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Adults and older people

Activities for adults and older people

Information on activities for adults and older people.

What are the benefits of getting involved in the community?

Community based activities can help you to learn new skills, keep active, meet people, make a difference in your community and have fun.

What types of activities can I join?

  • Sports and leisure activities such as walking, cycling, gardening, arts and drama groups.
  • Local volunteering opportunities can be found at ER Voluntary Action and Scotland wide volunteering opportunities at Volunteer Scotland. 
  • Learning new skills such as computing, languages, arts and crafts and cooking.
  • Community action groups such as Tenants and Residents Associations, Community Councils and Seniors Forums.

How do I find out about local activities and groups?

You can speak with your health visitor, home carer, social worker or get in touch with our Customer First team.


Customer First

Council Headquarters

Eastwood Park


East Renfrewshire

G46 6UG


Phone: 0141 577 3001

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