Recreation and Clubs

Seniors Clubs
Woden Seniors
Belconnen Seniors Citizens Club
Canberra Seniors Centre
Tuggeranong 55 plus Club
Tuggeranong Valley Senior Citizens Club

Other Recreational Activities, Clubs and Groups
CABACT Search Engine
YMCA - PrYme Movers
mpowerdome - Keenager
Heart Foundation Heart Moves
Walking for Pleasure
Canberra Bushwalking
Club
Pedal Power
Community Gardens
Choirs ACT
Dance Societies and Groups in Canberra
Toastmasters
The Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra
GYM@BCSProbusACT Sport
Bridge
Bowls ACT
Capital Petanque Club
Swimming ACT
Art and Craft Groups
Canberra Quilters
Embroiderers' Guild ACT
Australian Men's Shed Association
Clubs ACT
Multicultural Groups
Tea - The English in Australia Inc
Social Clubs

Canberra Cultural Venues
Visit Canberra
ACT Museums and Galleries
National Gallery of Australia
National Museum of Australia
National Portrait Gallery
National Film and Sound Archive
Museum of Australian Democracy
Australian War Memorial
National Library of Australia
National Archives of Australia
Libraries ACT

Woden Seniors IncWoden Seniors

Corinna Street, Phillip
http://www.wodenseniors.org.au External Link

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Belconnen Seniors Citizens Club

24 Chandler St, Belconnen ACT
Phone: 02 6251 6354
Fax: 02 6251 4760

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Canberra Seniors CentreCanberra Seniors Centre

Corner of McKay Gardens and Watson Street, Turner
http://www.canberraseniors.org.au/ External Link

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Tuggeranong 55 plus Club55 Plus Club

A great way to meet people, make new friends and have fun. Club membership is open to anyone 50 plus who wants to get out and about.

www.55plusclub.org.auExternal Link

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Tuggeranong Valley Senior Citizens Club

Meets at the Erindale Vikings Club.
http://vikings.com.au/erindale/External Link

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CABACTCABACT Search Engine

Comprehensive database of community groups. Shopfront at the Griffin Centre, Civic.
http://www.citizensadvice.org.au/ External Link

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YMCA - PrYme MoversYMCA - PrYme Movers

The leading provider of older adult health and wellness programs in Canberra. Classes operate at our Hackett and Chifley Health and Fitness Centres as well as at various community halls and church halls throughout Canberra. Access is easy for anyone to attend.
http://www.canberra.ymca.org.au/healthfitness/prymemovers/Pages/default.aspxExternal Link

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M-Powerdome Keenage Programmpowerdome - Keenager

Fitness and Physical Activities Program for the over 50’s. Courses include Falls Prevention (Core Strength and Stretching), mpower Age (for the over 70’s), Balance, Mobility and Flexibility, mpower Up (for the over 50’s) and Strength and Conditioning and ‘m’ games.

http://www.mpowerdome.com.au/index.php?page_id=7External Link

Keenager Program (50+) 56 Coyne Street, Fadden

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Heart Foundation Heart MovesHeart Foundation Heart Moves

“Helping all Australians stay active for life”
http://heartmoves.heartfoundation.org.au External Link

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Walking for PleasureWalking for Pleasure

Exercise in a social atmosphere and enjoy Canberra's network of open spaces, parks, lakes and forests.
http://www.actwfp.org.au/ External Link

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Canberra Bushwalking ClubCanberra Bushwalking Club

The club aims to provide an interesting and varied program of walks each weekend, ranging in difficulty from easy day and part-day walks suitable for beginners through to multi day off track walks for experienced walkers only.
http://www.canberrabushwalkingclub.org.au/ External Link

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Pedal PowerPedal Power

A community organisation with the objectives: 'More Canberrans cycling, more often, for a better community'.
http://www.pedalpower.org.au/ External Link

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Community GardensCommunity Gardens

Canberra Organic Growers Society.
http://www.cogs.asn.au/community-gardens/ External Link

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Choirs ACTChoirs ACT

http://http://www.anca.org.au/act-choirs/ External Link

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Dance Societies and Groups in Canberra

http://www.bcl.com.au/canberra/connect-with-community-canberra/dance-canberra.htmExternal Link

