Carer Fitness and Connection
Exercise, feel good, chat, connect and relax with other Carers.
Create some weekly time-out for yourself with a FREE weekly fitness session. Connect with other carers who understand what it is like to provide care for a loved one. Healthy refreshments will be provided.
lifeAssist offers various fitness programs for carers throughout the year. We currently are running the following programs:
- Fit to Care: a FREE weekly fitness session in the Yarra Ranges.
Where? The Yarra Centre, 2345 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction
When? Every Tuesday during school terms. Term 4 runs 10th October to 19th December
Who? Eligible carers are welcome to join at any point in the term. For carers living within the Yarra Ranges and Eastern Metropolitan Region providing care to someone aged under 65 years living with Autism, intellectual disability, mental illness or a severe & profound disability.
- Fitness Connection for Carers: a FREE weekly fitness session.
Where? Knox Leisureworks – Tormore Rd, Boronia
When? Every Wednesday during school terms. Term 4 runs 11th October to 20th December
Who? Eligible carers are welcome to join at any point during the term. This is for carers living in the Council areas of Knox, Maroondah, Monash, Whitehorse, Yarra Ranges, Boroondara and Manningham. Eligible carers need to provide care to someone living with autism, intellectual disability or a mental illness, or with a severe or profound disability who is aged under 65 years.
Please contact us on (03) 9239 2500 for more details or to RSVP.
There is no minimum fitness level required to attend these classes.
Want more? For those interesed in informal exercise, join our Pathways for Carers walking group. Pathways for Carers offers carers of people with a disability or a mental health issue, an opportunity to share walks in Maroondah and Yarra Ranges with other carers and to learn more about news, services, supports available to carers.