Aquafitness for Over 50's

Aquafitness for Over 50's

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Aquafitness for Over 50's - Sydney Course

Aqua Areobics for Over 50's specifically caters for people aged over 50 years. No experience is needed. This course does not require an ability to swim. Water provides a great support and resistance and allows a full range of movements without strain. Aquafitness gives you a full body workout while you enjoy the massaging effects of the water. To receive a discount in this fantastic Sydney course enrol in more than one Aqua Areobics course by phone on 1300 845 888.

*Please note: the water temperature varies between 28-33 degrees. Fee includes pool entry per session.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

The instructor demonstrates the exercises and the class mirrors the movement. Both verbal and visual cues are used. Participants can work at their own pace so that the workout is specific to them. Tips will be given on how to modify the exercises if you have physical limitations i.e. a bad back, knee problems, etc.

During this course you will learn:

  • Warm ups, aerobic work, resistance training and stretching
  • A variety of base exercises with more added each week, using an array of equipment designed to strengthen muscles
  • How to use noodles, wings, dumbbells and partners for resistance work

Course Outcome

You can expect increases in flexibility, muscle strength, and toning of the whole body. Due to the support provided by the water, there is very little pressure on joints and the body can experience a gentle massaging effect from the water’s movement.

What to Bring

You will need to bring:

  • Water bottle
  • Towel
  • Swimming cap for during the lesson

Prerequisite: Essential

Pre-exercise screening questionnaire and waiver must completed before the start of class.

Delivery Mode

Class based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Class based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students
  • This course is delivered in the pool.

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

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Course testimonials:

  • Robyn said: I thoroughly enjoyed this course. The camaraderie was great and Sarah has a lovely friendly manner. Her instructions were clear and accompanied by a demonstration. The exercises were varied and she indicated to me any I should modify because I have had a hip replacement. I and found them most beneficial to my body.

  • Linda said: I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Tutor was fabulous. Looking forward to next term.

  • Sonia said: I really look forward to my Aqua class each week. I really enjoy our teacher Sarah, she is really good.