The Active Laverton Project was developed to address needs identified in Laverton.
The Active Laverton Project (2007 to 2009) was developed to address needs identified in Laverton by the Council through the McCormack Park Physical Activity Project and the Laverton Community Renewal Project.
The goals of the Active Laverton Project were to develop and implement activities for the Laverton community that provided health and wellbeing benefits to the community and increased the levels of physical activity.
Activities included walking, cycling, sports and other types of physical activity.
Through the project a number of activities were developed and implemented, some of which are ongoing, including:
For more information about the Active Laverton Project contact Recreation Projects Officer Jacquie Phiddian on 9932 1000 or via email.
The Active Laverton Project was supported by the Victorian Government through the 'Go for your life' initiative which aimed to promote healthy eating and increase levels of physical activity.
Further information and resources provided by the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Ageing regarding healthy living, can be found on the Better Health Channel.
Active Laverton has been working with community groups to support a number of cycling activities in Laverton.
Walking is one of the easiest ways to be active, you don't need any special skills or training to join a group.