Seniors clubs, groups and activities

Disocver a range of clubs, groups and activities for those 45 years and over.

Activities and availability are subject to change, please contact the clubs and associations directly for the most up to date information.

Groups

Port Phillip Men's Shed Association

Port Phillip Men's Shed Association (PPMSA) welcomes new members and suggestions about activities that may be of interest to you. Email: info@ppmsa.org.au

Port Phillip Life Activities Club

The club is for over 45s and covers Port Melbourne, South Melbourne, Albert Park, Middle Park, St Kilda and Elwood. Enquire about membership on their website.

Port Melbourne Probus club

Port Melbourne Probus club is for active retirees living in the Port Phillip area. The club meets every fourth Friday morning at Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre in Liardet Street where they socialise and listen to a variety of interesting speakers. Events and outings are arranged throughout the year.

Prospective new members are welcome. Email: port.probus@gmail.com

St Kilda Probus club

Would you like to go on fascinating day trips in a luxury coach and at the same time make new friends? Then this may be for you.

St Kilda Probus is a social club for active retirees that meets on the first Monday of each month to hear from a variety of guest speakers, and then journeys on the third Monday of the month to places of interest, stopping on the way for a picnic, morning tea and then lunch at pubs.

As well as these activities, the club has a fortnightly Canasta game, group outings to live theatre such as Evita, monthly Sunday lunches, and Christmas in July and real Christmas lunch in December at the Savoy.

All of these at a manageable price!

If this looks appealing to you, call their secretary Nic Cecic, on 0410 553 993 to discuss attending a meetings or bus trip, and see whether it's 'your cup of tea.'

University of the Third Age - U3A Port Phillip

Offers many courses to help stay mentally active. Their are no academic entry requirements and the annual membership fee gives you access to the courses. Email: u3app@u3app.org.au or phone: 03 9696 3495

Cora Graves Community Centre

Located at 38 Blessington Street, St Kilda (opposite the St Kilda Botanical Gardens), the centre offers a range of community-based initiatives, including the delivery of the social support and centre-based meals programs. Residents can enjoy a nutritious, low-cost 3 course meal in a comfortable and social setting. The centre is wheelchair accessible.

Mary Kehoe Senior Citizens Club

South Melbourne Gardening Club meets the third Wednesday evening of month at Mary Kehoe Community Centre. Phone: 03 9645 7490

For other activities and more information, contact the club on phone 03 9699 4904

The club is located at 224 Danks Street, Albert Park.

South Melbourne Community Centre and Trugo Club

Located on the corner of Park Street and Ferrars Place, South Melbourne, South Melbourne Community Centre has a range of activities and classes (subject to change):

  • Mondays
    • South Melbourne Greek Senior Citizens Club 1 to 4.30 pm
    • Slimmers Group 6 to 8 pm
  • Tuesday
    • Tai Chi for Seniors 9.30 to 10.30 am, phone: 03 9645 1476
    • Trugo 12 midday to 4 pm
  • Wednesday
    • Legacy Widows Monthly, second Wednesday of the Month 10 am to 12 midday
    • City of Voices Theatre group, rehearsal and workshop 5.30 to 7.30 pm, phone: 03 9682 5390
  • Thursday
    • Lemnian Greek Senior Citizen Centre 9 am to 12.30 pm
    • South Port Retired Persons Group Dance 1 to 4 pm (pension week)
    • 'Golden Age' South Melbourne Russian Senior Citizens
  • Friday - Port Phillip Chinese Women's Association - lunch and social activities 10.30 am to 2 pm
  • Sunday - South Melb Greek Seniors Lunch, twice a month from 12 midday to 4 pm.

Sandridge Community Centre and Trugo Club

Located at 1 Tucker Avenue, Garden City.

Port Melbourne Community Centre and Trugo Club

Located at 219 Esplanade East, Port Melbourne - next to Edward's Reserve, between Liardet and Bridge Streets.

Gentle exercises groups

Groups may be subject to change.

Monday

Sol Green Community Centre
Address: Corner Montague and Coventry Streets, South Melbourne
Time: 9 am
Phone: 03 9645 1476

Tuesday

  • Elwood Community Centre
    Address: 63A Ormond Esplanade, Elwood
    Time: 9.15 am
    Phone: 03 9645 1476
  • Layfield Court
    Address: 70 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park
    Time: 2.30 pm
    Phone: 03 9646 4413
  • Tai Chi
    Location: South Melbourne
    Time: 10 am
    Phone: 03 9645 1476

Wednesday

  • Mary Kehoe Community Centre
    Location: Albert Park
    Time: 10.30 am
    Phone: 03 9682 5390
  • Betty Day Community Centre
    Chair-based exercise
    Location: St Kilda
    Time: 10.45 am
    Phone: 03 9209 6738

Friday

  • Liardet Community Centre
    Address: Corner Liardet and Nott Street, Port Melbourne
    Time: 9.15 am
    Phone: 03 9209 6738 or 03 9209 6716
  • South Melbourne Community Centre
    Address: Corner Park Street and Ferrars Place
    Time: 10.30 am
    Phone: 03 9682 5390

Further resources

Foreshore Disability Access

Information on the accessibility features of the City of Port Phillip's foreshore, including downloadable maps of the foreshore detailing the location of key points of interest.

Office for Senior Victorians

Committed to enhancing the quality of life of seniors by promoting positive ageing and encouraging the community to plan for an ageing population. Includes information on Recreation, Seniors Festival, Health, Services to Seniors and more.

Sport and Recreation Victoria

A state government agency assisting sport, recreation and racing to enhance the lifestyle of all Victorians.

Seniors Information Victoria

A free and confidential information and advisory service provided by Council on the Ageing (VIC) for older people, their relatives, friends and the wider community. Services include: housing options and choices including retirement villages, independent living units, hostels (low care facilities), supported residential services and nursing homes (high care facilities). Home based services and home maintenance, health and wellbeing, pensions and concessions, general information on legal and financial matters, lifelong learning opportunities, retirement, support services.

Life Activities Clubs Victoria

If you are in the over 50s age group, this is the place to find information on developing and maintaining an active and enjoyable life style whether you are retired, nearing retirement or still in the work force.

Grassroots Networking Foundation

rovides affordable access to a full range of technology solutions that will encourage the development of an informed civil and democratic society. Many people do not have access to the tools that are essential to full participation in the information age. Koori's, the elderly, the financially disadvantaged, those with disabilities, and residents of some rural regions lack an affordable and accessible telecommunications services. Further, lack of access to affordable hardware, software and support is also an inhibitor to participation.

About Seniors

Senior citizens, retirees, those about to retire, veterans, pensioners and carers will find this most comprehensive listing of information and links extremely valuable. Provided are links to Australian and State government departments, national and state associations, community service groups, aged care and retirement housing information, as well as to seniors lifestyle interests such as hobbies, sport, health, computing, finance and travel.

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