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Activities and outings for people aged 50+ and the LEAP program

Ageing Well in the City of Whittlesea can be enjoyable and healthy with the assistance of our activities and outings. By participating you are keeping your mental and physical health active.

Further information

For more information on programs and activities available for seniors, call 9407 5940 or email leap@whittlesea.vic.gov.au.

Activities

Day trips and outings with the LEAP program.  Due to COVID restrictions we are currently not providing these trips.

Uplift and Connect Whittlesea Seniors social and friendship program - The Uplift and Connect program runs Wednesday afternoon during the year at alternate locations - Barry Road Community Activity Centre, Thomastown and Mernda Villages Community Activity Centre, Mernda.  This program includes light refreshments and themed entertainment each week.  We encourage participants/volunteers to get involved with designing and setting up the program. 

Healthier You Seminars / Information Expos – From time-to-time Council’s Positive Ageing Team will invite residents to seminars and expeditions on topics you may find useful.  For example:  Advanced Care Planning, Health – Dementia explained, Ageing Well Expo, healthy mind/healthy body, understanding Elder Abuse.

Exercise Classes and other health programs – Improve you strength and mobility by attending the exercise classes that run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from local venues. Attend seniors golf and other activities located at different venues around our municipality. 

Unfortunately, we do not provide transport, but there are a number of community organisations who provide transport services to and from our events.

  • Whittlesea Community Connections - http://www.whittleseacommunityconnections.org.au/community-transport.html
  • Link Transport Services - http://www.linkcommunitytransport.org.au/individuals/

 

Contact us

For more information contact our Positive Ageing Team on 9407 5940, by email:  leap@Whittlesea.vic.gov.au or visit us in person at our Westfield Office.

  • Membership is free but you must live in the City of Whittlesea (suitable evidence must be provided).
  • You must be over 55 years of age (50 for Golf program)

To become a LEAP member, download the below form, fill in your details and email it through to LEAP@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

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