Check out all of the fantastic events that were held during Active Ageing Week 2017.
All Ages Fun Day Zoo Competition
Tell us in 75 words or less why intergenerational connections are good for wellbeing?
Submit your entry to be in the draw to receive one free Seniors Concession Zoo entry ticket to our All Ages Fun Day at the Zoo on Sunday 24th of September from 9:30am-3:30pm.
Competition only open to Seniors Card holders. Entrants must show their Seniors Card on the day to receive their ticket. Only 100 tickets available so get in quick!
Competition closes on Saturday 23rd of September
*limit of one free ticket per Seniors Card
Proudly Supported by Office for the Ageing, SA Health
Please follow the link below to the competition pageClick here
23/09/17Heart Foundation Park Walk
Hosted by the City of Salisbury, we invite you to join us for a FREE Heart Foundation Walking volunteer led 30 or 60 or 90 minute walk along the beautiful Dry Creek Trail.
Saturday 23rd September 2017. 9am registration for 9.30am start Dry Creek Trail next to Mobara Park, Mawson Lakes
Enquiries Jim 8406 8251
23/09/17Salisbury Food and Cultural Festival
This FREE family event will showcase the many different cultures that call... Salisbury home. There will be two entertainment areas featuring cultural performances, as well as food vendors, market stalls and children’s activities such as a rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, face painting and balloon animals.
Saturday 23 September – 11am to 4pm, Civic Square, John Street,Salisbury.
Proudly brought to you by the City of Salisbury and the Salisbury Business Association and sponsored by iCONNECT Financial and PH8 Natural Alkaline Water.
24/09/17All Ages Fun day at the Zoo
ALL AGES FUN DAY
Sunday 24th of September 9:30am-5:00pm.
Join Active Ageing Australia at Adelaide Zoo for a fun day of games and activities suitable for all ages. Make memories with the whole family.
Coming Together, Active Together.
All Ages Fun Day activites are free, however Zoo Entry applies.
Family Discounts, Seniors and Pension Concessions apply.Supported by Office for the Ageing.
25th-30th of September 2017Goodlife Mitcham Train for Free
Step into Goodlife Mitcham during Active Ageing week (25th-30th September) and train for FREE. Just mention our promo code ActiveAgeing to take advantage! T&C’s apply.
Bring along a friend, a towel and drink bottle and you’re ready to go. You can find us at 11 Princes rd, Kingswood or feel free to call us on 8272 2266.
We’ll see you there!
25/09/17 & 28/09/17Brenda & George Hum Tai Chi Qigong
Monday 25th September 9.30 at the Modbury Uniting Church Hall, 576 Montague Rd, Modbury North. Across the Road from the Tea Tree Gully Civic Centre.
Thursday 28th September 7.30pm at the Holden Hill Community Centre 82 Valiant Rd, Holden Hill.
Friday 29th of September 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Civic Park, Modbury.
25/09/17Come and Try Chair Exercises
Celebrate ‘Active Ageing Week’ at Aberfoyle Community Centre. Starting with general information about benefits of exercise, gentle class using chair, then morning tea.
Time: 10am start
Venue: Aberfoyle Community Centre, 1 Jessica St, Aberfoyle Park
Run by an accredited exercise professional.
Registrations essential on 8270 5377
26/09/17Making Minds Matter
Making Minds Matter Come along to our interactive education session on keeping your brain healthy and preventing dementia.
Hear the most up to date and relevant information on dementia and how you can maintain a healthy lifestyle through exercise, nutrition and social engagement.
You can make a difference to your brain health! We look forward to seeing you there.
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2017 Time 10:00-11:30am Location John Martin House The Pines (336 Marion Road, North Plympton 5037) Free event to all + morning tea provided Book your spot now by calling 8179 6825
26/09/17 & 29/09/17Come and Try Table Tennis
Southern Table Tennis at Sports Park Drive, Wilfred Taylor Reserve, Morphett Vale invites members of the public to join the existing 40+ social players on either Tuesday morning (26/9- 9am to noon) or Friday morning (29/9 - 9am to noon) during Active Ageing Week for a FREE hit of table tennis, a cup of tea / coffee and biscuit.
Just come along wearing rubber soled shoes, a bat will be provided. Southern Table Tennis is supportive of the aims of Active Ageing with some of its participants having joined the social group from the 5 for 10 program.
26/09/17Health Access Open Day
WHEN: Tuesday, 26th September WHERE: Uniting Communities - 332 Regency Road (corner Churchill Road), Prospect TIME: 1PM - 4PM COST: Free RSVP: 8202 5900 by Friday, 22nd September
Enjoy afternoon tea and discover our range of programs to support you to age independently. Professionals will be available to speak with individually.
Come and try the following:
* Brain Gym
* Falls and Balance Class
* Arthritic Hand Class
26/09/17Keep Moving at Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre
Join Marion Council for a delicious and healthy lunch and an interactive presentation by Kay MacKenzie from Active Ageing Australia at Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre. Kay will provide a range of useful tips to build activity and movement into everyday activities.
12pm - 2pm
$11.00 or $9 if registered with My Aged Care (includes lunch)
Bookings essential. Call 8375 6703 for more information or visit marion.sa.gov.au/cooinda
26/09/17Active Ageing Come'n'Try Open Day.
Active Ageing Come 'n' Try Open Day 2 for the price of 1 activities.
8 Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth, SA, 5112
Highlighted below are some of the activities offered in the program:
• Family tree/history and digital life story telling
• Photo voice story telling sessions
• Social activities/craft
• Information health and well being
• Wii games
• Tai Chi
• PC/Internet use and tuition
• Guest speakers
• Pamper sessions
• Hair cutting/setting
• Imagine art program
• Funky Knitz – knitting group
Activities may alter as the program caters for the changing needs of the community.
