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Seniors Festival 2019

Love your life!

February 

Immerse yourself in a calendar full of free and fun activities including arts, exercise, sport and dance, special events as well as information sessions on dementia and end of life planning.

Check out our full Seniors Festival 2019 program.

Northern Beaches Seniors Directory

Our Seniors Directory 2018 - 2020 provides useful information about local services, activities and housing available for our older residents. It includes details on support services and groups, health services, advocacy, complaints, financial and legal information and housing.

The directory is available in hard copy from any of our customer service centres, libraries and community centres. They are also distributed to retirement villages, medical centres and senior groups and service provides. Alternatively contact our Community Development  Team (Seniors) on 1300 434 434 or communityagedservices@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au.

The Northern Beaches offers its seniors a diverse range of educational and volunteer opportunities, clubs and social activities to help keep you active, engaged, connecting with your community and getting the most out of life!

Education and leisure

There are so many opportunities on the Northern Beaches to stimulate the mind, challenge your opinions and enjoy the good company of like minded people. Activities include art and craft, cards and chess, computing, history, photography and volunteering. Some of these include:

  • Art, craft and hobby groups
  • Cards and board games
  • Community gardens
  • Computer skills
  • Conversation, writers and book clubs
  • Education and learning
  • English classes
  • Handcrafts and community sheds
  • History groups
  • Movies and music appreciation
  • Photography
  • Volunteering

Fitness and exercise

There’s nothing like getting active and feeling fit to get the most out of life. Take to the water with aqua fitness, enjoy the competition with bowls, enjoy the gentle sport of croquet, discover the fun of Lifeball, join a walking group, or throw caution to the winds and express yourself with dance. Some of the organised activities in our area include:

  • Aqua fitness
  • Bowls
  • Croquet
  • Table tennis
  • Lifeball
  • Gentle exercise
  • Dancing
  • Walking groups

Social clubs and outings

It’s so important we spend time socialising with others, and connecting with our community. Undoubtedly meeting up with kin and good friends, getting out and about to luncheon clubs and social outings is time well spent. You may consider joining a service club for the company, stimulation and involvement with charity work including:

  • Aboriginal community groups
  • Grandparent groups
  • Luncheon clubs and social outings
  • Multicultural social groups
  • Service clubs
  • Social clubs for seniors

    Have an event or program idea? 

      We are always interested to know what you think about our events and if you have any ideas for future events. Send you event ideas by email to the Seniors team or call on 9942 2563.