Photo of the Week: Amy Scarrott

19 Dec

 

Local resident, and frequent park visitor, Amy Scarrott sent us a beautiful photo that she captured on a recent trip to Centennial Park.

While she regularly jogs through the park for exercise, it is the many hours that she has spent sitting beside the ponds that have helped her capture this stunning shot.

Amy Scarrott Photo of the Week: Amy Scarrott

Sunset across the ponds (photo by Amy Scarrott)

 

Thanks Amy – a great shot for us all to enjoy!

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Posted by Centennial Parklands in Photo of the week
on 19 Dec 2014
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Three new exercise programs launched at Centennial Health Club

18 Dec

CHC Three new exercise programs launched at Centennial Health Club

Centennial Health Club is a gym based within Centennial Parklands, and has just launched three great new programs that may help with the post-Christmas recovery.

Firstly, what is the Centennial Health Club?

Centennial Health Club is an indoor gym located at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park. It is a gym with a philosophy, and one that knows the challenges of modern life and trying to fit exercise in a busy daily routine. Find out more here.

New programs

Andrew from Centennial Health Club introduces you below to the three new programs.

1. Stretch Me Skinny

A class that uses resistance bands and powerful stretching poses to targeting those tricky to tone muscle groups creating a long and lean physique. Celebrities the world over have been using elastic condition plus targeted stretches for decades for good reason, its focused, its effective and it works you in ways conventional training can’t. Surprise your body with elastic bands to create a long, lean, tight and skinny body.

 

2. Athletica

Athletica – “train like an Athlete to look like an Athlete”. 30 minutes of explosive, dynamic body weight exercises, including cardio intervals, plyometric, speed drills and core conditioning routines to get you stronger, leaner, faster!.

 

3. Horse Power

What is called on is good ol’ fashion blunt force trauma – Horsepower. Heavy-duty, cast-iron, pile driving exercise. Every time you complete one of these sessions it’s gotta feel like your tried kissing the express train. Let’s start building serious Horsepower! WARNING: not for the faint hearted!

 

Find out more

Just head to the Centennial Health Club website for all the information, to make a booking…or to take up their free 7-day trial!

There are also a number of pre-paid Membership offers that may make great gift ideas!

 


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Posted by Centennial Parklands in Health and lifestyle, Sport and recreation
on 18 Dec 2014
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2014 in review [Infographic]

17 Dec

 

2014 has been a big year of improvement and delivery across Centennial Parklands, and our infographic below provides a snapshot of outcomes that have benefited park visitors and the Parklands environment.

Infographic 2014 Wrap 600px 2014 in review [Infographic]

Click to infographic to view in PDF

We hope you have all enjoyed another great year in Centennial Parklands, and we look forward to seeing you out and about in 2015.

 


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Posted by Centennial Parklands in Parklands Management
on 17 Dec 2014
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Don’t miss The Great Big Story Book!

16 Dec

Tiddalik the Frog Dont miss The Great Big Story Book!

Don’t miss this summer’s children’s storytelling hit – The Great Big Story Book, coming to Centennial Park from 9 to 23 January 2015.

The Great Big Story Book is a colourful comedy show based on the famous Aboriginal legend of Tiddalik the Frog.

Performed within a beautiful 3D pop-up storybook, this much loved dreamtime story tells of a frog who drinks all the water in the world. Performers sing songs and narrate the story using delightful life-size puppets, engaging children in an unforgettable interactive outdoor theatre experience.

The Great Big Story Book has been a big hit around Australia at many venues including the National Folk Festival, National Museum and the Spiegeltent.

Event information

Dates:
Monday to Friday daily, 9 Jan- 23 Jan (weekdays only, no show on Saturdays or Sundays)

Ages:
All ages

Times:
11am daily (show runs for 45 minutes)

Venue:
The Learning Centre in the Education Precinct, off Dickens Drive, Centennial Park

Price:
$15 (accompanying adults and under-2s free; special rate of $12 for groups over 15)

Booking online:
Bookings now being taken online

Great Big Story Book Dont miss The Great Big Story Book!

The Great Big Story Book comes to Centennial Park for a limited time!

 


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Posted by Centennial Parklands in Kids activities
on 16 Dec 2014
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Audra Morrice discovers Centennial Park Honey

15 Dec

 

Celebrity chef, and MasterChef ex-Finalist, Audra Morrice recently discovered the secrets and flavours behind Centennial Park Honey, and has recorded her visit as part of her new Tasty Conversations television series.

 

Following this visit, and to launch the new episode, Audra returned to Centennial Park for a media launch and cooking demonstration. We not only enjoyed Audra’s cooking insights, but also the opportunity to taste her Frangipane Tart!

Audra Morrice at the launch Audra Morrice discovers Centennial Park Honey

Audra Morrice putting the finishing touches on her Frangipane Tart – and yes, it tasted beautiful!

Audra Morrice and Centennial Park Honey Audra Morrice discovers Centennial Park Honey

Audra Morrice and Centennial Park Honey – an unbeatable combination!

 

Tasty Conversations

Tasty Conversations is a cooking series screening on GEM and A+E channels across Asia. You can watch the whole series here.

 


Centennial Park Honey is not only a great tasting natural honey (100% raw and unheated), it makes a great gift idea. Find out where you can buy it.

 

 

 
 
Posted by Centennial Parklands in Health and lifestyle
on 15 Dec 2014
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