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Looking for ideas to get active in Coffs?   Here are some great ideas to get amongst it, challenge yourself, have new experiences and meet some great people.
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Become a Radio Presenter
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CHYFM is the local radio station where you get the opportunity to get behind the microphone and launch your media career! Boost your self-confidence while you learn announcing and microphone techniques, play great music, meet new friends and gain fans from all over the world! We also train audio production volunteers and welcome social media creators and budding journalists! Call 66511104 to get started today! 
 
 
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Make a Movie
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Do you have a great story to tell? Screenwave’s annual [REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival wants to see it[REC] Ya Shorts shines a spotlight on young filmmakers (12-25) throughout Regional Australia. Look out for information about filmmaking workshops across the region from May-July, then submit your creative genius in August to enter the competition and be in with a chance of getting your film screened on the regional tour.
 
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Be a Star on Stage -
Love acting? Love singing and dancing? Love all of the above? There are a number of local drama companies who put on an annual season of exciting shows at the Jetty Memorial Theatre. They are always on the look-out for great new talent, so check them out, hook your dreams to a star and head along to an audition. Connect with CHATS (Coffs Harbour Amateur Theatre Society) and the Coffs Harbour Musical Comedy Company today.
 
 
 
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Be a Team Player
- There’s a great range of team sports to get stuck into in Coffs, with multiple sports grounds including the CEX International Stadium. Enjoy the buzz of connecting with new peeps and together taking your team to the top – or just being the ones having the most fun on the court or the field! Not to mention the endorphins that kick in from making your body sweat! Sportz Central on Bray Street offers indoor sport – from basket-ball to roller derby.
 
swimming-78112_1920.jpgMake a Splash - If you’re a water person – you can hit the pool. If you’re keen to improve your swimming technique, train up for the annual Jetty Swim, or just get a great workout, the Coffs Harbour War Memorial Olympic Swimming Pool has two pools to choose from – indoors and out. Swim squads is also a great way to benefit from expert coaching in a supportive and sociable environment, whatever your level you’re at and whatever your body size and shape.
 
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Take 3 for the Sea
- Yup, we live in paradise and pretty much everyone in the Coffs area loves the ocean and appreciates how lucky we are to have such fantastic beaches and creeks. To play your part in making the world a better place, each time you head out for a surf, a swim or just when you’re just hanging out at the beach or creek, simply take 3 pieces of rubbish with you and make sure they end up in the bin not the ocean! And remember, swim between the flags on one of our patrolled beaches. Follow the Coffs Harbour Lifeguards on facebook for the daily condition reports from the beach.
 
 
 
 
teen art.jpgBe a Culture Vulture  -  You don’t have to spend time and money heading to the capital cities to soak up some great art and culture.   Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery (CHRG), (opposite the library on the Corner of Coff & Duke St) has regular changing exhibitions, talks, workshops and other events that will spark your imagination. Exhibiting works by national and local artists and featuring touring exhibitions, CHRG encourages you to bring your curiosity and ponder the creative side of life. Follow the Gallery on Facebook for the latest exhibitions.   To enjoy year-round exhibitions of Aboriginal art, a visit to Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Corindi is a great way to spend an afternoon – and you can enjoy some native inspired dishes at the café.  Or you can travel through time and share in stories of romance, bravery, fun, adventure, tragedy and amazing inventions at the Coffs Harbour Regional Museum, on the hill along Harbour Drive.