Live Life Eurobodalla

Live Life Eurobodalla is part of our commitment to healthier living. Get started or keep up your healthy life style with fun community-based activities, some of which are subsidised or free.

Group or solo activities for healthy ageing

This page lists physical activity groups in Eurobodalla that you may be interested in joining. We've also added some resources and ideas for things you can do at home or while out and about with friends or family, to help you stay active and healthy.

Council does not run these activities so for more information please contact the person listed for the activity you are interested in.

Life Life calendar of activities

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If getting to the gym or joining a group activity is not an option, here are a few ways for safely maintaining physical fitness and mental health at home.

Dragon boating

Try this exciting team sport for ages 12+. Dragon Boating involves two people sitting per seat in the boat, facing forwards and paddling in sync. A sweep/steer person navigates the back of the boat. Paddlers need to wear light clothing, footwear that may get wet, a hat, sunscreen and bring along a water bottle. Sessions last approximately one hour.

Where: NBWD Boatshed, Riverside Drive, Narooma (next to Quarterdeck Cafe)
When: Tuesdays from 1:30pm, Thursdays from 4:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30am
Cost: Live Life members can try three paddles free of charge. If participants would like to continue on they need to pay an annual club membership fee of $75 plus $120 mandatory annual registration with Dragon Boating NSW for insurance purposes. Members will receive a club shirt and cap.
Contact: Libby Shortridge

Where: Nature Coast Dragon Boat Club, Moruya River, meet at the boat shed next to Moruya Swimming Pool.
When: Tuesdays 5.15-6.30pm and Saturdays 8.15-9.30am.
Cost: Give dragon boat racing a try with the first five paddles free of charge. The club supply life jackets, paddles and coaching. The annual membership fee, which cover insurance and allows participation at regattas is $180 for adults and $75 for paddlers aged 12 to 18 years.
Contact: Amanda Roberts

Narooma Swimming Centre

This indoor pool is open year round

Extended summer hours begin 16 November 2020.

Where: Bluewater Drive, Narooma

  • Aqua Moves
    Pool-based fitness classes use the water for a low-resistance workout.
    When: 11am Wednesdays
    Cost: $12 or $9 concession
  • Aqua Fit
    Get your heart working in this cardio segment, then strengthen muscle and improve balance and coordination for a well-rounded work out.
    When: 11am Tuesdays and 8am Fridays
    Cost: $12 or $9 concession

Contact the instructor to book:

Contact the pool:

Moruya War Memorial Swimming Centre

Extended summer hours begin 16 November 2020.

Where: Shore Street, Moruya

  • Aqua Fit
    Pool-based fitness classes using water for a low-resistence workout.
    When: Thursdays, beginning 17 October, 1pm to 2pm
    Cost: 
    ten classes free

Contact: Zoe Morgan

  • Aqua Fit
    This water-based cardio class is suitable for people over 50 who want to stay fit and active.
    When: Phone 4474 2343 for session days and times
    Cost:
    $8 - single class, $70 - 10 x class cards

Contact instructors:
Sharon Jones

Kim Young

Contact the pool:

Batemans Bay Bushwalkers

Join the Batemans Bay Bushwalkers on easy to intense walks through beautiful local bushland.

When: two walks a week, contact club to find out where and when the next walk is.
Cost: New members $35, existing members $20 annual membership renewal fee.
Contact: Club Secretary:

Eurobodalla Walkers

Come on a weekly 1-2 hour outdoor walk with the group. Walks go ahead in all types of weather, and take place all over Eurobodalla, from North Durras to Narooma.

When: weekly walks every month except December and January, contact club to find out where and when the next walk is.
Cost: $5 annual membership
Contact:

  • M: Carol 0417 235 041 or Margaret 0427 724 886

Dalmeny Narooma Bushwalkers

Join the Dalmeny Narooma Bushwalkers on walks of different intensities.

