Services for Seniors: Group Activities

The Lorne Community Hospital offers an array of different group activities to suit our senior clients.  The benefits of exercise at all ages and stages of life is well known, and more importantly to meet new people and have fun.

Activities in Lorne:

Monday - Bus Trip

Bus Trip

Weekly bus trips leaving from Lorne. Destinations include galleries, lunch, gardens and more. First Monday of month is Geelong. Third Monday of month is Colac.  If you would like to book a seat, please call LCH on 5289 4300.

Thursday - Lorne Strength and Balance group

Lorne Strength and Balance group

A 45min exercise class. The class focuses on posture, balance and strength training. We use hand and ankle weights for improved muscle tone and bone density.

Morning tea is included, feel free to stay after exercise and connect with friends.

Where: Lorne Senior Citizens Hall
Cost:  $3
Time: 10am – 12pm

For further information and if you are in need of transport, please contact LCH on 5289 4300.

Thursday - Warm Water Exercise

Warm Water Exercise

Warm water exercise is an excellent way for people with arthritis to build strength, ease stiff joints and relax sore muscles. The buoyancy of water greatly reduces the pressure on your joints, making it easier to preform needed range of motion exercise.

Where: Mantra, Lorne
Cost: $8
Time:12.45pm – 1.45pm

To register and receive a GP medical screening form, please contact the Community Care team on 5289 4316.

Friday - Senior Fitness

This exercise class is open to people over 65 years with varying fitness levels. The class focuses on cardio endurance and strength training with standing and floor/matt work to energize your mood and relieve stress. The program focuses on delivery safe, moderate intensity work-outs incorporating aerobic movements, weight-bearing or resistance exercise and stretching all of which help improve strength, balance and self-confidence. The program is designed by the LCH Physiotherapist and run by the Allied Health Assistant.

Where: Lorne Senior Citizens Hall
Cost:  $5
Time: 10am- 11am

For further information and if you are in need of transport, please contact LCH on 5289 4300.

Activities in Aireys Inlet:

Wednesday - Bus Trip

Bus Trip

Aireys Inlet Bus trips two times a month. Destinations include galleries, lunch, gardens and more.   If you would like to book a seat, please call LCH on 5289 4300.

Tuesday - Fun with Fitness

Fun with Fitness

A 45min exercise class. The class focuses on posture, balance and strength training. We use hand and ankle weights for improved muscle tone and bone density.

Morning tea is included, feel free to stay after exercise and connect with friends.

Where: Aireys Inlet Hall
Cost:  $3
Time: 10am – 12pm

For further information and if you are in need of transport, please contact LCH on 5289 4300.

Monday

Bus Trip

Weekly bus trips leaving from Lorne. Destinations include galleries, lunch, gardens and more. First Monday of month is Geelong. Third Monday of month is Colac.  If you would like to book a seat, please call LCH on 5289 4300.