Stay social and active

Take a look at the social opportunities available to all seniors, from lunch outings to baking groups.

CORONAVIRUS ANNOUNCEMENT: All Social and Active programs have been suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic


Get involved, make friends and keep healthy

Cumberland Council offers a range of wellness services to help keep seniors active, healthy and connected.

These are part of Council’s Lifelong Learning program and offer an affordable way of learning new activities and making new friends.

Active and social get togethers include:

  • Painting classes for over 55s
  • Every Friday for a full term
  • Social Outings for over 65s
  • Dine-In Films, Friday Feast, Bingo, Bowls and more
  • Monday to Fridays
  • Silver Surfers for over 65s
  • Learn how to surf the Internet
  • Monday and Fridays
  • Yarn-Up Monthly Meet up for over 50s
  • For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Meet up for a chat, outing or lunch
  • A great range of gentle exercise classes for over 50s and 65s
  • Bus trips
  • Male-only outings
  • Special theme days
  • Reminiscence groups and outings
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Maltese, Spanish and Filipino social groups
  • Shopping service and home visits
  • Open age group activities:
  • Cumberland Kitchen Group
  • Cumberland Bakers Group
  • Learn to Sew for beginners
  • Language classes

Find out more and register

1. To find out about upcoming programs, you can sign up for Lifelong Learning Updates. You can also download a copy of the following flyers.

2. See Cumberland Council’s Aged and Disability Services brochure

3. Visit Lifelong Learning

4. Call the Service Development Team on 02 8757 9031

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