Go4Fun is a FREE 10 week healthy lifestyle program to help NSW 7 - 13 year olds and their families lead healthier lives. Programs run during the school terms, with the fun and interactive sessions led by qualified health professionals. Go4Fun is not a diet, it’s a fun program that encourages children and their families to become fitter, healthier and happier.

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What is the Go4Fun program?

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Who can Join?

To join Go4Fun, children must be aged between 7 and 13 years and be above a healthy weight. As Go4Fun is a family program, it is essential that a parent or carer attend each session with their child.
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Check your Child's Weight Status

It’s not always easy to tell if a child is a healthy weight for their age and height. The easiest way to check is to use the Body Mass Index of age calculator. Simply enter your child’s age, gender, height and weight into the BMI calculator.
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What Happens at Go4Fun?

The weekly 2 hour Go4Fun sessions are fun and interactive, with something different every week. Our qualified Go4Fun Leaders will help your family learn new ways to be fitter, healthier and happier by supporting you to make small changes to your eating and activity habits as a family.
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How do I Register?

Registering for Go4Fun is quick and simple. Families can register online, via a toll-free phone call (1800 780 900) or SMS for a call back (0409 745 645). Referrals are also accepted from health professionals, organisations, friends and family members.
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Program Locations

Go4Fun programs run at various locations across western Sydney including Blacktown, Cumberland, Hills and Parramatta local areas. Our venues are specially chosen to meet the program’s needs and all have an element of fun for the kids (including community and leisure centres, swimming pools and even indoor trampolining centres).
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What Parents & Kids Have to Say

Go4Fun is working in Sydney’s west. More than 1600 kids and their families have taken part, and as a result of the program, our children are moving more, becoming more confident, eating better and getting more involved in team sports. Find out what kids and parents have to say about Go4Fun.
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Become a Go4Fun Leader in western Sydney

Our leaders need to have something special. They need to believe that kids and their families can be enabled to make healthier nutrition and physical activity choices to benefit their short and long term health in a fun, inspiring, and supportive environment. Find out if you can be involved.
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Go4Fun Resources

Do you want to help us promote Go4Fun with your family, friends and networks? Find newsletter snippets, resource order forms, brochures, posters and much more!
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Go4Fun for Health Professionals

Health professionals are trusted by families, and often the first to discuss the importance of a healthy diet and exercise, and raise the issue of overweight and obesity with parents. We are able to help kids and their families take the advice you provide and turn it into healthy habits in an environment that’s fun, supportive and collaborative. Not only that, we can provide you with online assessment tools to identify eligible patients and free online training designed to help health professionals to manage raise the issues This website is designed to help health professionals manage children above a healthy weight, and their families.
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Promote the Program

Go4Fun has partnered with schools and community groups in western Sydney since 2011. Many of our participants have found out about Go4Fun through the support of our schools and community organisations distributing flyers to families, displaying posters and banners and including newsletter snippets in their newsletters. You can play a large part in helping spread the word about Go4Fun through helping us get the word out through your connections and venues. Find out how your school or community group can work with us to make western Sydney families fitter, healthier and happier.
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Work Development Orders

Work Development Orders (WDOs) are supervised by organisations or health practitioners called WDO sponsors who have specific approval from the NSW government to supervise WDOs. Go4Fun is a WDO sponsor. If you are eligible you can help reduce or clear your fines by attending the Go4Fun program as part of a Work Development Order, instead of paying money off your fines.
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Aboriginal Go4Fun

Go4Fun is a free healthy lifestyle program for children aged 7-13 years. Aboriginal facilitators work with qualified health professionals to deliver a program for Aboriginal families that is fun, interactive and positively shapes children’s health.
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Go4Fun Newsletter

Western Sydney Go4Fun provide a termly newsletter to our community partners. This includes up-to-date program information, locations and success stories. Subscribe to our newsletter to keep in touch with local programs.
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