Healthy Living - ActiveLife@TheTop

Our city is one of great pathways, beautiful beaches and lots of green space to enjoy. With all this and our tropical climate, Darwin really is the place to be fit, active and healthy.

Healthy Darwin is all about getting the people of Darwin active and living a healthy lifestyle. The program is packed with low cost activities for everyone and is a great chance to connect with other members of the local community

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The new program will be committed to:

  • Providing a diverse mix of healthy lifestyle activities for the whole of community across the calendar year
  • Building community awareness of opportunities to be healthy and active
  • Enhancing public places and open spaces in the municipality
  • Encouraging social inclusion and community connections
  • Supporting our local businesses, sporting clubs and community organisations to deliver affordable and accessible health-based activities

Community Wellbeing Plan

To find out more about what community wellbeing means to the people of Darwin go to our Community Wellbeing Plan. The Plan celebrates the things we love here in Darwin and also provides a guide to ensuring positive steps are made to protect and build on what we cherish now and into the future.

What are the benefits to me?

  • better fitness and overall health
  • free or low-cost activities
  • new skills to support your long term wellbeing
  • develop friendships and support networks
  • qualified and friendly instructors

How to get involved?

  • check out the calendar and find activities that are right for you
  • call the instructor to make a booking and check class availability
  • register online to receive updates and other healthy tips

What can I do?

Be Informed

Be Informed: Workshops and Learning for the Mind

Healthy Darwin is bringing you a mix of workshops and information sessions that will help you learn more about what it takes to stay healthy in your body, mind and soul. It’s all about taking control of your own health.

Get Moving

Get Moving: Fitness and Exercise

Get out and get active around Darwin. Healthy Darwin is teaming up with exercise providers and clubs to give you the chance to try a mix of low cost activities. No matter what age, fitness, level or interest we think we have something to get you moving.

Stay Connected

Stay Connected: Events and Places

Healthy Darwin events help to celebrate our healthy community in a number of the wonderful parks and facilities around town. Get out and celebrate the great outdoors and the rich culture of Darwin.

What else is available?

Smoothie Bikes

The Smoothie Bikes are great for generating additional interest in your stall at community events or perfect for demonstration at your school/workplace in combination with the delivery of healthy lifestyle/sustainability education programs. The bikes are available to not-for-profit organisations, charities, community groups and others (at discretion of Council) where utilised for an open to the public community event within the Darwin municipality.

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If you have any further queries please contact us either by email or phone:
Phone: 08 8930 0419

Cycle Paths

Darwin provides a wonderful cycling environment for most of the year. It is a particularly attractive city for outdoor activity and the increasing network of cycle paths is an added incentive for people to cycle for exercise, pleasure and commuting.

Download the Darwin Regional Bike Map »

Transport Around Darwin

Would you like to attend but don’t have your own transport. Go to the Department of Transport website for all the public transport information you need.

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