Why Walking?

An active lifestyle can help reduce the risk of preventable diseases, including coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers. It can also help improve mental health, community life, social wellbeing and community safety.

An inactive Australia is a major health problem. More than half of Australian adults are not sufficiently active to gain health benefits.

Join a free local walking group to access a number of great benefits:

- Reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by up to 50%

- Reduce your risk of early death by 30%

- Boost your self esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy

- A good workout for your heart and lungs

- Manage weight, blood pressure and blood cholesterol

- Maintain your bone density, reducing your risk of osteoporosis and fractures

- Feel stronger, more energetic and happier and improves your overall quality enjoyment of life

Choose a Walking Group

Mums and Bubs group

Day: Mondays 

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Meeting Point: Homebush West Public School

Contact: Sindhu 

Email: sindhu_panicker@yahoo.com

Mobile: 0413 101 595

St Anne's group

Day: Tuesdays at 4pm (October and November) and 7pm (December), Thursdays and Saturdays at 8am (year-round)

Meeting Point: St Anne's Anglican Church, Strathfield (meet in the courtyard)

Complete 4  walks between 15 April – 20 May to go into the draw to win a fitness activity tracker or a Heart Foundation t-shirt!

Contact: Sue

Email: walkers@annes.org.au

Phone: 02 9747 1953

Centenary Walking Group

Day: Fridays (from 5 May 2017) 10am - 11am

Meeting Point: Centenary Park, Couralie Avenue, Homebush West

Contact: Council, council@strathfield.nsw.gov.au or 9748 9999

Heart Foundation Walking Groups

For more information on Heart Foundation walking groups click here.