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Being active

Being active is an important part of the lifestyle for many Shire of Mundaring residents.

You can play, or be part of, organised sports; ride or hike on trails; take the kids to skate parks and dirt jumps; and swim at Lake Leschenaultia or one of our aquatic centres.

There are also many open spaces where you can take part in, and enjoy, activities in the shire.

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We have something for everyone

The Shire’s facilities are as diverse, vibrant and widespread as the communities they serve.

The Shire manages some of these facilities directly and leases others to our dedicated community organisations.

Regardless of your interest, it is likely to be accommodated somewhere in the shire.

There is something for everyone, including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports and fitness
  • Swimming and aquatic centres
  • Walking and cycling trails
  • Environment and conservation
  • History and culture
  • Music and theatre
  • Programs for children, youth and seniors.

Refer to our dedicated section on leisure and recreation to find out about things to see and do in our shire.

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Events and workshops

The shire hosts many events and also promotes events run by the community. Visit the events and workshops section to find out more.

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Families and young children

There are many services and programs available to families with babies and young children.

The Shire of Mundaring offers many child care options, including family day care. There are also playgroups, toy libraries and activities for families with young children.

Visit our dedicated section for families and children, to find out about child health centres, day care, parenting services, things to do, toy libraries and more.

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Young people (tweens, teens and young adults)

Shire of Mundaring’s Youth Advisory Group is for young people aged 12 to 18 years, who have an interest in being a voice for young people in the
community. The group, known as The Youth C.R.E.W., meet once a fortnight at the Shire Administration Building.

Visit our dedicated section for youth to find out about Youth C.R.E.W., youth grants, and the Youth Informing Strategy.

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There are also many things for young people to do in the shire, including mountain biking, swimming, sports, skate parks, dirt jumps. Visit the leisure and recreation section to find out more.

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Older people (55+)

There are a range of activities for older adults across the shire. Hub of the Hills (Mundaring) and Brown Park (Swan View) hold regular activities and get togethers for older people, including coffee mornings, games and other social activities. 

You may also be interested in the Access at Home guide for older people and seniors, which links you to support offered to older Western Australians to live well.

The Shire has developed a strategy to ensure older people live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in our community.

Visit out dedicated section for older people, to find out more.

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Access and inclusion

Shire of Mundaring is committed to building an inclusive community that celebrates diversity and recognises the importance of including all people.

Visit our dedicated section on access and inclusion to find out about accessible and inclusive facilities, services and things to do for people with disability and more.

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Volunteering and community development

Around 21% of residents in the Shire of Mundaring, report doing some sort of voluntary work. Volunteering provides a positive impact on the lives of volunteers and those around them.

In addition, community organisations and not for profits in the Shire, provide a wealth of support services, programs and activities for our community.

The Shire of Mundaring offers support to both volunteers and community groups, including advice, promotion, grants and awards.

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More information and contact

If you have any questions about what is available in our community, please contact us.

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