Please note: Date changes for HEAL information sessions


Please note that some previously issued timetables have the incorrect information session and start dates. The dates for the 2015 term 3 HEAL programs are:

Venue

Information session

One-on One sessions

Program dates

Program times

Ottey Centre – Curtin Clinics with crèche and transport

Monday 13 July        12.30pm

By appointment pre- and post-program

Monday 27 Jul – 14 Sep

12-2pm

CHC Success – dietician and physiotherapist/exercise physiologist

Tuesday 14 July        12.30pm

By appointment pre- and post-program

Tuesday 28 Jul – 15 Sep

12-2pm

Cockburn Youth Centre – Curtin Clinics with Aboriginal engagement officer and transport

N/A

By appointment pre- and post-program

Thursday  30 Jul – 17 Sep + possible make-up session 24 Sep?

12-2pm

Diabetes Week at Cockburn Health and Community


Important

Please note that a previous version of the poster had incorrect dates on it. Diabetes week runs from 12-18 July and all events at Cockburn Health & Community run within that week. See Diabetes Week Events for the correct version.

In Diabetes Week, from 12 – 18th July, Cockburn Health & Community in Success will be offering a variety of events and opportunities for people who are interested in managing or preventing  diabetes. A full timetable will be available from all City of Cockburn libraries and on this website from 1 July. The main event on Wednesday 15 July includes a taste of the foodCENTS program and a free seminar “Blood, Sweat & Sugar” (see ), that will touch on all types of diabetes.

Term 3 Program Timetable


Download the  timetable for our 2015 Term 3 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. Please note that the times of term 3 information sessions for HEAL and BEAT IT listed on this timetable are tentative at this stage. The term 3 timetable will be posted on this site and available in hard copy from City of Cockburn libraries from 1 July

DOWNLOAD THE TIMETABLE

 

HEAL™ works! National evaluation now published


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 avarage of nearly four centimetres off the waist during the 8-week program. HEAL™ in Cockburn is currently funded by Fremantle Medicare Local for people who are not in the full time workforce who are overweight, inactive and/or at risk of, or managing, lifestyle related chronic disease.

The programs are full for term 2 but please register now for programs starting in July. See details on the full 2015 term 2 CoHealth Timetable with walking groups included. HEAL™ facilitator Eileen Chong giving a helping hand to enthusiastic HEAL™ participants

Cockburn Integrated health June newsletter


Co-Health has partnered with Cockburn Integrated Health (CIH) to offer healthy lifestyle programs in Success. Read more in the June edition of the CIH newsletter:

Cockburn Integrated Health June newsletter

foodCENTS in Success


An enthusiastic group of people learned how to balance their diet and their budget over 4 weekly sessions at cockburn Health and Community in May. Expressions of interest are being taken for another course in August. Please contact Khris on 0418 839 796 or email beactive@cockburn.wa.gov.au if you would like to be notified when dates and times are finalized.

A special “Taste of foodCENTS” session will also be held in the Community Room in Diabetes Week on Wednesday 15 July from 3.30-5.30pm.

Call the number above to book early as places are limited. There will be creche facilities for this event.

 

Phoenix Walkers Launch


On 29 May 2015 Mayor Logan Howlett launched the Phoenix Walkers Heart Foundation Walking group. Walk Organisers Mike Manning and Naomi Aravena Roman led a group of enthusiastic walkers on a half hour walk of the centre, followed by a scrumptious morning tea.

Latest walking groups in Cockburn


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.

Living Smart


Do you want to learn really practical ways you can make your life more sustainable? Are you keen to meet like-minded people? Do you crave community connection?
Then Living Smart is for you!

More information here

Your Move Cockburn


Your Move has motivated 10,000 households in Cockburn to get active, your way with support and contact with coaches face to face, on the phone and via the Your Move website and Facebook page.

As the program officially ended on 30 June 2014, households involved in the program are encouraged to continue setting personal goals that include active travel like using public transport, riding and walking and also getting involved in the many community events and programs the City provides throughout the year.

Stay in contact and see all the upcoming community events provided by the City by liking our Facebook page.

For active travel, the City’s TravelSmart Program:

  • Supports local primary schools to encourage active travel through
  • Provides regular bike education and bike maintenance programs for children and adults
  • Supports the local Bicycle User Group
  • Looks to improve the current path network for riders and walkers
  • Organises community bike rides for everyone, all ages and abilities
  • Provide free local resources such as cycling, walking and public transport such as maps and brochures

Contact Katy for more information on any of these programs at cycling@cockburn.wa.gov.au

For more information on the City’s Recreation Services programs.