Healthy Ageing Program - Exercise Classes

Healthy Ageing Program

The Healthy Ageing Program (HAP) is a community wellness initiative of the Prince of Wales Hospital offering affordable group exercise programs to those who live within the Community Health Services catchment area.

HAP offers land exercise classes through its AIM program and water exercise classes through its WAVES program designed to target people aged 50 and over and younger with ongoing health issues.

The HAP team consists of certified fitness instructors who lead the AIM and WAVES classes alongside qualified staff who can also provide ongoing health coaching to support positive lifestyle changes and assist in the management of chronic disease.


$65 per term for 1 weekly class (approx. 9-11 weeks).

This nominal fixed fee secures your place in a class for the duration of the term and is not reflective of the number of individual classes attended.

Times & Locations

Classes are held Monday to Friday during school terms in various locations throughout the Eastern Suburbs including Randwick, Kingsford, Kensington, Maroubra, Malabar and Eastlakes. 

AIM is a land exercise program to improve the health of older men and women. The program provides safe and enjoyable group exercise classes in many locations across the Eastern suburbs. The classes suit different ability levels to increase or maintain fitness, strength and balance.

Types of classes:

  • Aerobic classes
  • Gentle exercise
  • Balance
  • Chair exercises
  • Weights
  • Low impact aerobic
  • Thai Chi

WAVES gentle  exercise classes in water are designed for older men and women with conditions that affect mobility and flexibility.  The group classes are a fun and safe way to improve your health.  

The classes are at local heated pools or hydrotherapy pools.  Participants exercise at their own ability level and non-swimmers can join too.

Transport may be available between your home and the pool. Extra fees apply for this transport. Pool entry fees apply at some venues.

This is how most classes run:

  • A short warm up
  • 30 minutes of general exercise 
  • A short cool down
  • Stretch and floating

If you are a new client and would like to join a class please download, print and complete this registration form. If you answer yes to any of the screening questions on the registration form you need to as your local doctor (GP) to also complete this medical clearance form. Email, post, or fax the completed forms to us.

Alternatively you can telephone us on 02 9382 8131.