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  • Do your homework before you sign up for a centre membership, class or course.
  • Reputable centres tend to be members of AUSactive, or are run by the YMCA, local council or another management organisation. They should operate in accordance with the code of ethics and business practice developed by industry and government.
  • Try it out first to see if you are comfortable with the activity, the approach, and the level of support.

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Reviewed on: 22-12-2012