Strathyre Activity Centre


There is no formal referral system, and we welcome anyone along provided they meet all of the following criteria:

1. People with enduring Mental Health Problems
2. Are aged between 18 and 65 and
3. Reside in South Ayrshire

Strathyre activity centre is open 365 days per year.



Strathyre activity centre provides conversation, company, reasonably priced lunches, arts, crafts, recreational and social activities, information on a wide variety of activities and organisations.

Current Activities 2017 include-


  • C.A.N. cook: – Cheap and Nutritious cooking skills
  • Photography group – Theme Fishing ports and Harbours
  • Guitar group: – There are two separate groups meeting on a Monday and a Friday (beginners and jamming session) at 11am
  • Art group: – The group meets on a Wednesday at 11am.
  • Creative Writing: – The group meets on a Tuesday afternoon at 3pm.
  • Swimming: – The group meet Wednesdays at 12noon.
  • Rambling: – The group usually meet once per month.
  • Gardening: – The group focuses on two locations, the garden and our allotment.
  • Badminton: – This activity currently meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays using the local games hall.
  • Pool and Snooker group (peer led).
  • Scrabble Group:- Meets at Carnegie Library Fridays 2.00pm-4.00pm
  • We also have Karaoke’s, Discos, ten pin bowling evenings and open mike nights, we are always willing to try out different activities and have a saying “there is nothing we cannot do we just have to find a way to do it”

There is also a holiday group that plan an annual holiday and camping trip each year, destinations to date- York, Scarborough, Liverpool, Chester, Loch Ken and Llandudno (2016)


There is a high speed Internet cafe, WI-FI available as well as our pool table.

 We also provide laundry and bathing facilities.


Current groups/activities on offer include art and craft, creative writing, guitar tuition and  swimming.