Sport is for everybody: all ages, skills, health ranges and ability.
That’s why Wyndham Metropolis has partnered with native sporting golf equipment and bodily exercise suppliers forward of This Lady Can Week (21-28 March) to create a calendar of free actions in Wyndham for women and girls who wish to strive one thing new, or do one thing they haven’t completed shortly.
Wyndham Metropolis Energetic Metropolis portfolio holder Peter Maynard stated actions included come and check out occasions for yoga, Zumba, karate, desk tennis, calisthenics, soccer, netball and extra.
Cr Maynard stated there’s additionally native pram strolling periods for mums who wish to get out and about with their bubs, and Parkrun occasions for walkers and runners who wish to full 5 kilometres in a enjoyable group setting.
“This Lady Can Week is per week the place we have a good time and encourage women and girls to embrace bodily exercise in a manner that fits them,” Cr Maynard stated.
“Everyone knows that exercising is essential for our bodily and psychological well being, nonetheless half of all women and girls aren’t getting sufficient train every week – and a giant motive why is a concern of being judged, or not feeling match sufficient to start out.”
“I encourage Wyndham’s women and girls to make use of This Lady Can Week as a possibility to search out an exercise or sport that’s proper for them.”
“Whether or not it’s a little bit or quite a bit, what issues is getting some motion into your day, and having enjoyable alongside the way in which.”
“We’re additionally calling on women and girls who’re already lively to encourage others to become involved by sharing how sport and bodily exercise makes you are feeling on social media, utilizing the hashtags #ThisGirlCanVic and #WyndhamGirlsCan.”
The This Lady Can marketing campaign is a VicHealth initiative that conjures up, motivates and helps women and girls to turn into extra lively.
In 2020, nearly 320,000 Victorian ladies had been impressed to get lively at residence or of their neighbourhoods on account of the This Lady Can marketing campaign.