Making time during the week to exercise can be a struggle at times. Yet, we all know that working on our fitness can bring about a range of physical and mental health benefits. For many individuals, joining local sporting teams is their favourite way to exercise. It allows them to socialise, work as a team and it breaks up their weekly routine – all while improving their health and fitness. If you’ve ever thought about joining a local sporting team, read on for our list of local sporting teams to keep you fit and healthy.
Logan Central | Logan Brothers Rugby League Club
Logan Brothers pride themselves on being a multicultural club that promotes game participation with a “positive or it’s pointless” attitude. Both junior and senior players are welcome, with the Club’s mission being, “to create a friendly environment where everyone can learn about the game of rugby league”.
Eight Mile Plains | Sportennis Club
Sportennis Club offers formal tennis fixtures weekday nights and Saturday afternoons. Alternatively, they also offer social tennis Wednesday and Thursday evenings, and ladies groups on weekday mornings.
Runcorn | Rackley Swimming
Rackley Swimming Runcorn is open 7 days a week and features a heated outdoor 25m pool and heated indoor ‘Learn To Swim’ pool. The teachers at Rackley Swimming are highly qualified and focused on providing fun and engaging swimming lessons. As well as junior level swimming classes, the adult squad runs at 6am and 6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, while adult stroke correction classes run at 9am on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Daisy Hill | Daisy Hill Squash and Racquet Club
The Daisy Hill Squash and Racquet Club offers the community state-of-the-art squash courts. They pride themselves on their superior fields, facilities and events. Better yet, they take new entries every week for social competitions. All levels are welcome, with social squash taking place on Monday nights from 7pm-9pm.
Alternatively, you may choose to join the Wednesday Night Beginners & Intermediate Social, which runs from 6:30pm-9pm. It’s $10-$15 per week, you can join a team and play against different people each week, and you’ll be guaranteed two matches for a fantastic run around. Junior training is also available.
Slacks Creek | The Fight Centre
The Fight Centre is a Muay Thai, Boxing and BJJ School. The Fight Centre allows participants to learn to fight in a fun and safe environment. Many classes are available, for a range of age groups from kids to adults.
Kuraby | Kuraby Knights Cricket Club
The Kuraby Knights Cricket Club offers junior and senior cricket. They promote a fun, safe and challenging team environment for those who are keen to develop their cricket skills and learn to play the game.
Springwood | Springwood Seals Netball Club
The Springwood Seals Netball Club offers something for everyone. The Club emphasises enjoyment of sport while promoting personal and team improvement. The Seals Netball Club caters to those aged 8 to Opens.
Underwood | Ozsports
Ozsports offer a mixed range of sports, including beach volleyball, netball, cricket and soccer for both juniors and seniors.
Rochedale South | BodyViva Pilates
Pilates can significantly improve strength, flexibility and posture, while reducing stress levels. Pilates offers participants a group atmosphere that lets them go at their own pace. BodyViva’s Pilates classes are led by our qualified physiotherapists. If you’d like to find out more or book in, contact us today. Also, be sure to check out the common exercises you’ll come across in Pilates, as demonstrated by our professionals on our website.
If you’re keen on changing up your fitness routine, adding local sport into your week can bring significant benefits to your overall health. If you need advice on how you can adjust your current fitness regime, have a chat with the BodyViva team today.