Gold Fit


















Smooth Movers Class Timetable and Locations

Day Locations and Times


Matua Community Hall, Levers Road 
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Road
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Road
10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.


Welcome Bay Hall, Welcome Bay Road
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.


Bethlehem Hall, Bethlehem Road 
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Road    
9:00 10:00 a.m.

Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Road    
10:15 11:15 a.m.

Sit’ N Be Fit Class Timetable and Locations

Day Locations and Times




Greenwood Park Village, Welcome Bay
11:00 to 12:00 p.m.


Bethlehem Hall, Bethlehem Road

10.45am to 11.45am

The 'Gold Fit' programme is designed to provide a fun and enjoyable environment in which older adults (55+) are encouraged to remain physically and mentally active. It is a holistic approach to improving the health and well being of our adult population. 

Our 9 exercise classes per week fulfil not only our participant’s health and activity needs, but also their social ones. 

Our classes are a great opportunity to get fit, socialise, and meet new people! A sense of humour and a great attitude will help you make the most of classes. 


Payment Options: 

You are welcome to come along to the first class for free!

Fee per class is $8, or

$37.50 - 5 classes  

$70.00 - 10 classes 

Note: You can pay by EFTPOS, credit/debit card online, internet banking, or cash at the class.

Bank Account details:

02 0280 0298488 05

Please use your name and class you attend as a reference so we can allocate your payment.



Classes are offered in the following communities:

  • Papamoa
  • Matua
  • Bethlehem
  • Otumoetai
  • Welcome Bay







We offer two types of 'Gold Fit' classes: Smooth Movers and Sit’N Be Fit

Smooth Movers group exercise classes include music, fitness, balance, coordination, and fun.

Smooth Movers consists of gentle group exercise to music.  The music is carefully chosen and consists of sing-a-long type songs from an era which the participants can relate to.  YMCA Tauranga has been running Smooth Movers for over 15 years and at present runs 9 classes per week. Choose from indoor sessions using dance, Pilates, aerobics, yoga and stretching, or head outside and walk in some of Tauranga's most beautiful parks and gardens.

Sit and Be Fit provides group exercises whilst in a sitting position. This class has been developed by YMCA Tauranga in conjunction with Sport Bay of Plenty to address the need of 'Gold Fit' participants that had experienced falls, trauma, illness or hospitalization and lost the confidence and, in some cases, their ability to participate in Smooth Movers.

Both classes includes relaxation techniques, confidence building circuits and strengthening exercises using basic, commonplace equipment. Participants are encouraged to assist one another thereby creating a collegiate feeling within the group with positive effects on the group dynamics. Our members also enjoy social outings including lunch, coffee, a movie or theatre.


For more information:

Contact: YMCA Tauranga Office

Office: 07 579 6530





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