2018 | Sunshine Coast seniors will be able to nurture their body, mind and soul this month with a series of free events being held at Stockland’s Birtinya Retirement Village. More information...
New release one of the last opportunities to secure land at popular Bokarina Beach 21 May 2018 | One of the last residential land releases at Stockland‘s popular Bokarina Beach community at Oceanside on the Sunshine Coast has been unveiled as a number of exciting milestones take place in the masterplanned... More information...
Stockland hosts free cooking demonstration with celebrity author of 4 Ingredients, Kim McCosker 22 May 2018 | Author of best-selling recipe book series 4 Ingredients, Kim McCosker, will be sharing her tips for quick and healthy meals with Sunshine Coast locals during two free cooking demonstrations being hosted by Stoc... More information...
Birtinya joins in film festival fun with free movie night 15 May 2018 | Stockland is hosting a night of free family fun at its Birtinya community on Saturday, 19 May, with an outdoor movie screening and children’s entertainment as part of the Sunshine Coast Surf Film Festival. More information...
Birtinya retirement village to launch free outdoor exercise classes for Sunshine Coast seniors 12 April 2018 | Stockland’s Birtinya Retirement Village is giving Sunshine Coast seniors the opportunity to improve their health and fitness and meet new friends with the introduction of a free weekly gentle exercise class... More information...
Next generation of Australian Scientists and Engineers 01 March 2018 | Stockland and the National Theatre for Children (NTC) have joined forces for the third consecutive year to present a first-of-its-kind program using LEGO® Education robotics, as part of a new learning experience... More information...
Next generation of Australian scientists and engineers 21 February 2018 | Stockland and the National Theatre for Children (NTC) have joined forces for the third consecutive year to present a first-of-its-kind program using LEGO® Education robotics, as part of a new learning experience... More information...
Lots under $200,000 available within Aura's new precinct 19 February 2018 | The first land release within a new precinct at Stockland’s Aura community on the Sunshine Coast has been launched offering affordable land to build a future home. More information...
Free outdoor fitness program ready to launch at Aura 16 February 2018 | Free weekday fitness sessions will kick off at Stockland’s Aura community on the Sunshine Coast this month to boost the health and wellbeing of locals and provide opportunities for new social connections. More information...
Stockland starts construction on first stage of Birtinya Town Centre 08 February 2018 | Stockland is forging ahead with the first stage of the much anticipated Birtinya Town Centre development on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Construction of the $87 million Stockland Birtinya Shopping Centre... More information...



Social:   
comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service