HealthySelfie Competition


Tired of seeing unhealthy food advertised on TV, all over the internet and in magazines? Want to encourage others to be more active in their daily life?
There are plenty of you out there choosing to make healthy choices and we want you to show this off to others!
The Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA is running the ‘HealthySelfie’ competition to showcase people from all over WA engaging in healthy activites which bring a smile to your face & make your insides glow!

Competition closes 12th of September!
For more information click here

New time for Hamilton Hill Heartmoves


As of Thursday 4th September the Heartmoves class at the Salvation Army Hall on the corner of Erpingham Road and Southwell Crescent in Hamilton Hill will start at the new time of 11.15am with exercise physiologist Alex Lalovic.

The Co-Health team would like to thank facilitator Rosie Allan for her years of dedication and inspiration to the class and wish her well in her retirement.

Bibra Lake Fun Run


Whether you are a runner or you prefer a leisurely walk, you are invited to take part in the 6km Bibra Lake Fun Run!
There will be cash and spot prizes on the day

When:  Sunday the 14th of September at 10am

Make sure to register online before the 5th of September!

For more information click here

Fremantle Women’s Health Day 2014


The Fremantle Women’s Health and Wellbeing Day takes place on the 24th of September between 10am and 12:30pm at the Hilton Community Centre.

Come down and talk to professionals about important women’s health issues.
Enjoy free activities such as Belly Dancing, Tai Chi, Zumba Gold and chair massages!
Morning tea will be provided.

Click here for more information

Climb for a Smile Fundraising Event


The Smith Family is the featured guest charity for Rotary WA’s 2014 fitness challenge and invites you to register and fundraise to help disadvantaged children in Australia get the most out of their education.

Run or walk the 50 flights of stairs of 108 St George’s Tce!
The big day is 14th September 2014, so get training today and take the trophy.
Take the challenge as a team, or go solo.

Register for a fun filled day and help make a difference to Australian children!

Click here for more information

Bike Rescue Project


There is currently an exciting free ten week project for young people aged 14-17 at the Youth Centre to “earn a bike, build a bike” with Dismantles bike mechanics on Wednesday afternoon’s from 2-6pm.

Just drop in for 2 hours between 2 and 6pm and start building! The first bike you build will be donated to charity and the second bike is yours to keep. 

Click here for more details

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.

Heart Foundation Walking – new leaders and new time for local group


Welcome to the recently trained Heart Foundation Walk Organisers, Margaret and June, who will lead the South Beach Striders at the earlier time of 8.00am every Friday morning, meeting outside the South Beach Cafe. Barbara, who led the group for 8 years has handed over the reins. Many thanks to her for the fun and dedication that she gave the group. Heart Foundation Walking is Australia’s largest network of free community-based walking groups coordinated locally by the City of Cockburn. Click here to find a group near you, and if you can’t find one at a time and place that suits you, please consider starting your own group. Free training available.

Randwick Stables Community Garden


Members of the community interested in gardening, socializing and/or being creative are invited to join others at 24 Rockingham Rd – enter from Cardigan St or the Basketball stadium, look for the blue sign – every Sunday at 2pm.