Western Sydney is a vast region filled with many different suburbs. There is always something to see and do and countless ways to keep yourself entertained; whether you live in the area or are just visiting.
Social clubs have always been popular in Sydney’s West, whether they be types of social clubs to enhance fitness, or social and entertainment clubs. There are also social clubs that cater to various hobbies, sports and other interest groups. With this in mind, let’s look at some different types of social clubs in Lidcombe and surrounding areas, so you can discover the best social club for you to join in Western Sydney.
Social and Entertainment Clubs
DOOLEYS Clubs are fine examples of fantastic social and entertainment venues available in Sydney’s Western Suburbs. DOOLEYS has two venues in Lidcombe and Regents Park and a Health+Fitness Centre. Our clubs are entertainment hubs that offer incredible dining experiences at affordable prices, along with entertainment and events every day of the year.
DOOLEYS Clubs are family-friendly environments and we often host special events for the little ones during school holidays.
If you want to enjoy a great meal, kick back with some drinks and be treated to live entertainment, then social and entertainment clubs are perfect for you. They can also offer a gateway to other fantastic social clubs. For example, being a DOOLEYS member allows you access to loads of other social clubs that cater to a variety of different interests and we’ll take a closer look at some of those now.
Seek New Adventures In a Travel Club
The DOOLEYS travel club, for instance, offers regular club trips for members who want to explore more of what New South Wales has to offer. Some club trips will involve venturing off on magnificent sightseeing tours, while others will take you to different establishments around the area.
If you have a love for travel and adventure, then join a group of others who share your passion and explore new destinations together.
Travel clubs offer numerous advantages, such as saving money by sharing expenses and getting group discounts. It’s also safer to travel to new locations in a group and is a lot more fun. So, get out there and explore the world as part of a travel social club.
The DOOLEYS Travel Club meet on the last Sunday of each month at 11:30am at DOOLEYS Regents Park.
Ladies Indoor Bowls Is Trending
Very similar to outdoor lawn bowls except played indoors on a special carpet, ladies indoor bowls has experienced a meteoric rise in recent years around Australia. DOOLEYS Regents Park regularly hosts indoor bowls events for the ladies, where you can play in relaxed social games, or even championship games for the more serious players. Indoor bowls is a lot of fun and also a great way to make new friends. It also improves your fitness, coordination and balance and if you’ve never played before, you’ll certainly develop some new skills the more you practice.
Get your girlfriends together and spend some time having fun playing indoor bowls.
The Ladies Indoor Bowls meet on Wednesday at 10:45am for an 11am game at DOOLEYS Regents Park.
Get Lured Into a Fishing Club
Fishing has long been a favourite pastime for many Australians. However, fishing can often be a solitary and somewhat lonely experience. If you want to inject more life and interest into your fishing experiences, it might be time to join an organised fishing social club.
One major advantage of any social club is the sharing of knowledge. Whether you’re a novice angler or a professional, there is always something you can learn from others and you can also pass on any knowledge that you have.
DOOLEYS has its very own fishing club, where anglers get together and charter a fishing boat monthly for fishing trips to locations such as Wollongong. Get out in the fresh sea air and share new fishing expeditions with other like-minded people.
If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Tony Muscat on 0407 419 481.
Sharpen Your Reflexes Playing Table Tennis
Table tennis is not only loads of fun to play, but it will also sharpen your reflexes and improve your physical fitness in the process. It’s an intense, high-speed sport that will take your eye/hand coordination to the next level.
Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced player, there are many benefits to joining a table tennis social club. For starters, you’ll make new friends and always have people to play with. When you pitch your skills against more seasoned players, your game will likely improve at a rapid rate.
You can enjoy family or casual social games, or get more competitive by joining table tennis tournaments. Most importantly, you’ll always have a great time.