When: two walks a week from March to November, one walk a week during February, contact club to find out where and when the next walk is.
Cost: $20 annual membership, plus driver donation fee for some walks
Contact: Michael McDonagh

Stretch your legs and fit some light exercise in to your day by following one of these easy trails around Eurobodalla's town centres. Each walk/run takes between half an hour to two hours to complete depending on your pace.

Mill Bay Boardwalk, Narooma

Take a stroll and breathe in the fresh sea air along Narooma's scenic boardwalk. Begin the walk from Apex Park (on the northern side of the inlet) following the boardwalk towards the bridge. Look out for large schools of fish and stingrays as you walk. Continue over the bridge making your way along Riverside Drive past mangroves, eateries and cafés or follow the foreshore in front of the caravan park past the jetty to Rotary Park. Your final destination is Australia Rock and the breakwall at the Wagonga Inlet entrance.

  • Length: 700m to 4km return
  • Time: 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Grade: Easy, level and wheelchair access on the boardwalk
  • Start: Apex Park boat ramp at Centenary Drive, Narooma
  • View the Mill Bay Boardwalk map

Historic Town Walk, Bodalla

Beginning at the All Saints Church, continue south past the Bodalla Cottage, memorial hall, bakery, post office and on to the old police station where you cross over the highway to the fire shed. Continue south and turn down Sutcliffe Street. At the old Bodalla School follow the street north passing the Uniting Church, Stone Shed and complete the walk at Bodalla Pub.

Moruya River Foreshore Walk, Moruya

Begin your walk between the giant elms at Moruya’s Riverside Park. Head east along the dirt road that winds between the Casuarinas along the riverbank until the turnaround point at Racecourse Creek.

Batemans Bay CBD to Observation Point, Batehaven

Follow the promenade footpath along the Clyde River past the local restaurants and cafes toward Beach Road. Head South at Beach Road towards Batemans Bay Marina passing award-winning artwork from the annual Sculpture for Clyde competition. Continue along Beach Road toward Hanging Rock Recreation Area and Birdland Animal Park. Pass Joe’s Creek before returning to the foreshore at Corrigans Beach Reserve. At the southern end of Corrigan's Beach a staircase leads to Observation Point Lookout, which offers an impressive panorama looking out across Snapper Islands and Batemans Bay Marine Park.

Cullendulla Mangrove Walk

This walk winds through the Marine Park Sanctuary Zone via the beach, boardwalk and dirt track and features informative signage to learn about the surrounding pristine mangrove area.

More walks

Eurobodalla has lots of options for walking you can follow to get your daily dose of fresh air and exercise. Choose from a range of leisurely strolls and challenging hikes:

Belly dancing

A middle-eastern inspired dance workout that strengthens the core and hips.

Where: Uniting Church, 1 Catlin Avenue Hanging Rock
When:
Phone 0457 284 411 for class dates and times
Cost:
$15 per class or $100 for 8 week term
Contact: Luiza Urbanik

Classical ballet for beginners

A classical dance class focused on the techniques and artistry of ballet. Great for posture and developing foundation skills for all dance styles.

Where: Shop 2, Costin Village, 124 Wagonga Street, Narooma
When: Wednesdays from 6pm and Fridays from 10.30am
Cost: $10 per class
Contact: Cortney

Folk dancing

Learn how to perform traditional international dances from Europe, Asia, America and the Pacific. Classes are available to members of the University of the Third Age (U3A).

Where: Batemans Bay Community Centre, 2 Museum Place Batemans Bay
When:
Phone 4472 9202 for class dates and times
Cost:
$40 annual membership to U3A
Contact: Audrey Maher

Groove

An easygoing but upbeat workout class that uses dance movements from club, urban and Latin styles.

Where: One Life Gym, Orient Street Batemans Bay
When:
Mondays 4.30 – 5.30pm, Thursdays 9-10am
Cost:
$15 per class, $120 for 10 class pass, $240 for 20 class pass
Contact: One Life Gym

Just Dance Eurobodalla

A free one hour movement and dance class. All ages and abilities welcome.

