Over 55s Leisure and Learning

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 yoga 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, office administration and proving community information. For more information on volunteering visit our volunteering page.

Fees

An annual membership allows you to participate in any of the activities offered at various locations. Most activities will incur a small class fee however, some are free. you can pay for classes by purchasing an Activity Class Card  for $38 which includes 10 activities. Membership and class fees are reviewed annually in City of Parramatta's schedule of fees and charges (page 29).

Once you've joined up and have decided on the activities you'd like to participate in, we'll work with you to organise activitiy times and how you can get there. 

Annual Membership Fees

$18.00 including gst

Activity Class Card (includes 10 activities at $3.80 each)

$38.00 including gst

Membership Massage (30 minutes sessions)

$17.70 including gst

Activities and locations

Activities are held across 6 different locations in the Local Government Area. Due to the popularity of these activities bookings are essential. Activites times and locations are listed below:

Parramatta

Shop 2,
10 Hunter Street, Parramatta

Monday

10am-12pm

Painting for fun

Monday

1pm-3pm

Advanced art

Tuesday

10am-12pm

Decorative art and craft

Harry Todd Hall
Jubilee Lane, Parramatta

Thursday

10:30am-11:30am

Zumba Gold

Thursday

1pm-2:30pm

Line dancing (easy beginner and intermediate mix)

Level 2
1-3 Fitzwilliam Street, Parramatta

Monday

9am-2pm

Massage (1/2 hour sessions)

Monday

12pm-2pm

Knitting (fortnightly)

Tuesday

9am-10am

Yoga

Tuesday

10am-11am

Gentle exercise

Tuesday

12pm-1pm

Yoga

Wednesday

9:30am-10:30am

Tai Chi for arthritis

Wednesday

10:30am-11:30am

Strength and balance exercise

Wednesday

9am-3pm

Wisteria Walking Group (fortnightly)

Wednesday

9am-2pm

Massage (1/2 hour sessions)

Wednesday

12pm-2:30pm

Paper tole

Thursday

9:30am-10:30am

Yoga

Thursday

9:30am-10:30am

Gentle exercise

Friday

9:30am-10:30am

Tai Chi

Friday

1pm-3pm

Cards and games (fortnightly)

Saturday

9am-10am

Heart Foundation walking group (free)

Ermington

Ermington Community Hall
10 River Road, Ermington

Monday

2pm-3pm

Gentle exercise

Wednesday

9am-10am

Heart Foundation walking group (free)

Wednesday

10am-11:30am

Line dancing (easy beginner and intermediate mix)

Dundas Neighbourhood Centre
Sturt Street, Telopea

Monday

12:30pm-2pm

Fun dance class

Newington

Newington Centre
Corner fo Avenue of Europe and Avenue of Asia, Newington

Tuesday

9:15am-10am

Zumba Gold for seniors

Wednesday

9:30am-11:am

Table tennis (free)

Thursday

2pm-4pm

Scrabble (free)

Friday

10am-12pm

Choir

If you need more information on how to get to any of the centres using public transport we can help provide more details to help get you there. 

Bus outings are also offered from all locations except Ermington.

Contact 

Jane Mackey
126 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2124
p: 9806 5018
f: 9806 5925

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