The Long Live You program is a partnership initiative of the City of Albany, Shire of Denmark and Shire of Plantagenet, offering a unique suite of physical, social and educational programs. Designed to assist in creating more active and healthier lifestyles for the Lower Great Southern 60+ community.
The program runs from a range of outdoor locations, local recreation centres and other venues such as retirement villages. There will also be exclusive pop-up
programs in various locations.
A complete list of current classes and activities is available here.
Albany Over 50’s Social Dancers have a weekly Thursday dance with a friendly welcoming atmosphere. Everyone is welcome to join in for a lovely afternoon of dancing. Free tea and coffee is available.
Weekly dance classes run on a Thursday from 1-4pm.
The Vancouver Arts Centre is an active community arts centre & gallery, with the key purpose of developing the creative capacity of our region. The Arts Centre houses a number of local art & craft groups and facilitates an annual program of exhibitions, workshops, community arts projects and performing arts events.
The Albany Men’s Resource Centre is a not-for-profit, community organisation focused on raising awareness of men’s physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
Clients are afforded the opportunity to tell their story and health concerns to a compassionate and supportive staff member. The staff member evaluates the health issue and refers the client to the appropriate agency and best possible care.
Amity Health provide a range of health care services to country people, including Occupational Therapy (generalist and mental health practitioners), Speech Pathology, Dietetics and Diabetes Education.
Everyone can access the services and a referral is not always needed from your GP or other Health Practitioners.
No matter what age, stage, background or ethnicity, we are here to help you through your health-related challenges and concerns.
Contact Amity Health for further information about available services.
The Albany & Regional Volunteer Service (ARVS) will assist people in the community willing and able to help not-for-profit groups to carry out the valuable services they provide.
To find out about local volunteering opportunities, please get in contact with the Volunteer Service.
The Albany Over 50’s Association encourages individuals aged 50 years and over to stay active in their community by joining a club or activity, or by volunteering. The Association also offer a variety of inexpensive or free activities.
Locals, newcomers or visitors to Albany are welcome to join. For more information about regular and upcoming activities, contact Jennifer Sinclair on 0434 191 747.
Albany MenShed provides an opportunity for men to contribute to each other and to their communities through learning, sharing skills, making friends and participating in MenShed projects.
Many men may not have the resources or skills to set up their own shed. Albany Menshed can provide an opportunity to use a variety of equipment, learn new skills and expand your network of friends.
The shed is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8am to 1pm.
Tai Chi classes at Hub of the Hills Mundaring, 7pm Wednesdays – all levels.
Seven Stars Tai Chi Association of Australia Incorporated is a registered not for profit association dedicated to promoting Authentic traditional Yang style tai chi (as taught by the Fu family and in memory of Grandmaster Fu Sheng Yuan – 1931 to 2017).
Fostering the Fu Family motto of Diligence, Perseverance, Respect and Sincerity.
Affiliated with the World Yong Nian Tai Chi Federation.
Local Scrabble clubs, meet weekly in the following locations:
||Albany Bridge Club, Mill Street
||Monday 10 am -2 pm.
||Bassendean Town Council, 50 Old Perth Road
||Wednesday 9 am -3.30 pm.
||Church of Christ, Timperley Rd
||Friday 9 am-12 midday.
||Site 104 Coogee Caravan Resort, Cockburn Rd
||Wednesday 7 pm.
|| 9434 9349
||Monday 9 am – noon.
|| 9299 6713
||Senior Citizen’s Centre
||Saturday 1.00 pm.
||St Nicholas Church Hall meeting room
Berkeley Crescent, Floreat
|Tuesday 12:30 pm
||Child Care Centre, Community Rec Ctr, Belvedere Rd
||Tuesday 1 pm – 4:30 pm.
Saturday 1 pm – 4:30 pm.
||Accent Mandurah , Ormsby Tce
|| 9581 8094
||Uniting Church Hall
||Wednesday 1 pm – 5 pm.
|| 9771 2882
||Bowling Club, 592 Canning Hwy
||Monday 10 am – 4 pm.
|| 9316 1157
Dalkeith Baptist Hall, Waratah Ave, Dalkeith
|Tuesday 10 am – 1pm
||Perth Railway Complex,
|Thursdays 9 am
|| 9377 4345
||Rockingham Bowling Club, Kent St
||Monday 9:15 am – 2:30 pm.
||South Perth Learning Centre, Cnr South Tce and Sandgate Street
||Senior Citizen’s Centre, Spearwood
||Tuesday 10 am
|| 9434 9349