Burwood Day Care – Club 304

Burwood Day Care provides a happy, homely environment with responsible & caring supervision. Provides a choice of activities, motivation & stimulation, companionship, physical, mental & spiritual well being. “Club 304” is open Monday to Friday from 9a.m. to 3p.m. Nutritious meals are provided & all cooked on the premises. Wide range of recreational activities suited … Continued

Menz Sheds ( Mens Sheds )

Menz Sheds bring bring men together to share their skills, have a laugh, and work on personal projects or community projects. For further information about their whereabouts and programmes email        chairman@menzshed.org

Pilates – (Pi-lah-tees)

Pilates Personal Fitness Studio Description: Provide expert personal one-on-one Pilates and small group training. Pilates is the best exercise for mental and physical health. Pilates creates and is used for strengthening and toning, flexibility, core strength, rehabilitation, postural correction, stress relief, and removal of chronic back, neck and joint pain. All as one simple and … Continued

Probus Clubs in Christchurch

A club for retired or semi-retired people, non-sectarian, non-political, non-fundraising. For intellectual and cultural stimulation, entertainment and friendship. N.B. Groups may be combined, women’s or men’s. The contact for the Northern South Island Probus Association (NSIPA) is Margaret Drake , Director Probus  South Pacific Ltd. See contacts and details for Probus Clubs in the area … Continued

International Older Persons Day

International Older Persons Day is a day to celebrate the place of older people in our society. “Visibility drives out ageism. Today’s older people are ageing better than ever before. Events showing healthy and vibrant older people enjoying themselves are the best way to drive out the old images of ‘the elderly’ as passive victims. … Continued

Gentle Exercise – Move it or lose it

Strengthening, flexibility and balance focused chair exercise at St Marys Church Hall, Halswell, Thursday 11.00am – 12.00 mid day. $60 for 10 weeks Also in Fendalton Community Centre, 170 Clyde Road, Tuesday 10.30am – 11.30am. Wear comfortable clothing and supportive footwear.  

Salvation Army – Linwood

Budgeting Service is affiliated to the NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services. The Advisors are all trained and continue to have training and keeping your details confidential is of paramount importance. Advocacy – the staff will support you in finding the correct place to go in order to have your problem heard, or go with … Continued

LIVE Community Centre

Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday 10.30am – 12.30pm in term time. Arts, crafts, badminton, table tennis, pool, darts, coffee and friendly people. Drop in, it’s all free at 54 Bassett St, Burwood.

Physical Sense Gym and Physio

Physical Sense is a public gym adjacent to a Physiotherapy Clinic. Centre for Senior Wellbeing Dedicated allied health professionals who provide services to the elderly, on the premises and at home if required. They offer classes for the following: Stroke Patients Diabetes Patients The elderly Osteoporosis patients Intermittent Claudication Classes generate a great atmosphere and … Continued

Green Prescriptions

The Green Prescription (GRx) programme is run by Sport Canterbury and is for people wanting support & guidance with increasing their level of activity. This free service talks individuals through their current level of activity, helps them set realistic goals & develop an activity plan suited to their individual needs & lifestyle. Four months of … Continued