Walking

Walking is a great way to meet new people, see new places and be active and healthy.

Being active on a regular basis is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and walking is a great way to look after your heart.

Why walk?

Regular walking helps:

  • Improve physical and mental health by being more physically active
  • Reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke and helps prevent and control diabetes
  • Improve balance and coordination, reducing risks of falls and other injuries
  • Manage weight, blood pressure and blood cholesterol
  • Meet people and make new friends

Join a walking group

Get involved in one of the many Heart Foundation walking groups in Logan for free.

Joining your local group is a great way to meet new people, see new places and get active and healthy. To join a walking group, simple attend one of the sessions below or contact the walk organiser for further information.

Indoor walking groups

Indoor walking groups
GroupContactWalk detailsMeeting place
Woodridge Wanderers07 3209 4826Monday to Friday at 7 amLogan Central Plaza, Logan Central, middle entrance near Venus Cafe

Outdoor walking groups

Outdoor walking groups
GroupContactWalk detailsMeeting place
ATSICH Deadly Walkers3240 8940Wednesday and Thursday at 7amLogan Gardens (near the Logan PCYC entrance) off Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central
Browns Plains Trail Blazers3200 7320 or
0423 134 921
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7amBerrinba Wetlands (Wayne Goss Drive / Billabong Outlook) or Logan Metro Sports Centre in wet weather
Daisy Hill 10408 181 050Monday to Friday at 3.30 pmVarious locations
Daisy Hill 20407 672 040Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 amSt Edwards Church, 104 Chatswood Road, Daisy Hill
Kingston Kickers3808 6621 or
0409 263 832
Tuesday and Friday at 7 am Goldmine Park, Clare Road Kingston
Loganlea Walkers and Proud of it!

3388 5348

Various days and timesVarious locations
Rochedale Go-Getters0422 445 130Monday and Thursday at 4.30 pmGazebo, Underwood Park, 956 Underwood Road, Priestdale
Rochedale South Tagalong Walkers07 3341 5813

Monday to Friday at
6 am

Meet at 1st Sign, Underwood Park, 956 Underwood Road, Priestdale
Walkaholics (Logan Central)3412 4726Tuesday at 1.15 pm and Wednesday at 12.15 pmLogan Gardens (near the Logan PCYC entrance) off Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central
Windaroo Panting Paws

0409 636 117
info@pantingpaws.com.au

 Sunday at 4.30 pm
Dogs encouraged to attend
Windaroo State High School Car Park
Yarrabilba Afoot 0421 008 668Tuesday & Wednesday at 6:30amUnder the arbour. Corner Darlington & Yarrabilba Drive

Bushwalking groups

Bushwalking groups
GroupContactWalk detailsMeeting place
Logan and Beaudesert Bushwalkers07 3208 6420
(Heather O'Keeffe)
Most Saturdays and Sundays - first two bushwalks are free, then small membership fee appliesVarious locations (contact Heather O'Keeffe or visit www.bushwalkers.com for location details)

Start a walking group

Starting a walking group in your area is fun and easy. You only need one other walker to start a group so if you are interested in creating your own group, please contact Council's Healthy Communities Project Officer on 3412 3412.

More information

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Heart Foundation Walking is funded nationally by the Medibank Community Fund and the Australian Government. It is also funded by the QLD Government to get more Queenslanders active and the ACT Government through ACT Health

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