Heart Foundation Walking

Heart Foundation Walking is a fun, social and easy way to be active and best of all its free!

Join Heart Foundation Walking and take positive steps to help reduce stress, have a healthier body, build stronger relationships, and most of all, be happy.

Heart Foundation Walking is part of a broader Heart Foundation goal to encourage and support walking and physical activity to build the heart health of Australia.

Heart Foundation Walking works to create supportive environments for physical activity and raising the profile of walking as a fun, free and accessible physical activity.


Heart Foundation Walking in Gympie Region

There are a variety of Heart Foundation walking groups throughout the region from Gympie to Kilkivan to Tin Can Bay.  Join one today or start a new group!

Current Walking Groups include:

  • Curvy Girls – Gympie
  • One Step at a Time Tin Can Bay – Tin Can Bay
  • Gympie Zion Retirement Village Walkers - Gympie
  • Kilkivan Little River Walkers – Kilkivan
  • Bunnings - Gympie


Gympie Regional Council is the Local Coordinator for Heart Foundation Walking in the Gympie Region. Council provides support to volunteer Walk Organisers to establish new walking groups, promote group activities and events and bring Walk Organisers together to share ideas.

Please contact the Community Partnerships Team on 1300 307 800 or community@gympie.qld.gov.au to find out more.


Find a Walking Group


Individual walkers

Walkers can join a group and/or be part of a virtual walking community that track their activity online, participate in events and online challenges. 


Volunteer Walk Organisers

Volunteers Walk Organisers establish and maintain community-based walking groups with the assistance of Council (the Local Coordinator). They are provided with resources, training and support and receive complimentary Heart Foundation merchandise for their role. 

Walk Organisers are registered Heart Foundation volunteers and are provided with insurance coverage under the Heart Foundation Volunteer Policy. Please contact Council’s Community Partnerships Team on 1300 307 800 or community@gympie.qld.gov.au if you are keen to start a new walking group in your neighbourhood.