Contact 8256 0377 for more information
26/09/17 & 28/09/17Senior Aqua - Come, Give it a try
Come and enjoy a 45 minute class. With no music just great ideas to keep you moving. Our classes are for all ages and abilities.
Got a injury that is niggling at you? Let us know when you turn up. Not "fit" enough for classes? Give it a go anyway. Wouldn't be seen dead in swimwear? Wear shorts or leggings and a t shirt. What we are saying is, none of the above matters. Like they say "use it or lose it".
Our classes are social and friendly, held in our 32* heated indoor pool and an added bonus is we all know exercise in water can ease pain caused by arthritis, help strengthen joints, help you keep and gain flexibility.
Classes are held weekly, so give it a go, you may turn back time and become a water baby. No need to book- just turn up and enjoy!
Casual visit only $10.80
When: Tuesday 26th and Thursday 28th of September at 1:30pm. Where: Paragon Swim Centre 97 – 99 Smart Rd Modbury, Adelaide, South Australia 5092
26/09/17, 27/09/17 & 28/09/17FitLadies and FitBlokes
Gold coin donation for all FitSeniors classes during Active Ageing Week. FitLadies - Tuesday and Thursday at 9am FitBlokes Wednesday at 9am. All classes are held at Freelance Fitness Studio on Verran Tce.
27/09/2017 & 28/09/2017Come and Try Croquet Sessions
Come and try Green Gym in the Adelaide City Park Lands!
Wed 27 September, 9:30am - 12:30pm or 1:30 - 4:30pm
Thurs 28 September, 9:30am - 12:30pm or 1:30 - 4:30pm
Green Gym is a fun and free program for anyone aged between 50 and 80, and is designed to suit varying fitness levels, abilities and experience. Join us in Wirraninthi (Park 23) for to help restore this beautiful green space, while enjoying the fresh air and company of like-minded people.
An experienced Team Leader will guide you through practical activities to be undertaken at your own pace, with plenty of time to appreciate the natural environment around you.
A city pick-up and drop-off is available for each session. Registrations can be made online or by contacting the Adelaide Office.
27/09/17Active Ageing Week Fitness on the Park Walk
For Active Ageing Week, Fitness on the Park is holding a WALK around the beautiful Adelaide parklands on Wednesday 27th September, 2017. Meet at Fitness on the Park, 64 Mackinnon Parade, North Adelaide at 9.45 am for a 10 am start. The walk will be approximately one hour with morning tea to follow. Everyone welcome.
27/09/17Indoor carpet bowls - Elizabeth House
Enjoy a social game of carpet bowls beginners are welcome or join in with table games. Come along and make new friends or meet old friends in a safe and friendly environment.
When: Wednesdays 9.30am - 2pm Where: Elizabeth House Positive Ageing Centre, 112 Elizabeth Road, Christie Downs
Suitable for ages 50+. For more information contact the centre on 8384 5170.
28/09/2017Tai Chi for over 50s
Active ageing week event: Tai Chi for over 50s Active ageing week runs from the 24th and 30th September and promotes the message of older people staying activing and engaged. As part of Active Ageing Week, Council is holding a free Tai Chi session followed by morning tea. Find the yin to your yang with this gentle and graceful form of exercise. FREE Walkerville Town Hall 10.30am – 11.15am, 28 September 2017 Bookings: tel 8342 7100
28/09/17Tai Chi and Morning Tea
Experience a relaxing and gentle Tai Chi Class with award winning Nazli Jianfar at Well & Good Pilates Classes beautiful studio at 247 Milne Rd Modbury North. The class is at 10am on Thursday 28th September followed by morning tea to celebrate Active Ageing Week. We'd love to have you join us. Call Elizabeth on 0400601031 to book.
29/09/172017 Active Ageing Australia CelebrateAge Awards
The CelebrateAge Awards now in their third year, are a highlight of the week and acknowledge the work of individuals, groups and communities who support being active at every age for lifelong health and wellness.
1/10/17Uplifting Aerobics with Tricia Le Bella
Come along to Bindarra Reserve at Brighton Beach, 11am Sunday October 1st, We'll enjoy doing a casual and uplifting aerobic routine! To prepare for the moves before hand, register for the free online event, where each day one of the moves will be posted. No matter where you are, you'll be able to learn the routine! If you're unable to make it to Brighton on the Sunday, you can still enjoy and have fun with the online part of the event. Let your friends know and they can do it too. Kay MacKenzie and few of the others in the Active Ageing Australia team will be there too, so get ready to have a really active and enjoyable morning.
MANSFIELD SHIRE, VIC
Mansfield Shire Council Community Services Planned Activities
Our Spring Club will be celebrating Active Ageing Week by inviting their grandchildren (School Holidays) to their group to do activities and interact in an exercise program We will also be inviting members of our Easy Movers exercise program to celebrate Active Ageing week with their grand children doing exercises side by side
Door Prizes at Blackwood Fitness
Blackwood Fitness Door prize of a coffee voucher at our 'Gentle' exercise classes during Active Ageing week.
Several DatesCome and Try Croquet Sessions
SALISBURY, WOODVILLE, ALDINGA, and MURRAY BRIDGELive Well With Arthritis - Plus FREE come and try croquet session Topics covered: diet and supplements joint friendly, and low impact exercise options understanding food labels and making good diet choices benefits of physical activity Sessions held in Salisbury, Woodville, Aldinga, and Murray Bridge. Full details via Arthritis SA website
Croquet with Croquet SACroquet is a game for everyone. Come and try croquet free at the closest club to you. Just click on the link to our clubs and contact the one nearest to you for times/days. Everybody loves croquet! http://www.croquetsa.com.au/play-the-game/where-to-play/