Clubs and activities for older adults

Places to go, things to do, people to meet, every day of the week.

Activity guides

Leisure clubs for older adults

Our leisure clubs open up new and exciting opportunities for leisure and community involvement. The programmes feature gentle exercise, games, ten pin bowling, indoor bowls, guest speakers, mystery tours, outings, and some art and crafts.

Programmes run each week and are a great way to meet new people and do interesting activities. Come along to one of our clubs and enjoy a social outing with afternoon tea and plenty of chatter.

Ascot leisure club

Where: Ascot Community Centre, 12 Ascot Avenue, North New Brighton.(external link)

When: 1pm to 3pm Thursdays, 17 October to 19 December 2019.

Cost: $3 per week, includes afternoon tea.

Contact: Community Recreation Advisor on 03 941 5333 for further information.

Ascot leisure club timetable



17 October

Meet & Greet

24 October

Gentle Exercise

31 October


7 November

Sumner Beach Walk (additional costs)

14 November


21 November

New Brighton Pier Walk (buy your own afternoon tea)

28 November

Movie at New Brighton Museum ($6 each)

5 December

Spencer Park Picnic

12 December

Walk to Naked Baker (additional costs)

19 December

Xmas Party

Other regular community activities

What When Where Cost Contact
Indoor bowls, North New Brighton 1pm to 3pm Tuesday North New Brighton War Memorial Hall, Marine Parade $3 per session
$5 annual membership
Bev 03 383 3622
Sit 'n' Be Fit 9.30am to 10.30am Thursday Taiora QEII Sport and Recreation Centre, Travis Road $4.50 per session  
Ascot Scrabble Club 12.45pm to 4pm Friday Ascot Community Centre, Ascot Avenue $2 per game Gretchen 03 980 0083
Petanque 9.45am Tuesday and Friday Ascot Community Centre, Ascot Avenue $12 per year or
$2 per month casual
Peter Bullen 03 383 3415
New Brighton Walk 'n' Talk 10am Monday for weekly 30 to 40-minute walk New Brighton Library foyer, Marine Parade Free  
Parklands Table Tennis Club 1pm to 3pm Monday Parklands Community Centre, Sports Lounge, 77 Queenspark Drive    
Grandparents United Providing support to full-time or part-time grandparents   Free Grant 021 049 5610
Wainoni Avonside Community Services Trust Variety of activities every day including walking, Tai chi, crafts etc. Burwood Christian Centre, Bassett Street   Betty03 389 2285

Phillipstown leisure club

Where: Room 10, Phillipstown Community Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown(external link).

When: 12.30pm to 3pm Tuesdays.

Cost: $3.00 per week (outings $5.00), includes afternoon tea.

Contact: Phillipstown Community Centre on 03 379 3256 or the Community Recreation Adviser on 03 941 8999 for information.

Hornby/Hei Hei leisure club

Where: Salvation Army Community Centre, 23 Manurere Street, Hei Hei(external link).

When: 1pm to 3pm Thursdays.

Cost: $3 per week.

Contact: Contact us or the Te Whare Awhero/The Hope Centre on 03 967 4673 for further information.