8 ways to get active for free (or cheap) in Darling Harbour
Whether you want to get shredded for summer or just get moving, there are so many great ways to exercise for less in Darling Harbour.
From scooting along the waterfront promenade, to throwing tin at the Tumbalong Park outdoor gym - these are the best ways to get fit and active in Darling Harbour.
Run, ride or scoot on the promenade
Darling Harbour is in a prime spot with incredible views of one of the most beautiful harbours in the world. And the best part? There’s over a kilometre of promenade along the waterfront that’s perfect if you want to run, ride or scooter with a view.
Plus, once you’re done zooming, you would have earnt a treat from one of Darling Harbour’s many world class restaurants, cafes and bars (which are all just a quick scoot away).
Dance in front of the International Convention Centre
Play free table tennis at Darling Quarter
The balls may be small and the bats may be little, but table tennis is a serious sport. Get a good rally going with friends and you’ll work up a sweat and build muscles in your hitting arm in no time.
If you fancy a hit, head to Darling Quarter where you’ll find two permanent tables that you can use any time free of charge!
Go bowling at Kingpin Bowling
This premium entertainment centre features 20 lanes, full bar with cocktails, laser tag, a 90-game arcade centre and topspin table tennis. This is a great way to start or end a night with a few strikes and a couple cocktails, right by the water in the heart of Darling Harbour.
Zen out with Tai Chi in front of the Chinese Garden
Tai Chi is the practice of harnessing yin and yang (two opposite forces) to mediate, exercise and train in defense. Where better to practise this peaceful art of movement than in front of the tranquil Chinese Garden of Friendship?
Keep an eye on their website and Facebook page for guided tai chi events if you want to give it a try.
Get shredded at Tumbalong Park gym
Get flexy with free kids yoga in Darling Quarter
Yoga helps kids connect with their bodies and minds and feel calm. Danielle Connor, a qualified yoga instructor and nanny, has designed her own class for kids aged two to five at Darling Quarter - with parents and caregiver invited to join in on the flexy fun.
Mats are supplied and entry is free - just make sure you register in advance to save your spot!