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1 November 2022

Join us as we move for Movember! Check out what’s on at DeakinACTIVE this month

The new trimester is upon us and the weather is turning balmy – there’s no better time to establish some healthy habits as we welcome in summer and a new study routine!

Check out the DeakinMOVES app for a range of blogs, healthy recipe ideas and daily workouts to help you shift out of hibernation mode and get you feeling fabulous for the summer months ahead.

And if you really want to push yourself, join one of our Movember group challenges to raise money for men’s health or fine-tune your fitness with our Summer Shred offer!

Support men’s health during Movember

This year, more than ever, we need your help to raise awareness of men’s health issues, including mental health and suicide prevention, and prostate and testicular cancer. DeakinACTIVE is committed to helping the men in our lives enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives.

So, grow a mo, join our challenges via the DeakinMOVES app or donate on our Movember fundraising page (full terms and conditions available via the links). There’s two great challenges to choose from this month:

Boost your fitness for summer

Could you perhaps use an extra incentive to reach your fitness goals as we head into the warmer months? Try DeakinACTIVE’s Summer Shred campaign! By signing up, you’ll receive a 15-week membership for just $159* (save more than $106!) with a free six-week training program included. You can sign up in person at the gym or online today!

*Terms and conditions apply. Available only to new gym members (Deakin students and staff). You’ll have no joining fee if rolling into a new membership later. Promotion valid from 14 November 2022 to 24 February 2023, including DeakinACTIVE’s two-week holiday closure from 24 December 2022 to 3 January 2023. No suspensions or cancellations during 15-week period. Promotion on sale from 14 November 2022 to 18 December 2022.

Mingle as you move with DeakinPLAY

Keen to make new friends as you stay active? Trimester 3 social sport competitions start from 7 November at both Burwood and Waurn Ponds with a variety of competitions:

Grab your mates and make up your own team, or join up as an individual and we’ll add you into a team looking for players! Register or check out more info via the DeakinPLAY webpage.

Get to know your campus gym in T3

DeakinACTIVE encompasses your on-campus gym and fitness facilities – and we’re here to help you reach your health and fitness goals. 

Join for $0!
A DeakinACTIVE membership will get you moving towards a stronger body and mind, help you de-stress from your studies and also get you having fun! Work out in the gym, attend a group fitness class, book in a health consult or you might even want to try some personal training sessions for more accountability. 

We can offer you discounted student membership fees, no lock-in contract and, if you sign up during OWeek or Week 1, we’ll also waive the usual joining fee! You can join in person at the gym or join online.

Try our Safe Space
Every Wednesday morning from 7–10am, DeakinACTIVE provides a Safe Space inside our facilities that is welcoming and accessible to all. Whether you’re neurodivergent, from the queer community or have some mental or physical disabilities, come and train with us at no cost and with no obligations

Can’t make it to the gym?

If you’re studying online or just need some time to decompress after a study session, take advantage of our free online wellbeing classes that are available throughout T3! 

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