Summary

Come and try croquet - a fun, easy to learn game on the lawn with a similar strategy as snooker/billiards.

Live events Victorian Seniors Festival 2021 come and try Croquet

Come and try croquet, Wangaratta - Tues 5 Oct 10.30am - 12.30pm and 1pm - 3pm

Presented by Wangaratta Croquet Club

Croquet is a very pleasant low impact sport enjoyed by people wanting a rewarding social outlet and subtle exercise.

38-42 Ryan Avenue Wangaratta

This event is free and registration is essential.
For more information contact Cassie on 0417 337 405 Email the Wangaratta Croquet Club or visit the Wangaratta Seniors Festival website.

Come and try croquet, Maryborough - Wed 6 Oct 10am - 12.30pm

Presented by Maryborough VRI Croquet Club

Come and try this fascinating low impact sport for all ages. Croquet is a very pleasant low impact sport enjoyed by people wanting a rewarding social outlet and subtle exercise.

32 Station Street Maryborough.

This event is free. Includes Morning tea. Registration is essential. 
For more information contact Graeme Jones on 5461 2259 or Email to register

Come and try croquet, Mooroopna - Thurs 7 Oct and Sat 9 Oct 1.15pm - 3.15pm

Presented by Mooroopna Croquet Club

An afternoon of croquet, easy to learn, a game on lawn same strategy as snooker/billiards. Closed in flat-soled footwear, all croquet equipment supplied.

Mooroopna Croquet Club [Behind the Bowls Club] 13 Echuca Road Mooroopna

This event is free. Includes Afternoon tea.

Registration is essential. Contact Helen on 5825 4541 or email to register


Come and try croquet, Portland - Sun 10 Oct 2pm - 4pm

Presented by Portland Croquet Club

Come and have a go at playing croquet, in the beautiful surrounds of the Portland Botanical Gardens. Members of the club will be there to support you and all equipment is supplied.

Portland Botanical Gardens 1 Glenelg Street Portland

This event is free. Registration is essential.

For more information contact Jeanette on 0499 330 964 or email to register.


Come and try croquet, Kyabram - Mon 11 Oct 1pm - 3.30pm

Presented by Kyabram Croquet Club

Croquet can be played by people of all ages, including those with reduced mobility and strength.  Senior members of the public who wish to remain active and play a sport can participate in croquet even though they can no longer be involved in strenuous activities.

Please wear covered-in flat shoes. Light refreshments available.

Kyabram Croquet Club 64-70 Church Street Kyabram

This event is free. Registration is essential.

For more information contact Margaret on 5853 1362 or email to register.


Come and try Croquet, Colac - Thu 14 Oct and Sat 16 Oct 9.30am - 12.30pm

Presented by Colac Mallet Sports Club

A short friendly introduction to playing croquet. A chance to try Croquet in a friendly club atmosphere,  and to make friends at the same time as having gentle exercise for body and brain. Croquet is suitable for people of all ages, men and women.

Free Morning sessions are 14 and 16 October. Includes tea and coffee

We have a COVID-safe plan and accessible car parking, club room access and toilets.

Colac Mallet Sports Club Inc. / Colac Lawn Tennis Club 46 Church Street Colac

This event is free. Registration is essential.

For more information contact Anne on 0418 364 745 or email to register.


Come and try croquet, Sale - Sat 23 Oct 10am - 3pm

Presented by Sale Croquet Club

Come and Try Croquet at Sale commencing 10.00 a.m. and then enjoy a BBQ lunch

Stephenson Park, Sale1-51 Guthridge Parade Sale

This event is free. Includes tea and coffee and BBQ. Registration is essential.

For more information contact Jean on 0408 775 609 or email to register.


Come and try croquet, Bright - Thu 28 Oct 9am - 2pm

Presented by Bright Croquet Club

Come & Try Croquet, the World's oldest ball game. Croquet is a whole of life sport played by all ages. It is a game of skill & mental agility.

It provides mental stimulation: players have to learn the rules, think strategically and score hoops. The game is an enjoyable and sociable way of being physically active.

Bright Croquet Club 3 Burke Street Bright

This event is free. Registration is essential.

For more information contact John on 5750 1437 or email to register.


For more fun

Check out the Come and try Tai Chi events

Check out the other live events to nourish your body and soul 


Please note: We have listed live events here on the basis they will be presented by the organisers in a COVID-safe manner.

The presentation of these events will be subject to public health regulations in place at the time. Prospective attendees should contact organisers or check on the event host’s website for updates and confirmation that the event is proceeding.

And remember these ways to stay safe:

  • Always wash your hands before you leave, and when you return home.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Never, ever go out if you are unwell unless it is to get tested.
  • After you get tested, you must go straight home.
  • Remember that the most important thing you can do is get tested, even if you have the mildest of symptoms.
  • Get vaccinated.

And keep on keep'n on! 


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