Senior citizens clubs and centres

Senior citizens clubs and centres
We have Senior Citizen Centres and Community Centres offering a range of activities for you to join, or you can start your own club. Senior Citizens Clubs Centres canterbury bankstown We have Senior Citizen Centres and Community Centres offering a range of activities for you to join in with, or you can start your own club.  

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​​​​​We have several Senior Citizen Centres and Community Centres, which offer a range of activities for you to join in. You can even start your own. These centres are also available for community groups and private bookings.

For a list of seniors' groups and activities in our area, visit our Community Directory.

Our aims

  • To encourage maximum community use of the centres;

  • To encourage the provision of activities and services which reflect the diverse needs and interests of older residents;

  • To ensure that centres are accessible for older people with disabilities and older people from a non-English speaking background; and ​

  • To ensure efficient and effective management of the centres.

Priority is given to local non-profit groups of older residents and groups using the Centres are responsible for their activities and programs.

All centres are well equipped, including a hall, kitchen and meeting rooms. Senior Citizen's Clubs operate at most centres and regular activities include bingo, bowls, dancing and craft. All centres are wheelchair accessible.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown's Senior Citizen's Centres and Clubs are located at: 

Senior Citizen Centres

Ashbury Senior Citizen's Centre

66 Princess Street
Ashbury
Seating capacity: 120-130.

Lakemba Senior Citizen's Centre

Corner The Boulevarde and Croydon Street
Lakemba
Seating capacity: 120-130.

Belmore Senior Citizen's Centre

Building 2, 38 Redman Parade
Belmore
Seating capacity: 120-130.

Earlwood Senior Citizen's Centre

Corner Homer Street and​ Joy Avenue
Earlwood
Seating capacity: 120-130.

Bankstown Senior Citizens' Centre

7 West Terrace, Bankstown 
Accessible: Yes 
Seating capacity: 120
Facilities: Toilets (including accessible), stage,
air conditioning, P/A system, kitchen with
fridge, boiling water system, oven,
​microwave, 25 tables and 120 chairs

Chester Hill Senior Citizens' Club

25 Chester Hill Road, Chester Hill
Contact: 9738 5443
Activities include:

  • Monday, 9am-noon - craft activities;
  • Monday, noon-1pm - Heartmoves; and
  • Third Friday of the month, 10am–noon - cooking small and eating well.

​Georges Hall Senior Citizens' Club

188 Birdwood Road, Georges Hall
Contact: 9724 5032 
Activities include:

  • Tuesday, 9–10am - gentle exercise;
  • Tuesday, 9am-noon - craft and morning tea; and 
  • Thursday, 9am–noon - indoor carpet bowls

​Greenacre Senior Citizens' Club

202 Waterloo Road, Greenacre
Contact: 9796 1712 or 9709 4146
Activities include:

  • Monday, 8.30am–noon - Tai Chi; and 
  • Monday, 1–4pm -  Greenacre Senior Entertainers (singing and dancing as well as concerts). 

​Padstow Senior Citizens' Club

17 Cahors Road, Padstow
Contact: 9773 3131
Activities include:

  • Wednesday​, 9am–1pm - indoor carpet bowls; and 
  • Thursday, 9am–2pm - meeting and Bingo.

​Panania Senior Citizens' Club

77 Anderson Avenue, Panania
Contact: 9773 5499
Activities include:

  • Tuesday, 9.30-10.30am - Tai Chi;
  • Tuesday, 10.30–11.30am - Tai Chi for beginners;
  • Tuesday, 2–4pm - line dancing;
  • Thursday, 10am–1.30pm - indoor carpet bowls;
  • Thursday, 1.30–4.30pm - board games and cards;
  • Friday, 10am–noon - gentle exercise; and
  • Friday, 1–4pm - board games and cards. 

​Yagoona Senior Citizens' Club

Ron Whitehead Place, Cooper Park, Yagoona​
Contact: 9709 4931
Activities include:

  • Thursday, 9am–3pm - Bingo and cards.

 

​Other Venues​​

Carrington Centre

2 Carrington Square, Campsie 2194
Seating capacity: 50
Centre can only booked by Seniors or Community
groups - No Private bookings.
No weekend bookings available.
Capacity - 50 people
Booking times: 8am-10pm
Facilities: tables/chairs and small kitchenette area

Canterbury City Community Centre

130 Railway Parade, Lakemba (opposite Quigg Street)
For bookings, contact 9750 9344.
Seating capacity: 40.
Web: http://www.4cs.org.au

Riverwood Community Centre

151 Belmore Road North, Riverwood 2210
Phone: 9533 0100
Fax: 9584 9739
Web: http://www.riverwoodcommunity.org.au

Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association

15 Clarke Street, Earlwood  2206
Phone: 9559 4013
Fax: 9558 5093
Web: http://www.cecal.org.au

Punchbowl Community Centre

44 Rossmore Avenue, Punchbowl
Phone: 9759 1705
Fax: 9758 1496
Web: http://www.punchbowlcommunity.org.au/

 

Contact 

For more information, contact ​Property Bookings on 9707 5770.

For people with a hearing or speech impairment, please visit National Relay Service at www.relayservice.go​v.au

If you need help with English please contact the Telephone Interpreter Service on 131 450.