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Physical Activities

Check out the latest edition of the What’s on at Archie newsletter for activity times, meeting points, costs and any other details.

Heart Foundation Walking Groups

Free walking groups that are suited for people of all ages and abilities. They provide a great chance to give your health a boost, meet new people and share information about other community activities on offer. To join a group, contact the Archie Reception.

Social Cycling

A recreational cycling group for adults to ride on Warrnambool paths and trails. To join the group, register at Archie Reception and collect a Rusty Riders Checklist. The checklist is a list of basic skills that riders need to have to ride safely with the group. 

Hydrotherapy Pool

The Hydrotherapy Pool is a salt-chlorinated pool to support rehabilitation needs for all community members. Contact Archie Reception staff about opening times and availability.

Strength Training

An exercise class designed using weights to provide benefits including heavier bone density, improved balance and increased overall strength and vitality.


A low to moderate intensity exercise class, designed for people who are living with health conditions who are looking at getting back into physical exercise.

Stepping Stones

A low intensity referral only general exercise and balance class for people who have completed a rehabilitation program at South West Healthcare or St John of God Hospital. Participants work on their own program in a friendly, supportive and safe environment. Health Professionals monitor transition.  .

Moove and Groove

Moove & Groove uses silent disco technology to create an immersive musical and movement experience. It is a low intensity class designed to develop balance, strength, co-ordination and flexibility. Partcipants wear headphones to Moove & Groove to some cool tunes with the Instructors voice to guide all along the way.  

Please note: Archie Graham Centre exercise sessions require minimum numbers to remain viable and therefore we invite participants who attend and enjoy these classes, to help spread the word.


Social activities, information sessions and guest speakers

Free morning tea at the Archie Graham Community Centre, featuring a guest speaker discussing a topic of broad general appeal. This activity is held at a set time in the first week of each month and is a great opportunity to explore the issue, chat with others as well as find out about activities and opportunities coming for the month.

Come out to lunch and meet new friends and share a meal at various cafés and restaurants in Warrnambool each month. A small booking fee is required to be paid at Archie Reception and everyone pays for their own lunch.

Half or full day trips to a range of destinations such as an open garden, museum, expo or festival are available and promoted through the What’s on at Archie newsletter. The cost of these trips will vary. Discounts are available to those who meet support eligibility criteria. Contact Archie Reception for more information.

Information sessions, ranging from how to access Centrelink support to finding out about the Warrnambool Historical Society and other topics of interest are held throughout the year.

Indoor Activities, Games, Craft and Knitting

Weekly games of Mah-Jong and Scrabble are played at the Archie Graham Community Centre. Knitting and craft groups also meet regularly. These activities are offered at a low cost with new people most welcome. 


Come along to the movies shown at the Archie Graham Community Centre. Bring a friend and enjoy the show in our comfy chairs. Small entry fee paid on arrival. Movie details are in the latest edition of the What’s on at Archie newsletter

Writers’ Group

The Warrnambool Writers’ Group has been meeting once a month at the Archie Graham Community Centre since the early 1980s. The group was formed for local writers to share their work in a friendly, social and encouraging environment. New members welcome.

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