Staying Active and Connected

Staying active and connected in Ballarat

Senior couple at the cinemas

Ongoing City of Ballarat Social Activities

A variety of activities for Ballarat's Over 55's

Pilates at the Brown Hill Hall

When: Wednesdays, 3:00pm-3:45pm (No classes on public holidays)
Where: Brown Hill Hall, 375 Humffray Street North, Brown Hill 
Cost: $5 per class 

Dance for Mobility and Balance

When: Mondays, 10.30am-11.30am (No classes on public holidays)
Where: Lucas Community Hub 17 Coltman Plaza, Lucas 
Cost: $5 per class 

When: Tuesdays, 10.30am-11.30am (No classes on public holidays)
Where: Brown Hill Hall 375 Humffray Street North, Brown Hill
Cost: $5 per class 

Tai Chi Class | Brown Hill

When: Tuesdays, 2pm-3pm (No classes on public holidays)
Where: Brown Hill Hall, 375 Humffray Street North, Brown Hill
Cost: $5 per class 

Tai Chi Class | Learmonth (6 week trial)

City of Ballarat and Learmonth Bowling Club would like to invite you to Tai Chi for our 55+ community!

When: Fridays, 10:30am - 11:30am (13 June - 19 July)
Where: Learmonth Bowling Club, 2 McKay Street, Learmonth
Cost: $5 per class

Light refreshments and a social chat after each class.

Like to know more? For more information and accessibility please contact the Social Activities Team, call 5320 5637 or email socialconnections@ballarat.vic.gov.au

Invite Qigong into your life

When: Wednesdays, 9.00am-10.00am (No classes on public holidays)
Where: Brown Hill Hall, 375 Humffray Street North, Brown Hill
Cost: $5 per class 

Group Exercise at Mount Pleasant

When: Thursdays, 1.30pm-2.30pm (No classes on public holidays or 2 May)
Where: Mount Pleasant Reserve, Morton Street, Mount Pleasant
Cost: Free 

Upcoming Ageing Well Events

The City of Ballarat Ageing Well team are excited to host a number of upcoming events for our 55+ community.

FREE Safe Driver Course | Over 55's

The Ageing Well team invite you to a 1-hour road safety awareness presentation for older drivers.

  • The course will cover topics including:
  • How to keep yourself safe and mobile
  • Road rules
  • Potential impacts of medical conditions, disability and medication on driving
  • Strategies for safe mobility

For further information: call Ageing Well Services on 0400 577 159 or email ageingwell@ballarat.vic.gov.au

  • Limited off-street parking at rear
  • All abilities access via rear entrance & carpark
  • Tea and coffee facilities available

When: Wednesday 5 June, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: Buninyong Community House, 407A Warrenheip Street, Buninyong
Cost: FREE

Limited spots available! Book now here: https://events.humanitix.com/safe-driver

Older woman driving a car

 

IF | Film and Cuppa Package

City of Ballarat and Showbiz Cinemas would like to invite you to the screening of IF!

Film and Cuppa Package includes a ticket to the film and a cup of tea or coffee.

When: Thursday 13 June, 9:45am arrival for a 10am screening
Where: Showbiz Cinemas Ballarat, 315 Glenelg Hwy, Smythes Creek VIC 3351
Cost: $8 per person

Like to book? For booking and accessibility information please contact Showbiz Cinemas on (03) 5326 2001 or drop into the cinema at 315 Glenelg Highway, Delacombe.

  
 

Unsung Hero at Regent Cinemas | Film and Slice Package

City of Ballarat and Regent Cinemas would like to invite you to the screening of Unsung Hero!

Film and Slice Package includes a ticket to the film, 3 pieces of slice and a bottle of water.

When: Thursday 27 June, 9:45am arrival for a 10am screening
Where: Regent Cinemas, 49 Lydiard St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350
Cost: $13.50 per person

Like to book? For booking and accessibility information please contact Regent Cinemas on (03) 5330 5555 or drop into the cinema or book online at regentballarat.com.au. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

  
 

Fly Me To The Moon | Film and Cuppa Package

City of Ballarat and Showbiz Cinemas would like to invite you to the screening of Fly Me To The Moon!

Film and Cuppa Package includes a ticket to the film and a cup of tea or coffee.

When: Thursday 13 June, 9:45am arrival for a 10am screening
Where: Showbiz Cinemas Ballarat, 315 Glenelg Hwy, Smythes Creek VIC 3351
Cost: $8 per person

Like to book? For booking and accessibility information please contact Showbiz Cinemas on (03) 5326 2001 or drop into the cinema at 315 Glenelg Highway, Delacombe.

  
 

Twisters at Regent Cinemas | Film and Slice Package

City of Ballarat and Regent Cinemas would like to invite you to the screening of Twisters!

Film and Slice Package includes a ticket to the film, 3 pieces of slice and a bottle of water.

When: Thursday 25 July, 9:45am arrival for a 10am screening
Where: Regent Cinemas, 49 Lydiard St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350
Cost: $13.50 per person

Like to book? For booking and accessibility information please contact Regent Cinemas on (03) 5330 5555 or drop into the cinema or book online at regentballarat.com.au. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

  
 

Contact information

For bookings and accessibility information please contact the Social Activities Team by phone 5320 5637 or email socialconnections@ballarat.vic.gov.au