Seniors Centre

The Mosman Square Seniors Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and is located at the Civic Centre, Mosman Square. All of our activities are inclusive, and all residents over 55 are welcome.

There is no joining fee to come the Centre. Tea, coffee, computers and WiFi are available.

Call Olivier for more information on the activities listed below on 02 9978 4128.

If you are interested in starting a group in Mosman, or have an idea for an activity we don’t already offer, please let us know by registering your interest with Olivier.

We hope to see you at the Centre soon.

Survey – have your say

Are there any activities you would like to see at the Seniors Centre? We value your feedback and would like your help to evaluate and develop the activities available at the Seniors Centre. Have your say by completing this short 4 question survey.

What’s Happening in the Senior Centre

Regular Programs

Get Fit – Keep Fit
Gentle exerciseTuesday9.15 – 10.15 Slow Pace
Tuesday10.30 – 11.30
Thursday9.30 – 10.30
Tai ChiMonday9.30 – 10.30 Level 1
Monday10.45 -11.45 Beginners
Upright and Active – a falls prevention programThursday11.15 – 12.15
Old time dance Tuesday2.30 – 4.30
Table TennisWednesday1.00 – 3.30
Challenge Your Mind
Art ClassesMonday2.00 – 4.30
Friday9.00 – 11.30
Computer Pals- Bookings necessaryMonday to Friday 9.00 – 5.00
ChessWednesday 9.00 – 12.00
Play Reading Group (held in the library)1st and 3rd Monday1.00 – 3.30
University of 3rd AgeWednesday10.00 – 12.00
MahjongMonday 9.00 – 12.30 European Mahjong
Thursday2.00 – 4.00 Chinese Mahjong
ScrabbleEvery Friday except 2nd Friday of the Month2.00 – 4.30
Meet and Mingle
Discussion Group1st and 3rd Thursday10.30 – 12.30
Mosman Care Cafe2nd Thursday 10.00 – 12.00
Friday Movie2nd Friday 2.00 – 4.30
Knitting Group3rd Friday 2.00 – 4.00
Home Gardeners2nd Tuesday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Saturday Social Group

The Saturday Social Group is designed for Mosman residents who are frail aged or have a disability. Activities include outings, games and brain teasers, current affairs, music and gentle exercises. Transport, morning tea and lunch are provided.

When: First and Third Saturday of each month from 10am to 3pm
Where: The Seniors Centre
Contact: Chantal Kerr 9978 4056 or c.kerr@mosman.nsw.gov.au

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

CHSP fee – per day (includes transport, support, morning tea and lunch) is $40
CDC Package – per day (includes transport, support, morning tea and lunch) is $95

You might also be interested in our Carers Group and our Carer Café.

Computer Pals

Computer Pals

New to computers or interested in getting more from them? Computer Pals might be the answer. This service is run by volunteers and provides one-on-one training, hands-on practice, internet access, members’ networking days and talks by professionals on a range of computer-related topics.

Courses run from the Seniors’ Centre for 5 weeks for $35 or 10 weeks for $60. (Price is GST inclusive.) Single sessions are $10.

Computer Pals is always interested in hearing from Seniors who would like to pass on their computer skills. If you would like to volunteer your time, please contact us. For more information, ring 9978 4128.

Broadband for Seniors Internet Kiosk

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The Seniors Centre is equipped with a Broadband internet kiosk, offering older people the opportunity to discover how the web can help them stay in touch with friends and family, and provide access to the wealth of information available online. It has two computers with broadband access for use by anyone over the age of 55 in the Mosman community. Training is available and beginners are welcome.

Broadband for Seniors is part of an Australian Government initiative to increase the skills of older Australians using computers and the internet.

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about computers and the internet, pay us a visit or contact us on 9978 4128 for more information on training and kiosk access times.

More information on the Broadband for Seniors initiative can be found at Broadband for Seniors

Knitting Group

The Knitting Group knits squares and blankets for Wraps with Love. It meets every 3rd Friday of the month from 2pm-4pm, in the Volunteers’ Lounge next to Mosman Meals. If you can’t get there and would like to knit a square at home, follow these instructions:

Using garter stitch, 8-ply acrylic yarn and 4mm needles, knit a square 10 inches (25cm) square.

Drop any finished squares at the Seniors Centre for our Knitting Group members to include in their next wrap.

The Knitting Group would appreciate your donations of wool.