ActiveKIT keeping Queenslanders active
The Queensland Government is keeping more people active and healthy through 39 ActiveKIT initiatives rolling through the state.
Launching 6 months ago in partnership with Health and Wellbeing Queensland, the $4.1 million ActiveKIT program invests in innovative ways to help Queenslanders of all ages to reach their fitness goals and connect with community.
All ActiveKIT initiatives are either operational or in the final stages of development, some of these include:
- The Talk All Sport’s online platform, capturing game statistics direct to electronic scoreboard to free up club volunteers and is being trialled by cricket and karate.
- The Tagspace app, delivering on-demand, outdoor professional fitness programs using augmented reality.
- Queensland’s Touch Association is running a low cost Women in Touch Program introducing women of all abilities to touch football in social, friendly, and non-competitive settings.
- Brisbane’s Science of Fitness gym has launched a Fit Over 50’s group training program.
- Noosa Shire Council’s Ageing Well program which offers those over 65 a 40-week course in strength exercises, fall prevention, beginners aqua, walking groups, tai chi and yoga.
- Toowoomba Regional Council, local clubs are working together on Everyone’s Game to deliver regular informal, social sporting opportunities and upskill clubs during the program.
- SignOnDay, a one-stop app helping Queenslanders search, sign up and pay for sporting activities.
For more program information, visit the website at www.dtis.qld.gov.au/activekit.