580+ activities make up Moreton Bay’s largest Older & Bolder program ever

Residents aged 50 and over in Moreton Bay will have 582 reasons to keep fit or try something new in 2017 when bookings open for Moreton Bay Regional Council’s largest ever Older and Bolder program.

Bookings have opened for the ever-popular fitness, sport and recreation program which offers free and low-cost activities for residents and ratepayers aged 50 and over.

Moreton Bay Regional Council Parks, Sport and Recreation spokesperson Councillor Darren Grimwade said with more activities than ever before, there would be something for everyone, including surfing, clay target shooting, darts and ballroom dancing.

“Whatever your fitness level, goals or interests, Older and Bolder 2017 will keep you busy with hundreds of free and low-cost activities run by council together with local community groups, fitness provides and clubs,” Cr Grimwade said.

“Moreton Bay has so much to offer, and with Older and Bolder, it’s your opportunity for you to see just what’s on offer, including plenty of activities in your local area.

“Those wanting to jump on board the Zumba train can take part in free Zumba Gold classes at the Hill District Community Centre, while nature lovers can soak up the sun and gain helpful advice on wildlife spotting at Eatons Hill.

“The Older and Bolder program is also a great way to socialise with your friends and make new friends with people who share similar interests.

“If you’re over 50 in Moreton Bay and have been looking for that free or low-cost opportunity to try something new or keep active, I encourage you to dive right in and take part in council’s biggest ever Older and Bolder program.”

Activities for Older and Bolder will take place from Saturday, September 2 to Saturday, November 25 2017.

To find out what activities are on offer or secure your place when bookings open visit www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au, phone 5433 2052 or visit council’s customer service centres at Strathpine, Caboolture or Redcliffe.

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