Ageing well

Lifestylers Walking Group

The group comprises of approximately 30 walkers each week and walks through a variety of scenic routes across Melton and beyond, followed by a cuppa and chat.

When: Thursday Weekly
Time: 9.30am-10.30am
Location: Various
Cost: Free
Contact: Positive Ageing Officer on 9747 7200

 

Nordic Walking

Aimed at resident aged 50yrs+ nordic walking assists with improving balance, posture and muscle strength, with less impact through the knees.

When: Friday weekly
Time: 9.00am-10.00am
Location: Dining Room, rear of Melton Seniors and Learning Centre, 1 McKenzie St, Melton.
Cost: Free, but Nordic Poles can be hired for $10per month
Contact:  Positive Ageing Officer on 9747 7200

 

Chair Exercise

Ideal for seniors and people with mobility impairments looking for a low impact exercise option.

When: Monday and Wednesdays
Time: 9:30am-10:30am
Cost: $3 per session
Contact: Positive Ageing Officer on 9747 7200
Location: Melton Seniors and Community Learning Centre, 1 McKenzie St, Melton.

 

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient and gentle Chinese exercise program that is practised around the world. It involves slow and controlled movements to improve flexibility, muscle strength, balance and fitness. 

When: Tuesday weekly
Time: 1pm – 2:15pm
Location: Bridge Rd Community Centre, 260 Bridge Rd, Melton South.
Cost: $3 per session
Contact: Positive Ageing Officer on 9747 7200

 

Strength Training Classes

Our strength training classes are designed for both men and women of all ages and abilities, progressing at a pace that suits YOU!

Class 1 (Beginners): Tuesdays 9:30am-10:30am

Class 2 (Intermediate): Mondays 10:00am – 11:00am and Thursdays 10:00am – 11:00am

Where: Caroline Springs Leisure Centre, 9 The Parade, Caroline Springs
Cost: $7 per session
Contact: 9747 5327 or leisurecentreprograms@melton.vic.gov.au

 

For information on any of council’s Active Aging services please contact our Positive Ageing Officer on 9747 7200.