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Seniors Program

Georges River Seniors Program

Our support enables the groups to run a variety of regular free or low-cost programs and activities. Activities include exercise and dance classes, computer clubs, multicultural community groups, art and heritage groups.

Program Locations 

Venue Name Address
Hurstville Senior Citizens Centre 91 Queens Road, Hurstville
PJ Ferry Reserve Community Hall Corner Bellevue Parade and Blakesley Road, Allawah
St George Community Centre St George Bank Building, Premier Street, Kogarah
Kogarah School of Arts Cnr Queens Avenue and Bowns Rd, Kogarah
Oatley Community Hall 61 Oatley Avenue, Oatley 

New members are always welcome. You can contact groups directly for more information via the contact details on the Seniors Program Flyer.

Group descriptions and costs

  • Exercise
    • Yoga Exercise - Each session involves yoga and stretching to get your body moving. $8.00 per session. 

    • Indoor Volleyball - Promoting active and healthy ageing for seniors through gentle indoor light volleyball programs. All community members are welcome to join. Voluntary gold coin donation.

    • Active Ageing Group - Join registered instructor and personal trainer Coralie to improve health and fitness with a warm and friendly group. $8.00 per session.

    • Rouli Ball Exercise Group - Rouli ball is a combination of badminton and tai chi. Join the group to have fun and exercise. No fee. 

    • SHARE Exercise Group - SHARE provides exercise classes for over fifties throughout the community. This session includes zumba and yoga. $65.00 per school term. 

    • Active Living Exercise Classes - The program is designed for individuals with heart and lung conditions; however it caters for all older adults in our community. The focus is on building physical function, strength and balance to help people maintain their independence, health and wellbeing. $7.00 per class. 

  • Art, Culture and Continued Learning
    • Sea Snow Arts Group - The group is a combination arts group of song, dance, piano and traditional Chinese art. $30.00 fee per year for materials. 

    • Seniors Chess Club - A social chess setting for anyone who knows how to play. All boards and sets provided. No fee. 

    • Fiestaville Multicultural Community Choir - Enjoy singing songs from around the world as well as new music. The conductor is a talented instrumentalist and songwriter. All are welcome, no experience needed. $50.00 per term.

    • St George Art Society Art Ability - Experience different art forms, techniques, and materials to exercise creativity and produce original art. All new members welcome. $10.00 to cover materials. 

    • St George Art Society Sketch Group - Develop sketching confidence using various tools and mediums. Sessions are an opportunity to discover new awareness, confidence and develop new imaging tools. $10.00 members, $15.00 for non-members.

    • St George Art Society Life Drawing Group - Sketching and painting with live models. A very friendly group and beginners are welcome. Light morning tea provided. $10.00 members, $15.00 for non-members. 

    • Kogarah Historical Society - The Kogarah Historical Society runs the Carss Park Cottage Museum. The meeting includes a speaker on a historical topic, afternoon tea and a business meeting. $5.00 entry. 

    • Kogarah Writers Group - The group has been meeting since 2011 and members take turns chairing the meeting and giving the group writing prompts. Everyone writes 2-3 pages on the said topic and everyone shares pieces brought for the group to review. 50 cents to cover tea and coffee. 

  • Social and Language Groups
    • Nepalese Grandparents Social Group - Run by Advance Diversity Services, sessions include gentle exercises and information about health, parenting and challenges relating to migration. No fee.

    • Spanish Speakers Group - The group meets to hear guests speakers discuss health issues, play bingo and enjoy lunch, all in Spanish. $5.00 per session for lunch. 

    • Greek Men's Group - This group targeted to Greek-speaking men is a time to get together, play cards and enjoy each other's company. Larger events are organised throughout the year. New members are encouraged. $15.00 per year. 

    • CASS Activity Group - This Chinese activity group supports senior social and physical wellbeing. Sessions can include line dancing, gentle exercise, bingo and singing. Costs are $1.50 - $3.00 per session.

    • Resourceful Australian Indian Network - This program offers support to Sub-continental Indian Seniors. Join the group for exercise, singing, social time and an Indian vegetarian lunch. Membership required. 

    • Georges River MS Peer Support - An informative and supportive group for people with MS and their carers and family. There is a facilitator at each session to guide conversations. No fee. 

    • Italian Group - The group meets each week to chat and enjoy each other's company over some tea and coffee, all in their first language of Italian. $2.00 per session to cover tea and coffee. 

    • St George Women's Interfaith Network - A women's interfaith space to discuss commonalities and share ideas, over a cup of tea or coffee. All religions are welcome. Gold coin donations welcome. 

  • Dance
    • Belly Dancing - A fun belly dance class with no experience necessary. Everyone is welcome and you can go at your own pace. $5.00 per class.

    • Line Dancing - A social line dancing group that welcomes beginners. The group aims to keep seniors active and socially engaged in the community. A small fee per session. 

    • New Vogue Dance Club - The group meets weekly to exercise, socialise and learn new dances. $3.00 per session. 

    • Dance for Parkinson’s - A dance class for the Parkinson’s and seniors community of the Georges River area. Everybody welcome. Classes cater for all mobilities and abilities. Donations welcome.

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