Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc.

10th SRCWA ROCKINGHAM BRANCH HAVE A GO DAY a LiveLighter Event Wednesday 31st March 2021.

Swing n Sway at Rockingham Have a Go Day, Pole Walking and the sites.
Swing n Sway at Rockingham Have a Go Day, Pole Walking and the sites.

The 2021 Rockingham Have a Go Day a LiveLighter Event was very successful and attracted an estimated 850 seniors who were treated to a lovely day out. This was the at 10th Rockingham Have a Go Day, a LiveLighter Event which was held for the first time held at the Mike Barnette Sports Complex in Rockingham. There were more than 80 sites and activities spread across the main hall showcasing Seniors’ Clubs, Groups, Agencies and Businesses from the Rockingham and surrounding areas.
The Official Opening commenced at 10.30am with an introduction by SRCWA Executive Officer Dawn Yates, who introduced the The Hon. Don Punch MLA Minister for Seniors and Ageing, representing The Hon. Mark McGowan MLA Premier. This was the first official engagement for Minister Punch in his portfolio of Seniors and Ageing, he encouraged seniors to “Have a Go” at one of the many activities on offer or visit one of the many clubs groups and services and officially opened the day. Then City of Rockingham Deputy Mayor Deb Hamblin spoke on behalf of Mayor Barry Sammels.
Activities and entertainment included, Swing n’ Sway, Janie’s Boys Choir, Indoor Bowls, Pickle Ball , Hart Sports Equipment, Quoits, Game of Bob, Seated Air Soccer, Cycling Without Age – Tri Shaw, Exergaming, Carpet Golf, and Silver Chain VR experience.
Thanks to the hard work of the SRCWA Rockingham Branch volunteers lead by Branch President Carole Overington , the day was a resounding success and ran extremely smoothly. The Lions Club of Rockingham provided a “Free Sausage Sizzle” on the day which complimented the free tea, coffee and bottled water on offer from the SRCWA Rockingham Branch volunteers, thank you all for your hard work. We also thank the crew from Wooroloo and the local Clubs and Groups who’s hard work was invaluable in making this a great event. Thank you also to Cockburn Party Hire who set up and packed down the event. Thank you to SRCWA Official photographers Martin Yates and Richard Dermody for capturing the event, the photos can be accessed by following this link. CLICK HERE
This event would not have been possible without the magnificent sponsorship of; City of Rockingham, Have a Go News, LiveLighter Healthway, Government of WA, IGA Chelmsford Ave, Kennards Hire and Cockburn Party Hire.