March Fitness Challenges

March Programs, Challenge & Offers

Make Friends and build your fitness between classes with DeakinACTIVE!

We’re so excited to welcome you to campus for T1/S1! Staying active and healthy will go a long way in helping you succeed in your studies, and our friendly DeakinACTIVE team is here to make it fun!

If you’re not familiar with DeakinACTIVE, it’s the home of sport, health and wellbeing at Deakin. We’ve got gyms and fitness facilities at our BurwoodWaurn PondsWaterfront and Warrnambool campuses with state-of-the-art equipment, a range of fitness classes and supportive staff to help you reach your fitness goals. We also run a range of social sport activities throughout the year so you can make new pals as you move!

Get moving today!

DeakinACTIVE $0 joining fee and no lock-in contract

With generous membership packages starting at the cost of just a couple of coffees per week, we have an affordable option to suit everyone!

We can offer you discounted student membership fees, no lock-in contracts and, if you join DeakinACTIVE in T1, we’ll waive the joining fee! You can join up in person in the gym or join up online.

Already a member? Bring a friend for free on IWD 2024!

We strive to create an equitable, inclusive and safe space for everyone at DeakinACTIVE. To celebrate 2024 International Women’s Day, members may bring a friend to experience their local gym for free this Friday 8 March! Just come and see us at reception when you arrive.

Join our March fitness challenges!

Compete against your friends and win cool prizes.

March Fitness Challenge  March Fitness Challenge B

Get your body moving: Whoever makes the most MOVES this month will win a DeakinACTIVE cap or bucket hat. Download the DeakinMOVES app to join!

* If you cannot download the DeakinMOVES app please contact DeakinACTIVE.

Try our DeakinPLAY social sport competitions

Did you know DeakinACTIVE hosts a range of DeakinPLAY activities and social sport competitions throughout the year? It’s a great way for you to try a new sport, have fun and get fit while hanging out with your friends and classmates.

DeakinPLAY Social Sport Netball Competitions  DeakinPLAY Social Sport 3x3 basketball Competitions

We’ll begin the T1 social sport competitions from Monday 11 March at Burwood (social mixed netball) and from Tuesday 12 March at Waurn Ponds (3×3 basketball and badminton doubles). So gather your mates and make up your own team, or join as an individual and we’ll add you into a team looking for players! Find out all the details on the DeakinACTIVE website. **You can still join after the competition starts – so contact us if you’re keen and we’ll add you or your team into our competitions!**

Join our Footy Tipping Competition!

Have some fun with DeakinACTIVE with our AFL Footy competition – with staff pitted against members!

DeakinACTIVE 2024 footy tipping competition

FREE to join and great prizes on offer! 1st prize – $100, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50 and the wooden spoon wins $25.
All you have to do is select your winning teams each week and join in the fun! JOIN HERE

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


We hope you have a great start to T1/S1 and can’t wait to see you soon at the gym!