Fostering access to health-enhancing exercise in community leisure facilities: The Take Charge! program.

Take Charge! is a free, evidence-based 60-day program supporting people living with mental illness to engage in exercise, social growth and community presence.

Leisure facility personnel are trained to support an exceptional experience for participants, with aligned systems and resources accentuating the success of the program

Associate Professor Jeff Walkley

CEO, Belgravia Foundation & National Disability & Diversity Manager, Belgravia Leisure 

Jeff established Belgravia Leisure’s award-winning access and inclusion program, ensuring that people with mental and physical disabilities can benefit from an active and healthy lifestyle.  Jeff has won lifetime achievement awards from state and national disability, sport, and recreational industry bodies

Symposium 2022