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Stay Active!

Miss P Hopcroft —

Inspiration and ideas to keep active during lockdown.

While self-isolation measures are necessary, our bodies and minds still need exercise to function well and keep the spirits up during these challenging times.

Getting outdoors, whether it's for a daily walk, run or bike ride is crucial for our mental and physical wellbeing. 

For those looking for inspiration please see below a couple of organisations that are sharing creative ideas and ways to stay active during lockdown.


Complete all four challenges below and go in the draw to win a spot prize.

Prizes will be drawn on the first day of Level 2 and announced on their Facebook page (Otago Secondary School Sports Association).

CHALLENGE 1: Time yourself running or walking 5km.

CHALLENGE 2: Take a photo of the sunrise or sunset.

CHALLENGE 3: How many push-ups can you do in a row?

CHALLENGE 4: Create and complete your own workout, upload it to the Google form.

BONUS QUESTION: How many NZ athletes are competing at the Paralympics in Tokyo this year?

Please submit using the Google form below. For more information, see the OSSSA Facebook page and website.


Kelly Sports - Active Kids @ Home

The Kelly Sports Dunedin Facebook page have been sharing a video series called Active Kids @ Home which they started in Lockdown last year. To see the videos for inspiration from the Kelly Sports coaches, head over to their Facebook page. 

Below is a link to the Kelly Sports Google drive with all the physical activity ideas from April last year and also the more recent ones. The organisation will be posting a new one every morning on Facebook along with also uploading them to the below Google drive folder.