The City's Health Promotion team works closely with Cockburn Integrated Health, based at the Cockburn Health and Community facility in Success. Together they offer a range of healthy lifestyle programs for families and individuals as part of the Cockburn Healthy Lifestyle program.
Services offered include
Free health assessments for adults and kids at major City events
Healthy Eating Active Lifestyle (HEALTM) program
Links to low-cost nutrition programs
Help with health and lifestyle goals
Weight loss and management
Healthy lifestyle changes
Ongoing monitoring and support.
The City supports OWL, a program that assists children and families to become fitter, healthier and happier through a free and fun program focusing on healthy eating, positive behaviour, games and activities.
The Health Promotion team has developed and published a Guide to Walks in the City of Cockburn to encourage parents and children to be more physically active. There are over 10 Heart Foundation walking groups on different days/times in the Cockburn area.
We continue to offer a range of healthy eating workshops delivered by health professionals. Learn how to nourish your family on a tight budget with Foodbank's Food Sensations program or learn how to plan meals and pack healthy children's lunch boxes with help from a dietician.
For more information please contact the City's Health Department on 08 9411 3444 or email.
Man v Fat is a soccer program for overweight and obese men where the players score points for kicking goals and losing weight. It’s on Tuesday evenings in Yangebup.
For more information please visit the MAN V FAT opens in a new window webpage or contact the City's Recreation Department on 08 9411 3444 or email.