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Active Life

Is the gym or pool not your scene? But you know physical activity and wellbeing is important. Maybe one of our active life programs will appeal to you. The Town is now providing opportunities for the non-traditional workout enthusiast. Get up, get out... get active!

walking groups

Looking for an activity with fresh air and beautiful landscapes while enjoying the companionship of other like-minded people? Then one of our walking groups may be perfect for you! In partnership with the Heart Foundation, the Town is offering the following weekly walking groups:

Tuesdays: 8.30am Kensington Bushland (meeting by the club room at Harold Rossiter Park)

Wednesdays: 8:30am and 9.30am Mothers' Walking Group (starting at the Antz inya Pantz, 965 Albany Highway, Victoria Park)

Juniper Senior Walking Groups

Wednesdays: 8:00am Bentley Park Village (meet at SwanCare Adminstration Centre, Corner of Plantation Drive and Stirling Close, Bentley)

Fridays: 7:30am Juniper Rowethorpe Village (meet at the Terrance Cafe on The Boulevard, Bentley)

None of these times suit you? Would you like to start a new walking group? For more information please contact our Active Life Coordinator at activelife@vicpark.wa.gov.au or call 9373 5450.

 

HEALTHY families PROGRAMs

The Healthy Families Program will include a range of activities, but most importantly will provide an encouraging network of mums and dads with similar interests and obstacles.

POST-NATAL FITNESS PROGRAM

This interactive program is designed specifically for optimal postnatal fitness. Sessions will include low-impact pram cardio, pelvic floor exercises and practical resistance training. The program can be catered to each individual’s needs and fitness levels.

You will love the way it makes you feel and will be excited to see improvements each week. Best of all, you can exercise with your bub!

DATES 16 January - 7 April

MONDAYS
10am - 10:40am (10wks-6mo bubs) BOOK HERE
10:50am - 11:30am (7-14mo bubs) BOOK HERE
FRIDAYS
10am - 10:40am (10wk-6mo bubs) BOOK HERE
10:50am - 11:30am (7-14mo bubs) BOOK HERE
LOCATION Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park and John MacMillan Park (when weather permits)
COST $8 per session (Town of Victoria Park residents)
           $10 per session (non-residents)
Booking is essential.

Family fitness PROGRAM

This program is specifically designed for toddlers (15mo - 3 years) along with mum or dad. It is an interactive program for both the toddlers and their parent to exercise together. Sessions will include pram cardio, practical resistamce training, obstacle courses and much more. The program can be catered to each individual's needs and fitness levels.

DATES 20 January - 7 April 
 
FRIDAYS
9am – 9.50am (mum + toddler) BOOK HERE
9am - 9:50am (parent + toddler+ bub)) BOOK HERE
 
LOCATION Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
COST $8 per session (Town of Victoria Park residents)
           $10 per session (non-residents)
 
Booking is essential.

MOTHERS' WALKING GROUP

Wednesdays @ 8.30am and 9.30am starting at Antz inya Pantz, 965 Albany Highway, Victoria Park.

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS

Weekly vic park running group

Have you wanted to get into running and just don’t know where to start? This weekly program may be perfect for you! We go at the pace of the participants and can adjust the program for all levels.

DATE Wednesdays
TIME 5.30pm
LOCATION McCallum Park (meet at the end of Taylor Street)
COST $35 for the term (January - March)
BOOK HERE

Booking is essential.

Activation Days

Skate Scoot Bike at the Bowl

Hosted by pro skate and BMX group Freestyle Now, this BMX, Skate and Scooter coaching workshop aims to help participants gain new skills, improve confidence, understand skate park etiquette, plus have a stack of fun!

Open to everyone from beginners to experts. No need to sign up, just turn up on the day with your board, bike or scooter and helmet. Stay for as long or as little as you like.

DATE Saturday 21 January
TIME 8am - 12 noon
LOCATION McCallum Park Skate Bowl (Canning Hwy, Victoria Park)
COST Free

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Pop-up Fitness in the Park

Get active and try out a group fitness class for free in the beautiful outdoors. BYO water bottle and towel.

Wednesday 8 February, 6pm - Body Attack (Houghton Park, St James)

Saturday 11 February, 8am - Power Circuit: High Intensity Interval Training (John MacMillan Park, East Victoria Park)

Sunday 19 February, 9am - Body Balance (McCallum Park, Victoria Park. Meet at the end of Taylor Street).

Tuesday 28 February, 6pm - Body Combat (G O Edwards Park, Burswood)

Let’s Go Fly a KITE!

Come along to make and fly a kite. Free kite making for the first 100 people.

DATE Sunday, 12 March
TIME 8am - 12 noon
LOCATION John MacMillan Park alongside the Vic Park Farmers Markets
COST Free

living longer living stronger 

Living Longer Living Stronger is an evidence based strength training and exercise program designed specifically for the over 50's.

It aims to achieve a reduction in falls, improved health, quality of life and fitness in people aged over 50 years.

Weekly Group session at Leisurelife:    Thursday from 9.30am – 10.30am
Individual sessions at Leisurelife:          Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am – 12noon. 

LOCATION Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
COST Initial Assessment: $55.00, Individual Session: $8.00, 10 Session Pass + 1 free: $80

 

NUTRITION sessions

Glen Cardwell Seminar 'new life resolutions'

Find out why New Year's resolutions rarely work. We don't need New Year resolutions; we need New Life resolutions. Learn 10 strategies towards a new body shape. These strategies are employed by people who successfully lose body fat for at least two years.

Glen Cardwell is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 37 years' experience in the industry. He is an award winning professional speaker and was the sports nutrition advisor to the West Coast Eagles for 14 years.

DATES Tuesday, 7 February
TIME 7pm
LOCATION Aqualife Centre, 42 Somerset St, East Victoria Park (Group Fitness Room)
COST Free
BOOK HERE

Booking is essential.

mediterranean cooking class 

A traditional Mediterranean Diet has been shown to have numerous health benefits and play a role in the prevention of many chronic diseases. Come along and hear about the key components to this approach and learn to cook some delicious Mediterranean cuisine with Arte Paella, Spanish cooking school.

DATE Tuesday, 28 March  
TIME 6.30 – 8:30pm
LOCATION Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
COST $7
BOOK HERE

Booking is essential.

 

 

mental health programs

brain training workshop 

Does your brain need a little challenging? This brain training workshop will cover brain health, improving concentration and memory, plus tips and tricks to maintain a healthy brain. There will be fun challenges including brain teasers, problem solving and brain training games on a tablet. This workshop will be delivered in partnership with Juniper Day Therapy Centre Outreach and Wellness Program. 

DATE Wednesdays, 8,15 and 22 February 
TIME 11am - 12noon
LOCATION Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
COST $7
BOOK HERE

Booking is essential.

 

For more information on any Active Life Programs, please contact the Active Life Team on 9373 5450 or email activelife@vicpark.wa.gov.au

 

 
There is no day more precious than the one you are living today