July Updates, Fitness Challenges, Social sport comps and more

Kickstart T2 with these great offers from DeakinACTIVE

Welcome to T2! Whether you’re just starting at Deakin or a returning student, check out our amazing DeakinACTIVE fitness centres and facilities on campus if you haven’t already done so – we’re here to help you move your body, de-stress from your studies, get moving and have fun!

DeakinACTIVE has a range of membership offers and fitness facilities across the different campuses which make our gyms as accessible and affordable as possible for everyone at Deakin – take a look!


Sign up during OWeek and get 2 weeks for FREE!*

New member offer at DeakinACTIVE! If you sign up to DeakinACTIVE during OWeek and get 2 weeks for FREE!* Exclusive offer and available during Oweek only.

Offer available 01/07/24-07/07/24 at Burwood, Waurn Ponds & Warrnambool campuses.  You can join up in person at your campus gym or join online.

Join Online Today


DeakinPLAY Social Sport Competitions are back for T2!

Keen to try out a new sport or get into some fun, social mixed netball, basketball and badminton doubles games? DeakinPLAY is the home of social sports competitions at Deakin and we’re all about having fun, meeting new friends and having a run around the courts to be more active.

DeakinPLAY Social Sport 3x3 basketball CompetitionsDeakinPLAY Social Sport Netball Competitions

New season starts from 8 July! Get your mates together to make up a team, or join DeakinPLAY as an individual and we’ll add you into a team. Mixed netball is offered at Burwood and mixed 3×3 basketball and badminton are being held at the Waurn Ponds campus. All ages and abilities welcome!

Visit the DeakinACTIVE website for more information or to register

Learn more and Register HERE


Join our latest Fitness Challenge… and WIN!

Join our monthly challenge on the Technogym app to hit your 30 minutes of daily movement. Compete against your friends and win prizes!

Download our New App Here

July Fitness Challenge – Jump into July and join our monthly challenge via the Technogym app. Whoever totals the most moves in July wins a DeakinACTIVE hoodie!! RRP $75ea.


Waterfront Healthy Habits

1-month access to Waterfront Wellness Centre for just $50!* Healthy Habits exclusive offer includes 42+ classes per week (Yoga, Pilates, Circuit, HIIT, Boxing & REPS). Attend 10 sessions in 1-month and receive an extra 2-weeks for free!

Buy Now

T&Cs apply. Promotion valid 01/07/24-31/08/24. One purchase per person. No cancellation or suspension during offer period. Only available to new members via online registration. $50 payment upfront. Extra 2-weeks free added at the end of the 1-month period if 10 sessions attended. 1-month access starts from chosen start date during registration. All classes must be booked through the Technogym app for attendance to be recorded and be eligible for extra 2-weeks free.


FREE Pickleball

Come and experience the fastest growing sport in the world – for free!

What is pickleball? It’s a combination of table tennis, badminton and tennis played on a half court. Easy on the body and a fun and social way to get moving! Pickleball is suitable for all ages & skill levels and DeakinACTIVE is offering 4-weeks of free sessions!


  • DAY/TIME: Thursdays from 4pm                             
  • DATE: 18th July to 8th August                                
  • WHERE: Multi Purpose Court (Elgar Rd side) 

Waurn Ponds:

  • DAY/TIME: Sundays from 1pm-3pm
  • DATE: 21st July to 11th August
  • WHERE: DeakinACTIVE Indoor Stadium

Free to attend but please register your interest for numbers

Register your Interest HERE


DeakinACTIVE Warrnambool Wii Sports Competition

Come and join the fun! Play against staff and students for bragging rights. Free pizza too (first in best dressed). Walk-in event but bring your friends along!

WHEN: Thursday 25th July

TIME: 6.00pm – 7.30pm

COST: FREE Rock up & play


Join a free online wellbeing class

To keep you feeling energised and set you up for a successful study period, DeakinACTIVE is running free meditation, pilates and yoga sessions online!

Deakin ACTIVE Online Wellbeing Sessions

It couldn’t be easier to stretch your body and relax your mind in between your study sessions – just add one or more of these classes to your weekly routine:

Monday – Yoga: 12.15pm – 1.00pm – Register HERE

Tuesday – Meditation: 10.15am – 10.30am – Register HERE

Wednesday – Pilates: 12.15pm – 1.00pm – Register HERE

Thursday – Meditation: 10.15am – 10.30am. Register HERE