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Nedlands Affinity Club – Positive Ageing

The positive ageing program offers health-enhancing activities that are stimulating and encourage community engagement at a nominal cost. Most activities are held at Nedlands Community Care, 97 Waratah Ave, Dalkeith, or in the Dalkeith Hall.  For enquiries, contact NCC on 9386 6170 or email positiveageing@nedlands.wa.gov.au.

The Nedlands Affinity Club was formed as part of the positive ageing program. Membership is $25 per financial year, which entitles you to membership discounts. If paying by cheque, please make it payable to the City of Nedlands.   

Click here to read the Autumn 2018 Affinity Club Newsletter.


Weekly activities: Tuesdays

Waratah Walkers: a Heart Foundation walking group

Waratah Walkers

The walk is for one hour and a different route is chosen each week (about 4-5km) 

Tuesdays - meet at Dalkeith Hall, 99 Waratah Ave, Dalkeith

7.30 am start from December – April (summer)

8am start from April – December (winter)

Wear walking shoes, and a hat during summer. Also bring a water bottle. This is a free activity.


Pilates for Seniors

 Pilates

Tuesdays, 9am to 10am, Dalkeith Hall

Pilates focuses on building strength, improving flexibility and agility and helping to prevent injury. It helps to develop awareness in functional movement and releasing muscular tension to enhance overall wellbeing.

Cost: Affinity Club members $10, non-members $13                                                                                                              


Table tennis for seniors

Table Tennis

Have a go! The best way to stay healthy is to keep moving. All levels of players are invited to join for fun, friendship and fitness.

Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm during the summer months.

Tuesday 10.30 am - 1 pm from April to December.

99 Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith.

$2 Affinity Club members

$4 Non-members   


Weekly activities: Wednesdays

Zumba Gold

Zumba

Wednesdays, 9.30am to 10.30am, Dalkeith Hall

An exercise routine for seniors that provides benefits from the joy of dancing at a pace suitable for all levels of fitness.

Cost: Affinity Club members $7, non-members $10


Weekly activities: Thursdays

Line dancing

Line Dancing

Thursdays, 10am-11am Dalkeith Hall

No partner required! Line dancing is a fun way to socialise while exercising, improving your coordinaton and having fun! It is a gentle exercise without the stress of a full-on line dance class. The music is a bit slower and, therefore, the dance sequences are shorter and easier to remember. Meet like-minded people while having fun!

Instructor: Geoff Tuke

Cost: Affinity Club members $7, non-members $10

Dalkeith Hall, 99 Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith. To register your interest, call NCC on 9386 6170 or email positiveageingnedlands.wa.gov.au.


Yoga for seniors

Yoga for seniors

Thursday 8.30 am to 9.30 am at Dalkeith Hall

  • Gentle stretching and postures to improve balance, strength and flexibility.
  • Breathing to improve lung and heart function.
  • Relaxation and meditation to reduce stress.

Cost: Affinity Club members $7, non-members $10


Computer support classes 

Computer Support Classes

Thursday, 10 am to 12 noon, Nedlands Community Care, 97 Waratah Ave, Dalkeith

Keep up with our ever-changing world. Learn skills that interest you in an empathetic, friendly environment at your own pace. If you have an iPad, iPhone or laptop you are encouraged to bring it with you to learn on.
Cost: Affinity Club members $7, non-members $10


Mahjong

Mahjong

Thursday 1 pm to 3.30 pm, Nedlands Community Care, 97 Waratah Ave, Dalkeith

  • Exercise the brain
  • Improve cognitive skills
  • Players of all levels welcome

Cost: Affinity Club members $3.50, non-members $5           


Monthly activities

Monthly Monday Movie Club

Monthly Monday Movie Club

Meet at 1pm at Windsor Cinema (Cnr Stirling Hwy and Dalkeith Road) for a movie and afternoon tea at Martineaus Patisserie. (Movie ticket and $10 for coffee and food is at own expense). Upcoming dates:16 April, 21 May and 18 June. Please RSVP for catering purposes to positiveageing@nedlands.wa.gov.au 


Good Company Group

A support friendship group for seniors. Meets second Tuesday of the month, 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm. We have various topics and guest speakers. Afternoon tea is also served. 

The Affinity Club Good Company will have monthly presentations at Waratah Avenue. Please download the current newsletter for upcoming dates.

Cost: $5 for Affinity Club members, $7 for non-members.

Please call NCC on 9386 6170 for bookings or more information. 


Nedlands Laughter Club                 

Meet up at Dalkeith Hall on the second Wednesday of the month from 10.30 am to 11.30 am.

Laughter is the best medicine to reduce stress and tension. It provides cardiovascular exercise, increases oxygen to the brain, releases endorphins (which help us to feel good), strengthens the immune system, lowers blood pressure and produces a feeling of relaxation and wellbeing.

Cost: Affinity Club members $3, non-members $4 


We want you! 

Come and join in the fun. We also organise social events during the year such as Christmas in July, Singing the musicals, excursions, etc. If you would like to learn more about the Nedlands Affinity Club, come and meet us. You are welcome to try any of our activities on any day. We look forward to seeing you in our club.

Marita Gardener, Positive Ageing officer, email positiveageing@nedlands.wa.gov.au        

 

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