Events and programmes

We offer a range of sporting and non-sporting events and programmes, as well as health and wellbeing initiatives throughout the year. Keep an eye out for dates.

4 peaks, 4 weeks

Start your time at Victoria University of Wellington on the right foot, and win!

We’re challenging all students to get out and explore some of the great views that Wellington has to offer. One lucky student who climbs four of Wellington’s famous peaks in the first four weeks of Trimester 1 and uploads a photo to Instagram using our hashtag—#4peaks4weeks—will win a $200 Shoe Clinic Voucher. Spot prizes are also up for grabs.

Where: Mount Victoria, Mount Kaukau, Brooklyn Turbine, and Tinakori Hill.
When: 4 March–1 April 2019.
Registrations: Sign up for 4 peaks, 4 weeks.

If you’re up to the challenge, let us know. Join the Facebook event or for more information email Victoria Recreation.

Events

Get involved in our one-off events and try something different.

Outdoor Zumba

Come along to our free Outdoor Zumba & Strong event in the Tim Beaglehole Courtyard on Tuesday 19 March 2019 from 5 pm–6.15 pm. Everyone is welcome, so join in and bring your friends, brothers, family, whoever!

See you there!

The Hunter Relay

Back in 2019.

Pull together a team of four runners to take on the challenge of The Hunter Relay—a 650m dash down Kelburn Parade, up past the Hunter and Student Union buildings, finishing up in the Tim Beaglehole Courtyard.

Prizes awarded for fastest laps and best dressed, so get your creative hats on.

Round the Bays

Join the Victoria University team for Round the Bays 2019, taking place around Wellingtons waterfront on 17 February.

We welcome all runners and walkers to Team Victoria, no matter your age, stage, or level of fitness.

Once you cross the finish line, you are welcome at the Victoria University picnic site and can enjoy refreshments, food, and spot prizes.

To find out more or register your interest, email Victoria Recreation.

Glow Zumba

Glow in the dark Zumba will be back in 2019.

Dress up in neon or white to glow, get creative with our neon paint station, and enjoy this cardio-dance workout.

Courses and programmes

We offer a range of one day courses, multi-day programmes, and workshops.

Evolution 6

Back in January 2019—more info coming soon.

Our six week healthy lifestyle programme will help you make positive changes to your overall wellbeing.

Participants team up with our Fitness Advisors, setting goals, working hard, and having a lot of fun along the way with the aim of cementing in healthy daily habits.

If you want to feel fitter, leaner, and stronger then this is the programme for you.

Self-defence

Gain more confidence in your everyday life—learn ways to be strong and safe in a variety of situations. These courses teach you hits, kicks, holds, and escape techniques as well as providing tips to help keep you safe.

Next course date coming soon. This is a free course delivered by trained, accredited teachers and is available for students only.

Spaces are limited, so only register below if you are certain you can attend.

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