Arts + Culture, People of LoganNovember 23, 2023 / 5 minute read

Where to socialise and meet people in Logan

If you want to make new connections and socialise after work, there are plenty of social groups in Logan where you can expand your circle. From chess to line dancing, kung fu to gardening, there’s bound to be something for you.

Sign up for a Logan City Council Active & Healthy class

Swim, dance, cook, stretch or run to a healthier you with fellow Logan residents. With more than 200 free and low-cost activities held throughout the week, you’re bound to meet a kindred spirit with a mutual interest at one of these classes.

Get more info about the Active & Healthy program.

Join a parkrun

Every Saturday morning, joggers of all ages, backgrounds and fitness levels get ready to run, jog or walk a 5-kilometre circuit. Logan boasts 6 parkruns, all attracting more than 100 participants most weeks. The local parkrun community is known for being incredibly supportive and welcoming.

Read more about parkruns in Logan.

Become a part of the sisterhood at a pole dancing class

If you want to try something unique, improve your fitness and make new friends, sign up for a pole dancing class. You’ll feel the power of sisterhood – and how physically challenging and rewarding pole dancing can be – while nurturing new friendships in a supportive and uplifting environment.

Check out your options for pole dancing in Logan.

Pursue your passions

Whatever your hobby is, you’re bound to find other enthusiasts in Logan.

Into gaming? Irresistible Force in Tanah Merah hosts late-night gaming nights throughout the week for games like Magic the Gathering, X-Wing, Warhammer and more.

If you’re looking for sewing buddies, the Sewing Lair frequently host sewing socials and workshops for beginners in Beenleigh.

For the artistically inclined, Logan West Community Art Share Alliance Inc. hosts a variety of classes in pottery, glass fusing and a number of art mediums.

Logan is also home to multiple community gardens where the green-thumbed gather. At Jimboomba Community Garden, volunteers run monthly crop swaps, grow and tend to crops and share gardening tips. Check out our write-ups on other community gardens in Logan.

Join a sports club

Turn teammates into lifelong friends through a shared love of fitness. These clubs welcome newbies and host regular events and competitions throughout the year:

Join a yoga and Pilates studio

At a yoga studio, you can bend, stretch and make new friends in a relaxed setting. Underwood’s Inna Essence offers a variety of breathwork, barre, yoga and Reformer classes in small groups where everyone is known by first name.

If you’re just looking for a chat

Join a general meet-up group, like the Yarrabilba Ladies Friendship Divas group, where members meet monthly for coffee and conversation. If you’re looking for mum friends, the Mums n’ Bubs Facebook group organises frequent playgroups and events.

The Men’s Shed also welcomes men of all ages to have a chat, enjoy a cup of coffee or tinker with tools in the workshop 7 days a week.

If you’re looking for a space safe, His Space hosts monthly gatherings for men that encourage connection, awareness, and empowerment.

Make connections while making a difference

Give back to the community while learning new skills and making new friends as a volunteer. Here are a few local organisations that are always in need of additional helping hands:

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