The Seniors (Intra-)Club offers a large number of activities – of a generally social and non-competitive nature – in which members can participate and interact with each other. For further information about the Seniors Club please contact the President, Joy Mills (8033 2586 or 0452 234 808 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). For all the following organised activities listed below there is a notice on the Seniors Noticeboard (downstairs in the Club), on which you can add your name if you wish to join a group activity.


The membership fee for the Seniors Club is $5 per calendar year (due each December) for financial North Ryde RSL Club members.

Organised activities are:

Bike Riding    Last Monday of each month. Generally drive to a pre-arranged location (e.g. Meadowbank Wharf, Narrabeen lakes), meeting at 9.30 am to go for a ride along an organised route. See Seniors Noticeboard.

Cards    Second Monday of each month. Arrive at Bowls Room 9.30 am for a 9.45 am start. Mostly rummy-based card games. Optional lunch follows at 12.00 pm.

Golf    Third Tuesday of each month. Tee off at 7.30 am at Barnwell Park Golf Course, a fairly easy golf course, followed by optional lunch at the North Ryde RSL at 12.00 pm. Green fees are $20.

Indoor Sports     First Monday of each month. Social indoor (carpet) bowls and darts. Arrive at the Bowls Room at 9.45 am for a 10am start. Optional lunch at 12.00 pm.

Lawn Bowls    Last Tuesday of each month. For all levels of ability (regular bowlers, occasional bowlers, and novices). Bowls can be borrowed if you don't have a set. Flat-soled shoes required. $5 green fee plus $1 towards the winning team prize. Meet at 9.45 am in the Bowls room. Optional lunch follows at 12.00 pm. See Seniors Noticeboard.

Races    Monthly. Meet in the Club's entrance foyer and pay there. Travel by coach to either Hawkesbury or Wyong Race Clubs. The cost of $35 covers return coach trip, entry to the racecourse and reserved seating in the members stand. Enter our tipping competition, and if you wish lay down a few bets (TAB or SP bookies). See Seniors Noticeboard.

Swimming   Every Friday at Bilgola Beach via car-pooling in the warmer months (October – March).

Table Tennis    Every Thursday, 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm in the Youth Club, followed by optional friendly afternoon tea or coffee in the Club after the game each week.

Tai Chi    Every Monday morning during school terms. From 9.30 am in the Youth Club. Term fees to be paid to the Club Office. Optional lunch once per month at 12.00 pm.

Tennis    Every Friday morning. Mixed tennis for all levels of ability. Doubles (eight games per set). From 9.00 am to 12.00pm at the Club's courts. Optional lunch once per month at 12.00 pm.

Theatre    Usually each month, either at the Willoughby Theatre, Chatswood, or Hunters Hill Theatre. There is optional transport from the Club to and from the theatre for $10. See Seniors Noticeboard for full year's program and cost.

Trips & excursions    (Day and overnight trips). According to interest. Normally there are several day trips per year (e.g. Georges River Cruise, Wollongong, Kangaroo Valley, Nepean River BBQ, Blue Mountains, Berowra Waters cruise, Mystery Coach tours and BBQ, Ferry Trips, Berry-Gerroa-Gerringong, Palm Beach to Ettalong ferry trip, Central Coast), as well as some overnight trips (e.g. Christmas-in-July at Shelly Beach, Floriade in Canberra, Melbourne Cup cruise, Moreton Bay cruise, Hunter Valley Christmas Lights). See Seniors Noticeboard.

Walks    Second Friday of each month. To various locations via public transport (e.g. Lavender Bay, Cockatoo Island, Coogee-Maroubra, Watsons Bay-Dover Heights, Cremorne Point, Collaroy-Dee Why, Balls Head, Parramatta Park). Have morning tea and lunch together. See Seniors Noticeboard.

Information about these activities can be found on the Seniors Noticeboard (downstairs in the Club) and in the Seniors Newsletter. Members of the Seniors Club can receive the Newsletter by email by providing their email details to a Seniors Committee member.

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