We recently presented a FREE workshop with Barwon Health on physical activity in workplaces and its benefits! It was fantastic to have so many...Continue reading
Active Geelong and Barwon Health are proud to present a free workshop ‘Creating Thriving Workplaces Through Physical Activity’ November 19. Overview Hear from our...Continue reading
Why do we exist?
Participation in regular physical activity can help prevent:
Cardio vascular disease | Type 2 diabetes | Depression and anxiety | Hypertension | Obesity | Certain cancers, including colon and breast.Read the research here
Active Geelong is a collaborative project that brings together leading businesses, doctors, researchers and individuals to address inactivity in the Geelong region.
It is a collective movement on a mission to:
- Make Geelong workplaces the most active in Australia by 2022
- Make Geelong GPs the most actively committed to promoting physical activity in Australia by 2022
- Ensure every person gets their minimum daily dose of physical activity, every day by 2025
- Be recognised as a movement that embraces the whole community
Geelong is ideally placed to be Australia’s most active city thanks to the environment, weather, infrastructure and access to world leaders in physical activity research.Meet our Movement Supporter
Active Geelong will work with workplaces, local GPs and health professionals and the broader community to increase physical activity in the Geelong region through innovative ways that will increase access, provide new opportunities and support activities that promote physical activity.Find out more
Working together with local organisations, Active Geelong aims to support employees to become more active. With the support of The Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE) and Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University, Active Geelong will apply a systems thinking approach to determine the barriers and opportunities to increase physical activity and will support individual workplaces to adopt initiatives that increase physical activity.Sign up your workplace now
Through our partnership with the Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Active Geelong will work with local GPs and health professionals in advocating increased levels of physical activity.
Want your practise to benefit from partnering with Active Geelong?Contact our team