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Social Connections

Staying socially connected with one another is important for one’s physical and mental health. What better way to achieve this than staying active out in our community? 

Below is a list of some various community sporting and activity groups available to children and adults with a range of abilities.

Local Community Swimming Pools
Each pool will have various services available.
Further information:
Tobruk Memorial Baths (The Strand)
Phone: (07) 4772 6550
Long Tan Memorial Pool (Heatley) Phone: (07) 4725 1573
Kokoda Memorial Pool (Mundingburra) Phone: (07) 4725 5357
Northern Beaches Leisure Centre (Burdell) Phone: (07) 4774 7593
Riverway Lagoons (Thuringowa central) Phone: not listed


PCYC (Aitkenvale)
PCYC Townsville are proud to be offering Gymnastics, Gym and Fitness, and other Youth and Community activities for all ages.
Phone: (07) 4781 9100

The Community and Activity Hub
The Cootharinga Community and Activity Hub “The Hub” offers centre and community-based programs designed to improve self-confidence, social interaction and community inclusion. 
Further information:

Skills and Transition Program 
Cootharinga North Queensland’s learning and social skills program, Skills and Transition, is focused on participants developing skills to live independently, prepare for transition to employment, further study, volunteering or connecting with community groups.
Further information:

Sporty Kids Australia (Garbutt)
Specialised physical activity classes for babies, toddlers and kids.
Phone: 0484 080 189


Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association (North Ward)
The Association enhances the lives of people with a disability through community engagement and education, sport and healthy activity.
Phone: (07) 4721 4881


Townsville Men’s Shed (West End)
Townsville Men's Shed (TMS) is a not for profit community organisation for the benefit of adult males.
Phone: (07) 4772 4422

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