RSL Active is a program from RSL Victoria, supported by the Victorian State Government, providing a range of events and activities for the younger veteran community.
RSL provides a way to connect with other veterans and develop social networks, share ideas, tell stories, enhance support circles, and improve physical and mental health.
RSL Active is open to all veterans and their immediate families*. Membership of the RSL is not required to participate in any events.
There are regular RSL Active events held through RSL Sub-Branches around Victoria. For more information about events in your location, please contact email@example.com or (03) 9655 5573.
To be updated by email on upcoming RSL Active events please CLICK HERE
*Some limitations may apply for particular events. Where this applies, details will be indicated at time of booking.
Organised by Geelong RSL
Transport from Geelong RSL supplied, more details passed on upon registration.
Saturdays 9 November 2019 - 29 February 2020. Stand Up Paddleboarding - Altona
Altona RSL invites all current serving, ex- serving veterans and immediate families and first responders to join us on Saturday mornings for Stand Up Paddle Boarding @ 9.30am.
Meet at the Sun Seeker Caravan on the corner of the Esplanade and Mount Street, Altona.
You can expect to enjoy the sun, sea and sand (dependant on skill levels) with family and friends. This event will have you laughing over coffee on completion.
Spots are limited to 10 people per session.
For more information and to attend, see https://www.facebook.com/events/536742503746956/ or contact Altona RSL (03) 9398 2817.
Every Tuesday 12 November - 17 December, 2019. Art Therapy – Altona
Time: 00pm - 7.00pm
Talented Artist Henk Eykman will teach the Veteran Community how to create art work utilising different techniques.
Art is a proven form of therapy to assist with mental health, physical well being, and a great form of relaxation.
The class is open to Veterans and their immediate families (suitable for all ages).
For more information see https://www.facebook.com/events/588002795069722/ or contact Altona RSL (03) 9398 2817.
13 November – 4 December. Yoga - Frankston
Join us for a relax and chill out session with PARC Yoga Guru Kristy.
This 4 week yoga program will be held each Wednesday from 13 November – 4 December from 5.45pm – 6.45pm at The Pavillion, 183 Cranbourne Road, Frankston (behind the Frankston RSL)
Spaces are limited. Register at: https://rslactivefrankstonyoga13nov.eventbrite.com.au
For more information please contact: Brent Clyne, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 03 9783 2288.
16 November. Come and Trial Bootcamp - Mount Waverley
RSL Active in conjunction with Mana fitness are pleased to invite veterans and a guest to a free come and try 45 minute Bootcamp session
10am, at 250 Stephensons Road, Mount Waverley
Register attendance at https://rslactivemanabootcamp16nov.eventbrite.com.au
18 November – 22 November. Explore Phillip Island Camp
RSL Active and Phillip Island RSL invite veterans to participate in a range of activities focusing on health and wellbeing, connecting veterans, mateship and socialising. Activities include surfing, kayaking, ten-pin bowling, cycling, go-karting, fishing, barefoot bowls, hiking and golf.
This is a free camp for veterans and includes accommodation, lunch and dinners. Breakfast is at the individual’s expense.
Registration essential and spaces are strictly limited. For more information and to register: https://rslactivepicamp2019.eventbrite.com.au
27 November. Barefoot Bowling at Bentleigh Bows Club, Followed by Dinner at Bentleigh RSL
5.30pm at Bentleigh Bowls Club, 1 Higgins Road Bentleigh for Barefoot Bowling then onto Bentleigh RSL, 538 Centre Road, Bentleigh, for dinner.
Registration essential for catering purposes: https://rslactivebarefootbowling27nov19.eventbrite.com.au
RSL Active Regular Event Locations
The following RSLs hold regular activities. For more information, contact the numbers listed below.
Variety of events including yoga, walk/run/ride at Cherry Lake, and stand-up paddle-boarding. Contact (03) 9398 2817.
Ballarat – NEW
Contact (03) 5332 3300
Variety of activities including rowing, yoga, and RSL sheds program. Contact Craig Hancock (03) 5442 2950 or email@example.com
Range of monthly activities. Contact (03) 9583 1775.
Regular events include Wellness Wednesday and Barefoot Bowling. Contact (03) 9435 1884.
See Melton RSL Active Facebook page for more information. https://www.facebook.com/Melton-RSL-Active-157524811512493/
Variety of events. Sports library available for veterans to use.
Yoga held every Tuesday during the school term.
Contact Sale RSL (03) 5144 2538.
Warragul and Drouin RSLs host a free one hour fitness program fitness program for younger veterans, held at Voyage Fitness, Warragul. Contact (03) 5623 6003.
Variety of activities. Regular activities include yoga, fitness class, coffee catchups. Contact (03) 5562 4634.
Yoga. Contact (03) 8558 4700.