Over 55s Leisure and Learning
Update on COVID-19 restrictions: All face-to-face group and individual activities have been suspended until further notice. Urgent home visits and the Meals on Wheels program are continuing with all staff and volunteers following advice provided by the NSW Government in relation to hygiene measures and social distancing.
Over 55s Leisure and Learning and Active Parramatta are providing online and over-the-phone programming, which will continue into the near future. Visit City of Parramatta's COVID-19 webpage for the latest information.
City of Parramatta's Over 55s Leisure and Learning service provides an extensive range of educational, physical, recreational and social activities throughout the year for people over 55 years of age; from Tai Chi to pilates and knitting to painting, there's something for everyone to enjoy whilst making new friends in a fun and lively environment.
Trained volunteers assist our staff with day to day operations and also run a number of activities offered. Volunteer roles include reception, tutoring, group activity assistance and proving community information. For more information on volunteering visit our volunteering page.
From July 2020, activities will be run on a Term Based Model with bookings and payments being made prior to the beginning of each term.
Participants are required to fill in a registration form so they can attend any of the activities offered at various locations. Types of activities include Term Based, Bus Outings, Free Social Activities, Walking Groups and more.
Fees are reviewed annually for City of Parramatta's schedule of fees and charges (section 6.2, pages 14-15) and are based on your Pension and Commonwealth Health Care Card status.
|Term Based Activities (usually a 10 week term)||From $41.50 including GST|
|Bus Outings||$25.00 including GST|
|Massage (Remedial) Currently not operating|
|Social Activities and Walking Groups||Free|
In response to the current circumstances presented by COVID-19, many events have been cancelled or postponed. City of Parramatta puts the safety of residents and visitors first. This decision has been made in the interest of public safety and in line with the advice provided by State and Federal authorities.
For more information please call (02) 9806 5121 or fill out the form on this page and a member of the team will get back to you.