Social Activities Group

Clota Cottage Social Support Program is funded by both State and Federal Governments. The program offers social and active aging activities to eligible members of the community, in particular older members of the community who are living independently.


Activities include:


Social Afternoon Tea and Cards Group


This group meets on Mondays 1.00pm  - 3.00pm for social cards a cuppa and a chat.


Cost $5


Exercise Classes


Tai Chi for Arthritis 


Thursdays 10:15 am 

This class is especially designed for older adults and people with arthritis or other physical restrictions. The form taught is easy to perform, safe, easy to learn and suitable for all fitness levels. Includes morning tea. (11.15am)


Cost $5 per class (funded)   $15 full fee  


Gentle Exercise and Strength Training

Thursdays 12 noon

This exercise class will help with joint mobility and general muscle strengthening. Portions of the class are seated and exercises may incorporate the use of weights and bands. Includes morning tea (11.15 am)


Cost $5 per class (funded) $15 full fee


 Midday Movies


Wednesdays 12:00 noon  Cost $3


Semester 1


19th February    Top End Wedding 


18th March         Downton Abby


22nd April          Swimming with Men


20th May             Fisherman's Friend


17th June            The White Crow

Semester 2


29th July              The Keeper


19th August         Ride Like a Girl


16th September   Judy


30th October        The Good Liar


25th November     Military Girls



Save the Dates for upcoming activities


Booking is essential for these activities


Monday March 2 - Port Melbourne - tram ride from Box Hill leaving around 10.30am from Wharton rd (or Banool Rd) Box Hill.

Enjoy lunch at Port Melbourne


Thursday March 12 - Lunch and Learn Who is this Photo competition. Bring along a photo of yourself when you were around 20. We will safely display it as part of the guessing competition. (at least you are sure to get one right!). This fun activity will be followed by a light lunch.


Thursday March 26 - Lunch Doncaster Inn. Lunch is booked for 1.15pm



Complaints and Suggestions


If you would like to make a formal  complaint about the Social Support Program, please download the complaints form from the forms section, or contact the office for a hard copy.


If you have a suggestion for improvement or new activity please write it down and put it in the Suggestion Box in the office or use the contact button at the top of the screen and email it to us.



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