One year on from the launch of the This Girl Can campaign, over 285,000 women across the state have become more active. From the 18th – 24th March 2019, VicHeallth and This Girl Can Victoria will be celebrating women getting active with This Girl Can Week to encourage even more women to get more physically active.
This Girl Can Week is dedicated to inspiring women of all fitness levels to get active, whether trying something new or returning to an activity after a break. This Girl Can is about giving it a go; no matter how well you do it, how you look, or how sweaty you get.
If you’ve been waiting for a sign to get active, Melbourne City FC are running a number of free events in conjunction with VicHealth and Football Victoria – so lace up your runners, grab a group of friends and get involved!
Pop-Up Activity Days
Wednesday 20th & Friday 22nd March
12pm – 2pm
Spend your lunch break at QV Square for your daily dose of physical activity, fun and freebies. Soccer Mums, an initiative from VicHealth taster sessions will be on offer – a program designed specifically for women to learn new skills and meet new people – and you’ll have the chance to win a free full program for you and a friend. Thanks to QV's resident ice creamery, free ice creams will be up for grabs, while W-League fans won’t want to miss Wednesday’s session, with Melbourne City FC goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri down for the afternoon.
Sunday 24th March
11am – 4pm
Gather your friends and family, pack a picnic and head to Gosch’s Paddock for an action-packed day of fun activities and plenty of chances to win. All are welcome, with Soccer Mums Sessions and Kids Soccer Clinics encouraging all ages out on the pitch and jumping castles and giant inflatables ensuring there really is something for everyone. You’ll also be in the box seat to win a free Soccer Mums program and a VIP Tour of AAMI Park for the whole family on a Melbourne City match day!
Participate at one of our free events and let us know all about it by sharing your experiences, photos and sweaty selfies using the #ThisGirlCanVIC hashtag – to help inspire other women that they can do the same.