November/December Wellbeing Program

Activities for November and December are listed below.  A link to the November/December program is here:

Walk & Cuppa

Tuesday from 8:30am, Dereel Kitchen

Come and join the walking group on a Tuesday morning. Enjoy having a chat in the kitchen or going for a short or long walk in the local area followed by a cuppa. The Rokewood walking group will be joining us to walk on Tuesday 29th November at 9am.

Community Breakfast

First Tuesday of each month 8am, Dereel Kitchen

On the first Tuesday of the month the walking group holds a breakfast before the walk. Come and join us for a hearty breakky to start your day for a gold coin donation. (No breakfast will be held in January)

Health Checks

Monday November 21st 2-4pm, Community Centre

Monday January 16th 2-4pm, Community Centre with a talk from Tony from CAFS

Come and have you blood pressure checked by the Community Wellbeing Officer. Held in the Community Centre on the third Monday of the month. Book into a 15 minute session or come along on the day.

~ Dereel service providers will also be present for you to speak with, including Ritchie from Centrelink, Melissa from Uniting Care and Louise from Centacare.


Tuesday November 8th at 9:30am, Dereel Kitchen

Tuesday January 10th at 9:30am, Dereel Kitchen

Joanna from Ballarat Community Health visits on the second Tuesday every other month to discuss a different topic. This is a free session and anyone interested is encouraged to attend.

Walking Group Christmas Lunch

Tuesday December 13th 11:30am, Enfield Pub

There will be a set lunch for $28 per person and drinks at bar prices. All are welcome to join – bookings essential. Contact Lorraine: 5342 0492

Tai Chi

Thursdays 7-8pm, Community Centre

During term time Sandra Pearce of Lilac Moon Tai Chi runs classes for a small fee.

Contact Sandra: 0409 662 106

Skateboarding Session

Friday December 9th 4:30-7pm, Dereel Skate park (Formerly December 10th)

Learn to skateboard – fun & free. Run by Golden Plains Shire, skateboards & safety gear available if needed. Adult signature required for minors.

Trailblazers Walk

Thursday December 1st 10am, Dereel Hall & surrounds

Join the Trailblazers when they hold their monthly walk in Dereel. The walk is approx. 5km, run by Golden Plains Shire and will be followed by lunch in the Dereel Hall for a gold coin donation. Contact: Jacinta on 5321 1500

Mobile Library

Thursdays 2.15-3.00pm, Dereel Hall Car Park

The mobile library is provided through Geelong Regional Library and visits weekly, except the last Thursday of month.

Learning to Bloom

Wednesday November 16th 1-3pm and 30th 11-3pm, Community Centre

A program run by Centacare, especially for women. A chance to look at life in perspective and spend some time on you. For further details collect a flier from the Community Wellbeing Officer – as places are limited, please register your interest.


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