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Fitness Australia announces 2016 Active Communities and Active Achievers Award winners

Fitness Australia announces 2016 Active Communities and Active Achievers Award winners
September 20, 2016

Recognising the achievements of trainers, instructors and their group exercise programs across the nation, Fitness Australia has announced the winners of its 2016 #ActiveCommunities and #ActiveAchievers Awards.

Commenting on the Awards program, Fitness Australia Chief Executive Bill Moore stated “these awards represent everything that is good about our industry.

“The dedication of trainers and the positive outcome for their clients combine to generate an outcome that is the very reason that we all do what we do.

“It’s the most fundamental expression of what our amazing industry stands for.”

Introduced this year, the inaugural #ActiveCommunities Award highlights the gyms, personal training studios and clubs that positively impact the lives of people in their communities through their group exercise programs.

With over 1,500 nominations across two categories the Fitness Australia Awards program has given trainers and their clients a way to share their fitness journey to inspire others.

Moore added “this year we heard from trainers and business owners who engage a wide variety of people from pregnant women and older adults, to people living with a disability and people in rural communities without access to a gym.”

All State and Territory winners will come together for the 2016 Awards Dinner at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse on Friday 14th October, following the Fitness Australia 2016 industry Symposium.

ActiveCommunities winners are:

ACT - YMCA: Positive Steps Exercise Class
NSW - Body Beyond Baby Program
Northern Territory - Zen Ranch: Personal Training & Group Sessions
Queensland - URT Ultimate Results: Beginners Bootcamp
South Australia - Trend Fitness: Weight, Cardio and Classes
Tasmania - Perfect Fit 4 Ladies: Group Exercise for Women
Victoria - Vibe Health & Fitness: Fun & Fitness for special needs
Western Australia - Be Alive Fitness: Winter Warrior 8 week Challenge

#ActiveAchievers winners and their clients are:

ACT - Susie Cole & Kelly West
NSW - Nathan Hall & Barry Bidwell
Queensland - Joy McClymont & Wendy Hick
South Australia - Krystal Martin-Hart & Mikaela Parker
Tasmania - Vicki Allan & Angela Vincent
Victoria - Jim O'Donnell & Abby Lee
Western Australia - Simone Jones & Eva Maiolo

All State and Territory winners are finalists in the running for the National title. 

Click here for details of the Fitness Australia 2016 industry Symposium and Awards Dinner in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

14th July 2016 - FITNESS AUSTRALIA’S SYMPOSIUM 2016 TO SHOWCASE THE BEST OF THE INDUSTRY

17th June 2016 - FITNESS AUSTRALIA OPENS 2016 AWARDS PROGRAM FOR NOMINATIONS

7th March 2016 - NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 AUSTRALIAN FITNESS INDUSTRY AWARDS

2nd November 2015 - FITNESS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARD WINNERS


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