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Walking for Pleasure

Walking on your own is good exercise, but walking with friends is social and enjoyable.

Walking for Pleasure is a NSW Sport and Recreation program which promotes regular walking with a group.

Walking for Pleasure - Walk Leader training resources - click here

There are Walking for Pleasure clubs all around NSW that walk regularly in places such as National Parks, places of historical interest, beaches and your local area.

Participating in a Walking for Pleasure club is:

  • Enjoyable
  • Social
  • Easy
  • Accessible
  • Healthy
  • Free to join

Walking for Pleasure clubs in NSW

Walking for Pleasure clubs have been set up all over New South Wales and numerous people participate in regular walks on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Most Walking for Pleasure clubs start with a meeting of interested people and clubs operate on a casual basis, with members deciding where and when they want to walk.

There's a Walking for Pleasure club near you and it's FREE to join! To find out more about a club listed below, contact the associated NSW Sport and Recreation regional office.

Area Walking club Regional office Phone number
South Coast Bulli Walkie Talkies South Coast - Wollongong (02) 4228 5355
Highland Hikers WFP Club South Coast - Wollongong (02) 4228 5355
Kiama Walkabouts WFP Club South Coast - Wollongong (02) 4228 5355
Kiama/Gerringong Senior Adventurers WFP Club South Coast - Wollongong (02) 4228 5355
Wollongong Strollers WFP Club South Coast - Wollongong (02) 4228 5355
Sydney

Ashfield WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Bayside WFP CLUB

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Blacktown WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Camden Bushrangers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Campbelltown Caterpillars WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Chester Hill WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Eastern Suburbs WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Energy Australia WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Hills Hikers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Kingsgrove WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Kings Langley WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Lane Cove/ North Sydney Ramblers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Liverpool Leisure WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Mount Annan Wanderers

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Nomads (formerly NRA) WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Newington Leisure Walkers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Panania WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Parks WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Parramatta WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Roselea WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Ryde/ Hunters Hill WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Southern Pleasure WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

St George Strollers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

St James WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

St Mathews WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Sutherland Strollers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

The Coasters WFP CLUB

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Walking Dooleys WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Warringah Walkers WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Woodstock WFP Club

Sydney - Sydney Olympic Park

(02) 9006 3700

Central Coast Bateau Bay WFP Club Central Coast - Ourimbah (02) 4362 3184
Berkeley Vale WFP Club Central Coast - Ourimbah (02) 4362 3184
Gosford WFP Club Central Coast - Ourimbah (02) 4362 3184
San Remo WFP Club Central Coast - Ourimbah (02) 4362 3184
Hunter Dungog WFP Club Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
Eastlakes WFP Club Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
Forster/Tuncurry WFP Club Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
Hamilton Happy Walkers Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
Hunter Happy Wanderers Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
Port Stephens WFP Club Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
Warners Bay WFP Club Hunter - Newcastle (02) 4926 1633
North Coast Camden Haven WFP Club North Coast - Lennox Head (02) 6618 0400
Riverina Tumut and District Bushwalkers WFP Club Riverina - Wagga Wagga (02) 6928 4300
Wagga Wagga Walkers WFP Club Riverina - Wagga Wagga (02) 6928 4300
Bega Valley Bushwalkers WFP Club Riverina - Wagga Wagga (02) 6928 4300
Dalmeny Narooma Bushwalkers WFP Club Riverina - Wagga Wagga (02) 6928 4300
Eurobodalla WFP Club Riverina - Wagga Wagga (02) 6928 4300
Goulburn WFP Club Riverina - Wagga Wagga (02) 6928 4300
North West NSW Tamworth Happy Wanderers WFP Club North West - Tamworth (02) 6766 1200
Western NSW Wellington WFP Club Western - Orange (02) 6362 6623

Other useful contacts:

  • Department of Land and Water Conservation - phone: 9228 6360
  • National Parks and Wildlife - phone: 9585 6333
  • National Heart Foundation - phone: 9219 2467
  • NSW Department of Health - phone: 9391 9540

Also, some councils, leisure centres, neighbourhood and community centres have community walking groups that walk in local areas.

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