Recreation Programs


The Central Goldfields Shire Council hosts a number of sport and active recreation programs for both the local community and visitors to enjoy. 

  • VicHealth Walk To School Program

    Held annually in October, Council supports the VicHealth Walk to School initiative with our unique “Hunt for the Golden Shoe” campaign. 

  • Get Up & Go Family Fun Day

Held annually on the third Sunday in Term Four, the Get Up and Go Family Fun Day is held at the Princes Park Precinct in Maryborough.

Aimed at all abilities and all ages, the event features:

  • Spring Into Summer Stroll –  walk or run around Lake Victoria
  • Physical Activity Expo – come and try sports and activities and have a chat to representatives from various local clubs and organisations

The event is coordinated by the Central Goldfields Physical Activity Group whose members include Central Goldfields Shire Council, Parks Victoria, and Unified Community Sport & Leisure.