What is the Active Logan Program?
Active Logan Program is a Logan City Council initiative offering free and low cost activities throughout Logan for all abilities and fitness levels. The program was developed in 2008 providing 4 activities and has now grown to provide 19 regular activities for the community to enjoy.
The Active Logan Program aims to:
- Promote benefits of physical activity
- Provide opportunities to participate in physical activity
- Support the community to lead healthier lifestyles
- Showcase our beautiful parks and community spaces
Why should I get involved?
The Active Logan Program will provide opportunities for you to:
- Participate in free and low cost activities
- Feel happier and have an improved sense of well-being
- Reduce the effects of stress
- Increase your energy
- Reduce your risk of developing a chronic disease such a diabetes
- Opportunity to make new friends
- Become stronger and healthier
How do I take part in an activity?
Find an activity that suits you
No need to register for the activity
If you have a question about an activity contact the provider or Council
Do I have to be fit to start an activity?
No, Active Logan activities cater for all ages and fitness levels. Our trained instructors will ease you into the activity, making you feel comfortable and welcome.
What should I wear to the session?
Comfortable clothing and footwear
What else should I bring?
Hat and sunscreen (outdoor activities only)
Any other equipment detailed in the activity description
What is a trial session?
Some new sessions are being trialed during this term of Active Logan. These sessions may not continue throughout the year.
How do I become a provider for Active Logan?
Council are currently undertaking a full review of the Active Logan Program. No further providers will be contracted until this review is complete. However, you can register your interest in becoming a provider by providing the information detailed below to the email to email@example.com.
- Name of business
- Name of business owner
- Activities that can be provided
- Contact details inc phone, email and address
Active Logan Activities
A copy of the Active Logan flyer detailing times, dates and costs for activities can be downloaded below.
Active Logan Bootcamp
A military inspired group personal training program that aims to increase core strength and stability, improve cardiovascular fitness and tone and tighten the body. The training sessions are physically and mentally challenging and participants feel an enormous sense of achievement when they finish each session! Achieve maximum results in minimum time - while having great fun and making new friends!
These free, fun and relaxed classes are for all abilities will introduce you to the new and exciting adiZone gym, which includes a traversing wall, tennis/kick wall, basketball court, sprint track and 15 gym stations including cross trainer, treadmill and leg press.
Aerobics 4 All
Don't like exercising by yourself? Aerobics 4 All is a fun, motivating and friendly group aerobics session designed for everyone's fitness levels. Suitable for all ages and abilities this activity will help improve your posture, mobility, flexibility and aims build strength and fitness levels in an encouraging environment.
Aqua Aerobics is a fantastic form of low impact non-weight bearing exercise that supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint pain and injury. Since the buoyancy of water supports 90 percent of the body, practically anyone can do aqua aerobics, regardless of factors like fitness levels, weight, age, and health conditions. Aqua aerobics helps conditions the heart and lungs, along with all the major muscle groups. Plus, it is a gentle way of building cardio-respiratory and muscular endurance.
BoxFit provides an effective full body workout in a fun and safe environment for all ages and abilities. Increase your muscle tone, lower body fat, improve reflexes and upper body strength. This workout includes boxing drills, strength, aerobic, cardio training and conditioning exercises aimed at burning calories and toning. Boxercise classes are always fun, energetic and addictive.
Flagstone Boxing and Drop In Centre
Activities for all ages including boxing instruction, physical exercises, board games, team games and a place to hang out and catch up with other locals. Sausage sizzle and drinks also available.
Forget boring sit-ups! Fitball Funn is a unique workout that offers toning, strength building and core-stability exercises through the use of a fitball. The benefits of exercising with a Fitball are gained as the body responds to the instability of the ball to remain balanced, engaging more muscles. These muscles then become stronger over time as you work on keeping balanced for longer period of time.
Looking to get back into shape? Join this Fitness Fast-Track session to help shed those extra kilos and increase your fitness levels asap. Our trainer will be able motivate and inspire you to fast-track your fitness results.
Gentle Fitness Workout
Join this fun, friendly and light group training session designed for people who enjoy low intensity activities. An essential class for all abilities and ages to increase energy levels and cardiovascular fitness at your own pace.
inControl is a class designed to strengthen and tone the whole body. inControl utilises a combination of resistance xercises using a Swiss ball and hand weights.
Parents and Bubs Playtime
Take part in this fun playtime session designed for children aged 2-5 years and their parents/carer. This stimulating session provides endless movement opportunities for each child to play and learn and will assist your child in development, co-ordination, confidence and self-esteem.
Personal Training Fitness Session
This group personal training and fitness session is suitable for all and aims to improve fitness, strength and flexibility in a fun environment. Join like-minded people who love exercising outdoors to build and maintain your fitness. Reach your personal fitness goals with the help and encouragment of your very own personal trainer.
Pilates in the Park
A gentle pilates class suitable for all ages and abilties. Increase your level of flexibility and build core strength while toning and strengthening muscles and enhancing your overall wellbeing. Sessions are held at the beautiful Berrinba Wetlands Park facilities in Browns Plains.
Spin Cycle Class
This indoor cycling training session is set to the rhythm of powerful music and tailored to a wide range of abilities and fitness levels. A great calorie-burning workout that is low impact, you'll leave feeling energised and wanting more!
Tune in your mind, body and spirit with this ancient Chinese health exercise. Tai Chi will help you relax and better deal with life's stresses.
Ultimate Dance Workout
This ultimate dance workout combines dance, resistance training, pilates, yoga and kickboxing set to the rhythm and beat of the latest pop, jazz, hip-hop and rock music.
Originating from India and practiced for thousands of years, Yoga helps create balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. This gentle yoga class will also help de-stress and enhance your sense of well being.
The latest fitness craze, when you see Zumba in action, you can't wait to give it a try. Zumba feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they're getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There's no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party. It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. The movements are easy to follow and you can work it at your own fitness levels. Zumba is "exercise in disguise!"
The same great Zumba moves, but targeted to suit active older participants and those just starting their journey towards a healthier lifestyle. If you looking for camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of you fitness regime then Zumba Gold is the perfect fit.
What is the Active Logan Review?
This review aims to complete a full health check of the Active Logan Program. It will identify its strengths and areas of improvement which will help ensure the sustainability and continued development of the program.
A fact sheet providing further details about the review is provided below:
Active Logan Review Draft Report
Logan City Council has completed a full health check of the Active Logan Program. The key findings of the review are outlined below:
- There is a high satisfaction rating of the program
- The program attracts and retains many participants
- Affordability of the program is a driver for participation
- The program is highly valued by community members
- There are opportunities to develop the structure and delivery of the program
- The recommendations will further enhance the program for the community and Logan City Council
Many testimonials were gathered with a snapshot provided below:
- "I feel so much happier and healthier"
- "It has been habit and life changing"
- "I hate exercise but I love this class"
- "I have lost 20kg from the class"
- "It brings people together"
A draft report detailing the findings and recommendations is provided below for community review and feedback.
- Active Logan Review Draft Report - Condensed Version (PDF 1307 KB)
- Active Logan Review Draft Report - Full Version (PDF 5960 KB)
To provide your feedback and "have your say" please click here.
How will my feedback be used?
Council collected your contact details and thoughts on this issue to gain your feedback so it can improve its operations and, if necessary, contact you to follow up on your comments. Your comments and suggestions will guide the development of the final report. No names will be mentioned within the final report.
The information will only be accessed by our consultant Strategic Leisure, employees and/or Councillors of Logan City Council. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless you have granted us permission or we are required or authorised by law.
What happens next?
It is proposed that a final report will be available on Council's website before the New Year.
Need more information?
For further information please do not hesitate to contact Council's Sport and Recreation Officer on 3412 3412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.