Heart Foundation Walking is Australia's largest network of free community-based walking groups coordinated locally by the City of Rockingham.
We have a number of free walking groups available for anyone to join. Meet regularly and enjoy a fun and social way to stay fit and healthy.
If you would like to know more visit our Heart Foundation Walking page.
We regularly run free community workshops. There is something for everyone.
We also have events that are a great way to take part in your community.
See our What's On Calendar for current events.
Act Belong Commit encourage everyone to do things to keep mentally healthy, just like we do things to stay physically healthy.
It's as easy as A-B-C
Keep mentally, physically and socially active.
Maintain and create new social connections, become involved in local groups, attend community events.
Take up a cause, volunteer, commit to something that brings meaning and purpose to your life.
If you would like to know more, visit Act Belong Commit for opportunities to get involved.
Volunteering is a fantastic way to give back and stay active in the community. If you would like to become a volunteer see our Volunteering page.
Alzheimers Support Group
Meets every second Wednesday of the month, from 1pm–4pm at the Autumn Centre, McNicholl Street, Rockingham.
Cancer Support Group
Meets every Thursday from 10am-12pm at the Autumn Centre, McNicholl Street, Rockingham.
Rockingham/Peel Cancer Support Group (CCWA)
Support groups offer a confidential, supportive place to share experiences, learn from and connect with, others affected by cancer. The Rockingham/Peel group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday. For more information, please visit the CCWA website or contact Melanie Taylor on 9591 3118.
Breast Cancer Care WA
Visit Breast Cancer Care WA for information on local support groups.
Grandcare Support Group
The group meets at the Autumn Centre. Please check the notice board at the Autumn Centre for next group date.
Parkinson's Support Group
The Parkinson's Support Group meets every second Thursday of the month from 1pm–3pm. For more information, please contact the Autumn Centre on 9528 8560.
Prostate Cancer Support Group
The group meets every third Thursday of the month from 7pm–9pm at the Autumn Centre. For further information please contact Stephen on 0433 345 081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockingham Carer Support Group
Support and information groups for carers of someone with a mental illness. The group meets every third Monday of the month from 1pm–3pm at Rockingham Mental Health, corner of Ameer and Clifton Street, Rockingham. For further information, please call 9427 7100 or email email@example.com.
Gardening is good for the soul. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a local garden, visit our Grow It Local page for inspiration and more information about local community gardens you can join.
Grow It Local is a new community initiative to encourage more people to grow, share and eat locally grown foods. We are one of the first local governments to proudly support the initiative and we are encouraging local growers to "put their patch on the map" on the Grow It Local website.