Local groups and activities can be great for keeping connected and feeling part of the community.
When you know where to look, there are many different opportunities to learn something new, connect with likeminded people, sustain or develop a skill or hobby. SAcommunity is a comprehensive information directory that can help you find out about government, non-government and community services in South Australia.
Local councils have many different services, they are often free or at a very low cost and activities range from exercise groups, art groups, libraries and outdoor events. Check out your local council to see what’s on offer, pop in or browse their website to find something that interests you. To find your council click here.
The Office for Sports, Recreation and Racing provides a very comprehensive list of state sporting and recreation clubs in SA, from archery to water polo, with additional details on inclusive sports for people with a disability, older adults and multicultural communities.
Knowing where to start can be daunting, using the internet can help you find local people with similar interests such art, singing groups or writing groups, if you have been out of the loop for a while. Please note website and private groups can vary, they can also change over time, please ensure your personal safety and research the group prior to attending and if in doubt, take someone with you for the first visit.
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