is Active Families?
Active Families assists whanau that want to make healthier lifestyle changes, improvements or are currently sedentary to become more active, gain nutrition knowledge and become involved in
Active Families aims to improve family’s attitudes toward physical activity through fun physical activity experiences as well as introducing them to healthy food options and teach them to make healthy food choices.
- Aged 5 – 12 years
- Geographical boundaries: West Auckland, North Shore, Rodney and Hibiscus Coast.
- Available to attend activity sessions in either Hillcrest, Henderson or Orewa.
- Currently inactive (less than 5 hours per week).
- Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from
- Family is ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred.
Referrals can be by self-referral, via your general practice team (doctor or practice nurse), or any other health professional.
Term One Dates 2021
- West: Tuesday 9 February – Tuesday 13 April
- Coast: Wednesday 10 February – Wednesday 14 April
- North: Thursday 11 February – Thursday 15 April
- Active Families West: Tuesdays, 5pm – 6pm
West Wave Recreation Centre, Henderson.
- Active Families Coast: Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Orewa Scout Hall, Orewa (Terms 1 & 4)
Orewa Community Centre, Orewa (Terms 2 & 3)
- Active Families North: Thursdays, 5:30pm- 6:30pm
Northcote Baptist Church, Hillcrest.
“When we started to come along, Jaydn fell in love with the program and really kept the energy up for going along. It’s been a fun way to get our bodies moving and to learn about the right eating” Holz Whanau
“Finding the time and motivation to do something active and fun that both kids enjoy is our huge challenge” MC Family
Helpful Nutrition Links
Alternately health professionals such as GP’s, Pediatricians or Practice Nurses can refer you, just ask your doctor for more information.
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