Where: Moruya Red Door Theatre Hall, Evans Street, Moruya
When: Wednesdays, 6-7pm
Cost: by donation ($10 recommended)
Contact: Jade

Latin fitness

A fun up-beat class inspired by Cha-Cha, Samba, Jive and Salsa dancing that will get the heart rate up and the hips moving!

Where: Shop 2, Costin Village, 124 Wagonga Street, Narooma
When: Mondays from 6.30pm and Thursdays from 11am
Cost: $10 per class
Contact: Cortney

Latin dancing

Learn how to dance the Mambo, Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive, Rock’n’roll, and Argentine Tango.

Where: Moruya RSL Hall, 11 Page Street Moruya
When:
Phone 4472 9202 for course dates and times
Cost:
$135 for a 10 week course
Contact: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre

Learn to dance

Learn ballroom, Latin and vogue dances in a fun step by step environment.

Where: Narooma Surf Club, Wilcox Avenue, Narooma
When:
Mondays, starting 14 October, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Cost:
Free for a ten week course
Contact: Courtney

  • M: 0402 792 431

Line dancing

Practice fun and simple step sequences performed to country music.

Where: Batemans Bay Community Centre, 2 Museum Place Batemans Bay
When:
Phone 0429 925 007 for class dates and times
Cost:
$5 per class
Contact: Alan Rosier

Scottish dancing

Join in a social dance performed in a group to Scottish country music. Scottish Country Dancing involves dancing in formations arranged in unique sequences. Practicing the various jigs, reels and strathspeys can be helpful improving memory, balance, coordination and aerobic fitness. It can be quite a workout, so a pre-class warm-up and stretching after class is highly recommended. Wear comfortable shoes with a non-slip sole. No partner necessary.

Cancelled until further notice
To limit gatherings and help slow the spread of coronavirus, this event is cancelled until further notice.

Where: Batemans Bay Community Centre, 2 Museum Place, Batemans Bay
When:
Phone 0412 555 042 for class dates and times
Cost:
$10 one-off Caledonian Society membership fee and $5 for each class
Contact: Verna Glen

Where: Bodalla Community Hall, Princes Highway, Bodalla
When:
Thursdays, starting 6 February 2020, 1pm - 3pm
Cost:
Free, bookings essential
Contact: Janine and Max Holden

Social Ballroom Classes

Learn Ballroom, Latin and New Vogue dance moves in a fun, social setting. Great for beginners in ballroom, no partners required.

Where: Shop 2, Costin Village, 124 Wagonga Street, Narooma
When: Mondays from 7.15pm and Fridays from 2pm
Cost: $10 per class
Contact: Cortney

South Coast Stompers Clogging

Join a passionate and experienced group to learn routines and perfect techniques to ‘hillbilly tap dancing’ type of movement.

Where: Batemans Bay Community Centre, 2 Museum Place Batemans Bay
When:
Phone 0408 966 212 for class dates and times
Cost:
$5 per class
Contact: Brenda Migley

  • M: 0408 966 212

Vogue sequence dancing

Learn how to waltz, foxtrot or tango.

Where: Moruya RSL Hall, 11 Page Street Moruya
When:
Phone 4472 9202 for course dates and times
Cost:
$135 for a 10 week course
Contact: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre

Chi Kung (Qi Gong)

Simple and gentle movements that improve your body’s strength and flexibility. Dress in comfortable clothes and bring a mat, towel and water.

Where: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre, 42 Orient Street Batemans Bay
When:
Phone 02 4472 9202 for class dates and times
Cost:
$120 for 8 week course
Contact: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness meditation

Practicing mindfulness can have benefits for people who experience anxiety or depression. These classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators.

Where: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre,42 Orient Street Batemans Bay
When: Phone 4472 9202 for course dates and times
Cost: $120 for 8 week course
Contact: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre

Pilates

A gentle workout that uses standing positions and floor exercises. These classes focus on deep breathing, core strength and balance.

