Fitness equipment that is free for the community to use is now available in public areas in Beeliar, Bibra Lake, Hamilton Hill, Leeming, Success and Yangebup. For details see
The Council has also approved equipment to be installed in the following locations:
- Radiata Park, Aubin Grove
- Atwell Oval, Atwell
- Harmony Park, Atwell
- Wheeler Res, Hamilton Hill
- Riverina Res, Munster
- Hopbush Park, South Lake
- Bloodwood Park, South Lake
- MacFaull Park
- Next to the City of Cockburn administration building, Spearwood
South Lake Leisure Centre also offers very reasonably priced deals for many fitness programs gym use, and has instructors present who can help you whatever level you are at.
Download the timetable for our 2015 Term 4 programs for the many classes that we run! We also have the times and details for the Walking Groups in and around the City of Cockburn.
To help you decide which program best suits your needs, please see this comparison of the two main healthy lifestyle programs HEAL and BEAT IT
Co-Health will be giving away 5000 healthy checklist fridge magnets with free magnet whiteboard markers. To get your free checklist, sign a the Healthy Checklist pledge that you will put it on your fridge and see how much it motivates you. If you would like one mailed to you, please copy and paste the Healthy Checklist pledge (mail version) into an email and send to firstname.lastname@example.org . You agree for a member of the Co-Health team to contact you just once in the next 12 months to see how you are going.
Scientific research has shown that people who publicly pledge to change behaviour for the better are far more likely to maintain it. It is entirely your choice how many of the healthy actions you want to take up. All actions on the list are based on sound evidence and national guidelines for nutrition and physical activity.
The checklists are also available at all City of Cockburn Libraries, Cockburn Super Clinic Parmacy , 11 Wentworth Parade, Success, and other participating businesses plus various community events around the City.
A national evaluation of thousands of participants has been published in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia. It is available at HEAL, HEALTH PROMOTION JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA.
In the past six months, 53 people in the City of Cockburn lost an average of nearly four centimetres off the waist during the 8-week program. 162 people have completed the program in total, see the healthy lifestyles page for some of their comments
The programs are full for term 2 but please register now for programs starting in July. See details on the full 2015 term 3 CoHealth Timetable with walking groups included. HEAL™ facilitator Eileen Chong giving a helping hand to enthusiastic HEAL™ participants
The popular foodCENTS program will be offered again in November. Please contact Khris on 0418 839 796 or email email@example.com
Call the number above to book early as places are limited. There will be creche facilities for this event.
Walking in a group is an easy cheap way to keep fit, stay motivated and socialise. See details about these and other walking groups in the City of Cockburn at Heart Foundation Walking 20 15 04 . Cockburn’s newest walking group will start in April in Manning Park every Tuesday. Heart Foundation Walking is Australia’s largest network of free walking groups coordinated locally by the City of Cockburn.