Stretch your mind and your muscles.
Sportsworks is the place to leap, run, throw and row. Pit your skills against some of Australia's best-known sportspeople and investigate your body's abilities for particular sports. Are you tall? Flexible? Can you jump high, run fast or react quickly? Record your results in your Sportspass and see how your abilities change between visits.
You can race against Cathy Freeman, try out as a soccer goalkeeper, and zoom down the slopes in our snowboarding simulator. You'll also find out why sports have their own specialised footwear, balls and other gear.
Take the sporting challenge at Sportsworks and learn all about the science behind moving your body.
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Hi Anastaychia,A staff member has emailed you regarding your question.
As part of that review, we'd definitely be looking at updating Cathy Freeman along with some of the other exhibits where new technologies or sporting identities have emerged.
Think Ahead is suited to children aged about 10 years and up, however it is very interactive and there's lots to look at, so it's still enjoyable for younger children even if they're not necessarily grasping all the concepts.
Thanks for your enquiry.
Acitivies best suited to kids that age will be running on Monday 3rd August as part of our Little Kids Day In.
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