If you are a DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club member, you can join the DOOLEYS Table Tennis Club. They meet weekly at 6:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
Love Photography? Join a Photography & Camera Club
Photography is one of the best hobbies to get involved in and when you join an organised photography group, you’ll find yourself embarking on new adventures in your pursuit to capture some great images.
As photography and digital cameras are rather technical in nature, one of the biggest advantages of a group situation is how much you’ll learn from other members when it comes to photography techniques and camera gear. You’ll also be able to share your own techniques and knowledge with others.
Some photography and camera clubs also offer photography lessons and workshops, such as our very own DOOLEYS Camera Club. We also hold annual exhibitions to showcase the talents of our group members.
The DOOLEYS Photography and Camera Club meet every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 7:30pm at DOOLEYS Regents Park.
Join a Dance Social Club and Learn New Skills
Dancing is a social activity by nature and what better way to learn how to dance than by joining a dance social club? Social clubs catering to dancing are open to beginners, as well as competent enthusiasts. Everyone is welcome, so don’t be shy if you’ve currently got two left feet when it comes to your dance moves.
DOOLEYS Lidcombe offers dance lessons to members run by experienced instructors. You’ll be shown every move and every step as you learn new dance routines and in no time at all, you’ll be feeling confident enough to step out onto the dance floor in any venue or social gathering.
You’ll also make a lot of new friends and you’ll get fit in the process. Dancing also helps to improve your coordination and balance, your concentration and focus and it’s a heck of a lot of fun. Even if you’ve never danced before, you’ll have a great time when you join a dance social club.
The DOOLEYS Dancesport group meets every Wednesday and Sunday in the Members Lounge at DOOLEYS Lidcombe.
Come Out Swinging In a Social Golf Club
There’s nothing quite as relaxing as venturing out onto a lush and picturesque golf course early in the morning. Surrounded by a verdant backdrop of serenity, you can learn to play golf in a social golf club or, if you’re a seasoned player, you can team up with other club members and play a round of social golf.
Social golf clubs cater to beginners and enthusiasts alike, so it doesn’t matter what your skill level is. Golf clubs also offer casual golf and competitive golf for the more serious players in the group.
DOOLEYS has its own social golf club for members, who get together regularly on Saturday mornings, finishing off with soft drinks and a leisurely BBQ. There is also the opportunity to venture off on golfing weekends away throughout the year. People of all ages and skill levels are catered for, so join our golf club today.
Check out the DOOLEYS website for the 2023 Social Golf Fixtures.
Take a Strike At Tenpin Bowling
Tenpin bowling is great fun for people of all ages and it helps to keep you fit and healthy as well. In order to always have people to play against, consider joining a dedicated tenpin bowling club. Join with a friend or family member, or join on your own and meet other like-minded people who also love the game.
The more you play, the better you’ll get and the more you pit your skills against good players, the faster your own skills will develop.
DOOLEYS Lidcombe has a tenpin bowling social club that plays locally every Monday at 7:00pm at Ten Pin City on Parramatta Road, so join the club and join in the fun. Tenpin bowling is for everyone.
Learn and Play Euchre
If playing cards is more your thing, then consider joining a Euchre social club to learn the game and play against others in a casual and fun-filled environment.
Euchre is not just an ordinary card game. It’s fast-paced and very competitive. It’s bound to keep you on your toes. Because it’s a game that involves taking tricks, this is where all the fun comes in.
If you’re a member of DOOLEYS Lidcombe, you can join our Euchre social club to both learn the rules of the game and enjoy this electrifying pastime. There are even regular internal competitions, where players can win all sorts of cool prizes, including DOOLEYS food and beverage vouchers
Get Social At DOOLEYS Clubs
If you are looking for ways to broaden your social life, then DOOLEYS is the place to be. Not only will you enjoy fun times socializing at DOOLEYS Clubs, but we’re also a gateway to many other fantastic social clubs and adventure-filled activities. Get in touch today to learn more by calling 8745 6100 or visit our website at dooleys.com.