HEAL program

Group programs closed

In the interest of public health during the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City has closed its group health programs until further notice. Affected programs include: HEAL, Food Sensations, Man V Fat, Diabetes WA Education Sessions and Walking Groups. The programs will be re-opened when we are fully comfortable that they are safe for users.

Who can participate in the HEAL program

The Healthy Eating, Activity and Lifestyle (HEAL™) program helps adults of all ages and fitness levels develop lifelong healthy lifestyle habits.

If you feel unhealthy or believe you could be eating and exercising better, then HEAL is the program for you.

How the HEAL program works

The program is run over a 6 to 8 week period, with 2 contact hours per week including:

  • 1 hour of gentle exercise - low-moderate intensity physical activity that anyone can do
  • 1 hour of lifestyle education.

You will also receive health consultations at the start of the program and after completing the program. The consultation are designed to assess your current health status, fitness level and measure your progress.

Healthy lifestyle education classes

The healthy lifestyle education classes cover the following topics:

  • Your health and your choices

  • Physical activity

  • What is healthy eating

  • Fat in your diet and eating out

  • Recipe modification, meal planning and budgeting

  • Label reading

  • Making and maintaining a healthy lifestyle

  • Myths, misconceptions and non-hungry eating

What will I receive as part of the program?

All participants will receive:

  • HEAL manual

  • LivelighterTM recipe book

  • Cockburn walking trails booklet

Participants will also be offered access to ongoing nutrition classes once the program has ended.

HEAL program dates

2020 Program

Please note the City’s group programs, including HEAL, have been post-poned in the interest of public health from Wednesday, March 25 2020.

This follows recent legislation and advice from the State and Federal Governments to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The programs will be re-opened when we are fully comfortable that they are safe for users. 
Programs  Date Time Location 

HEAL - 8 weeks

Thursdays  16 January - 5 March


Yangebup Family Centre
*Free creche available

HEAL - 6 weeks

Saturdays  8 February - 14 March


Cockburn Integrated Health, Success 9am
& Cockburn Youth Centre (exercise 10am)

HEAL - 8 weeks

Thursdays  20 February - 9 April


Southlake Ottey Centre, South Lake

HEAL - 6 weeks Saturdays 2 May - 6 June 10am-12pm Life Ready Physiotherapy & Pilates Spearwood
Phoenix Shopping Centre, Shop 5 (near ALDI)
254 Rockingham Road, Spearwood
HEAL - 8 weeks Tuesdays 12 May - 30 June 12.30pm-2.30pm Harvest Lakes Community Centre
62 Aurora Drive, Atwell

HEAL - 6 weeks

Saturdays  13 June - 18 July


Cockburn Integrated Health, Success 9am
& Cockburn Youth Centre (exercise 10am)

Cost and registration

The HEAL Program costs $35 for the full program, $10 for Healthcare Cardholders.

Register for HEAL

Program reviews from past attendees

“I lost 8kg, 12cm off my hips and 9cm off my waist, all because I was learning how to exercise and eat smarter.” – Ruena, Spearwood
‘I’m feeling fantastic! Tom and his team have been super professional, welcoming, and I have felt comfortable and at ease from the moment I walked in. I have gained so much knowledge and confidence in exercise and I’m looking forward to continuing on this path!” – Tatiana, Cockburn
“I loved the HEAL classes. The exercise was terrific and the classes were very informative.” – Maureen, Cockburn

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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