These excursions are only offered to students completing Unit 1 and 2 Physical Education and will expose students first-hand to multiple learning concepts and applications. In class students will have studied key concepts such as participation rates in physical activity, sociocultural influences that may act as enablers or barriers to engaging in physical activity and leading to a focus on physical activity promotion strategies. Students will be provided with an opportunity to engage in different aquatic activities including professional instruction on how to swim safely in a variety of aquatic situations, surf lessons, wakeboarding and aqua fun. These aquatic experiences enable students to understand and experience a breadth of activities, whilst also supporting them in reflecting on the role the environment may play in encouraging individuals to be physically active and how some activities such as surfing may improve ‘connections’ in some communities, and positively impact their fitness and health.
In this excursion, students will travel to Melbourne Cable Park to participate a 1.5 hour Cable Wake boarding session and then a 1 hour session in the Aqua Fun Park. Students will develop skills to be able to perform wake boarding and have the opportunity to further connect their aquatic experiences to the natural and built environment. considering barriers and enablers to participate in Physical Activity.
Activities will be modified for students who identify as beginner swimmers.
Ticket prices include a rental lifejacket (which is mandatory) and guest are required to complete the Waiver (adults over 18 complete for guests under 18) form in the resources of this event to participate. Guest must participate in a safety briefing 10 minutes before each session.
Nossal Sports Uniform to be worn to and from the cable park. Students should also bring bathers, sunscreen, food and/or money to purchase food, snacks, a drink bottle and any personal medication. A life jacket will be provided.
Students will be driven on a 25 seater charter bus to and from the locations.