Recreation

Our recreation program includes a variety of events, activities and workshops which give students and for many activities, staff, the opportunity to learn new skills and increase their connections on campus. Our recreation program also includes exciting opportunities to represent FedUni at UniHub events throughout the year.

Mt Helen Campus

Semester 2

Walking Group

The walking group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 12pm for an hour walk around our beautiful Mt Helen Campus. All students and staff welcome!

Park Run

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs all around Australia. They are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in.

When: Saturdays
Where: Victoria Park, Ballarat
Time: 8am
Cost: Free
For more information go to: http://www.parkrun.com.au/

Run Ballarat

Join the FedUni team and participate in Run Ballarat. This community event raises money for the redevelopment of the children’s ward of the Ballarat Base Hospital. In fact 100% of every registration fee will go to this worthy cause.

When: Sunday 22nd October
Where: Lake Wendouree, Ballarat
Time: Various start times
For more information and to register at Run Australia.

Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile mud and obstacle course designed to be a challenge that emphasizes teamwork and camaraderie.

When: November
Where: Myrniong
Time: TBC
For more information and to register go to: https://toughmudder.com.au/

Gippsland Campus

Semester 2

Walking Group

The walking group meets weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:30pm at the bottom of the stairs in the Knuckle for a half hour walk around our beautiful campus. All students and staff welcome!

Park Run

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs all around Australia. They are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in.

When: Saturdays
Where: Churchill Community Hub, Churchill & Agnes Brereton Park, Traralgon
Time: 8am
Cost: Free
For more information go to: http://www.parkrun.com.au/

Bushwalk

Join us for a walk in the beautiful Morwell National Park.

When: Friday 25th August
Time: 10am to 12pm (bus leaving FedUni at 9:45am)
Where: Morwell National Park
Costs: Free
Register: Here

Bus
We will provide a free bus but seats are limited so get in quick!

Brought to you by the Student Engagement Office and the FedUni Gippsland Outdoor Club

Paintball

Get in on some paintball action!

When: Friday 1st September
Time: 10:30am (bus leaving FedUni at 9:30am.
Where: Phoenix Paintball, Rawson
Costs:

Deposit (paid when registering) - $25
First 200 Paintballs (paid on day directly to Phoenix Paintball) - $20

Inclusions

  • Supply of paintball marker, hopper, gas tank and barrel blocker.
  • Supply of goggles, face mask, and overalls (cleaned).
  • Number of paintball per package chosen.
  • Safety briefing and site induction.
  • As much bottled water as you can drink.
  • All prices include GST.
  • Lots of FUN!

Optional Extras
Extra 100 Painballs - $20
Extra 500 Paintballs - $80
Gloves - $10
Groin Protectors/Cricket Boxes - $5

Bus
We will provide a free bus but seats are limited so get in quick!

Brought to you by the Student Engagement Office and the FedUni Gippsland Outdoor Club

Integrated martial arts

Incorporating the best of:

  • Boxing
  • Kickboxing
  • Muay Thai
  • Filipino Martial Arts (a.k.a Eskrima-Kali-Arnis)
  • Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do Concepts
  • Reality-Based Self Defence Concepts

For more information and to register go to the Aim Academy website.

Learn to Surf

Learn to Surf

When: Friday 15th September
Time: 1:45 for a 2pm start (bus leaving FedUni at 11:30am)
Where: Inverloch - run by Offshore Surf School
Costs: $50
Register here

Inclusions

  • 2hr surfing lesson
  • All gear including surf board and wetsuit provided
  • Lots of FUN!

Bus
We will provide a free bus but seats are limited so get in quick!

For more information about Offshore Surf School visit their website

Brought to you by the Student Engagement Office and the FedUni Gippsland Outdoor Club

Summit Survivor

Leap, weave, duck and slide through the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria!

When: Saturday 18th of November
Where: The Summit Adventure Park, Trafalgar East
Time: TBC
For more information and to register go to: http://www.summitsurvivor.com.au/

Berwick Campus

Semester 2

Yoga

Four-week mindful yoga classes at Berwick – limited spots available.

Feeling overstretched at Uni?

University study can bring a tornado of new thoughts and experiences and whether you’re finding it hard to focus or need time to out from the stress that university life can bring, a regular yoga practice could benefit you.

Program details

This group program integrates the practices of yoga with mindfulness meditation techniques to support greater resilience to stress and improve well-being. The program includes mindful movements, breathing techniques, and meditation to train attention in present-moment awareness, to cultivate calm, and to support a self-care routine. Beginners are welcome.

When

  • Tuesday 12 September 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 19 September 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 10 October 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 17 October 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Where

Building 901, Room 235, Berwick Campus

Limit 10 people – (get in quick!)

What to bring

All you need to do is turn up. If you have a yoga mat, bring it. Wear loose fitting clothes – shorts or leggings. Yoga mats as well as props will be provided.

Your teacher

Brendan is a dual lineage holder in two of the most influential styles of Hatha-Vinyasa yoga – SomaChi Yoga and Jivamukti Yoga. His classes are both challenging and liberating for the body and mind, while his supportive presence will guide you through and extraordinary practice that leaves you refreshed and grounded. He has trained in India and New York completing over 500 hours of yoga training with his teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life, co-founders of the Jivamukti Yoga Method.

Cost of 4 class:  Students $25, Staff $40

Register : https://feduni.fusesport.com/registration/799/

Learn to Surf

Use the right equipment and go out in the right conditions. This will be a lot of fun and you will learn the basics of surfing.

When: Friday 13th October
Departure: 11:30am bus departure Berwick Campus
Surfing: 12:45pm Point Leo for a 1pm surfing lesson
Return: 4:30pm back on campus
Where: Point Leo (but dependent on conditions) - run by East Coast Surf School
Costs: Students - $50, Staff - $60

Inclusions

  • 2hr surfing lesson
  • All gear including surf board and wetsuit provided
  • Lots of FUN!

For more information about Eastcoast Surf School visit their website  www.eastcoastsurfschool.net.au

Register by 27th September

UniHub

As a FedUni student you will have free access to UniHub – a space for all Victorian uni students to chill out and receive free water, food, massage and entertainment. If you are participating in one of the following events why not email us on sport@federation.edu.au to register for UniHub as well!

Melbourne Marathon

The Melbourne Marathon is a community event that sees thousands of runners descend of Melbourne.

When: Sunday 15th October
Where: Melbourne
Time: Various start times.
For more information and to register go to: http://melbournemarathon.com.au/