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Premier’s Active April 2017

Premier’s Active April encourages all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April.

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to get more people active and healthy.

Download the app or use the online Activity Tracker to log your daily activity and track your progress throughout the month. Plus, you can create and join teams, compare the progress of team members, discover events near you and win awesome prizes!

Once again there are a range of State wide incentives and opportunities for registered participants – to help you get active and stay active.

So step up the amount of physical activity in your life this April, and get more active, more often. Go for a bike ride, take the stairs at work, or simply walk to school.

It’s about getting out there and being active. Register today at: https://app.activeapril.vic.gov.au/register

Prizes and Incentives

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Getting active this April can’t be hard when you receive special offers like this just by signing up!

In 2017, every Premier’s Active April participant will have access to*:
•10 free passes to a participating YMCA or access to a local government recreation facility
•15% off at Sportsmart in store and online
•one hour free tennis court hire at Melbourne Park or Albert Reserve
•one free Get into Cardio Tennis session
•20% off any annual membership with Cycling Victoria
•a 2 for 1 ticket offer to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
•entry into the draw to win tickets to the 2018 Australian Open Tennis Finals
•a chance to win great Prizes
•weekly email tips on healthy eating and being active

*Terms and Conditions apply to all offers and prizes.

Winner receives two tickets to each of the 2018 men’s and women’s finals.

In addition to these special offers, just by signing up to Active April you also have access to a variety of Prizes, YMCA Offers, Local Facility Offers and Other Local Offers.

Local offers

Mildura Waves

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Register at the Mildura Waves Facility to receive:
•a 10 x free entry pass for access to aquatic, gym, and group fitness classes for visitors 16 years and over
•$0 joining fee if you join as a member before the 31st April 2017
•No lock in contract if you join before the 31st of April 2017
•Free community bootcamp at the end of April

*Terms and Conditions apply. Any unused visits are not redeemable after April 2017. Visit the Mildura Waves website for more information.

Workplaces

Want to whip your workplace into shape?

Premier’s Active April is here to help! Plus, you can access Workplace Benefits and win fantastic prizes, specifically for Workplace Teams. If you’re not sure where to start have a look at the Workplace Resources we’ve provided and our FAQs for anything you’re unsure about. If you still need help, please Contact Us.

 

Schools

Premier’s Active April gives schools the chance to help students have fun, get more active and share in some great prizes!

In this section, you can learn How to Register for Active April as both a student or teacher, as well as how to create School Teams. There are some awesome Benefits to getting your school involved this year and we have plenty of School Resources to help you make it your most active April ever. We’ve covered many FAQs here, but please Contact Us if you have further questions.

 

 

 

^Conditions apply: Visit www.activeapril.vic.gov.au for more details

Active April 2017 toolkits

The Active April tool kits are designed to help you promote Active April in your workplace, school and early years service. The resources can be used to enhance various messages about Active April, making them more memorable, more engaging, and raising awareness for participation.

Direct link to registration page: app.activeapril.vic.gov.au/register

 

Blubs for newsletters, emails and intranet:

To explain Premier’s Active April in newsletters, emails or websites, please copy and paste the description via the link below: https://www.activeapril.vic.gov.au/about/promoting-active-april/copy/

 

PAA State wide resources

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Posters:
Statewide General Poster (PDF)
Statewide Poster- Schools (PDF)
Statewide Poster- Workplaces (PDF)
Activity Wall Chart- Schools (PDF)
Activity Wall Chart- Workplaces (PDF)

There are many more resources available via the Marketing Packs above. (Downloadable .zip file)

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Resources for Early Childhood Educators

Good for Kids, Good for Life: Excellent resources focused on developing fundamental movement skills in preschool aged children.  Very useful activity cards available.

Lets Get Moving Resource Book: Suggestions for active play and developing fundamental movement skills in preschool aged children

Sport New Zealand: A guide to physical activity for 0-5 year olds.  Contains suggestions for parents at home.  Particularly useful resource for family day carers.

Kids – “Go for your life” Active Play Program (PDF): An active play program for early childhood services.  Lesson plans for active play for children aged 0 -5 years.  Suggestions for tailoring activities to different age groups. HTM wish to acknowledge the authors of this program: Department of Health, Deakin University, Barwon Health, Amy Wolfe and Rachel Kenna.

Register Now and Get Active!

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Get active this April with Premier’s Active April! 1 April to 30 April 2017. Visit the website to register now!

Healthy Together Mildura has promoted this community physical activity challenge for last 4 years.  With the addition of local incentives our region has seen a 80% increase in participation since 2012, with over 600 participants in the Mildura Region annually.  We are aiming to improve these figures each year.

Premier’s Active April has a great new website and smart phone app that have streamlined the registration process for the challenge. If you registered in previous years, it will be very quick and easy to register again this year.

Visit: app.activeapril.vic.gov.au/register to sign up now

The website has great tips and activities.  It also has an online activity tracker so you can track your progress during the month of April.  Additional prizes and incentives are also available for people who register and track their progress.

 

Tips for getting active

Want to get active but not sure where to start? Follow some of these easy tips and you’ll be well on your way to a more active, healthy lifestyle

Healthy Together Mildura’s supporting activities:
10,000 Step Challenge

 

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Don’t forget that you can access one of the 400 HTM pedometers available for 6 week loan from Mildura Region Libraries.