The Premier’s Active April is set to start, with Campaspe residents encouraged to register online and commit to 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April.
Economic & Community Development General Manager, Keith Oberin said now, more than ever, is the time to maintain your health and wellbeing, even if you are doing so from home.
“While there are restrictions due to the Coronavirus, there are still many ways to challenge your classmates, work colleagues, friends and family to get active this April,” Mr Oberin said.
“Walking out in the fresh Autumn air, going on a bike ride and even gardening at home are all fantastic ways to remain healthy and safe in the current environment”.
“Even if you are choosing to be active at home, you can still register your time spent exercising in your lounge room and backyard”.
Campaspe Shire Council will be going head to head with Echuca Regional Health, Kyabram & District Health Service, Rochester Elmore District Health Service, Waranga Health (GV Health), Njernda and Community Living and Respite Services to see which organisation has the most Active April. The organisation with the highest average of people completing at least 30 minutes of activity a day for the month will win.
Echuca Regional Health Population Health Manager, Danielle Paterson said with all participating organisations employing such a large workforce, we hope to have an equally large impact on the health and wellbeing of their families and friends during and after Active April is over.
The Active April website allows users to log their daily activities and provides tools and tips to keep you on track.
Registering for the Premier’s Active April is free and can be done online at activeapril.vic.gov.au.