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The City of Bayswater has two dedicated community centres located in Bayswater and Morley where older people (50 years and over) can socialise, recreate and build connections. 

Open from 8.30am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, the centres run a varied program of events, activities and services including, bingo, bowls, cards, exercise classes, friendship and support groups and special events and outings.  New members are always welcome.

If you have any queries relating to our Community Centres, please contact our Centre Program Officers on the numbers below.

Bayswater Community Centre
27 King William Street, Bayswater WA 6053
Phone: (08) 9271 5198

Morley Community Centre
6A Blades Close, Morley WA 6062 (formally 1A Lee Street)
Phone: (08) 9276 6108

For more information, visit the links below

Bayswater Community Centre Activity Schedule

Morley Community Centre Activity Schedule

Newsletter Centre Connect

Click the links below for more information on the Centre's Program for Older Adults, or read the brochure here:

Program for Older Adults Membership Brochure

Program

The Centres run a varied and diverse program of events, activities and services including:

  • Friendship and support groups
  • Bingo
  • Bowls
  • Cards
  • Podiatry services
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Computer lessons
  • Special events and outings
  • Exercise classes.
Accessibility

Community Centres are equipped with accessible toilets, ramp access and accessible parking within close proximity.

Hall hire

After 5.00pm Monday to Friday and on weekends, hall hire is available to community groups and organisations. For more information, contact the City’s Recreation Administration Officer on 9272 0992.

Eligibility for membership

Membership is available to those over the age of 50 years, or those in possession of a  Seniors Card or Pensioner Concession Card.

Membership fee

A minimal annual membership fee is charged in line with the City of Bayswater’s Schedule of Fees and Charges. This information is available on the City’s website, or from the Centres’ Program Officers upon request.

Benefits of membership
  • One membership fee provides access to both Centres
  • A variety of bus trips and outings
  • Low cost on-site hairdressing salon
  • Access to more than 30 activities
  • Social events and education sessions
  • Countless opportunities to meet new friends and share time with existing friends.
How to apply for membership

Complete a membership application form in person at either of the two Community Centres (Bayswater or Morley), during regular opening hours (Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.00pm).

Carers

Carers are welcome to attend. Carers who participate in the Centres’ activities are required to pay the standard fee.

Fit for Life

Keeping fit is even more important as we get older. Regular exercise can improve balance, strength, mobility and help reduce pain and the risk of falls. With this in mind, the City is pleased to offer free fitness classes to people aged 50 and over through our Fit for Life program. This is your chance to try the range of fitness programs offered in the City of Bayswater in a relaxed and social setting.

View the program

Fit for Life FAQ

  • Why is the City running the Fit for Life program?
    To help improve the health and wellbeing of residents over 50 years of age, through participation in regular physical activity.
  • Where do the classes take place?
    The program is offered at the Morley and Bayswater Community Centres. Bayswater Community Centre 27 King William Street, Bayswater. Morley Community Centre 27 6A Blades Close, Morley.
  • Do I need to be a resident of the City of Bayswater in order to book a place?
    No. The program has been developed to benefit City of Bayswater residents, however participation in the program is open to the wider community.
  • How old do I need to be to participate?
    You need to be 50 years or older.
  • Can I book for more than one person?
    Yes, you may book for yourself and a friend; however, we are unable to accept group bookings.
  • I have a medical condition, can I still book on this program?
    If you have a medical condition we strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor prior to participating in any of the activities in the program. All participants are required to take responsibility for their own safety, based on an assessment of their own capabilities.
  • Can I bring my carer along to assist me at the class?
    Yes, though please notify us when you register to ensure there is sufficient space.
  • Will the City be running this again soon?
    This is a pilot program and depending on the feedback received the City hopes to continue and expand the program.
  • How much does each session cost?
    All classes that are part of this program are free; however, ongoing participation at the community centres or at other sessions may attract a small fee.
  • Does the City have any plans to run these programs after hours?
    At this stage the program is only offered at the advertised times, however please keep your eye on our website for future programs as they become available.
  • What do I need to wear or bring with me when attending the class?
    You should wear clothes that are loose and comfortable. If you have a yoga-mat please bring it along to the yoga class otherwise just bring a towel.
  • If I like the activity, can I join a weekly class?
    The intention of the program is to provide an introduction to the various activities that are currently available within the City of Bayswater. Further information on ongoing timetables and programs will be provided at the individual classes and at the wind up event.
  • Where can I get more information? If you have any further questions please contact Bayswater Community Centre on 9271 5198 or Morley Community Centre on 9276 6108.
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