Community Physical Activity
Fitness Centres and Gymnasiums
The City is home to a number of fitness centres and gymnasiums. To find one close to you, use the LINCS community directory link (in the right hand panel), select your area , and then type in keywords such as "fitness" or "gymnasium".
Rod Evans Senior Citizens Centre – Recreation Activities for Seniors
Seniors can participate in a range of fun and enjoyable recreation activities available at the Rod Evans Senior Citizens Centre (160 Hay Street, East Perth, 6004).
Check below to for the centre’s weekly calendar of activities.
|Monday||10 .00 – 11.00am|| Strength Training Class
(incorporates light weights & resistance exercises)
|$4 per session|
|Tuesday||No activities scheduled|
|Wednesday||3.15 – 4.15pm||Strength Training and Floor Class
(incorporates resistance exercises & floor work)
|$4 per session
|Thursday|| 9.45 – 10.45am
11.00 - 12:00pm
3.15 – 4.15pm
| Tai Chi
Verbal Intelligence (language and words)
Strength, Balance and Stretch Class
| $4 per session
$1 per session
$2.50 per session
|Friday||9.30 – 10.30am||Heart Foundation Walking Group||FREE|
For further information please contact Centre Manager, Tina Schwarz on 9325 1507.
Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation walking groups meet at the Rod Evans Senior Citizens Centre every Friday morning at 9.30am. Walking groups are a great way to stay fit, healthy and active. Walks are for all levels and abilities and are also a fantastic way to meet new people in the community. Everyone is welcome.
If you are interested in joining a Heart Foundation Walking group as a walker or even a walk leader, please contact Centre Manager, Tina Schwarz on 9325 1507.
Pedometer Loan Scheme
Pedometers are a fantastic way to measure your physical activity levels. The World Health organisation recommends that adults should aim for 10,000 steps each day.
The City of Perth library has a number of pedometers available for loan and all community members all welcome to access them.