Listowel Active Retirement is a local community group, affiliated to Active Retirement Ireland, which provides opportunities for the over-55's to meet socially and engage in a wide range of activities - holidays, outings and socials; creative and learning programmes; indoor and outdoor sports and community work.
The group meets every Tuesday evening in St Patrick’s Hall and activities may include:
- Quiz and Bingo Evenings
- Light Exercise Sessions
- Fun & Games
- Guest Speakers on a diverse range of topics, including Gardening, Home Security and much more
- Arts & Crafts Workshops
Among other things, the group also organises Indoor Bowls in the Community Centre, trips to the Town Park to use the Fitness Apparatus and for Pitch & Putt and bi-annual Tea Dances in the Listowel Arms Hotel.
Reciprocal trips to Active Retirement groups in other areas are made, as well as shopping and sightseeing tours. Twice per year, during the Spring and Autumn, the group organise week-long breaks to destinations all over Ireland and overseas trips are planned for the future.
Listowel Active Retirement is a thriving social group with about 80 members at present. Anyone can get involved and new members are welcomed all the time.
If you would like to join us or learn more about what we do, please telephone us on 068-21894.
Membership is just 15 euro per year and weekly subs are 3 euro.