In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

Canberra Hospital

5124 0000


Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

Poisons Hotline

For a poison emergency in Australia call

131126

Drug and Alcohol Help Line

The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on

5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

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
Heart Foundation Heart Moves
Walking for Pleasure
Pedal Power
Community Gardens
Choirs ACT
Toastmasters
The Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra
GYM@BCSProbus
Bridge
Bowls ACT
Capital Petanque Club
Swimming ACT
Canberra Quilters
Embroiderers' Guild ACT
Australian Men's Shed Association
Clubs ACT
Multicultural Groups
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

Contact Canberra Directory - Seniors Clubs and Social GroupsVolunteering and Contact ACT

Information on Seniors Clubs and social Groups specifically for ageing people can be found on the Contact Canberra Community Information directory.

https://vc-act.mycommunitydirectory.com.au/Search/Directory?what=&where=&category=39&location=0&radius=50&council=0&PageNo=1External Link


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
https://canberraseniors.org.au/here/ 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.
https://www.mycommunitydirectory.com.au/Australian_Capital_Territory/Canberra/Ageing_Services/Seniors_Clubs___Social_Groups/21515/152208/Tuggeranong_Valley_Senior_Citizens_ClubExternal Link

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CABACTCABACT Search Engine

Comprehensive database of community groups. Shopfront at the Griffin Centre, Civic.
https://vc-act.mycommunitydirectory.com.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.
https://canberra.ymca.org.au/what-we-do/activey/programs/pryme-movers/External Link

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Heart Foundation Heart MovesHeart Foundation Heart Moves

“Helping all Australians stay active for life”
https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/active-living/get-active 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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Pedal PowerPedal Power

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

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Community GardensCommunity Gardens

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

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Choirs ACTChoirs ACT

https://anca.org.au/index.php?page=choir-search&choir_name=&choir_state=act&choir_rehearsal_day=0&page_num=0 External 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.
https://www.canberracitytoastmasters.org.au/ External Link

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

https://familyhistoryact.org.au/ External Link

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GYM@BCS

GYM@BCS

Get fit and have fun at BCS Fitness.

https://www.bcsact.com.au/venue/gymbcs/External 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.

https://probussouthpacific.org/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.

https://www.cscc.com.au/capital-petanque

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Swimming ACTSwimming ACT

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

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Canberra Quilters IncCanberra Quilters

https://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

https://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 https://www.bcsact.com.au External Link

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

Southside Community ServicesWoden Community Service Inc https://communityservices1.org/ 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.
https://www.clubsact.com.au/ External Link

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Multicultural ClubsTheo Notaras Multicultural Centre


https://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/multicultural/multicultural_centre#culturalExternal 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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https://nga.gov.au External Link

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National Museum of AustraliaNational Museum of Australia

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

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National Portrait GalleryNational Portrait Gallery

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

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National Film and Sound ArchiveNational Film and Sound Archive

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

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Museum of Australian DemocracyMuseum of Australian Democracy

Old Parliament House
https://www.moadoph.gov.au/# External Link

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Australian War MemorialAustralian War Memorial

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

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National Library of AustraliaNational Library of Australia

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

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National Archives of AustraliaNational Archives of Australia

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

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Libraries ACTLibraries ACT

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

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