Healthy and Active in Wyndham
To support your child’s health and wellbeing, it is important to encourage your child/children to participate in active play. Parents are great role models, and your participation in being active and playing with your children is a great way to help them be active and healthy.
Note: consult with your doctor or midwife before starting any postnatal exercise program.
Below are some great ways for both young children and parents to get more active.
|Postnatal Exercise is important to restoring mothers’
health and fitness. This website has some good information
|Playgrounds, parks and reserves are great places for
children and parents to play
|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
|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
|Gyms are a great way for parents to get fit in an
|Some sports are tailored to young children (e.g.
gymnastics) and most are available to adults
|Or if you have a dog, the dog off lead areas||https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/services/pets-animals/caring-your-pets/dog-lead-areas|
|For those who prefer the great outdoors, why not check
out Wyndham’s many walk and bike paths
|Wyndham City’s Healthy and Active Expo runs in September October each year and showcases sports, fitness and wellbeing activities in your local neighbourhood with free events, clinics and ‘come and try’ sessions for all ages and abilities.