Activities in the Park – April School Holiday Fun

Posted on 23 Mar 2018

Please note: this is an old article

It was published in March 2018, so the information may be out-of-date.

As part of the Council’s Activities in the Park program we have a number of Free and Low Cost activities on offer all throughout the Greater Shepparton Community

The Activities in the Park Program is proudly presented by the Greater Shepparton City Council and this year is supported through VicHealth’s Active Arts program.

The sessions are all delivered by local facilitators including Sports Clubs, Businesses, Community Groups and State Sporting Associations

For more information visit the Get Mooving website, like ‘Get Mooving Greater Shepparton’ on Facebook, download the free Get Mooving app or contact the Active Living Department on (03) 5832 9431.

Individual Activity Profiles:

Active Kids – Tennis (ValleySport): Join Undera Tennis Club and Valley Sport for a FREE one hour junior coaching clinic. The session will be delivered by a Tennis Australia qualified coach and all equipment is provided.  Registrations essential - book your spot today . FREE ACTIVITY, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Active Kids – Netball (ValleySport): Join Netball Victoria and Valley Sport for a FREE one hour junior coaching clinic. The session will include skills and games catering for players aged 10-15years. Place are limited, book your spot today FREE ACTIVITY, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Active Kids – Golf (ValleySport): Free Junior Golf Clinic delivered by Merrigum Golf Club in partnership with Valley Sport. FREE ACTIVITY

Active at School (Active @ School Program): Join Active@School instructors for a fun filled 60 minute activity session. This session is aimed at primary school aged children and will incorporate a mixture of fun and inclusive physical activities. FREE ACTIVITY

African Drumming (African Drumming Australia):  Join the team from African Drumming for 90 minutes of interactive drumming, singing and dancing. Work on creating a traditional African percussion ensemble using Djembe drums, a range of bass drums and lots of shakers.

Casual Hooping (Enchanted Rainbow): Join Enchanted Rainbow and learn the art of hooping! Learn how to size, spin and dance with hoops. FREE ACTIVITY

Circus Skills (Enchanted Rainbow): Join Enchanted Rainbow for a variety of circus themed activities. Learn plate spinning, stilts, juggling, poi and much more. FREE ACTIVITY

Free Function Fitness (Get Active Shepparton): Join Get Active Shepparton for free, fun and family friendly training sessions. Outdoor fitness sessions suitable for all ages and abilities. FREE ACTIVITY

Kelly Sports:  Why should all the big kids have the fun? Delivered by expert coaches in a safe and fun environment, mini sports allow children to discover sport while developing their fundamental motor skills, confidence and social skills. The 10 am session is suited Sessions are suited to 1 to 5 years olds.  The 11am session targets 6 – 12 year olds.  FREE ACTIVITY

Kids Get Active in April: This is a fun event helping kids get active and learning about fresh fruit and fitness. FREE ACTIVITY

Kite Making (Council): This fun and creative kite making workshop will see you colour in your own kite and have fun flying it. FREE ACTIVITY

Munzee:  Munzee is the next generation in global scavenger hunt games. Track down QR codes hidden in the real world and capture them for points. Whether you are a casual player, an avid explorer, or a hard-core competition enthusiast, Munzee helps you rediscover the world around you. FREE ACTIVITY

Orienteering (Start Outdoors):  Come along as a family and enjoy the outdoors while practicing your map reading skills. No prior experience is required - just a sense of adventure.  FREE ACTIVITY

Paddlehub (Canoeing Victoria):  Canoeing Victoria's Paddle Hub offers activities for families looking to experience paddling for the first time or to further develop your paddling skills. Secure your spot and pre book now!  FREE ACTIVITY, REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Pedal Karts (It’s Party Time Jumping Castles): Human powered go karting in the massive 18m x 10m inflatable race track! These amazing go karts are simply one means to experience the adrenalin rush associated with racing. Karts cater for kids 3- 12 years FREE ACTIVITY

Pedometer Challenge (Council): Get a team of 4-6 together or register as an individual for the Pedometer Challenge and track you daily steps over a 4 week period. Registrations close Wednesday 21 March 2018. Register now! FREE ACTIVITY,  REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Pop up Paddling (Paddlehub): Canoeing Victoria's Paddle Hub offers activities for families looking to experience paddling for the first time or to further develop your paddling skills. Secure your spot and pre book now! FREE ACTIVITY, REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Star Gazing (Bendigo Astronomical Society): Join the Bendigo Astronomical Society Members and explore the beauty of the stars, planets and nebulae through their large telescopes. This is a great night out for the whole family and will give you the chance to view the moon, Saturn and Venus depending on what night you come along! FREE ACTIVITY

