Physical activity and community connectedness

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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.

Image: Lewis Park Skate and BMX park Link to child page: Lewis Park Skate and BMX Facility Family Units, Park Around, City Council, Amusement Parks, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Bmx, Gymnastics, Skate

Knox City Council

See our wide range of sport and leisure facilities for athletics, basketball, netball, gymnastics, BMX, skating, swimming and much more in Knox.

Information on: walking in Vic, walking in Knox, group walking, walk maps. Encouraging families to maintain physical activity together. Family Units, City Council, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Physics, Maps, Families, Walking, The Unit

Knox City Council

Explore the maps of over 1,200 km of footpaths in Knox and find a local walking group near you.

Knox Dog Play Park in Knoxfield Family Units, City Council, Dog Park, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Families, The Unit, Community, Play

Knox City Council

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

Information about Knox bike trails and cycling events within the communities to get families active together. Cycling Events, Family Units, Bike Path, Cycling Workout, Bicycling, Regular Exercise, Bike Trails, Quality Time, Physical Activities

Cycling

Knox has 70kms of bicycle paths that connect with major parks, reserves, schools and shopping precincts and public transport.

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. Family Units, American Heart Association, Walk Out, Weight Loss Challenge, Health And Wellbeing, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Improve Yourself, Families

Walk it out: It doesn't take many steps to see benefits

If you take a brisk walk for as little as 20 to 30 minutes three times a week, you'll feel more energetic, happier and calmer, says a study presented Thursday at an American Heart Association meeting in Colorado Springs.

this page offers a list of playgroups within the Knox council area for families wanting to join. Family Units, Good Environment, City Council, Special Needs, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Self Esteem, 6 Years, Siblings

Playgroups

Playgroups are for families and their children 0-6 years. Find your local Playgroup.

Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre for families interested in art culture. School Terms, Family Units, Pottery Classes, Community Art, Physical Activities, Centre, Families, My Family, Households

Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre

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. Family Units, City Council, Community Art, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Centre, Families, The Unit, My Family

Knox City Council

See what's happening at the Knox Community Arts Centre (KCAC) in Bayswater, Victoria

Knox city council offers numerous services to the families in this are. this link takes you to the children's and families services page. from there you can navigate to all areas of the council website Physical Activities, Outdoor Activities, List Of Sports, Family Information, Preschools, Youth Services, Family Units, Spiritual Wellness, School Readiness

Knox City Council

See our wide range of sport and leisure facilities for athletics, basketball, netball, gymnastics, BMX, skating, swimming and much more in Knox.

Knox city council offers numerous services to the families in this are. this link takes you to the children's and families services page. from there you can navigate to all areas of the council website Physical Activities, Outdoor Activities, List Of Sports, Family Information, Preschools, Youth Services, Family Units, Spiritual Wellness, School Readiness

Knox City Council

Knox has over 200 playgrounds for all ages and abilities. See our list of playgrounds in Knox with maps and addresses.

Library locations for families wanting to encourage literacy interest or access resources. Library Locations, Family Units, City Council, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Literacy, Families, Community, My Family

Knox City Council

Find your nearest library in Knox to borrow a book, magazine, audio book, CD and DVD or just browse the internet for free.

Maternal Child and Health locations and information for families new to the area expecting another child. Family Units, Kids Health, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Families, Parenting, Community, Children, Children Health

Maternal and Child Health

If you’re a parent living in Knox, find out what our Maternal and Child Health Service offers and where they’re located.

Mobile libraries provide the easy access to children's and adults literature for families that don't have easy access to their local library. Mobile Library, Family Units, Local Library, Quality Time, Physical Activities, Reading Lists, Easy Access, Family History, Libraries

Eastern Regional Libraries | Knox, Maroondah & the Yarra Ranges

Your library service in Knox, Maroondah & the Yarra Ranges. Discover thousands of books, magazines, DVDs and digital resources. Membership is free!