Healthy and Active in Wyndham

Wyndham City Council provides a lot of information on its website about opportunities for young families to get more active. See the following descriptions and use the corresponding links to go to the relevant section of the website.

Activity Details Website
Playgrounds, parks and reserves are great places for
children and parents to play
http://wyndev.com.au/mywyndham/
Mums and bubs classes or separate children’s and adult
programs (e.g. dance classes, yoga or pilates) are available at community
centres and via private centres
http://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/residents/community/comcentres
Swimming and water play is great exercise and a lot of
fun for both kids and parents. Children can start swimming lessons from 6
months of age
http://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/residents/community/healthyandactive/sportsandleisurefacilities
Play groups are active and social for children and parents http://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/residents/earlyyearsandyouth/playgroups
Sports clubs are a great way for children to take part
in regular physical activity, learn about team play and socialise all at the
same time. Many clubs also offer children’s participation programs
(e.g.Auskick, NetSetGo and Hotshots) to introduce young children to their sport
http://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/aboutwyndham/pubmedia/community_directory/sport__recreation
Walking/Cycling groups can be a great way to
socialise, make new friends and get some exercise all at the same time
http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/leisure__recreation/walkingrps
and http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/leisure__recreation/cycling_bike_user_groups
Heart moves is a fully accessible gentle exercise program for all http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/leisure__recreation/heartmoves
Gyms are a great way for parents to get fit in an
indoor environment
http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/leisure__recreation/fitness_centres
For those who prefer the great outdoors, why not check
out Wyndham’s many walk and bike paths
http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/leisure__recreation/trails
Or if you have a dog, the dog off lead areas http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/leisure__recreation/offlead
Or for the more adventurous check out our skate parks,
bmx tracks or open water activities
http://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/residents/community/healthyandactive/parks_and_outdoors