Community Centres

Our Centres

Our community centres located at Clarence Park, Fullarton, Goodwood and Unley are easily accessible and friendly, each offering a huge array of activities for individuals, families, children and young people, older persons and cultural groups. Each Centre has its own unique history and character, shaped in part by the demographics of its neighbouring residents and the identified needs and interests of their local community.

View our 2016 Annual Program for a full list of activities, events and programs. 

Clarence Park Community Centre

72-74 East Ave, Black Forest
Phone 8293 8166

Monday to Thursday 9am-3pm, Friday 9am-midday

At the Clarence Park Community Centre we get back to basics and care for children and our environment. We're powered by solar energy and rainwater and offer fresh, seasonal and organic food at our markets and food cooperatives. We dance to world music and awaken the mysteries within.

April School Holiday Program

All of our activities for the April break are listed on the all-in-one School Holidays Program page. 

Moving Madness
Wednesdays during school term, 9.30 – 11am
A gym, movement and music activities program for under 5 year olds.
Have fun with your child as they discover new skills in this exciting preschool program designed to develop your child’s physical and social skills.
Costs: $10 casual.
$60 per term or $80 per term for 2 children.
$50 per term – introduce a friend.
Please bring a piece of fruit!
Enquiries phone 8293 8166.
Vist the Environmental Market
1st Saturday of every month
10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Home-made/home-grown produce – recycled/second-hand goods and clothing
  • Country-style Café offering organic/fair trade coffee, tea, fresh homemade food
  • Food Co-op open for business - wholesome, nutritious food at low prices. Nuts, dried fruit, seeds, pulses, beverages, flour, grains, pasta, washing products, honey, free range eggs, oils, and more. Most foods locally and organically grown. Bring your own jars and bags for a discount.
  • Bike maintenance – by appointment
  • Urban Orchard, home grown fruit and vegetable exchange
Contemporary Dance…for Seniors
Fridays, 8 April – 24 June, 9.45 – 11am
Can’t resist tapping a foot or swaying your shoulders when a great tune comes on the radio? This dance class may be for you!
Using music from various genres including; jazz, classical, contemporary and popular music from the 1950-1970s, this modified dance class commences seated in chairs and progresses to standing, then travelling exercises. All standing exercises can be modified to be performed seated. No previous dance experience is required. 
Cost: $10, followed by morning tea by donation.
For further information, please contact dance teacher, Veronica Shum on 0402 235 592. 

Greek Island Cooking Classes
Wednesdays, 12noon - 2.30pm, 25 May and 21 September
In these demonstration cooking classes you’ll learn to make authentic and delicious dishes unique to Greek culture, followed by an enjoyable shared lunch.
Cost: $10 per person.
Phone 8293 8166 to book. Please note, due to popularity, payment is required at the time of booking.
St Peter’s Cathedral Tour
“Out and About” new program for Seniors.
Tuesday 14 June, 11.30am-2.45pm

Cost: $5 per person for the tour and payment for your coffee and cake.
Step inside this magnificent building and lose yourself in it’s beauty. Join an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide to learn about the Cathedral’s history and the religious symbolism of the building. Discuss the numerous beautiful artworks on display whilst enjoying the Cathedral’s awe-inspiring interior. Following the tour, delight your tastebuds with cake, coffee and conversation at a nearby café.
Numbers are strictly limited for this fun outing so please call 8293 8166 to book.
Adelaide Town Hall Tour
“Out and About” new program for Seniors.
Tuesday 30 August, 11.30am-2.45pm

Cost: Your coffee and cake
Discover fascinating facts about the architecture and history of the Adelaide Town Hall. Join a passionate and knowledgeable tour guide (Glenn Woodward) on a heritage and history based journey around one of Adelaide’s most stoic buildings. Discuss your discoveries with other members of the group over coffee and cake following the tour.
Numbers are strictly limited for this fun outing so please call 8293 8166 to book.


Fullarton Park Community Centre

411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton
Phone 8372 5180

Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm

At Fullarton Park Community Centre we draw, paint and play. We make music and sing songs and have fairies in our flower garden where children gather to hear stories. We also sew quilts over coffee and play cards with our friends. We salute the sun and have positive energy. Our exhibition space, Hughes Gallery, is a community gem.

School Holiday Program

We provide a range of recreational workshops for children aged 5-12 years during the April, July and October school holidays.
Program brochures are released prior to each holiday break (available via download, email, or collection from the centre).
Contact Reception on 8372 5180 if you would like to receive the program brochure via email.

Youth Drop In Support Service with Kiara

Tuesday 4-6pm, school terms only
Free service for youth aged 10-18 years who would benefit from informal and confidential help with any issues.
Run by a trainee psychologist in conjunction with a fully qualified and experienced psychologist.
Pizza night held monthly.
For further information phone 8372 5180.

