Calendar

Aug
24
Sat
Learn to Surf – Illawarra – August
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day

This Learn to Surf program will have you hanging 10 in no time! Soldier On participants and their families are invited to apply for this 4-week course that will cover all the basics and introduce you to the joys of time in the ocean.

Surf Therapy utilises the ocean for its mental, physical and general health benefits with participants seeing changes from taking time out and learning a new skill.

No experience or equipment necessary. Just bring yourself down to the beach and enjoy the relaxed and supportive vibes thanks to Surfing Australia and the crew at Illawarra Surf Academy!

Where: Illawarra Surf Academy

Who: all current and ex-serving personnel (incl. current & ex-serving national security personnel) and their families

Spots are limited! For further information and to register your interest please email activities@soldieron.org.au

The 6th Annual Soldier On National Fundraising Gala @ National Arboretum
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm

The 6th Annual Soldier On National Fundraising Gala is not far off! There are only a few more tables left, so make sure you book your seats now! We’ve got a fantastic night of music, food, auctions, and great company planned, and only 3 people speaking on the night.

Click here to book your ticket now.

Aug
25
Sun
Cycling Group-Perth
Aug 25 @ 6:01 am – 7:01 am

Every month a group of veterans comes together for a monthly ride throughout Perth CBD starting and ending at V-Burger in Elizabeth Quay. Each ride takes a different route.

What to bring: Own Bike and Protective Equipment

Other Info: Facebook group is available for the group to keep in touch throughout the month.

Open to: All community members – Service Personnel and their families

RSVP process: email wa@soldieron.org.au or activities@soldieron.org.au

Cycling Group-WA
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am

Join the Soldier On WA team each month for a social bike ride throughout Perth Metro. The route will change each month, with the start and end point staying with Elizabeth Quay.

After the ride, stick around for a coffee on us at Quay before departing for the day.

Registrations are essential, please contact Shannon to get ready to ride.

Who can attend: This is a FREE activity for Soldier On participants (incl. current & ex-serving ADF or first responders)

For further information and to register your interest please email wa@soldieron.org.au.

Can’t make this date? Soldier On will be announcing more activities soon!

Monthly Cycle Ride
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the Jason Brown Centre each month for a social bike ride throughout Perth Metro. The route will change each month, with the start and end point staying with Elizabeth Quay.

After the ride, stick around for a coffee on us at Quay before departing for the day.

Registrations are essential, please contact Shannon to get ready to ride at: WA@soldieron.org.au

Stretch & Release Class-WA
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join the Soldier On WA Team for Stretch & Release classes by Active Body Conditioning’s experienced Exercise Physiologists.

Hosted after our Cycling Group Rides this hour long session will give you tips and tricks on post-exercise recovery, using your foam roller and trigger point ball and mindfullness.

Come for the ride and the class, or just join us for a stretch in the park.

Places are limited, so be sure to register your interest now.
Exact location given at RSVP.

Who can attend: This is a FREE activity for Soldier On participants (incl. current & ex-serving ADF or first responders)

For further information and to register your interest please email wa@soldieron.org.au.

Aug
27
Tue
Coffee Catch Up-Mayfair House @ Mayfair House
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us at the Gregory Sher Centre for an informal get together for current and ex-serving national security personnel and their families.

On street parking is available at a small cost on either Royal Parade, or in nearby surrounding streets. Alternatively you can catch Tram No.19 ; which travels up Elizabeth Street and along Royal Parade from the City. Disembark at stop No. 16 and walk approximately 70m to Mayfair House.

The morning tea will be catered for so please send through you rsvp details, or if you have any questions please email vic@soldieron.org.au.  We hope to see you there!

Fitness and Wellbeing program-2019 @ Aspire Fitness Centre
Aug 27 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Aspire Fitness Claremont are now hosting free group fitness classes for veterans. Join the experienced trainers for 45 minute HIIT & Strength sessions. These classes are free to all participants. Registrations are essential.

Register by emailing wa@soldieron.org.au

 

Frontline Yoga @ Robert Poate Centre
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Frontline Yoga provides yoga for mental and physical strength and resilience, delivered in a trauma sensitive way. Police, Paramedics, Firefighters, Defence, Healthcare Workers, SES/RFS, and Surf Life Savers can access free weekly yoga. Frontline’s aim is to foster community and support for those who step into frontline roles.

Sessions run from 6:00pm-7pm on Tuesday evenings at the Robert Poate Centre. Frontline Yoga also holds other yoga sessions around Canberra on other days and times. Please visit the Frontline Yoga website to find out more www.frontlineyoga.com.au.

Tuesday 16th April will be held at the James Turrell ‘Skyspace’ sculpture in the Australian Gardens  at the National Gallery of Australia. Our instructor will be there from 5pm onwards.

There will be no yoga classes Tuesday 23rd April!

Aug
28
Wed
Coffee Catch-up – Port Macquarie – 2019
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Our NSW Team will be holding a Soldier On Coffee Catch Up for veterans, supporters, family members, and volunteers in the Port Macquarie area every Wednesday.

Starting at 0930 there is no need to RSVP. One of our Participant Engagement Officers will be attending the catch up fortnightly to share information about upcoming events and to discuss ideas for future events and activities.

Address: Abudance Cafe, 274 Rawdon Island Road, Sancrox.