Healthy Eating and Active Living

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Healthy Eating and Active Living

Increasing physical activity, reducing sugary drinks and increasing fruit and vegetable consumption are priorities within the Municipal Health and Wellbeing Plan. Councils and agencies across the Central Highlands Region have committed to work  collectively towards improving outcomes for communities in these areas.

Moorabool  Shire Council encourages and supports participation in a number of  campaigns to support healthy and active living. Residents also have access a range of sporting and active recreation opportunities, including  walking trails, recreation reserves, parks, pools and leisure facilities.

 

Walking and Running

Walking groups within Moorabool can be found in the Community Group listings on the website.  

The following online organisations and Apps can also assist walkers and runners:

Heart Foundation walking

Victoria walks

Map my walk

Map my run

Parkrun

Moorabool Shire walks

 

Walk to School Month

Moorabool Shire Council is funded by VicHealth to support schools in 2019 to participate in Walk to School Month during October, to increase active transport and to improve physical activity levels for children. Children and families are encouraged to walk, ride or scoot to school each day during October. For more information you can contact the Health Promotion Officer on 5366 7100 or visit Walk to School.

 

Active April

A month where residents are encouraged to get active for at least 30 minutes per day. For more information visit Active April. 

 

Healthy Eating    

Access to Healthy Food

For details on local community gardens, gardening groups, farmers markets and food swaps go to the Community Group listings on Council's website.

 

Healthy Choices                                                                                                                                  

Sports Clubs and facilities are encouraged to increase water consumption, reduce sugary drinks, and improve healthy choices for members. For more information on how you can provide healthier choices within your club or venue, contact the Health Promotion Officer on 5366 7100 or go to the Healthy Choices Guidelines.

 

 

Last Updated:

Tuesday, 2 April, 2019 - 18:54