Sport and fitness for 65+

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Activity
ClubSuburb 
AddressContact
for Arthritis
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Lower Hutt
St David's Hall, Seddon St
Ph 04 577 1044
Bowling
Eastbourne Bowling Club
Eastbourne
179 Muritai Rd, Eastbourne
Ph 04 04 562 7012
Croquet
Muritai Croquet Club
Eastbourne
Oroua St, Eastbourne (Fri evenings)
Ph 04 562 8722
Petone Centre Croquet Club
Petone
26 Tennyson St, Petone
Ph 970 4191 or 589 1954
General fitness
Stretch & Flex
 (to 30 Mar 15)
Lower Hutt
Level 2, Hutt Recreation Ground, Myrtle St
Ph 04 560 0307, or email leisureactive@huttcity.govt.nz
Cardio & Toning Workout
 (to 30 Mar 15)
Lower Hutt
Level 2, Hutt Recreation Ground, Myrtle St
Ph 04 560 0307, or email leisureactive@huttcity.govt.nz
Liquid Fitness Nifties


Stokes Valley
Stokes Valley Pool, Bower St, Stokes Valley
Ph 04 562 9030, or email leisureactive@huttcity.govt.nz
Naenae
Naenae Pool, Everest Ave
Ph 04 567 5043, or email leisureactive@huttcity.govt.nz
4Ever Active (low impact, weight resistant class for over 50s)NaenaeNaenae Community Hall, Naenae Ph 04 566 2431 
Seniors strengthening exercise classes
SilverstreamThe Weights Room, SilverstreamPh 04 939 6088
 or 021 175 5946
YMCA Active Older Adults
Upper Hutt
Somme Rd, Trentham
Ph 04 527 3380 or email upperhutt@ymca.org.nz
for Parkinson's
Parkinson's Nordic Walking Group
AvalonAvalon Park, Taita Dr
Ph 04 293 3092
Parkinson's exercise classes
TrenthamYMCA, Somme Rd
Ph 04 562 7800
Pilates
Pilates Gold
 (to 2 Apr 15)
Lower Hutt
Level 2, Hutt Recreation Ground, Myrtle St (bring a mat)
Ph 04 560 0307, or email leisureactive@huttcity.govt.nz
Running
Running & Walking Group
Silverstream
The Weights Room, Silverstream
Ph 04 939 6088, or 021 175 5946
Tai Chi


 Petone
Petone Community House, 6 Britannia St
Ph 04 568 7798, or email petcomhouse@clear.net.nz
Eastbourne
Muritai Yacht Club roomsPh 021 293 6740
Wallaceville
Orongomai Marae, 1 Railway AvePh 04 528 9639
 or 04 528 9409
Silverstream
St Margaret's ChurchPh 04 977 0797
Enliven Tai Chi
 (Presbyterian Support Services)
WainuiomataWainuiomata Hall, Queens St
Ph 04 439 4967, or email taichi@psc.org.nz
Petone
Petone Working Men's Club, 47 Udy St
Ph 04 439 4967, or email taichi@psc.org.nz
AvalonHoly Trinity Church, 4 Gordon St, Avalon
Ph 04 439 4967, or email taichi@psc.org.nz
Stokes Valley
Stokes Valley Hall, cnr of Bowers St & George Rd
Ph 04 439 4967, or email taichi@psc.org.nz
Upper Hutt
Upper Hutt City Library, 844 Fergusson Dr
Ph 04 439 4967, or email taichi@psc.org.nz
ACC Tai Chi classes
Lower Hutt
Moera Hall, Randwick Cres (behind library)
Ph 04 918 702
St Marks Parish, Woburn Rd
Ph 04 918 702
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Lower Hutt


St Mark's Church
Ph 04 577 1044
St David's Hall, Seddon St
Ph 04 577 1044
Walking
 

