Backdoor rubbish collection
The Council offers backdoor rubbish collection for a charge or free to residents who qualify.
The Community Directory provides information and contact details on senior citizen organisations, services and facilities.
Community Directory - Seniors
The Council owns and manages 12 branch libraries which provide various services and facilities for senior citizens. All branches are wheelchair accessible.
These wheelchair accessible facilities offer services and activities for senior citizens such as social groups and outings, and meals on wheels.
This recreation discount scheme offers discounts of up to 50% at various locations in Wellington.
The Council runs the ASB Sports Centre and four other recreation centres - all provide sport and leisure activities for senior citizens.
The Council has five indoor swimming pools that offer classes:
- the Ezy Movers classes are particularly suitable for frail senior citizens
- aquajogging, which you can do in your own time and at your own pace, is suitable for all levels of fitness
- all learn-to-swim classes can be adapted to accommodate the needs of anyone frail.
Our online WebMap tool shows the locations of:
- mobility car parks
- mobility scooter hire
- beach access and accessible playgrounds
- public toilets.
Accessibility - WebMap
This text version of the Accessible Wellington map provides similar information, but also includes the accessibility of recreation facilities and entertainment sites:
Accessible Wellington Map (658KB PDF) | Text version (45KB RTF)
Mobility parks, permits and scooters
To find out how to get a mobility permit and where the mobility car parks are, see:
For information about the free mobility scooters you can hire, check out: