The Shire in conjunction with the Town of Mosman Park offers a range of physical activity programmes to the residents from time to time. For further information on any of these activities please contact the Shire office.

Community Walking Program

A Place for Walking

walking Activity ProgramsThe Shire of Peppermint Grove together with The Town of Mosman Park have launched their new Heart Foundation Walking Program.

The Department of Health advocates that everyone needs to find at least 30 minutes each day to participate in physical activity for good health.  It only takes a little activity to gain some big health benefits.

By finding 30 minutes a day you can:

  • Reduce your risk of coronary heart disease
  • Lower your risk of diabetes
  • Lower your blood pressure
  • Improve your weight
  • Lower your risk of Osteoporosis
  • Improve your feeling of wellbeing
  • Reduce your risk of colon and breast cancer
  • Walking programs provide the motivation to participate in 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity with the added benefits of socializing with people in your community and enjoying the beautiful surroundings and facilities.

Volunteer Walk Organisers 

The programme relies on Volunteer Walk Organisers, and both local governments are seeking registrations from persons interested in participating in the Heart Foundation Walking Programme as Volunteer Walk Organisers. All volunteers need to register, and will participate in a training programme prior to the programme commencing. Dowload a registration form here or register on-line.

Registration

Those residents interested in becoming participants in the programme can download a Walker Registration Form or, complete and return same by post or in person to the Shire office or register on-line.

Current Timetable

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For further information, please contact Community Development Officer Vanessa O’Brien at the Shire office on 9286 8600 or email cdo@peppermintgrove.wa.gov.au

Sportslink Program

Does your child require assistance to ensure a positive introduction to sport and recreation?

Sportslink is an inclusive program that teaches basic sports skills and confidence to children with disabilities from 7 to 12 years of age. Qualified coaches and student volunteers will work with participants to:

  • Have fun
  • Develop motor and sport skills
  • Develop friendships
  • Provide a positive opportunity to engage in physical activity
  • Make a transition to community sporting groups

This RecNet program has resulted from a partnership between Presbyterian Ladies College, the Shire of Peppermint Grove, the Towns of Mosman Park and Claremont and the City of Nedlands; and is funded by the Department of Sport and Recreation.

The Sportslink programme is held at Presbyterian Ladies’ College, 14 McNeil Street, Peppermint Grove. PLC offers a series of courses during the year and registration is essential. Please call Presbyterian Ladies’ College on 9424 6530 and come along to Sportslink to discover your child’s ABILITIES!

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