DeakinACTIVE Movember Fitness Challenge

Movember Fitness Challenges & November Updates

November Fitness Challenges

DeakinACTIVE is committed to helping the men in our lives enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives. Support Men’s health during Movember this month. This year, more than ever, we need your help to raise awareness of men’s health issues, including mental health and suicide prevention, and prostate and testicular cancer. Grow a mo, join our fitness challenges or donate on DeakinACTIVE’s fundraising page. There’s two great challenges to choose from this month:

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  • Movember MOVES: Everyone who tallies 20k MOVES over the month of November goes in the running to win a free one-month membership
  • Movember 60km Challenge: Everyone who walks/runs 60km during November goes in the running to win one (of three) free two-week memberships.

Join our challenges on the DeakinMOVES app today!


Boost your fitness for summer

Could you perhaps use an extra incentive to reach your fitness goals as we head into the warmer months?

Try DeakinACTIVE’s Fit for Summer campaign! By signing up, you’ll receive a 15-week membership for just $159* (save more than $106!) with a FREE six-week training program included. You can sign up in person at the gym or online.

Get fit for summer = women lisfting kettlebell DeakinACTIVE Summer Shred 13 weeks for $159, man lifting weights on cable machine DeakinACTIVE Summer Shred include free 6-week training program, member lifting weights

For terms & conditions check out our Memberships page here



DeakinPLAY Summer Social Sports Competition

Trimester 3 social competition registrations are now open! DeakinPLAY offers structured but still social & fun sports competitions where you play actual games!
There are a range of sports to choose from this season including:
  •  3×3 Hustle Basketball
  • Mixed Netball
  • Mixed Doubles Badminton
  • Mixed Volleyball

All ages and abilities are welcome! No experience is necessary and you can either register as a team or as an individual (and we’ll add you to a team looking for players). Competition runs for 10-weeks including finals from Nov-Feb (with a break over the Christmas period).

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For more information and to register a team or yourself CLICK HERE


Join DeakinACTIVE for $0!

A DeakinACTIVE membership will get you moving towards a stronger body and mind, help you de-stress from your studies and also get you having fun!

Work out in the gym, attend a group fitness class, book in a health consult or you might even want to try some personal training sessions for more accountability.

DeakinACTIVE $0 Joining Fee!

We can offer you discounted student membership fees, no lock-in contract and, if you sign up during OWeek or Week 1, we’ll also waive the usual joining fee!

You can join in person at the gym or join online.


Online Wellness Classes

Can’t make it to class, studying off campus or just need some time to decompress for a mental health break and some time away from study during the day? Take advantage of our FREE online classes !

Deakin ACTIVE Online Wellbeing Sessions

All of our online classes are currently run via Zoom. Please register via the links below to receive access to the free live sessions:
MONDAY                             12.15pm-1.00pm               YOGA
TUESDAY/THURSDAY     10.15am-10.30am            MEDITATION
WEDNESDAY                      12.15pm-1.00pm              PILATES


Safe Space

Don’t forget about our Safe Space – every Wednesday morning from 7am-10am.

DeakinACTIVE provides a safe space inside our facilities that is welcoming and accessible to all.  Whether you’re neurodivergent, from the queer community or have some mental or physical disabilities – come and train with us at no cost – and with no obligations. For more info see