Activities in Hamilton

Stroke Club Hamilton

This club meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Tea is served in the morning, followed by a short exercise program, a raffle and bingo. Click on the above link for details.

Stroke Club Social Group

This group meets once a month on the third Thursday at the Hamilton Workingmen’s Club on Commerce Street Frankton, at 11:00 for a get-together, share times together
lunch. Click on the above link for details.


Caregivers Support Group

The Hamilton Stroke Club Caregivers Support Group meets on the third Tuesday in the afternoons at a different venue each month February to November for a social get together, a meal and/or coffee or other activity decided by the members of the group each month. Click on the above link for details.

Arts For Health

A community-based organisation operated by a small group of staff and volunteers providing arts and crafts activities at their centre, for adults recovering from illness, injury and disability.

– Referral or phone call needed from a doctor, nurse or occupational therapist.
– Cost = $4 (includes tea/coffee & materials)

Phone: 07 838 2271

Address: Art Complex, Corner of Ward St & Seddon Road, Hamilton

Choral Therapy Group

Choral Therapy Group meetings for people with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions affecting communications to improve voice, speech and respiration are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from the fourth Tuesday in January to the second Tuesday in December each year at the St John’s Methodist Church 20 Wellington Street, Hamilton East from 10am – 12 pm. Click on the above link for details.

Hamilton City Libraries – home bound service

If you are unable to visit the library due to illness or disability, the library comes to you. They select, deliver and pick up what you need.

– Self-referral
– No cost

Phone: 07 959 9016

Hamilton City Libraries

There are six libraries to choose from – the Garden Place Library housing the main reference and heritage collections, and five community libraries servicing the
Chartwell, Dinsdale, Glenview, Hillcrest and St Andrews communities. Computers with free internet access available on each site. Assistance is available on how to use
a computer.

Phone: (07) 838 6826

Address: 9 Garden Place, Hamilton

Parafed Waikato (Sport Waikato)

They provide sport and recreation for people with physical disabilities in the Waikato. Fitness Revolution group exercise one-hour class. It is held on Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons – people work at their own pace.

– Self-referral
– Free

Phone: 07 858 5388, or 027 494 5587

INZONE Indoor Sports Stadium, 59 Sunshine Ave, Te Rapa, Hamilton

Volunteering Waikato

They believe older people have skills, patience, knowledge, understanding, experience and wisdom, which they believe is ideal for being a volunteer.

– Self-referral
– No cost

Phone: 07 839 3191

Address: Level 2, Caro St Community Building, Corner of Caro and Anglesea St.

Methodist City Action – Community Outreach Service

The St Paul’s Centre provides a range of activities, which include:

– ‘Brain Gym Plus’ to develop coordination skills for people with disabilities
– ‘Arts and Crafts’ classes;
– ‘Indoor Team Sports’, learning to participate in a variety of sports
– ‘Fitness & Fun’ to work on physical coordination
– ‘Community Kitchen’ for cooking classes

Phone: 07 839 3917

The website currently under construction.

Address: 66 London Street, Hamilton