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    Otago Community Educator


    Name: Paula Ryan

    Area: Otago


    Phone: (03) 262 7040 or (027) 221 5353


    Otago Office Contact

    Address: Alexandra Community House,14/20 Centennial Ave, Alexandra, 9320

    Phone: (03) 262 7040

    Postal: Same as Address                                                                                                                   



    Regular Groups & Meetings

    Exercise Classes


    Every Monday 10.30 - 11.30, followed by a cuppa.  1st floor of the Physio School, opposite Dunedin Dental School (Great King Street). Cost: $2pp is appreciated.

    Before attending this Parkinsons exercise class you will need to be assessed by a physiotherapist from the Dunedin School of Physiotherapy. Please phone to make an appointment: 479 5757. There will be a charge for this service.


    Every Wednesday 10.30 - 11.30 followed by a cuppa.  Mosgiel Presbyterian Church, Church Street.  Cost $5.  


    Every Wednesday 1pm - 2pm. Cost $5.

    You will need to be first assessed by a Physiotherapist at Dunstan Hospital free of charge. Please phone 03 440 4300.


    Currently under review


    6 week blocks. Cost $5. Please phone 03 418 2780 for details.


    Tuesdays 11am to 12.15pm at St.John Ambulance Rooms, Link Way, Wanaka.  $5.  Phone Ashley Booth 03 443-0734

    Gym Warriors

    Friday, 11am-12pm at Anytime Fitness Gym, 92 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin, $5 per person. This is self-run where you are able to use the gym equipment at your own pace. Phone Paula on 03 262 7040 for more details.

    South Dunedin

    Tuesday, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, St Patricks Community Centre 32 Macandrew Road, the room is at the far end of the large red brick building. Plenty of free parking. Cost $5pp


    Tuesday, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Oamaru Recreation Centre. Contact Carolyn Stringer for further information (03) 4347000

    Support Meetings & Catch Ups

    Coffee and Chat Club for people with Parkinson's, carers and family/friends

    1st Friday of each month, 2pm at Tasse Cafe, Mornington Shopping Centre, Dunedin. 

    Oamaru Coffee and Chat Club 

    Members, friends and families are meeting every 2 months at a local café. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please contact Carolyn Stringer for dates Ph: 021 022 69598

    Third Thursday Drinks

    Drinks on the third Thursday of each month at The Village Green Café & Bar, Sunnyvale Sports Centre, Sunnyvale, Dunedin. From 5pm onwards (starting up again on Thursday 21st Feb 2019)


    Parkinson's Otago would like to thank our funders and supporters