Physical activity and community connectedness

These resources are intended to support families' desire to stay active, build connections with the community and have quality time as a family unit in equitable ways which aligns with our philosophical belief that everyone should have access to services that enhance their quality of life. And when the family is well, children's health, wellbeing and development is enhance.
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A list and details of recreation and sporting facilities within Knox.

Image: Lewis Park Skate and BMX park Link to child page: Lewis Park Skate and BMX Facility

This pin contains a list of clubs associated with a very large and diverse array of sporting activities including netball, dancing, angling and bowling.

Knox has over 240 sports clubs, groups and organisations involved in 35 different sports and leisure activities. Find out how to contact or join a local sporting club in Knox.

Information on: walking in Vic, walking in Knox, group walking, walk maps. Encouraging families to maintain physical activity together.

Explore the maps of over km of footpaths in Knox and find a local walking group near you.

Knox Dog Play Park in Knoxfield

Knox's Dog Play Park located on Bunjil Way and Ferntree Gully Road, Knoxfield is a fully fenced park where dogs can play off leash.

Information about Knox bike trails and cycling events within the communities to get families active together.

Group cycling workouts can be beneficial to all who participate in this activity.

Research: benefits of physical activity.

Gary Todd, a member of USA TODAY's 2007 Weight-Loss Challenge, has worn a path around his backyard from walking the perimeter so much. He shed more than 90 pounds. A new study finds it doesn't take hours of daily walking to improve your health.

Play Group locations for younger siblings

this page offers a list of playgroups within the Knox council area for families wanting to join.

Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre for families interested in art culture.

Offers yoga, art and craft classes, pottery classes and workshops for children and adults during school terms.

Knox Community Arts Centre - for families interested in art culture.

Book tickets for upcoming shows, performances, events and workshops presented by the Knox Community Arts Centre.

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