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Social activities for seniors

There are a wide range of events available to senior City of Subiaco residents which are held at various locations throughout the city. For a list of upcoming seniors events and activities download the 2017 seniors events document (PDF 1.4M). For further details, visit the online events calendar or contact the city on 9237 9339.

From 28 April 2017, bookings for seniors' events will be made via an online booking system. View the online booking guide for a step-by-step guide in navigating the new booking procedure.

Community lunches

Join in the fun of a themed community lunch held at the Subiaco Community Centre. The hall is decked out in accordance with the theme, and attendees enjoy a delicious two-course lunch, followed by a one-hour live stage performance.

Film club

Subiaco Community Centre is transformed into a movie theatre as the city hosts its popular film club. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch followed by the screening of the chosen film and popcorn.

High tea

Enjoy an afternoon of fine china, delicate finger foods and classical music at the annual high tea event.

Fundraising morning teas

Join in one of the wonderful morning teas held throughout the year and raise funds for charitable causes.

Seniors' coffee club

Are you new to the city of Subiaco and looking to meet new people or join your friends for a cuppa? Then come along to the coffee club which meets on a Tuesday every fortnight from 10am. The location details are posted on the events page with super deals offered by the cafe each club meet.

Out 'n' about bus trips

The city's out 'n' about bus trips provide the perfect opportunity for seniors to attend events and visit attractions throughout Perth. These low-cost tours depart from the Subiaco and Shenton Park community centres. View the eligibility criteria and guidelines (PDF, 500KB).

Please note the August Out 'n' About bus trip to Fremantle which was advertised in the latest Talk About Subi for Thursday 3 August has been changed to Wednesday 2 August. View event details here.

Exercise classes

Lords Recreation Centre holds senior-specific exercise classes to help improve your health and wellbeing. The timetable for these classes is available on the Lords website or by contacting Lords on 6229 6600.

The City of Subiaco offers a variety of age friendly exercise classes at community centres around the city. These sessions are fun, social and easy to follow. There is no need to book, just pay $5 at the door. 

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

9.30am

 

 

 

Gold Dance to Music
The Palms Community Centre

10am

 

 

Gold Fitness
Shenton Park Community Centre

 

10.30am

Chair yoga
Shenton Park Community Centre

Zumba Gold
Shenton Park Community Centre

 

Gold Pilates
The Palms Community Centre

Gold Energiser
Lords Recreation Centre

Gold Circuit
Lords Recreation Centre


 

Seniors service providers

Government subsidised programs such as Home and Community Care (HACC) are delivered by a variety of service providers to support eligible city residents to remain in their own homes. You can access the My AgedCare website for further information regarding aged care, or contact the Regional Assessment Service (RAS) for HACC support on 1300 785 415.

Community shopping bus

As part of its commitment to fostering an age-friendly community, the city maintains close connections with organisations who can assist the city’s residents with a fortnightly door-to-door shopping bus service. 
 
The bus goes to Floreat Forum Shopping Centre on the Friday of 'pension week'. Numbers are limited and bookings are essential. Residents will be asked to pay a fee which may vary according to your circumstances. Other conditions may apply. 
 
For more information, visit the SHINE Community Services website, or call 9253 5555 to make your booking.