Petone Walking GroupPetoneCommunity House, 6 Britannia St

Ph 04 568 7798, or email petcomhouse@clear.net.nz

Alicetown Walking GroupAlicetownAlicetown Community Centre, Victoria St
Ph 04 589 2646 
Walk for Health
Lower Hutt
Station Village, Hutt Rd
Ph 04 589 1944 or
 04 589 7887 or
 04 970 5133
Hutt Valley WalkersLower Hutt
Clubrooms, Professionals Real Estate, 28 Cornwall StPh 04 586 4088
Health for Life Walkers
Lower Hutt
McCafe, McDonalds, High StPh 04 567 3733
Walking for pleasure 60+
Lower Hutt
Mellington Station
Ph 04 567 5727
Women's Walking Group
Wainuiomata
 Ph 04 564 6019
Walk Wainui
Wainuiomata
 Ph 04 564 6179
Parkinson's Nordic Walking Group
AvalonAvalon Park, Taita Dr
Ph 04 293 3092
Kiwi Master Walkers
AvalonAvalon Baptist Church
Ph 04 566 1335
Leisure Walking
Various areas
 Ph 04 528 4445
Nordic Walking
Various areas
 Ph 04 562 7671 or 021 175 4081 silva.noakes@gmail.com
Zumba
Zumba Gold
 (to 27 Mar 15)
Lower Hutt
Moera Hall, Randwick Cres (behind library)
Ph 04 560 0307, or email leisureactive@huttcity.govt.nz
YogaStressLess Yoga
Petone4InspiredMovement Studio, 287 Jackson St, Petone.
Date:  All Thursday's
Start/Finish Time:  10am - 11am
Cost:  Casual $16.50 / Seniors&CSC $10.00
Contact Andrea Broad:  4inspiredmovement@gmail.com

Ph:  0273156956

Social activities, support and friendship groups targeted to seniors

Click on the links below to search by topic:

Alzheimers (carers) | Friendship/social | Grey Power | Men | Parkinson's | RSA | Stroke support | Widows/Widowers | Women


Alzheimers (carers)

Alzheimers carer support group

Petone

Phone Annie, 04 972 2594 or email hutt@alzheimers.org.nz.


Friendship/social

60's-Up Movement of New Zealand (Inc.)

Friendly meeting place for members to enjoy support, friendship, entertainment and information.

Upper Hutt - various locations

  • Brown Owl - phone 04 938 3818
  • Upper Hutt - phone 04 528 3337
  • Maidstone - phone 04 526 7598
  • Moonshine - phone 04 977 8797
  • Silverstream - phone 04 938 3733

Capital Seniors Inc

Lower Hutt

Multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, senior migrant citizens society with members from 13 countries meeting to socialise, participate in recreational activities, share cultural and craft skills, relate well with the community and integrate into NZ Society. Meets at the Waiwhetu Uniting Church Community Hall, 2 Trafalgar Street, Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt. Phone: 04 568 8915, or email saldin@orcon.net.nz. You can also phone Shanthi Davis on 04 934 6566 or Bunny Saldin on 04 567 8098.

Chat & Chill

The age range is 50+. Chat & Chill offers the opportunity to meet and mingle with people closer to your own age.

Wainuiomata

Held at Wainuiomata Community Centre, Queen Street. Phone Jim 04 564 7366.

Moera

Meets at Moera Library. Phone either Peter, 04 570 6811 or Raewyn, 04 560 0310

Coffee Teapot Gang

Stokes Valley

Meets at Stokes Valley Community House, 212 Stokes Valley Road. Phone Wendy, 04 972 5758. Pickups are available.

 

Lighthouse Drop in Centre

Pinehaven

Community Hall, Forest Road, Pinehaven. Board games, crafts, coffee and lunch. Phone 04 939 0442.

Orongomai 55+ Seniors Group

Upper Hutt

Orongomai Marae, Railway Avenue, Upper Hutt. Phone 04 528 9409.

Probus

Various locations

Probus is for active members of the community, no longer working full-time. Member benefits include international and domestic travel, day trips, lunches and opportunities to make new friends. Phone 0800 1477 6287, or email admin@probussouthpacific.org.

