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December 2019

Holiday Opening and Closing Dates

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We are closed for the Christmas holidays from 24th December to 6th January. Due to renovations, the Centre remains closed until 13th January 2020.

From 6th January, we will be responding to voicemail and email messages. Please leave us a message on the following:

  • Phone: 02 9524 9559
  • Email Reception@gcais.ngo.org.au

Alternatively, look in our What’s On section for outings, groups and activities scheduled for 2020.

Holiday Dates for Walking Groups

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Some of our walking groups are taking a well-earned break over the Christmas period. below is a list of when they return in 2020. This information is also available in What’s On.

  • Gymea Easy Pacers  Tuesdays from 9:30am at Zimzala. No break taken
  • Gymea Afternoon Pacers  Thursdays from 4:00pm at GCAIS. Returning on 16th January 2020
  • Gymea Summer Walkers Thursdays from 6:00pm at Zimzala. Returning on 9th January 2020
  • Gymea Finally Friday  Fridays from 9:00am at GCAIS. Returning on 17th January 2020
  • Gymea Nature Walk  Fridays from 9:00am at Sutherland Tennis Courts. Returning on 3rd January 2020.

For more information, contact us at Reception@gcais.ngo.org.au or call on 02 9524 9559.

 

Seniors Exercise-Over 65+ Active and Social Program

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This program is now full. We will keep you up to date with future programs as they are scheduled

The active and social program offers anybody 65 years young and over an opportunity to stay active, maintain mobility and develop friendships in the new year.

This tailored program consists of health assessments from accredited physiologists at Peak Health, supervised gym sessions once a week, 5 nutrition sessions and additional activity sessions (e.g, aqua aerobics, dancing, singing, swimming, gardening, fishing, walking, Tai Chi, Zumba, lawn bowls etc)

This program has been designed to consider individual needs and requirements, and helps those with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, arthritic pain or at risk of falls. 

WHEN:                 28th January – 26TH June 2020 (Includes weekly activities)
WHERE:               Gymea and various locations (dependent on activity)
COST:                    $80 (covers all assessments, gym and nutrition sessions and additional activities)    

Registrations close 21st January 2020 with limited spaces available. For further information and to register:

Telephone:         Jenny K. or Kalpna on 9524 9559
Email:                  jenny.k@gcais.ngo.org.au     kalpna.patel@gcais.ngo.org.au               

Additional information
This program is split into 2 terms of 9 weeks to coincide with the school academic terms:
Term 1 (January 27th– March 27th 2020) consists of:

  • Project launch on the 28th January 2020, where you will be introduced to all the partners on the project, get an overview of the program and hear from health professionals on the benefits of keeping active and social
  • Individual health assessments with Peak Health Physiologists
  • Introduction to online apps- to help you track your own progress.
  • Tailored gym sessions once a week for 8 weeks, under the supervision of Peak Health Physiologists to build strength and get active.
  • 5 nutrition sessions delivered by Sutherland Food Services
  • 4 Additional taster activities – you help us decide what you would like to do
  • Mid program assessment to check how you are tracking

Term 2 (27th April – 26th June 2020) consists of:

  • Tailored gym sessions once a week for 9 weeks, under the supervision of Peak health Physiologists to build strength and get active.
  • Additional nutrition sessions
  • Regular activity sessions
  • Final program assessment
  • Program graduation celebration.