Campaspe seniors on the move

By James Arbuthnott

NEIGHBOURHOOD and community houses in Campaspe Shire have received more than $120,000 for subsidised fall prevention and exercise programs to get Campaspe Seniors on the move.

The $126,000 in funding is part of the region’s Move It project and will create opportunities for First Nations peoples 50 and over and seniors 65 and over to encourage engagement and more active lifestyles.

Kyabram: Tai Chi, Monday 5.45pm; Young at Heart, Wednesday 8.30am and 10am; Parkinson's exercise group, Monday 10.30am.

Girgarre: Strength and Balance, Tuesday 11am.

Rushworth: Yoga, Thursday 11.15am; Bushwalk, Thursday 8am; Gardening, Tuesday 10am.

Participants can also participate in gentle aqua and water-fit classes at Echuca War Memorial Aquatic Centre beginning in February.

And to learn more about classes, all the above locations will hold free tryout classes in the coming weeks, starting Monday, December 2.

Registrations are essential as places are limited. Phone Amanda at Rochester Community House on 54843600 or email [email protected] to register your position now.