Wollongong Information

Thanks to our wonderful volunteers in Wollongong, we are excited to be having the 5th Wollongong Unity Walk in the Park.

Address in Wollongong:

  • Stuart Park, North Wollongong, (Cliff Road, North Wollongong NSW 2500)
  • Meeting point at Stuart Park - Wollongong Foreshore (opposite entrance to Skydive The Beach)

Distance:

  • 2km return starting at Stuart Park along the Blue Mile Walk with breathtaking views of North Wollongong beach. This walking track is fully accessible for walkers, prams and wheelchairs.

Schedule

9am:Registration opens 

9:45am: Walk Warm-up 

10am: 2km walk starts 

11am: Sausage sizzle & mingle 

12:00 noon: Event concludes 

Getting there:

We recommend all participants catch public transport or carpool to the event. Great news is that public transport on Sundays is capped at $2.60 for all Opal Card customers. For more information on catching public transport check out https://transportnsw.info/.

There is parking available in and around Stuart Park. Check out the map below.

Click on the image below to download the event map or keep scrolling to the bottom of this page for more information about Wollongong’s Unity Walk in the Park.

 

On the day:

Upon arrival in the morning: 

  • Pick up your participation pack
  • Grab a coffee from the Coffee Van
  • Enjoy the great live music by Michael Bond
  • Get yourself and your team organised
  • Make up your team sign at the Art for Parkinson’s station
  • Buy a Parkinson’s NSW cap or water bottle to get ready for the Walk,
  • join us in the warm up 
  • Then LET’S WALK!  

After the Walk:

Make sure you stick around after the walk to mingle over a sausage sizzle from the Wollongong Lions Club, or grab a beverage at the Bar Pellegrini coffee van.   

What to bring:

Sunscreen, water, money for merchandise, picnic blanket and chairs to hang around after the event and meet the local community over a tasty sausage sizzle. Most importantly, bring your family, friends, dogs and the entire neighbourhood. Don’t forget, if you are bringing your dog, please also bring doggy waste bags.

Amenities:

There are public toilets available at Stuart Park, close to the Unity Walk in the Park meeting spot.

Cost:

Early bird till 21 July 2019
Adult - $25

Child (6-15yrs) - $15
Child (0-5) – Free
Dog -$10

Online till 12noon 22 August 2019
Adult - $30

Child (6-15yrs) - $20
Child (0-5) – Free
Dog -$10

On the Day
Adult - $30

Child (6-15yrs) - $20
Child (0-5) – Free
Dog -$10

THANK YOU

We would like to thank the following amazing supporters of Unity Walk in the Park who have kindly donated their time and services for the Wollongong Unity Walk in the Park.

Michael Bond Music

Illawarra Production Services

Cheryl Thompson Photographer

Bendigo Bank Oak Flats & Shellharbour Branch

Calderwood Christian School

Wollongong Lions Club

Bar Pellegrini

Updated information

Be sure to like the Wollongong Unity Walk in the Park Facebook Page and the Parkinson’s NSW Facebook page for information and updates leading up to the day.


 


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