Mental Health Week at ELC

We all know the benefits the body obtains through physical activity but did you know the mind can also benefit from regular participation in physical activity.

To support Mental Health Week the team at Eltham Leisure Centre are running a number of FREE events to provide the community the opportunity to participate and experience the benefits of activity.

The centre will provide access to a series of group fitness classes, personal training sessions and will cap the week of with a FREE seminar on “Mental Health and Physical Activity” presented by our own group fitness instructor and clinical psychologist Dr. Lisa Forrester.

Please refer to the below table for the calendar of events and note that spaces are limited in the PT and seminar sessions.

Call the centre on 9439 2266 to reserve your spot today.

Mon 9th October6.15pmBody Pump
Tues 10th October4.00 - 8.00pmFREE 30 min PT sessions
Tues 10th October4.15pmVirtual Sh'Bam
Wed 11th October10.45amCX Worx
Thurs 12th October8.30 - 11.30amFREE 30 min PT sessions
Thurs 12th October11.20amYoga
Thurs 12th October7.00pmFREE Mental Health seminar
Fri 13th October9.10amBody Attack
Sat 14th October11.15amBody Balance
Sun 15th October9.10amRPM
Seniors month at Eltham Leisure Centre

To coincide with October being Seniors Month the Eltham Leisure Centre is running a series of free events to help engage the community and provide opportunities for seniors to connect throughout the month.

Age Friendly Coordinator, Betty Anderson believes that ” using physical activity as the platform we can truly make great social connections” and “the benefits of physical activity in later years has been proven to make a positive impact on overall health and wellbeing.”

The centre will run a series of free “come and try” classes plus a number of social activities also.  The events are as follows:

Mon 9th October2.30pmAfternoon Tea
Thurs 12th October12.25pmActive Movers Class
Wed 18th October1.15pmActive BodyPump
Tues 24th October12.25pmBody Vive
Mon 30th October10.15amActive Movers

For further information please contact the centre directly on 9439 2266.