Where: One Life Gym, 30B Orient Street, Batemans Bay
When: Contact One Life Gym for class days and times
Cost: $15 per class, $120 for a 10 class pass, $240 for a 20 class pass
Contact: One Life Gym

Pilates with Geri Taylor

These classes focus on deep breathing, stretching and strengthening the whole body, balance and control.

  • Tuross Head

Where: Kyla Park Hall, LOT 80 Hector McWilliam Dr, Tuross Head
When: Contact instructor for class timetable
Cost: $10 per class, $50 for a 6 class pass, $80 for a 10 class pass

  • Moruya

Where: St Mary’s Performing Arts Centre, Evans street Moruya
When: Contact instructor for class days timetable
Cost: $12 per class, $50 for a 5 class pass, $90 for a 10 class pass

Contact: Geri Taylor

Studio Blue Pilates

With an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and year's of dance training, Cortney is sure to bring out the best in you at her pilates classes.

Where: Shop 2, Costin Village, 124 Wagonga Street, Narooma
When: Tuesdays from 11am and Thursdays from 7am
Cost: $20 per class on a casual basis or $80 for a five class pass
Contact: Cortney

Tai Chi

Practice this ancient Chinese art that combines controlled breathing and concentration with body movements that aim to improve your strength, balance and flexibility. Classes use low risk movements designed for people who experience arthritis.

Where: Batemans Bay Community Centre, 2 Museum Place Batemans Bay
When:
9.30am Thursdays
Cost:
$10 per class (run via U3A membership)
Contact: instructor Carolyn Smith / Joan Miller

  • T: 4474 2164

Where: Maloneys Beach, Maloneys Drive
When:
9.30am-10.30am Sundays
Cost:
Gold coin donation
Contact: Ashley Connell / Anne Hickman

Where: Corrigans Beach Reserve, Beach Road Batehaven
When: 9.30am Mondays, 9.30am-10.15am Wednesdays and 10am Fridays
Cost: Gold coin donation
Contact instructor:

Mondays: Dawne Barter

Wednesdays: Sonia Collins

  • M: 0402 615 330

Fridays: Jenny Scott

  • T: 4471 1546

Where: County Women’s Association Hall, Queen Street Moruya
When: 10am-11am Mondays (beginner); 10am-11am Tuesdays (advanced)
Cost:
$3 per class
Contact: Gayle Cross:

  • T: 4474 3955

Where: George Noble Park, Mort Avenue Dalmeny ( Wet weather and winter sessions held at Dalmeny Community Hall)
When: 10am Thursdays
Cost:
Gold coin donation
Contact: Diane Johnston

  • T: 4476 1203
  • M: 0408 366 726

Yoga

A gentle workout for beginners focusing on breathing, core strength and balance.

Where: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre,42 Orient Street Batemans Bay
When: Phone 4472 9202 for course dates and times
Cost: $120 for 8 week course
Contact: Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre

Bridge

Have some fun learning bridge or becoming a master or the game as you take your skills to the next level.

Cancelled until further notice
To limit gatherings and help slow the spread of coronavirus, this event is cancelled until further notice.

Where: Moruya Library, Vulcan Street, Moruya
When: Fridays, 10am - 12pm, starting 14 February 2020
Cost: Free, bookings essential
Contact: Zoe Morgan

T: 4474 7470
E: Zoe Morgan

Aerobics dance

Get ready to workout with aerobics paired with 50s, 60s and 70s music.

Where: Narooma Sports and Leisure Centre, Bluewater Drive Narooma
When: Phone instructor for class dates and times
Cost: $10 per class, $8 concession.
Or $90 for a 10 class pass, $70 for a concession 10 class pass
Contact: Instructor Nancy Casu

Better Bodies fitness classes

  • Centergy
    A combination of yoga and pilates based exercises
  • Active
    A high intensity, whole body workout of cardio and strength based training
  • Core
    A class focusing on improving core, torso and back muscles
  • Heart moves
    A gentle, slower pace exercises suitable for people over 60 years

Contact: Better Bodies Gym

Boxing classes

A self-paced boxing exercise group for people of all ages and abilities. Boxing can help with cardio, endurance, stability and stress relief.

