Over 55s program

The Lake Macquarie Over 55s Program runs from February to November, annually, with a focus on health, safety and wellbeing. It delivers information sessions and activities to various locations across the Lake Macquarie City.

All events are free for people aged 55 years or over. Bookings are essential online or by calling 4921 0333.

Click on the tab below to view videos from our 2020 program.

On tour with Ed Tonks

On tour with Ed Tonks

Join Ed along the Fernleigh Track

Explore the Bicenternary Plaques with Ed

Check out Lambton Colliery with Ed


Join Ed as he shares his knowledge of Rathmines

Join Ed as he shares his knowledge of Lake Mac's War Memorials

Digging with Doug and Carol

Digging with Doug and Carol

Join Doug and Carol at Lake Macquarie Landcare

Join Doug and Carol at Murrays Beach

Join Doug and Carol at Eleebana

Join Doug and Carol at Wangi Wangi


 Join Doug and Carol for Part 2 of their Wangi Wangi adventure


Join Carol and Maree Edwards at Swansea Landcare


Join Carol at Warners Bay Community Garden


Health and cooking

 Cooking with The Wholesome Collective

Heart Foundation - Heart Smart Seminars with Deborah Moore

Coming events and activities

Other opportunities

There's a wide range of activities throughout Lake Macquarie, which are suitable for people over 55, including craft and hobby groups, gentle exercise groups, pension and seniors clubs and volunteer opportunities. Our Community Directory contains lists of these activities including links and contact details. You can also keep up to date with the local local activities, community services and information sessions for over 55s with out free monthly enewsletter.

The Rover

The Rover is Lake Mac Libraries' mobile library service, connecting people across Lake Macquarie. The Rover visits retirement villages and areas not services by a branch, including Cameron Park, Rathmines and Cooranbong. You can access a range of library services, including reservations, DVDs and CDs, and a variety or fiction and non-fiction for all ages.