Accessible gym programs

Build strength and mobility with our expert exercise physiologists at our fully accessible gym facilities.

Our fully accessible gym and clinic facilities offer people living with cerebral palsy and similar conditions access to specialised equipment, in a practical and supportive exercise environment.

Our enthusiastic Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Accredited Exercise Physiologists specialise in prescribing exercise for individuals with chronic disease and disability. They know how to create tailored exercise programs with a focus on strength, flexibility and endurance so you can build and maintain the physical fitness you need to enjoy life to the max. The many benefits of exercise include:

  • Increased flexibility and mobility
  • Improved stamina and muscle strength
  • Improved cardiovascular capacity
  • Improved mood and general feelings of wellbeing
  • Reduced risks of coronary heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes
  • Reduced anxiety, feelings of stress or risk of depression
  • Improved sleep
  • Increased self-esteem

CPA Health and Wellbeing Package

Want to get fit and healthy on your own terms?

The CPA Health & Wellbeing package gives you 12 months access to our accessible gyms, so you can train at a time that suits you. And our expert exercise physiologists are always on hand to ensure you’re using equipment safely. 

Available at our Allambie Heights centre only.

Learn more about the benefits of working with a CPA ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

You can also access individualised supports and group programs that cater to each individuals’ needs and goals.

We currently have facilities in the following locations

This service can be funded by your NDIS package

  • Capacity Building - Improved Health and Wellbeing (Category 12)
  • Capacity Building - Improved Daily Living (Category 15)

This service is available at

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Frequently asked questions

Infants 12 months or younger are eligible if they have the following:

  • Clinical history indicating risk for cerebral palsy

Risk factors include (but not limited to) prematurity, birth defects, genetic conditions, intrauterine growth restriction, hypoxia-ischaemia, seizures, neonatal stroke, infection

  • Abnormal neuroimaging-MRI or Cranial Ultrasound (CUS) indicative of possible motor impairment
  • Motor dysfunction


This might include abnormal General Movements, very low scores on standardised assessment (e.g. below 10th percentile on AIMS), poor head control after 3 months, hand asymmetry after 4 months, not able to take weight through feet after 5 months, not sitting at 9 months.

Priority will be given to infants who have not previously seen a neurologist.