Where: Kyla Park Hall, LOT 80 Hector McWilliam Dr, Tuross Head
When: Phone instructor for class dates and times
Cost: $10 per class
Contact: Instructor Lauren Cremona

Fitness and fun circuit class

A whole body workout and stretches of varying intensity.

Where: Kya Park Hall, LOT 80 Hector McWilliam Dr, Tuross Head
When: Phone instructor for class dates and times
Cost: $10 per class
Contact: Instructor Nancy Casu

Fitness for retirees

A low impact exercise group for members of the University of the Third Age (U3A)

Where: Country Women’s Association Hall, street number Edward Road, Batehaven
When: Phone instructor for class dates and times
Cost: $40 annual membership to U3A
Contact: Instructor Maggie Brennan

Get moving

Group workout that aims to improve your strength, cardio, and balance.

Where: Narooma Sports and Leisure Centre, Bluewater Drive Narooma
When: Phone instructor for class dates and times
Cost: $10 per class, $8 concession.
Or $90 for a 10 class pass, $70 for a concession 10 class pass
Contact: Instructor Nancy Casu

One Life Gym classes

Various classes suitable for a range of age groups and abilities.

Contact: One Life Gym

T: 4472 8836
E: One Life Gym
W: One Life Gym

Group training

A full-body workout that includes weights, cardio, boxing and interval training.

Where: Strive Fitness, 31 Church Street, Moruya
When: Class timetable
Cost: $15 per class
Contact: Tom Shepherd

Power bar

A workout that uses weights to improve muscle and joint durability, flexibility and strength. This class is suitable for people who have bone and joint conditions such as osteoporosis.

Where: Narooma Sports and Leisure Centre, Bluewater Drive Narooma
When: Phone instructor for class dates and times
Cost: $10 per class, $8 concession.
Or $90 for a 10 class pass, $70 for a concession 10 class pass
Contact: Nancy Casu

Badminton

What: Social badminton, fun social games for all skill levels. Racquets provided, or bring your own.
Where: Hanging Rock Sports Stadium, off Beach Road, Batemans Bay
When: 10am-12pm Mondays - bookings essential
Cost: $5 per session
Contact: Organiser:

  • T: 4474 7438

Bowls

Batemans Bay

What: Indoor bowls
Where: Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, 2 Beach Road Batemans Bay
When: Phone 4472 1238 for days and times
Cost: $2 for club members
Contact: Veronica Newson

Malua Bay

What: Men’s and ladies' competition bowls and Sunday Sippers Barefoot Bowls
Where: Malua Bay Bowling and Recreation Club, 40 Sylvan Street Malua Bay
Cost: Annual social membership $10, social bowls $7 per game, Sunday Sippers $5-$7.50 per game
Contact: Malua Bay Bowling and Recreation Club

Tomakin

What: Men’s, women’s and Sunday mixed bowls
Where: Tomakin Sports and Social Club, 71 Sunpatch Parade Tomakin
Cost: Annual social membership $10, $11 per session / $5.50 concession
Contact: Tomakin Sports and Social Club

Moruya

What: Barefoot bowls, and Sunday social bowls
Where: Moruya Bowling and Recreation Club, Shore Street Moruya
Cost: $5 per session
Contact: Moruya Bowling and Recreation Club

Tuross Head

What: Men’s, women’s, mixed social bowls and Sunday sizzlers bowls, barefoot bowls
Where: Tuross Head Country Club, 40 Monash Avenue Tuross Head
Cost: $62 annual membership, $6 per session for Sunday sizzlers and barefoot bowls
Contact: Tuross Head Country Club

Narooma

What: Indoor bowls
Where: Club Narooma, 88 Princes Highway Narooma
Cost: $25 club membership
Contact: Dorothy Ryle or Aileen Short

Croquet

What: Challenge your mind and exercise your feet with this fun, non-contact sport. Suitable for ages 9 to 99, there’s no reason not to give croquet a try.

