Gentle Water Exercise Class (GWE) & Hydrotherapy

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Gentle Water Exercise brochure

Cost: Pool entry + $2 

Venue: Jack Hort Memorial Pool, 12 Camerons Rd, Healesville 3777

When: Tuesday and Friday 9:00am-10:00am

Please call Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health on 1300 130 381



The Gentle Water Exercise program in Healesville is a low impact, group exercise program specifically designed for people with arthritis and other joint problems.

Water exercise is an excellent way for people with arthritis to build strength, ease stiff joints and improve fitness.

This exercise group  is led by a Physiotherapist. All participants need to undergo a physiotherapy assessment prior to commencing the Gentle Water Exercise Program.

Please contact our Service Coordinators by calling 1300 130 381 to arrange an appointment.

Eligability Criteria

Priority is given to health care card and pension card holders, as well as low income earners.

Referral Information

Water exercise can be beneficial for people with any form of arthritis. It is particularly helpful for people:

  • with arthritis in several joints as all joints can be exercised at once
  • with conditions affecting feet, knees, hips and back
  • preparing for or recovering from joint replacement surgery
  • who find it difficult or painful to exercise on land.

All participants must undergo a physiotherapy assessment prior to commencing the Gentle Water Exercise program.

Healevsille Hospital and Yarra Valley Health


377 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, 3777


P: 1300 130 381 F: 5962 1458 E:


Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Car Parking
Free car parking on site
Public Transport
Local bus services operate along Maroondah Hwy, Healesville and Warburton Hwy, Upper Yarra