Welcome to ARPA Active Over 50s

The association that keeps seniors active.
Keeping your mind and body active and making new friends are the ingredients for a longer and more productive life.

We support ‘active ageing’, especially for the over 50s, as it allows people to realise their potential for physical, social, and mental well being throughout their life. We aim to provide a range of activities to keep over50s both mentally and physically active and to provide the opportunity to form new friendships.

Use the ARPA groups logo above to search our wide range of activities for seniors or click on this link to see a list of our groups.

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New Membership Fees

In recent months ARPA Active Over 50s has been faced with a higher rent at its new premises and yet more increases in postage costs. Council is convinced that Level 4, 25 Leigh Street provides substantially better facilities for its members, while ARPA News remains...Read More

Back in Leigh Street

The Association has now settled back in 25 Leigh Street. We are now on the level 4. The office space is considerably larger than we previously had on level 5. Features of the new office are the increase in meeting/activity space, upgraded phone system, data...Read More

Latest News


Melanoma March

Support the Melanoma March and help raise funds for research to find a cure. To register or donate, go to Where: Henley  Read More


Movin’ Melvin Brown

Movin’ Melvin Brown presents Chuck Berry – The king of Rock’n’Roll Lives! March 13-17 at 9:00pm at the German Club. 223  Read More


History Discussion Group Starts

This new group has been formed at a meeting held on Wednesday, February 28.  Meetings are fortnightly in the ARPAactiveover50s office, 25 Leigh  Read More

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