Where: Moruya Bowling and Recreation Club, Shore Street Moruya
When: Phone Moruya Bowling Club for days and times
Cost: $4.50 per session
Contact: Moruya Bowling and Recreation Club

Where: Narooma Croquet Club at Dalmeny Sporting Club, off the Princes Highway
When: Games on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9am-1pm.
Cost: $40 annual fee plus $10 green fees per day
Contact: Club Captain Christine Stent

Darts

Where: Tomakin Sports and Social Club, 71 Sunpatch Parade Tomakin
When: Phone Tomakin Sports and Social Club for days and times
Cost: Annual social membership $10, $11 per session / $5.50 concession
Contact: Tomakin Sports and Social Club

Where: Club Narooma, 88 Princes Highway Narooma
When: Phone Club Narooma for days and times
Cost: $5 per session
Contact: Russell Croker

Snooker

Where: Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, 2 Beach Road Batemans Bay
When: Thursdays from 7pm 
Cost: Free for club members
Contact: Ron Ison

  • T: 4472 5096

Table tennis

Where: Moruya Bowling and Recreation Club, Shore Street Moruya
When: contact the club for days and times
Cost: free
Contact: Moruya Bowling and Recreation Club

Walking soccer

A slow-paced non-contact version of the beautiful game for men and women over 50.

Where: Moruya Basketball Stadium, Albert Street, Moruya
When: Wednesdays 5.30-6.30pm
Cost: Free
Bookings essential
Contact: Emily Dannock

Batemans Bay Tennis Club

Where: Hanging Rock Sorts Complex, Hanging Rock Place, Hanging Rock, Batemans Batemans Bay
When: Mixed doubles third Sunday of the month
Cost: Annual membership $60 
Contact: Rob Frawley

Tomakin Sports & Social Club

Where: 71 Sunpatch Parade, Tomakin
When: Tuesdays, 10am to 12pm
Cost: Annual membership $10, court fees $6 per hour members/$8 non-members, social competition $2 per person per match
Contact: Tomakin Sports and Social Club

Broulee Tennis Courts

Where: Imlay Street, Broulee
When: Mixed social games first Sunday of the month
Cost: Non-members $17 and members $8.70
Contact: Tony and Maree Barritt-Eyles

Moruya Tennis Club

Where: Shore Street Moruya
When: Social competition Wednesdays 6pm to 9pm, Lunch time cardio tennis Wednesdays from 12.30pm to 1pm
Cost: Annual membership $100, social competition $100 for 10 week season
Contact: Richard Sellick

Tuross Head Tennis Club

Where: Kyla Park, Hector McWilliam Way, Tuross Head
When: Contact the club for social competition days and times
Cost: $5 per session for members, $7 for non-members
Contact: Brian Carmichael

Dalmeny Tennis Courts

Where: Dalmeny Tennis Courts, Mort Avenue Dalmeny
When: Senior womens' social games Tuesdays 9am to 12pm, mixed social competition Sundays 9am to 12pm
Cost: $5 per session for members, $8 for non-members
Contact: Jenny Mathie

  • T: 4476 2834

Narooma Tennis Club

What: Senior women’s tennis
Where:
McMillan Road, Narooma
When: Mixed social competition Mondays from 4.30pm and Tuesdays from 8.30am, Ladies' social competition Thursdays (call for times)
Cost: $5 per session for members, $7 for non-members
Contact: Roger McEvoy

Register your activity with Live Life

If you are a local community group, business or individual running a healthy community activity in Eurobodalla, you can submit your activity for inclusion in our quarterly Live Life activity calendar.

To be eligible, organisations and businesses must:

  • hold current Public Liability Insurance to the value of $20,000,000
  • complete a risk assessment for your activity, and
  • ensure all instructors hold relevant qualifications.

We aim to promote activities that are available across Eurobodalla, however priority will be given to activities that are low cost and offer subsidies to subscribers of the Live Life activity calendar.

More information

For more information please contact Coordinator Community Development and Youth Zoe Morgan: