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Way 2 Go Hubs
Tired of travelling in order to make the active choice the easy choice?
Look no further! Way2Go is a project aiming to increase the physical activity levels of the regions residents in their communities - with a focus on those who are aware they should be active but currently are not.
Way2Go’s Key Objectives
- Provision of low impact physical activity opportunities
- Remove barriers to participation
Nelson Way 2 Go Cluster
Four organisations are working together as the Nelson Way2Go Cluster, offering a range of physical and nutritional activity programmes in Nelson called ‘Making the active choice the easy choice’.Three organisations – Saxton Stadium, Tahunanui Community Centre and Victory Community Centre – deliver diverse programmes to their communities, while The Truck delivers to youth aged 11 to 18 years across the city. The organisations work to develop activities to meet the needs of these communities using staff, paid tutors and volunteers to deliver them.
Saxton Stadium is a regional sports facility that hosts a range of sports associations and has a wide variety of facilities. It offers Saxton HIT Classt, Core N Floor, No more Mummy Tummy, Shape Up classes plus Walking & Social groups, Tai Chi Course, Badminton coaching, Pickleball, Table Tennis. For further information phone Sport Tasman team 03 538 0072 or drop into 142 Saxton Road East (see directions on the website) or check out website.
Tahunanui Community Centre is a vibrant, growing community hub that assists Tahunanui to thrive by connecting local people, and being a catalyst for positive locally-led action and change. To provide opportunities for people to connect through sharing interests and activities, the Community Centre currently hosts activities and events including walking groups, book groups, family events, a sewing group and referrals to the Rusty Riders cycle programme for those wanting to get back on a bike. There is a monthly morning garden group and a regular community garden group. The ‘Stepping Out’ community-wide sports day is held annually and the popular ‘Muritai Market' runs in November. New activities are being added all the time, in response to what residents would like to offer, be involved in or organise. The Centre also provides a Preschool and a Playgroup, family support, some food assistance and free counselling. A meeting room is available for hire, as is the preschool for children’s parties. Tahunanui Community Centre also provides links, information and support for people to engage in or lead wider community events and activities. For more information phone , call into the centre at 61 Muritai Street, or check out the website. You can also email email@example.com, find us on Facebook or sign up for our two-monthly newsletter, The Tahunanui News Wave here.
Victory Community Centre
Victory Community Centre is a multi-cultural centre. Uniquely located on the campus of Victory Primary school, it is a hub of community activity in central Nelson offering recreational, social, physical activity, cultural support and services for health and wellbeing. Our doors are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Each school term, VCC organises a wide range of low-cost courses, classes and workshops to get people moving, connecting and learning. We call it our Victory on the Move programme; activities vary depending on need and time of year.
Regular sessions that run through the year are Handcraft sessions, Sit and Be Fit, Pilates, Laughter yoga, Yoga, Multicultural Seniors, Shoshin Kendo and Victory Play Group. Badminton and Table Tennis and various other classes for children and adults also run during the week. For a full up to date copy of the programme email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the Centre on 03 546 8389. Keep up to date on the Victory Community Centre Facebook Page.and Website.
The Truck offers Basketball, Netball, Soccer, Touch, Rugby, Volleyball, team sports and skill sessions, free skate on our mobile skatepark, gaming on PS3's, Xbox & Computers (wifi access), with recreation sessions delivered between Monday - Friday. For further information and updates on The Truck's location check out our website, Facebook page, or call Jenna 03 545 9147 or 027 519 4400.