Quidditch proves popular as Healthy Hobart goes dark

A LIVELY game of Quidditch is just one of the free and quirky activities on offer to locals this winter as part of the Healthy Hobart Goes Dark program.

The third iteration of the popular Healthy Hobart sport and fitness program, Healthy Hobart Goes Dark encourages people to enjoy Hobart’s open spaces during the colder winter months.

While the free Quidditch sessions have now passed, there are still plenty of activities planned until mid-August.

Activities still on offer include:



Join in at a free fitness class with a twist at Discosize.

The high energy sessions conducted by DRILL Performance include a fusion of dance and toning moves with high and low impact options for all fitness levels and families.

Discosize is being held from 19 to 26 July between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.


Medieval Games:

Wear your best medieval costumes and join The Barony Of Ynys Fawr for family friendly activities on 15 July at 10am.


Puffer Jacket Yoga:

Don your warmest outfits and join the relaxing and strengthening yoga sessions.

Puffer Jacket Yoga is held every Tuesday evening between 5.45pm and 6.30pm at Parliament Lawns, Salamanca Place.

The last session will take place on 7 August.

Caption: From left, Jenni Hotson, Nicole Hellessey and Kevin Hotson with dog, Chester. Photo credit: City of Hobart.

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