Older adults

Activities for older adults

Darebin has many groups, clubs, services and activities. We can help connect you with the ones that meet your needs, interests and culture.

In the bimonthly Older and Active Newsletter you can find out about upcoming events that may be relevant for older people.

You can pick up a hard copy of the newsletter and the directory at a Darebin Customer Service Centre.

For a word version or alternative format call Customer Service on 03 8470 8888.

You can also subscribe to the Older and Active eNewsletter.

Some of the activities include:

  • gentle activity groups
  • art, craft and dancing activities
  • social groups and outings
  • meals
  • learning something new
  • games including bowls, bocce, trugo, cards and billiards
  • community bus
  • opportunities to socialise and to participate.

To help older people stay active in a way that interests them, we have put together the Older and Active in Darebin Directory. In this handy guide, you will find over 200 services, groups and programs that welcome older people.

To learn more about the directory, or to talk to us about ways that older people can get out and about in Darebin, call us on 03 8470 8312, or 03 8470 8063.

Darebin Bus

The Darebin Bus is a nine seat minibus that local incorporated not-for-profit community groups can hire. To find out about hiring the bus, call us on 03 8470 8634.

More information

Supported and Connected Living team

Phone: (03) 8470 8828
You can call us yourself, or if you give consent to a family member, friend, doctor, or health service who can call us for you.


Find out how you can get involved in making Darebin more age-friendly.