Ship Shape

Looking to get fit in time for summer, take advantage of the beautiful spring weather and enjoy the surroundings of Our Port?

From 27 October – 6 December 2014, Our Port will be offering free fitness activities as part of our Ship Shape program!

From Yoga to Dragon Boating there is an activity to suit everyone at any level of fitness.

Free for everyone to attend

Hatha Yoga by Emma Vandenbergh

Gentle movement, coupled with breath work.  Physically it feels quite mild – great for everyone from beginners to advanced. On a subtle level, this yoga brings wellness to every system in our bodies, organs, shifts energy blockages and promotes physical and emotional wellbeing.

Where: The Annex at Hart’s Mill (near 1 Mundy Street)


  • Monday 27 October at 9.30 am
  • Monday 3 November at 9.30 am
  • Monday 10 November at 9.30 am
  • Monday 17 November at 9.30 am
  • Monday 24 November at 9.30 am
  • Monday 1 December at 9.30 am

To book, please call Emma on 0400 007683 or email [email protected]

Dragon Boating

Have fun, get fit, go paddling!

Adelaide Sea Dragons, a long- standing and successful dragon boat club, would like to introduce you to the fastest growing watersport in the world. Come and learn from world-class members of the Club who will introduce you to a sport they enjoy so much.

These are introductory sessions for all ages (minimum 12 years) and suitable for all levels of fitness.  Bring a friend, workmate or partner – all welcome.

If the bug bites perhaps you’d like to join the club and take part in their training sessions throughout the week.

Where: The Sailing Club, 1 Jenkins Street, Port Adelaide


  • Saturday 1 November 2014 at 10 am
  • Saturday 8 November 2014 at 10 am
  • Saturday 15 November 2014 at 10 am
  • Saturday 22 November 2014 at 10 am
  • Saturday 29 November 2014 at 10 am
  • Saturday 6 December 2014 at 10 am

To book, and for further information, please call Chris Wood on 8242 2440.


People of all walks of life can enjoy the many benefits that karate training offers. Karate is not just a great form of self-defence, but provides all students the opportunity to enhance their character and develop confidence, focus and inner security. Go-Kan-Ryu Karate teaches in a non-contact environment to provide a safe training environment and to encourage self-discipline and control. Karate training allows you to improve your fitness while learning something valuable at the same time.

The session is fun and allows you to get involved in some martial arts exercise. All ages are welcome.

Where: Lighthouse Square


  • Friday 7 November from 6 pm to 7 pm
  • Friday 28 November from 6 pm to 7 pm

To book, please call the Visitor Information Centre on 8405 6560.

Footy fitness by Port Adelaide Football Club

Do you wonder how the Port Power players get fit and stay fit? Come and join this footy fitness training session to train like a football hero and see what it’s all about.

Where: Lighthouse Square

When: Wednesday 5 November at 5.30 pm

To book, please call the Visitor Information Centre on 8405 6560.

Exercise to music for older adults

It is never too late to get your groove on. Port Adelaide Athletics Club will be running an exercise session by the water for older adults. The session will be set to music so it will be delight for a body and mind alike!

Where: Lighthouse Square

When: Sunday 15th November at 12 pm

To book, please call the Visitor Information Centre on 8405 6560.

Rock and Roll Dance Class

Port Rocks is fast approaching so you’d better get your dance routine sorted! Experienced dance teachers will run a fun session teaching the basics of rock’n’roll dancing. Although easily recognisable, there are many variations on rock’n’roll. Common to all though are the fast pace, body rocking and distinctive ‘back beat’ – which make it contagious and a lot of fun.

Where: Lighthouse Square

When: Monday 17 November at 6 pm

To book, please call the Visitor Information Centre on 8405 6560.

Boxing Cardio

Come and try a great functional fitness session with SmartFitness & learn a bit of self-defence whilst training! We will improve your boxing technique, cardio fitness and teach you a few karate moves. No experience necessary, beginners to advanced welcome.

Where: Lighthouse Square


  • Wednesday 19 November at 6 pm
  • Wednesday 3 December at 6 pm

To book, please call the Visitor Information Centre on 8405 6560.


Come explore the Inner Harbour of Port Adelaide by kayak. View the historic Port and the resident tall ships Falie and One & All from the water.

Where: The tour will depart from the Birkenhead boat ramp

When: Wednesday 3 December at 10 am

To book, please call Adventure Kayaking SA on 08 82958812 or email [email protected].

Other opportunities

Port Adelaide Physiotherapy

Boost Physiotherapy offers a range of physiotherapy services but they also hold weekly Pilates classes. Pilates is a form of exercise which emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility, and awareness in order to support efficient and graceful movement. Classes take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10.30 am and at 6 pm. To book, please call Ann Fong on 8447 8408. To coincide with Ship Shape, Boost Physiotherapy is offering Pilates at a reduced rate of $12/session in November (normal price $25).

Address: 122 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide
Phone: 8447 8408 or 0434 708 488

Port Adelaide Athletics Club

Our club is one of the oldest clubs in the Athletics SA competition and our home ground is based at the Iversen Athletics Reserve. Our club offers coaching in all forms of athletics; running, jumping, throwing, hurdling and pole vaulting. We have facilities to help athletes reach their full potential. We also offer other programs for people of varying abilities such as our Active For Life program which is held during the week and our City-Bay training group which is run all year round on Sundays.

Don’t forget to check out the Athletics Carnival that will take place on Saturday November 1 at 5pm at Iversen Athletics Reserve. Please check the website for further information.

Address: Iversen Athletics Reserve, Langham Place, Port Adelaide
Phone: 08 8240 1747

Heart Foundation Walking Group

There is no need to book, please just turn up on the day and join us on varying walking routes around the historic Port. We will also be utilising the Loop Path around the Inner Harbour.

For further information, please contact Anne Edwards on 8449 6749 or email [email protected].

Date: Mondays and Fridays from 9.30 am to 10.30 am
Address: Meet at The Cottage Kitchen, 160 St. Vincent Street, Port Adelaide

Honeybee Cycles

A must-visit destination for anyone thinking about starting to ride, whether for commuting or for fun. Honeybee Cycles also arranges monthly group bike rides and other events promoting cycling culture in the Port. Check their Facebook page for latest information.

Address: 166 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide
Phone: 0498 585 908

Anytime Fitness

At Anytime Fitness Port Adelaide health club, you can exercise any time using your own security-access key. That’s 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Talk about no more excuses. With Port Adelaide being the friendliest gym around you will be more motivated than ever to go and enjoy your time at the club.

110-112 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide
08 8240 1227 /

Body Design 24Seven Fitness

We’re a Les Mills Group Fitness specialist gym with classes in Bodyattack, RPM, Body Pump, and Body Balance as well as freestyle classes covering Step, Kickboxing, TRX and XFIT.

Our facilities include 24/7 access, cardio and strength-training equipment that set industry standards, and a safe, secure environment.

Upstairs, Port Mall Shopping Centre, 178 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide.
To join phone: 0428 229 247

General information: 8240 1912 or [email protected]

Kayak Hire at Harbourside Automotive & Marine

Harbourside Automotive & Marine provides a kayak hire service both on weekdays and on weekends. Get on the water and explore the beautiful Port River.

Address: 312 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide
Phone: 8240 1919
Email: [email protected]

Gear Up Girl SA 2015 by BikeSA

Sunday, 23 November

Gear Up Girl is a women-only bike ride and this year’s 40 kilometre Beach Ride option will utilise the greenway from the City to the Port. The ride starts and finishes in Elder Park in Adelaide’s city. Why not get together with a group of friends and enjoy the ride!

For further information and for booking information, please visit