Senior Citizens Clubs

Petone

Meets behind the Petone Anglican Church. Phone Jill, 04 568-6011.

Lower Hutt

Meets at Westfield Tower. Phone 04 566 0453.

Seniors Friendship Group

Lower Hutt

Meets at 47 Laings Road, Lower Hutt. Phone Meryl, 04 938 1106.

Upper Hutt Bridge Club

Upper Hutt

Get together with other card players and play Bridge. 98 Pine Avenue (at the motorway end of Gibbons Street), Upper Hutt. Phone 04 528 6038, or email upperhuttbc@actix.co.nz.


GreyPower

Advoacy organisation promoting the welfare and well-being of those in the 50+ age group. Meets once a month.

Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt Grey Power meets at the Hapai Club, 879 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt. Phone Robert Bryan, 04 977 3144, or email uhgreypower@gmail.com.


Men's clubs

Menz Shed - various locations

Menz Shed brings men in one community together to share their skills, have a laugh and work on practical tasks either individually or as a group. Projects have included: making planter boxes, repairing old bikes or building playgrounds for local preschools, among many other things.

Eastbourne

Meets at the Old Fire Shed in Williams Park, Days Bay. Ph Mike 04 562 8688 or email mikeandcarolynparker@gmail.com.

Wainuiomata

Meets at 82 Moohan St, Wainuiomata. Phone 04 564 7335 or 04 971 6857, or email either b.renshaw@clear.net.nz or robbie.hinde@gmail.com.

Naenae

Meets in Treadwell Street, Naenae. Phone 04 569 7069, or email menzshednaenae@gmail.com.


Parkinson's Carers Support Group

Lower Hutt

Meets at Te Awa Kairangi Building, 47 Laings Road, Lower Hutt. Phone Andrea, 04 562 7800.


Parkinson's Support Group

Lower Hutt

Meets at Knox Presbyterian Church, 574 High Street, Lower Hutt. Phone Andrea, 04 562 7800.


Returned Services Association (RSA) clubs

Any NZ or Commonwealth citizen can apply for RSA membership even if they have no direct Service history or family connections to the Services. At your local RSA you are invited to honour a relative, attend an event, have a meal or watch a match.

Eastbourne

RSA, Rugby Clubrooms, Tuatoru Street (south end), Eastbourne. Phone 04 562 8563.

Petone (Lower Hutt RSA)

ANZAC Lounge, first floor, Petone Club, 45-47 Udy Street, Petone. Phone 04 568 5404, or email lhmrsa@xtra.co.nz.

Naenae

Naenae Memorial RSA, 23 Treadwell Street, Naenae. Phone 04 567 8159.

Taita

Taita Memorial RSA, 14 Tocker Street. Phone 04 939 9863.


Stroke support

Stroke Clubs

Wainuiomata

Meets at the Fire Station, Burden Avenue, Wainuiomata. Phone Christine, 04 564 7400.

Lower Hutt

Knox Church, High Street, Lower Hutt. Phone 04 569 4132.

Upper Hutt

Meets at the Maxonic Lodge, Islington Street, Trentham. Phone Jean, 04 527 8258.


Widows/Widowers

Upper Hutt Widows & Widowers Society

Upper Hutt

Meets at the Hapai Building, Fergusson Drive. (Next to Upper Hutt Police Station). Phone Shirley Lamont, 04 526 8771, or Betty Cook, 04 970 8277.


Women's groups

East Harbour Women's Club

Eastbourne

Meets at 145 Muritai Road, Eastbourne. Phone 04 562 7198.

Kev Ladies (Kings Empire Veterans, Wives and Widows)

Upper Hutt

Meets monthly for companionship, friendship and remembrance. Based out of the Bridge Club, 98 Pine Avenue (at the motorway end of Gibbons Street), Upper Hutt. Phone Betty Cook 04 970 8277.