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ToastmastersToastmasters

A friendly club dedicated to improving people’s communication and leadership skills. It provides learning opportunities in a positive and supportive environment and welcome guests and new members.
http://www.canberracitytoastmasters.org.au/ External Link

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The Heraldry and Genealogy Society of CanberraThe Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra

http://www.hagsoc.org.au External Link

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GYM@BCS

GYM@BCS

Get fit and have fun at BCS Fitness.

http://www.bcsact.com.au/gymbcsExternal Link

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ProbusProbus

There are numerous Probus Clubs in Canberra and surrounding regions for retired and semi-retired people. The basic purpose of Probus is to keep minds active, expand the interests of club members and promote opportunities for friendship.

http://probussouthpacific.org/pccanberraExternal Link

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ACT SportACT Sport

The peak body representing state sporting associations in the Canberra Region.
http://www.actsport.com.au External Link

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Canberra Bridge ClubBridge

Canberra Bridge Club
6 Duff Place, Deakin
http://www.canberrabridgeclub.com.au/ External Link

Gland SlamGrand Slam 15 Geelong Street, Fyshwick
http://www.grandslamcanberra.com/ External Link

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Bowls ACTBowls ACT

http://www.bowlsact.org.au/ External Link

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Capital Petanque Club (The French game of bowls)Capital Petanque

Petanque (pronounced P-Tank) can be played by anybody both male and female, young and old. Equipment costs are minimal, all you need is three bowls (boules) and you are ready to play.

http://www.capitalpetanque.com/

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Swimming ACTSwimming ACT

http://www.swimmingact.com.au External Link

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Art and Craft Groups

http://www.bcl.com.au/canberra/connect-with-community-canberra/artcraft-canberra.htmExternal Link

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Canberra Quilters IncCanberra Quilters

http://www.canberraquilters.org.au/ External Link

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The Emboiders Guild ACT IncEmbroiderers' Guild ACT

Includes information about when the Guild meets and the various special interest groups.
http://www.embroiderersact.org.au/ External Link

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Australian Mens Shed AssociationAustralian Men's Shed Association

http://mensshed.org/find-a-shed/

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Regional Community Services

These services organise or host many activities that may be of interest to seniors

Northside Community Service
Northside Community Service
http://www.northside.asn.au External Link

Belconnen Community ServicesBelconnen Fitness Program http://www.bcsact.com.au External Link

Woden Community Services http://www.wcs.org.au/ External Link

Southside Community ServicesWoden Community Service Inc http://www.sscs.org.au/ External Link

Communities at Work (Tuggeranong & Weston Creek)
http://www.commsatwork.org External LinkSouthside Community Service

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Communities at Work - Home and Community Care Programs


Clubs ACTClubs ACT

Lists ACT Registered Clubs.
http://www.clubsact.com.au/ External Link

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Multicultural Clubs


http://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/multicultural/multicultural_centre#culturalExternal Link

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Tea - The English in Australia Inc

http://communitiesonline.org.au/group.php?id=11425 External Link

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Social Clubs

Ask an acquaintance about local social, cinema or book clubs they know about.

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Visit CanberraVisit Canberra

The Australian Capital Tourism website offers information on events and places to visit around Canberra.
http://www.visitcanberra.com.au External Link

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ACT Museums and GalleriesACT Museums and Galleries

http://www.cmag.com.au/ External Link

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http://nga.gov.au External Link

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National Museum of AustraliaNational Museum of Australia

http://www.nma.gov.au/ External Link

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National Portrait GalleryNational Portrait Gallery

http://www.portrait.gov.au/ External Link

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National Film and Sound ArchiveNational Film and Sound Archive

http://www.nfsa.gov.au/ External Link

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Museum of Australian DemocracyMuseum of Australian Democracy

Old Parliament House
http://moadoph.gov.au/ External Link

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Australian War MemorialAustralian War Memorial

http://www.awm.gov.au/ External Link

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National Library of AustraliaNational Library of Australia

http://www.nla.gov.au/ External Link

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National Archives of AustraliaNational Archives of Australia

http://www.naa.gov.au/ External Link

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Libraries ACTLibraries ACT

Social groups at the library
https://www.library.act.gov.au/learning/learning_and_social_groupsExternal Link

Book Clubs
https://www.library.act.gov.au/learning/book_clubsExternal Link

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