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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 Core N Floor, Circuit, Core Balance, Shape Up classes plus Walking & Social groups, Tai Chi Course, Badminton coaching, Table Tennis and Tumble Tots. For further information ph 03 538 0072 or drop into 142 Saxton Road East (see directions on the website) or check out website.
Tahunanui Community Centre offers weekly daytime walking and cycling groups along with a monthly morning garden group. Evening activities include women’s group fitness classes, and mixed indoor netball and summer soccer teams. A community wide sports day ‘Stepping Out’ is held in the summer and the popular ‘Picnic in the Park’ in late November. The centre also provides Preschool and Playgroup services, a school holiday programme, family support and free counselling. A meeting room is available for hire as is the preschool for children’s parties. Tahunanui community centre also provides links and support for people to engage in wider community events and activities. For further information phone 03 548 6036, drop into the centre at 61 Muritai Street, or check out the website. You can also find us on Facebook.
Victory Community Centre offers a variety of activities including Pilates, Yoga, Salsa Dance, Qi Gong, West African Dance, Sit and Be Fit and Zumba. It also runs Hand Craft, Housie, Get Cooking, Laughter Yoga Club sessions for Adult and Just Dance and Shoshin Kendo activities for children. There are Games Galore, Chess and Lark in the Park sessions in local parks for families. The centre also has an Outreach Health Nurse, Counselling Service, the Victory Community Garden, a range of health services and Playgroup. For further information ph 03 546 8389 or drop into the centre on Totara Street or check out the website ph 546 8389.
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 Tuesday - Saturday. For further information and updates on The Truck's location check out our website, Facebook page, or call Nathan on 027 519 4400.