Active Life Programs

Walking groups

Looking for an activity with fresh air and beautiful landscapes while enjoying the companionship of other like-minded people? Then one of our walking groups may be perfect for you. In partnership with the Heart Foundation, the Town is offering the following weekly walking groups:

Tuesdays: 8.30am Kensington Bushland (meeting by the club room at Harold Rossiter Park)

Wednesdays: 8:30am and 9.30am Mothers' Walking Group (starting at the Antz inya Pantz, 965 Albany Highway, Victoria Park)

Senior walking groups

Wednesdays: 8am Bentley Park Village (meet at SwanCare Administration Centre, Corner of Plantation Drive and Stirling Close, Bentley)

Fridays: 7:30am Juniper Rowethorpe Village (meet at the Terrance Cafe on The Boulevard, Bentley)

None of these times suit you? Would you like to start a new walking group? For more information please contact our Active Life Coordinator at activelife@vicpark.wa.gov.au or call 9373 5450.

Healthy Families Program

The Healthy Families Program will include a range of activities, but most importantly will provide an encouraging network of mums and dads with similar interests and obstacles.

Post-Natal Fitness Program

This interactive program is designed specifically for optimal postnatal fitness. Sessions include low-impact pram cardio, pelvic floor exercises and practical resistance training. The program can be catered to each individual’s needs and fitness levels.

You will love the way it makes you feel and will be excited to see improvements each week. Best of all, you can exercise with your baby.

16 January - 7 April

Location   Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park and John MacMillan Park (when weather permits)
Cost          $8 per session (Town of Victoria Park residents)
                  $10 per session (non-residents)

Booking is essential.

Mondays
10am - 10:40am (babies 10weeks - 6months) Book online
10:50am - 11:30am (babies 7 - 14months) Book online

Fridays
10am - 10:40am (10wk-6mo bubs) Book online
10:50am - 11:30am (7-14mo bubs) Book online

Family Fitness Program

This program is specifically designed for toddlers (15months - 3 years) along with mum or dad. It is an interactive program for both the toddlers and their parent to exercise together. Sessions include pram cardio, practical resistance training, obstacle courses and much more. The program can be catered to each individual's needs and fitness levels.

20 January - 7 April 

Location  Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
Cost         $8 per session (Town of Victoria Park residents)
                 $10 per session (non-residents)

Booking is essential.   

Fridays
9am – 9.50am (mum and toddler) Book online
9am - 9:50am (parent, toddler and baby) Book online

Mothers' walking group

Wednesdays at 8.30am and 9.30am starting at Antz Inya Pantz, 965 Albany Highway, Victoria Park.

Physical activity programs

Weekly Vic Park running group

Have you wanted to get into running and just don’t know where to start? This weekly program may be perfect for you. We go at the pace of the participants and can adjust the program for all levels.

Date           Wednesdays
Time           5.30pm
Location    McCallum Park (meet at the end of Taylor Street)
Cost          $35 for the term (January - March)

Booking is essential. Book online.

Activation days

Let’s go fly a kite

Come along to make and fly a kite. Free kite making for the first 100 people.

Date               Sunday, 12 March
Time               8am - 12 noon
Location        John MacMillan Park alongside the Vic Park Farmers Markets
Cost               Free
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Ping Pong for Everyone!

During the Vic Park Arts Season and in partnership with POPP (Public Outdoor Ping Pong) we are excited to bring you this action packed event.

Date                Sunday 30 April
Time
                9am - 12 noon
Location
         John MacMillan Park alongside the Vic Park Farmers Markets
COST
              Free

9am Masterclass
A fun, casual 1 hour group workshop with a professional table tennis player from WATTA (Western Australian Table Tennis Association). Participants will run through a series of games and activities to develop basic table tennis skills with activities tailored to participant ages and skill levels. All equipment is provided.

Booking is essential.

Book online or by calling 9373 5450

10am and 11am Longest Rally Tournament
A $150 fitness voucher is up for grabs for the winner of the longest rally tournament (the person with the most hits in a row).  Anyone can join in the competition, so why not have a go! Sign up on the day (professional players excluded).

Living Longer Living Stronger

Living Longer Living Stronger is an evidence-based strength training and exercise program designed specifically for the over 50's.

It aims to achieve a reduction in falls, improved health, quality of life and fitness in people aged over 50 years.

Weekly Group session at Leisurelife:    Thursday from 9.30am – 10.30am
Individual sessions at Leisurelife:          Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am – 12noon. 

Location     Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
Cost            Initial Assessment: $55.00, Individual Session: $8.00, 10 Session Pass + 1 free: $80

Active Photography Program

Put on your walking shoes and bring your camera along to this four-week Active Photography Program. Each week you will walk through local areas taking snaps of the Town’s beautiful scenery and attractions. Learn how to explore light, composition and content to produce beautiful photographs. Professional Photographer Adele Miles will give participants the skills and confidence to operate their cameras more competently.

Participants are required to bring their own camera. Digital SLR, point and shoot, phone cameras or film cameras, it’s your choice.

Date               Sunday 7, 14, 21 and 28 May
Time               
9am-11am
Location
        Various locations within the Town
Cost               $35 (all four session)

 Booking is essential. Book online.

Nutrition sessions

Mediterranean cooking class

A traditional Mediterranean diet has been shown to have numerous health benefits and play a role in the prevention of many chronic diseases. Come along and hear about the key components to this approach and learn to cook some delicious Mediterranean cuisine with Arte Paella, Spanish cooking school.

Date                Tuesday, 28 March  
Time                6.30pm – 8:30pm
Location          Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
Cost                $7

Booking is essential. Book online.

Mental Health Programs

HelpingMinds mental wellbeing lunch

Is someone in your life isolating themselves, having sudden outbursts or extreme moods, detached from reality or having suicidal thoughts? Supporting a family member or friend with a mental illness can be confusing, frightening, exhausting and isolating. You do not have to go through it alone. The person you care for does not need to have a diagnosis. You could simply be concerned about them and early intervention is important. HelpingMinds are running this forum for you to ask questions and find out more.

Date               26 May
Time
              11am-12:30pm
Location        Leisurelife Centre, East Victoria Park
Cost
               $7

Booking is essentialBook online.

Light lunch provided.