Activites & Interest Groups
There are many activities within Silvermine Village to keep all the residents occupied and entertained.
There is a full-size 6-rink bowling green on which friendly and inter-club matches are played regularly. Experienced players and beginners are welcome. Social events are also held.
A half-size court is permanently set up for daily play. Club-owned mallets may be borrowed and coaching is given to new players.
This indoor facility is open daily from 07:00 to 19:00.
The pool water is heated to ± 28ºC for year-round usage, and aqua-aerobic classes early in the day when 45-minute classes are conducted under the guidance of a qualified instructor.
Social table tennis is played on two evenings a week.
A well equipped workshop is available for those keen to continue their wood- and steel-working hobbies.
A well-stocked library with books from the provincial library plus a collection of books owned by the village opens at scheduled times on most weekdays and on Saturday mornings.
Snooker & Darts
There is a half-size snooker table adjacent to the bar. Games are played regularly.
The “Saturday Strollers” enjoy a weekly stroll along paths in the surrounding area where one can pause to admire the scenery. For those less active an Extend Exercise class is held regularly in the Village Hall.
This group meets weekly in two sessions – for beginners and the more experienced dancers.
A programme of recorded music is presented weekly at 19:00. The presenters give a background to the composers and about the music to be played.
Vintage films are from time to time shown in the lounge.
Members meet once a month for a couple of hours when a play is read, and sometimes an entertaining speech and/or action games.
Interested residents meet weekly from mid-September to mid-December to rehearse for a service of Nine Lessons and Carols when the group leads the singing on a date close to 16 December.