Social Programs

Prospect Community Support offers opportunities to socialise in a friendly, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere through our Social Programs for eligible residents. Programs do require a contribution from participants and are subject to availability, eligibility, and priority of services. Social Programs are available to all eligible residents of City of Prospect or Town of Walkerville who are registered with My Aged Care and have a referral for Social Programs.

Some programs offer door-to-door transport utilising the Prospect Community Transport buses.

Programs do not operate on public holidays.

Uniting Communities exercise program

What is it?           

Gentle mobility and exercise classes run by qualified professional instructors from Uniting Communities. Chair-based exercises to assist with strength training.

When is it?     

Every Monday (except public holidays)

Where is it?

Walkerville Town Hall
66 Walkerville Terrace, Gilberton
11am and 12pm (45 minute sessions)

Nailsworth Community Hall
31 D’Erlanger Avenue, Collinswood 
9am, 10am and 11am (45 minute sessions)

How much is it?

$4 per session

Strength for Life exercise program

What is it?

The Strength for Life program promotes health and wellbeing for persons over 50 through strength-based training exercises.

When is it?

Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday (except Public Holidays)

Where is it?

Nailsworth Community Hall
31 D’Erlanger Avenue, Collinswood 
Mondays: 9:30am and 10:30am (60 minute sessions)
Tuesdays: 5:30pm (60 minute session)
Fridays: 9:30am and 10:30am (60 minute sessions)

How much is it?    

$5 per session*

* Requires purchase of a 10x session card for $50 from City of Prospect Customer Service, 1 Thomas Streetr, Nailsworth. Initial (one-off) personal assessment at first session, requires $30 one-off charge payable to instructor at that session.

Friendship groups

Collinswood Friendship Group

What is it?

This group enjoys a pleasant afternoon engaging in activities that include indoor carpet bowls, card games and afternoon tea.

When is it?

Every Monday 1:00pm to 4:00pm (except public holidays)

Where is it?

Nailsworth Community Hall
31 D’Erlanger Avenue, Collinswood

How much is it?

No charge

Seniors Group

What is it?

This program held on Thursdays is a pleasant afternoon which includes indoor bowls and afternoon tea. Transport included, wheelchair/gopher friendly.

When is it?

Every Thursday 12:00pm to 2:30pm (except Public Holidays)

Where is it?

Nailsworth Community Hall
31 D’Erlanger Avenue, Collinswood

How much is it?

$3 per session

Hotel Lunch Group

What is it?        

The Lunch Groups meet monthly on a Monday to enjoy lunch, travelling to different hotel restaurants throughout Adelaide for low cost al la carte or Senior’s meals. Transport included, wheelchair/gopher friendly.

When is it?       

Third and fourth Monday each month 11:00am to 2:00pm (except Public Holidays)

Where is it?         

Various hotels/locations around Adelaide

How much is it?  

Meals at client’s own expense (seniors menu), transport provided.

Central Market Shopping

What is it?

Travel into the city for an afternoon of exploring the markets in Adelaide for shopping and purchasing a variety of fresh produce, or just to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and company.  Transport included, wheelchair/gopher friendly.

When is it?

Fourth Tuesday of the month 11:30am to 3:00pm (except Public Holidays)

Where is it?

Adelaide Central Markets
Gouger/Wakefield Streets, Adelaide

How much is it?

$3 bus donation – shopping/purchases at own expense.

Men's Shed

What is it?

The Men’s Shed meets weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, having morning tea and lunch while working on various woodwork projects. Wheelchair/gopher friendly.

When is it?

Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (except public holidays)
10:00am to 2:00pm

Where is it?

Prospect Men’s Shed
rear of Nailsworth Community Hall
31 D’Erlanger Avenue, Collinswood

How much is it?

$3 per session

Monarto Zoo Trip

What is it?

A quarterly day-trip to explore Monarto Zoo. Transport included, wheelchair/gopher friendly.

When is it?

Fifth Monday of the month except Public Holidays (quarterly)
8:00am to 3:00pm

Where is it?

Monarto Zoo
Old Princes Highway, Monarto South

How much is it?

$15 zoo entry (plus $5 bus donation)

Community Lunch

What is it?

A friendly, social lunch on the first Thursday of each month that includes a three course meal and live entertainment. Transport available, wheelchair/gopher friendly.

When is it?

First Thursday of the month (except public holidays)
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Where is it?

Walkerville Town Hall
66 Walkerville Terrace, Gilberton

How much is it?

$10 per person

We do require that residents accessing these support services contribute towards the costs, which vary according to the service. If you’d like some more information about any of these services please phone 8269 5355. If you’re not yet registered with My Aged Care, please phone 1800 200 422 to register so we can assist as soon as possible.

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