ECHO Foundation owns and operates two community service centres, one situated in Newton Park called Caritas and the other at Laubscher Park East, known as the Walmer Service Centre.
These centres offer age appropriate movement and exercise classes and many other activities. The centres provide services to ECHO residents and the community of the surrounding areas, offering a host of leisure activities, meals and social services. Pay one of them a visit to find out what the current schedule is.
Membership’s cost R200 per person, per year. Members can enjoy leisure activities at both Caritas and Walmer Service Centre.
Activities include line dancing, pilates, daily morning tea, trim gym, yoga, canasta, social circle, Friday tea room, clinic Friday and a knitting circle. You can enjoy outings and a variety of interesting talks and opportunities to meet new people. You can also order lunch time meals to enjoy at home.
Open Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 12:30
Located at 16 West St, Newton Park.
For activity times, details and information contact Kathy on 066 111 2497.
Walmer Service Centre
Activities include table tennis, snooker, canasta, bingo (morning and late afternoons) line dancing, pilates, joker draw, crafts, a library and a coffee shop every second Friday morning. You can enjoy outings and a variety of interesting talks and opportunities to meet new people. You can also order lunch time meals to enjoy at home.
Open Monday to Friday between 7:00 and 12:00
Located in Laubscher Park East, Villiers Rd, Greenshields Park.
For activity times, details and information contact Fransie on 066 111 2544.
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