Start your healthy and active lifestyle in the City today!

As of 1 January 2018, the management of the City Centre Marketing and Improvements Levy transferred from In The City Canberra to the City Renewal Authority. Views expressed in these articles may not reflect the views of the Authority.

Everyone benefits both physically and mentally from regular exercise and activity, leading to a healthier and happier you.

Canberra’s CBD has several indoor and outdoor venues to make getting off the couch or out of the office chair easy!

Here are five ways you can get moving in the City:

  1. Gyms

There are a tonne of gyms in Canberra’s CBD, including F45 Braddon, F45 The City, Fitness Fernwood Canberra City, Club Lime Braddon to name a few. These gyms are perfectly located around the City centre meaning you can get your daily workout done and dusted in your lunch break!

  1. Braddon Rugby League Park

This Braddon Rugby League Park is located on the corner of Donaldson and Torrens Streets, Braddon. With a large football ground, it is a perfect venue to get out there with friends or colleagues before or after work to get active.

  1. Walking and Cycling path networks

The ACT government has lined the City with some of the nation’s best walking and cycling path networks encouraging Canberrans to ‘Active Travel’ (walking and cycling as a mode of transport). Leave your car at home and get a bit of exercise into your day.

  1. Glebe Park

Glebe Park is another great way to get out into the fresh air and get active right in the centre of the city. Go for a walk on your break and catch up with a friend whilst enjoying a diverse selection of flora.

  1. Lake Burley Griffin Foreshore

Get your endorphins pumping and start your fitness regime at Lake Burley Griffin foreshore. You will feel great after completing the 7km walk and there is even fitness equipment such as sit up benches and push up bars available to use.

So, what’s stopping you?

Start your active and healthy lifestyle and exercise in the City to rev up your energy levels and even improve your mood.