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Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation

Cycling

The City of Greater Dandenong has a bicycle network of 98 kilometres of off and on-road cycling paths including the Eastlink and Dandenong Creek trails.  

This bicycle network provides a number of benefits to the community and the region including:

  • an alternate form of transportation for commuters
  • an inexpensive form of transportation
  • links between neighbourhoods, suburbs and areas of interest
  • an opportunity to create a healthier lifestyle through physical exercise
  • opportunities to access and enjoy a range of natural environments.

Whether your motivation is financial, environmental or health related, Council is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable bicycle network for you.


TravelSmart Map

To view bicycle and shared paths in Greater Dandenong download the City of Greater Dandenong TravelSmart Map (PDF - 5MB). The map provides sustainable transport information on a pocket-sized street map.


Health benefits of cycling

An inactive lifestyle can lead to coronary heart disease, stroke, obesity, and diabetes. Regular exercise, such as cycling reduces:

  • cholesterol level
  • risk of high blood pressure.
  • risk of heart disease
  • risk of injury compared to many other recreation activities.

Further information