Seniors’ Clubs Around Mornington
Retirees living at Beleura Village Mornington are not only spoilt for choice for activities within the village itself, but with a huge range of different seniors’ clubs and activities in the local community, they are never short of options outside the village. There are a number of different clubs that cater to seniors with a wide variety of interests. Whether seniors are looking for somewhere to make new friends and meet people, want to learn something new, or want to meet people who share their cultural background, there is something for them in or around Mornington.
Senior Citizen Clubs
Senior citizen clubs are designed to be primarily social, with the opportunity for seniors to intermingle and enjoy a range of different activities in a relaxed social setting. Mornington boasts a number of senior citizen clubs located in Blairgowrie, Balnarring, Dromana, Hastings, Mornington, Mount Eliza and a number of other places. There are also a number of seniors’ clubs catering to seniors from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including Dutch, Hellenic and Italian clubs.
A social club dedicated to the over-50s, the Southern Peninsula 50+ club meets regularly and offers a number of different activities including walks, games and dinners out so members can relax and meet other seniors in the community.
Table tennis club
Run by the U3A group in the Mornington area, this over-55 table tennis group meets weekly on Monday afternoons for a few hours of playing followed by refreshments.
Probus clubs are associated with Rotary clubs and they are open to retirees who were previously involved in professional or business occupations. Probus clubs focus on social and leisure activities, as well as undertaking work to help the local and international community. There is a Probus club that meets regularly at Tootgarook Community Hall, and gives members the chance to socialise and make new friends as well as arrange activities together, from group travel to dining out.
The University of the Third Age is an internationally established organisation that aims to promote lifelong learning and offers a wide range of different courses along with social events aimed at retirees. The U3A in the Mornington area provides courses in a number of different subjects, from languages to arts and music, along with social and group get togethers. It offers a wide range of computer courses from basic internet and word processing skills, to PowerPoint and digital photography classes. Other more unusual courses on offer include juggling and tarot.
There are plenty of opportunities for seniors to get out and about and challenge themselves in the Mornington area, and lots of clubs to get involved with. Whether they are interested in social events, volunteer work, keeping active or learning new skills there will be a club to suit them in the area.