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VALE – Lawrie Smith – Life Member

24 April 1930 – 15 October 2022

Long serving and highly respected WRAG member – Lawrie Smith joined WRAG in 1988. During his 34 year membership, Lawrie served on the WRAG Committee in 1990-1992, 1995-1996, 2002-2010, 2012, & 2014. He was WRAG President 1993-1994 & 2010. WRAG Secretary 2000/2001 & Vice President in 2013. Lawrie became a Life Member in May 2002.

Lawrie Smith 2 2020

 WRAG Cup-Eve-Picnic on Monday, 31 October 2022 – 12:00 noon, at Northern Pavillion

End-Of-Year Function 14 December – Mulgrave Country Club

Details will be in the October 2022 Newsletter

Updates of WRAG Groups that have been able to resume in 2022

Badminton – Tuesdays 8:30 – 10:30pm            &         Thursdays 10:00 – 12 noon

Contact : Truong 0467 031 622                                         Contact : Liz 0424 492 552

Both of these groups play at Southern Community Centre­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Samba Cards : 2nd Wednesdays             Jonola Cards ; 4th Wednesdays

1:30pm – 4:00pm                                         1:30pm – 4:00pm

Convenor : Gwen 0404125133                 Convenor : Heather 9133 9329


 Mahjong : Not until further notice             Contact Erica 0421 911 321

Table Tennis  – Every Thursday 12:30pm –  BYO Bat

Contact ; Michael 9762 5202         Venue : Southern Community Centre­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Walking Tuesdays (Orienteering) : Tuesdays 10:00am – 11:00am

Contact Erica 0421 911 321, for maps and meeting point.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Jells Park Walk & Coffee & Chat2nd Wednesdays – 9:30am – 11:00am

Contact Jim Ramm 0432 584 442 – BYO Morning Tea, meet at Madeleine Cafe

Golf – 18 Holes : Every Monday & Every Friday : 7:15am

Contact Len 0438 026 069            Glen Waverley Public Course 

Golden Club   2nd Thursdays : February, May, August, November

Contact : Bill  0418 502 494         Mulgrave Country Club

Welcome to Waverley Retirement Activities Group

Do you live in or around the City of Monash or Waverley/Glen Waverley area in Melbourne, Australia? Some 30% of our members live outside the City of Monash.

Are you over 50, a “senior citizen”,  an “older-adult,” a “baby-boomer,” or either retired, or  contemplating retirement?

Looking for friendly company. Want to keep active by participating in group social activities. For example playing cards, having a chat over a cuppa, enjoying a meal, friendly table-tennis, badminton, golf, or joining the walkers? Join WRAG and enjoy!

home-image0111 group activities to choose from.

Our activities are held in Council halls, private homes and public places.  We get together at the annual General Meeting, Melbourne Cup Eve Picnic, and at our two Games afternoons a year, and of course, at our Christmas Social.

New activities can be added.  If your favourite group activity is not on our list, you can start it. If you already run a group activity that is not on our list, you may consider becoming an affiliate group and get more members from WRAG. Enquire now.

What do you want to do? Exercise? – we have 6 Exercise & Sport Activity Groups. Play games? – we have 4 Games Activity Groups who play on most days of the week.

Meet people and have a chat? – the Daytime Outing Groups may be just what you’re looking for!

Click on the Activities link to check them all out. The benefits of joining WRAG include:

  • Friendly people. Good company.
  • Fun activities for both the body and the brain.
  • Transport arranged if you don’t have a car.
  • Quarterly newsletter to keep you informed.

Very low membership fee. ($10 to join. $15 ongoing annual fee from 1 January 2020.) No waiting list. Come along and try out any of the activities before you join.

About Us

Waverley Retirement Activities Group Inc. (WRAG) began in April, 1974 …

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We have 15 Activity Groups and around 40 Group activities each month.

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News & Events

Quarterly WRAG News, media releases and local newspaper articles.

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