Enjoy The Facilities

Community Centre, Zen Garden, Gym, Pool, Work Shed

Community Centre

Club Elements includes a library, meeting area, entertaining facilities and pool. Our new community centre is under development.

Gymnasium

Love keeping fit?

Join our residents at the weekly strengthening session or pop into our well equipped gymnasium.

Zen Garden

Reflect in our Japanese-themed garden (with beautifully designed waterfalls, bridges, ponds) or have a yarn in our Bush BBQ Garden.

Work Shed

At Elements, we are fortunate to have so many enthusiastic and skilled crafts people who have given freely of their tools, time and expertise. Activities range from making timber pens to wood-turning and restoring well-loved furniture. View our Work Shed.

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Community Centre

Club Elements is our community centre. Enjoy a library, meeting area, entertaining facilities, catering kitchen and pool. Our new community centre is under development.

About The Community Centre

Elements has a community facility that you would be proud to call your own. The 950 sqm building provides for the following:

  • Musical and theatrical enjoyment. With a stage, dance-floor, piano, organ and change rooms for performances, you can enjoy acting, singing and dancing activities with your friends at Elements.
  • Games like billiards, mahjong, bridge, cards, chess or any board games can be enjoyed on specially designed game tables.
  • A lounge area where you can meet your friends for a drink either from the tea and coffee station or from the bar.
  • A library and computer room.
  • A multi-purpose room to host a special birthday party or to share your travel photo album on the LCD TV with your friends or to entertain the grand kids with the latest movies.
  • A large communal kitchen with servery access to the multi-purpose room and the pool area.
  • A residents’ bar for that happy hour drink with your neighbours and friends.
  • An outdoor pool with half the pool under shade so that you can cool off in summer. The pool will also be heated during spring and autumn to extend your swimming season.
  • A craft room for all your creative activities such as pottery, sewing, leatherwork and painting.
  • A workshop to tinker away at the special project.
  • Wellness retreat – refer to Well being Element
Club Elements

Elements’ clubhouse, affectionately know as “Club Elements”, is our interim community centre perched atop a hill with magnificent outlooks to Brisbane’s north east, and includes a large salt water pool, manicured grounds, entertaining deck, library, meeting rooms, tai chi space, reading area with fireplace and large kitchen with its very own Teppanyaki hotplate! Residents can drop in anytime during the day and it is often the focal point for residents, guest and staff alike.

Club Elements is home for resident social activities including BBQs, Friday night happy hours, dinner functions, movie nights and general get togethers. The clubouse also hosts a number of special events including Christmas in July, St Patrick day celebrations, open days and community activities like the local Soroptimist society luncheon.

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Zen Garden

Our Zen Garden, well established and well loved by our residents, provides a sanctuary to contemplate and reflect, to gaze and wonder, to embrace the wonderfully lush and tranquil surrounds. Its the perfect place for those magical escapes and peaceful moments.

About The Zen Garden
  • The garden provides a special tranquil place for our residents to enjoy quiet reflection and meditation
  • Set against a backdrop of 470 hectares of Australian koala bushland
  • Enter through the authentic cedar wood gate, and be greeted by a (taller) male and a (shorter) female waterfall cascading into a large pond
  • Water trickles into little rock passages under crafted bridges
  • Tea house/viewing platform allowing quiet reflection and peaceful enjoyment of the tranquil surrounds
  • Designed by Tokyo based Tamon Yamaguchi, a Landscape Master of 15 years, specializing in the art of plant shaping.
  • Magnificent display of plants including Sango Kaku (Acer Palmatum), Trident Maple, Tropical Birch , Crape Myrtle, Scarlet Maple, Eumundi, White Oak, Chinese Elm, Weeping Willow, Banbusa Chungii, Bamboo, Nepalese Blue , Timor Black, Japanese Maple, Zosia, Mondo grass and Viola
Message From Chiou See, Elements Director

“I have always admired the Japanese people’s ability to incorporate so many meaningful and complex elements into their gardens and still be able to achieve immense beauty and serenity. It is for this reason that Elements decided to bring these the landscape mastersfrom Japan to create and craft an authentic living Zen garden so that we will have a story that unfolds as our village unfolds.”

Elements is the first retirement village to showcase an authentic Japanese designed and constructed Zen garden. Zen, which means meditation, is the focus for this beautiful tranquil setting.

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Work Shed

We are fortunate to have so many enthusiastic and skilled crafts people who have given freely of their tools, time and expertise. In our Work Shed, activities range from making timber pens to wood-turning and restoring well-loved furniture.

I have helped establish our first Work Shed. I love tinkering and creating and telling stories to the ‘youngins’ and I now have more time to enjoy this passion of mine without even leaving ‘home’ Charles Rice, Elements resident.

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Gymnasium

Love keeping fit? Join our residents at the weekly strengthening session or pop into our well equipped gymnasium.

Discover Why We Love Elements!

Come And Visit Our Village And Our Homes.  We’d Love To Show You Around.

 

Village tours are available during the week from 10am to 4pm. Saturdays and Sundays are by prior arrangements. Or join us at one of our monthly open days for a cuppa and a tour.

What We Love

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