Spotlight Walk (RiverConnect): A new addition to RiverConnect's Activities in the Park schedule, enjoy a meditative labyrinth surrounded by River Red Gums and Silver Wattles at Stewart's Reserve. Take some time for you and improve your wellbeing by spending time outdoors, hosted by Dr Lisa Shortridge. FREE ACTIVITY

Yoga Sessions and Wellness (With One Breath Yoga): Each class is made up of 45 minutes of yoga and 10 minutes of relaxation followed by a health education talk with discussion topics of immune health, detoxification, study and memory enhancement and food basics.

Yoga (Smith Performance Solution): Join Rachel Smith for 45 minutes of gentle yoga in the beautiful Meteorite Gardens in Murchison. FREE ACTIVITY

Event Location Town Time Day Date
Pedometer Challenge Various Various Various Various 2/4/2018- 29/04/2018
Active Kids - Tennis Undera Tennis Club Undera 10.00am - 11.00am Tuesday 3/04/2018
Casual Hooping Stevens Crescent Park Mooroopna 10.00am - 11.30am Tuesday 3/04/2018
Kite Making Katandra West Recreation Reserve Katandra 10.00am - 12.00pm Wednesday 4/04/2018
Pedal Karts Meteorite Park Murchison 11.00am - 1.00pm Wednesday 4/04/2018
Circus Skills Mactier Gardens Tatura 10.00am - 12.00pm Thursday 5/04/2018
Yoga session and Wellness in 30 minutes Mooroopna Education and Activity Centre Mooroopna 5.30pm - 6.45pm Thursday 5/04/2018
Casual Hooping CWA Gardens Dookie 10.00am - 11.30am Friday 6/04/2018
Star Gazing Dargalong Reserve Murchison 6.30pm - 8.30pm Friday 6/04/2018
Kite Making Toolamba Recreation Reserve Toolamba 10.00am - 12.00pm Friday 6/04/2018
African Drumming SPC KidsTown Mooroopna 11.00am - 12.30pm Saturday 7/04/2018
African Drumming SPC KidsTown Mooroopna 1.00pm - 2.30pm Saturday 7/04/2018
Paddlehub - Pop in Paddling Northern Foreshore, Victoria Park Lake Shepparton 11.00am - 3.00pm Sunday 8/04/2018
Kids Get Active April SPC KidsTown Mooroopna 11.00am – 2.00pm Daily  M - F 9/04/2018 – 13/04/2018
Circus Skills Judd Park Merrigum 10.00am - 12.00pm Monday 9/04/2018
Yoga Meteorite Park Murchison 5.15pm - 6.00pm Monday 9/04/2018
Pedal Karts SPC KidsTown Mooroopna 11.00am - 1.00pm Tuesday 10/04/2018
Spotlight Walk Goulburn River Shepparton 6.15pm Tuesday 10/04/2018
Active Kids - Netball Junior Coaching Clinic Congupna Recreation Reserve Congupna 10.00am - 11.00am Wednesday 11/04/2018
Orienteering Ferrari Park Mooroopna 10.00am - 11.30am Wednesday 11/04/2018
Active @ School Session Larsen Reserve Tallygaroopna 10.00am - 11.00am Thursday 12/04/2018
Yoga Session and Wellness in 30 minutes Mooroopna Education and Activity Centre Mooroopna 5.30pm - 6.45pm Thursday 12/04/2018
Active Kids - Golf Clinic Merrigum Golf Club Merrigum 10.00am- 11.00am Friday 13/04/2018
Kelly Mini Sports Ferrari Park Mooroopna 10.00am - 10.45am Saturday 14/04/2018
Kelly Sports Multi Sports Program Ferrari Park Mooroopna 11.00am - 12.00pm Saturday 14/04/2018
Labyrinth along the River Stewart's Reserve Shepparton 9.00am - 10.00am Saturday 14/04/2018
Free Family Functional Fitness Victoria Park Lake, Western Park Shepparton 9.00am - 10.00am Sunday 15/04/2018
Pop Up Playground SPC KidsTown Mooroopna 10.00am - 12.00pm Sunday 15/04/2018