New fees for seniors program

Shire of Collie council voted to introduce new fees to Roche Park’s Living Longer Living Stronger program at the ordinary council meeting this week.

The exercise program was introduced after a grant from the Department of Sport and Recreation for a 'Seniors Recreation Centre Activation project' to encourage seniors in regional communities to stay physically active.

The new fees of the program will be $60 for an assessment and $5 per session will cover ongoing costs of the instructor and refresher courses. 

The fee structure proposed for the long-term program is based on the costs incurred and represents an average price for the program across the state.