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Shae Killey4 years ago

Workouts so fun the weightloss is a bonus

Are you one of those people who just can't find the motivation to go for a run after work or get off the couch and go to the gym on the weekends? Stop forcing yourself to do all those boring exercises! Many people get the motivation to start working out, but it soon wears off. We've gone to the trouble of finding different ways you can sweat it out and have fun at the same time. It doesn't matter whether you fancy some rock climbing, trampolining, or stand up paddle boarding, bring your friends down and get active at these Wollongong locations


Cafe Angeli

Friendly staff, Cafe Angelli - Corrimal
Friendly staff, Cafe Angelli – Corrimal

If you’re going to be spending an afternoon exercising, then make sure you fill up at Cafe Angelli beforehand. They serve great tasting organic coffee which will make sure you have all the energy you need to tackle the day ahead. If you’re one of those people who don’t mind having a little bite to eat before you start exercising, their all day breakfast menu will give you that much needed protein boost. So make this friendly little cafe your first stop of the day.
Where: 110 Railway Street Corrimal NSW

 For those who like to exercise with a nice sea breeze

SUP-fit Wollongong

A few SUP-fit enhtusiasts in action, SUP-fit Wollongong - Wollongong
A few SUP-fit enhtusiasts in action, SUP-fit Wollongong – Wollongong

A combination of stand up paddle boarding and pilates, SUP-fit Wollongong is making exercise fun for all. What better way to both relax and loose weight than practising a few yoga moves with the sea breeze flowing through your hair. This crazy activity forces you to get your pilates form right quickly or face cooling off in the harbour. Join all the other Wollongong locals flocking to Australia’s first SUP-fit program for an afternoon of stand up paddle boarding fitness.
Where: Shellharbour Wollongong NSW

 Does the challenge of rock climbing sound more up your alley?

Hangdog Climbing Gym

Climbing high, Hangdog Climbing Gym - Wollongong
Climbing high, Hangdog Climbing Gym – Wollongong

Become a Hangdogger today and enjoy an afternoon of rock climbing that is sure to have your upper body strong in no time. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an ex-climber looking to get fit again or you’ve never even attempted a rock climb in your life, there are a variety of different walls both indoor and outdoor for all levels of experience. So get your mates together and get fit through the thrill of rock climbing today.
Where: 130 Auburn Street Wollongong NSW

 Prefer to get some hangtime?

Hangtime Trampoline Park

Fitness fun for all ages, Hangtime Trampoline Park - Wollongong
Fitness fun for all ages, Hangtime Trampoline Park – Wollongong

Think you’re too old to indulge in a bit of trampoline action? Think again! Jumping on a trampoline is a great aerobic exercise that will get you fit, as well as strengthen your leg muscles. Perhaps you’re looking to exercise as a family? Get the kids off the couch and bring them to Hangtime Trampoline Park for an affordable day of exercise that’ll having them wanting more. There’s a trampoline wall, dodgeball court and foam pit available if you want to change it up even further; whatever the case you’re guaranteed a great day at this awesome venue.  
Where: Masters Road Spring Hill NSW


Anchorage Restaurant 

Fresh local seafood, Anchorage Restaurant - Wollongong
Fresh local seafood, Anchorage Restaurant – Wollongong

After a big day of working out you don’t want to spoil all your hard work by indulging in a greasy takeaway option; treat yourself and finish off your fun day with a fine dining experience at the Anchorage Restaurant. Located within the Boat Harbour Motel, sink into your chair and relax with a signature cocktail in hand as you soak up the nautical decor. You will be spoilt for choice with extensive A La Carte and table de hote menus to pick from. Picking tasty freshly caught seafood selection off any of these menus will go a long way to replenishing all the nutrients lost throughout the day. So finish your fun-filled active day the right way and book a table at Anchorage Restaurant.
Where: 7 Wilson Street Wollongong NSW

Know any other fun ways to get active in Wollongong that we’ve missed?