There are many activities in Hume City where older people can get together with people from various age groups for companionship, recreation and information.
Exercise, mobility, support and friendships can all contribute to an overall sense of well being and maintenance of good health.
Hume City Council provide special programs for Senior Citizens Week and can advise you about local community groups.
Hume City Council operates a community transport service which is available to frail elderly people and people with disabilities who have been assessed as eligible for the multipurpose taxi program, and/or who are transport disadvantaged.
The community transport service provides transport to: • Senior Citizens Centres • Social Support and Activities Programs • Group Shopping • Recreation Options
For further information contact: Community Support Services Hume City Council Ph: 9205 2200
Please also see below list of other activities that are around the Craigieburn area which you may find useful.
Craigieburn Leisure Centre Craigieburn Road West, Craigieburn, Over 50’s Water Aerobics Hydro & Arthritis Group “Living Longer Living Stronger” Strength programming for older people Monday, Wednesday & Friday Enquiries: T: 9308 2022
Craigieburn Bowling Club Outdoor Bowls Indoor Carpet Bowls are held during winter President: Ray Ascenzo T: 9305 6984 Secretary: John Makaronis T: 9303 8108 Craigieburn Senior Citizens Club Craigieburn Senior Citizens Club Rooms Craigieburn Road West, Craigieburn Social activities for over 55’s Mondays, 9.30am – 2.00pm Enquiries: Irene T: 9308 1180
Craigieburn Country Women’s Association St. Thomas Uniting Church Diane Street, Craigieburn Meet 3rd Wednesday of month Enquiries: Sylvia Beer T: 9308 9232
Dianella Community Health Service 55 Craigieburn Rd, Craigieburn • Gentle exercise group • Health education groups • Walking group • Water Exercise - gentle exercise in water Rhonda Petschel: T: 9308 1222 • Craigieburn Ladies SocialGroup • Tuesdays, 2 days a month 10.30am – 12.30pm Lyn Richards: T: 9308 1222 • Craigieburn Men’sGroup Clive Boag: T: 8467 0455 A variety of monthly outings are planned for your enjoyment. Transport provided. Enquiries: T: 9308 1222 Selwyn Avenue Community House
Craigieburn Education & Community Centre 20 Selwyn Ave, Craigieburn Carers Support Group, Courses on computers, internet, art & craft, gentle relaxation, cooking and herbal medicine. Enquiries: T: 9308 1477 Selwyn’s Seniors – Retired people Friday 12.30 – 2.30pm Enquiries: T: 9308 1477
Hume Men’s Shed - Craigieburn Co-ordinator – Peter Rayner Ph: 0427 209 300 or 9305 1114 Email: email@example.com President - Milton Oliver Ph: 9305 1114 (BH) Currently meeting every Thursday 10-2pm @ 75 Potter St Craigieburn.
The Hive (Women’s Group) Co-ordinator – Helen Rayner Ph: 0417 540 337 or 9305 1114 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Currently meeting every Wednesday 10-2pm @ Craigieburn Bowling Club, 245 Craigieburn Rd Craigieburn and Monday’s for social coffee mornings 10am-12pm @ 9 Lachlan Cres, Roxburgh Park