What’s on in and Around Bardon

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Looking for things to do in Bardon for the coming days? Check your schedules because here’s the list of what’s on in Bardon for the month of July.

Bardon Community Markets

Sunday, 15, 22, and 29 July 2018 (6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

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Open every Sunday, the Bardon Community Markets let locals and visitors browse stalls and support the local community. Visit the market and grab a bite to eat for breakfast, pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables, or find a gift for your loved ones.

For more information visit Bardon Community Markets.

If you want to become a stallholder or sell some things at the car boot sale which takes place every third Sunday, you’ll need to register by either emailing bardonmarket@gmail.com or by calling 0421289207.

Venue: Norman Buchan Park, Bardon


Low Impact Fitness and Pilates

Tuesday, 17, 24, and 31 July 2018 (9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

Get moving with this low impact fitness activity that involves easy movement and exercises including a warm-up, strength exercises, pilates, and warm down.

Bookings essential. To book call Jen’s Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316.

Participants are required to bring a yoga mat. You may also bring small weights if you want. Meeting point is under the trees near the picnic shelter.

Venue: Rainworth Park, 67 Main Avenue, Bardon


Circuits and Intervals

Wednesday, 18 and 25 July 2018 (9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.)

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This low impact body conditioning program is designed to target strength and improve overall endurance and fitness.

Circuits and Intervals is suitable for both men and women at all fitness levels.

Bookings essential. To book call Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Participants are asked to meet near the half basketball court.

Venue: Bowman Park, 247 Simpsons Road, Bardon


Boxing and Fitness Circuit

Wednesday, 18 and 25 July 2018 (9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

The program involves boot camp type exercises including boxing warm-up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss.

Bookings essential. To book call Jen’s Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316.

Participants are required to bring white cotton boxing glove liners and meet in the gym equipment area.

Venue: Norman Buchan Park, 53 Rainworth Road, Bardon


Tai Chi for Balance, Stability, and Healthy Ageing

Thursday, 19 July 2018 (8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)

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This is a fitness and well-being program suitable for seniors.

Teaching good balance through mental and physical fitness, this proven falls-prevention program is adapted for all levels of ability. This dynamic mind and body activity will invigorate you and help you feel relaxed, refreshed, and calm.

Program costs $5 and bookings not required. For more information visit the Australian Academy of Tai Chi or call 0414 569 492.

Participants are asked to meet near the playground of Fletcher Parade Park.

Venue: Fletcher Parade Park (nos.161-231), 219 Fletcher Parade, Bardon


Tabata and Core

Saturday, 21and 28 July 2018 (7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.)

This program is a combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability exercises. Exercises are suitable for men and women at all fitness levels.

Bookings essential. To book call Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Participants are asked to meet near the cricket hut.

Venue: Jubilee Park, 52 Crown Street, Bardon