Find your new favourite hobby with Recreate short courses.

We offer a wide range of fit, healthy activities for staff, students and the general public to explore. From scuba diving to stand up paddle boarding and kickboxing to kayaking, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Enrol online or visit our friendly staff at the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre.

Winter Break Program: Monday 12 June - Sunday 16 July 2017

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Watersports

Paddling (Beginners)
Learn the basics of paddling a kayak with this easy going course while taking advantage of all the Swan River offers.
Thus 15 Jun |5-6.30pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Boat Shed
$55 – UWA Student
$90 – General Public/Staff
Paddling (Advanced)
Advance your paddling to the next level with classes focused on skills and endurance.
Wed 14 Jun |5:30 - 7pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Boat Shed
$55 – UWA Student
$90 – General Public/Staff
Paddling (Gold)
A friendly get-together for paddling fans 50+ years of age. Begin with a warm-up session then head out on the Swan River.
Tue 13 Jun|12-4pm
6 weeks
@ UWA Boat Shed
$66 – UWA Student
$108 – General Public/Staff

Wellbeing

Pilates (Beginners)

Get started on the basics of Pilates with simple stretches, mobility exercises and bodyweight conditioning.
Mon 12 Jun |5:30-6:30pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Watersports Complex
$50 – UWA Student
$85 – General Public/Staff

Pilates (Intermediates)
More challenging than the beginners' course with a focus on precision, strength and flow of movement.
Wed 14 Jun |6.00-7.00pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Watersports Complex
$50 – UWA Student
$85 – General Public/Staff
Pilates (Lunchtime)
Take a break during your day and enjoy a Pilates session. Open to beginners and intermediates.
Wed 14 Jun |12-1pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Boat Shed
$50 – UWA Student
$85 – General Public/Staff
Pilates Group Fitness
Not a UWA gym member? You can still do Pilates at the UWA Fitness Centre.
Fri 16 Jun| 12-1pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre
$50 – UWA Student
$85 – General Public/Staff
Yoga (Foundations)
Perfect for beginners, basic hatha yoga poses are taught with assistance of props including blocks, straps, blankets and bolsters. Each class builds on the previous weeks lesson to develop your flexibility, strength and balance.
Tue 13 June |5.00-6:15pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Watersports Complex
$55 – UWA Student
$90 – General Public/Staff

Fitness

Full Body HIIT
Maximise your training and combine high-intensity intervals, boxing drills, resistance and core work in this 30-minute full-body blast workout.
Fri 16 Jun |11:30am-12pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre
$30 – UWA Student
$60 – General Public
Full Body HIIT and Pilates

Get all the benefits of the body-blasting 30-minute class and then stretch out and slow down with a 60 minute Pilates flow to compliment your hard work and balance your body.
Fri 16 Jun |11:30am-1pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre
$60 – UWA Student
$100 – General Public

UWA Sport Run Club

RunClub is back in 2017 as preparation for the City to Surf or simply join us for social wellness as we take in the beautiful surroundings of the River + Kings Park. Beginners welcome!
Thur 29 Jun | 5-6pm 
6 weeks
meet @ UWA Watersports Complex
$48-student
$72-general public

Experience WA

Koalas and Pinnacles Outback Adventure

Get out of Perth and into the Outback in this full day adventure to the WA’s landmark Pinnacles and meet koalas in Yanchep National Park.
Sat 1 Jul|7.50am-5pm
1 day
Meet @ UWA Boat Shed
$70 – UWA Student
$110 – General Public/Staff

Dance

Zumba

Ditch the workout and join the party. Zumba is a total body workout, combining elements of cardio fitness, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.
Tue 14 Jun |5:30pm-6:30pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Boat Shed
$50 – UWA Student
$85 – General Public/Staff

 

Personal development

First Aid Course (Full - HLTAID003)

Learn how to save a life and get qualified in general first aid. Includes an online component.
Fri 30 June |8.30am-3.30pm
1 day
@ UWA Watersports Complex
$120 – UWA Student/UWA Staff
$175 – General Public

First Aid Course (Requalify - HLTAID003)

Refresh your first aid skills and get updated on the latest life-saving techniques. Includes an online component.
Fri 30 June |8.30am-3.30pm
1 day
@ UWA Watersports Complex
$110 – UWA Student/UWA Staff
$150 – General Public

CPR Course (HLTAID001)

Become qualified to save a life by learning how to perform CPR. Includes an online component.
Fri 30 June |8.30-11.30am
2.5 hours
@ UWA Watersports Complex
$60 – UWA Student/UWA Staff
$80 – General Public

Sports and Martial arts

Badminton

This beginners' course introduces basic grip, shots and serving, footwork and rules of play.
Thus 29 Jun|4:30-6pm
3 weeks
@ UWA Sports Hall
$27 – UWA Student
$42 – General Public/Staff

Tennis

Build on your tennis technique and game strategy with professional coaches.
Wed 14 Jun |5:30-6:30pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Tennis Courts
$50 – UWA Student
$85 – General Public/Staff


Staff Recreate

Staff Pilates

Experience movement as a form of meditation. This is an opportunity to flow with your breath and experience the freedom of movement. All levels welcome.
Wed 14 Jun |12-1pm
5 weeks
@ UWA Boat Shed
$60 – UWA Staff

Enrol in a Recreate® course

Anyone can participate in Recreate® courses. UWA students, staff, alumni and members of the general public are encouraged to enrol. UWA students receive a 25 to 50 per cent discount off the community price on all courses.

Online

You can enrol for our Recreate courses online and we'll be in touch to confirm your booking.

In person

Return your enrolment form to the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre reception, UWA Perth campus, Car Park 1.

Any questions?

Contact our Customer Service Team on (+61 8) 6488 2286 or via email recreate@sport.uwa.edu.au