Try the Food for Life Program

5 week course August 2016
Tuesdays 7-9pm
Food for Life Instructor, Heleen Roex-Haitjema, MD, will explore how a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, grains and legumes can enhance your health and support your wellness goals.

LEARN the latest nutrition information
ENJOY cooking demonstrations
TASTE healthy, delicious dishes
SHARE your experiences in a supportive group setting
9 August – Power of Your Plate
16 August – Let’s Go!
23 August – Getting In Gear
30 August – Breaking the Food Seduction
6 September – Keys for Natural Appetite Control
Course fee $125, Students $90
Bookings essential, phone Heleen Roex-Haitjema 0432 994 909.

Survival Guide for Parenting Teens

Tuesdays 6.30-8pm
May 17, 24, 31 and June 7 2016

A four week interactive course for parents. Learn effective strategies for parenting teenagers (aged 12-18 years). 
Course fee: $40 per person
Phone 8372 5180 to book as places limited.

Adult Art Classes with Sophie Dunlop

Saturdays 1.30 - 4pm, commencing May 7 for 9 weeks
Students will learn fundamental skills in drawing such as composition, proportion, tone, perspective and portraiture. We will work with a variety of media including charcoal, pen and ink, pencil and pastel. All materials will be supplied.
Course fee: $350 (all materials supplied) or $320 (BYO materials, list of materials supplied) Bookings essential: phone Sophie 0403 688 077
Visit Sophie Dunlop’s webpage to view examples of her works.

Teenage Art Classes with Sophie Dunlop

Saturdays 10am-12.30pm, commencing May 7 for 9 weeks
Students will learn fundamental skills in drawing such as composition, proportion, tone, perspective and portraiture. 
We will work with a variety of media including charcoal, pen and ink, pencil and pastel.
All materials will be supplied. 
Course fee: $350 (all materials supplied)
Bookings essential - phone Sophie 0403 688 077 
Visit Sophie Dunlop's webpage to view examples of her works

Goodwood Community Centre

32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood
Phone 8272 7148
Monday to Friday 9am-4pm

Together the Goodwood Library, Community Centre, school and local stores provide a hub that creates opportunities for our community to meet, socialise and connect. We're a vibrant community where diversity is embraced.

At Goodwood Community Centre we learn and grow together while sharing our skills, knowledge and experience. The Centre provides the following services:

  • Children's activities including Goodygym, Playgroup, Toy Library
  • Active programs for all ages and abilities
  • Greek and Filipino Home and Community Care program
  • Community information sessions
  • Venue hire including hall and meeting rooms
  • Community events

Goodwood Toy Library

Goodwood Toy Library offers a wide range of toys, games, puzzles, books, large equipment and DVDs for children of all ages and stages of development. 

Time: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm. Thursday 2.30-4.30pm.
Cost: $45 per financial year, $25 per school term, concession rates available.
More information: phone the Toy Library 8274 1983 or email
Location: Goodwood Toy Library is located in the Goodwood Library, 101 Goodwood Road.

This program is partly funded by the Department for Education and Child Development and the City of Unley.


Pre-School Party Hire

Having a birthday party for your pre-school child? The Toy Library has large equipment available to hire for parties including roller coaster, activity park gym, see-saw, basketball ring, ride-in vehicles etc. Both Toy Library and Pre-school Party hire are located in the Goodwood Library, 101 Goodwood Road.
Cost: from $10 per item (members)
More information: phone the Toy Library 8274 1983.

Building your Inner Resources

A FREE 10 week Peace Education Program running at our centre.
Saturdays, 3-4pm, from 2 April to 4 June
The course commenced last week but you can join at any time!
Building your Inner Resources presents ten media based workshops from the Peace Education Program (courtesy of The Prem Rawat Foundation). The workshops are based on themed excerpts of Prem Rawat’s talks and include music, reading material and time to reflect.
Cost: free
More information: phone Colin on 0409 615 924

Unley Community Centre

18 Arthur Street, Unley
Phone 8372 5128

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Join us at Unley Community Centre and celebrate the over fifties in a relaxed and friendly environment. Connect with your community, have a chat, share a laugh and enjoy a delicious home cooked meal. Expand your mind, enhance your memory and get involved in your local community.

Circuit Meal Service Menu

Meals are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, cooked fresh by our in-house Chef.  Vegetarian meals are available on request, please notify in advance.

Bookings required to secure a seat, visiting groups welcome, phone 8372 5128.

Serving hours
  • Morning Tea, 9.30 - 11am
  • Lunch, 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • Afternoon Tea, 1.30 - 3pm
  • Lunch, Soup $3, Main Course $5, Dessert $3
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea, Tea/Coffee $1, Biscuit 50c, Cake $2

Download our menu for meals being served from 14 March to 6 May.


Internet Security for Seniors

11am – 12pm, Monday 16 May
This workshop provides a Seniors Information Service overview and answers many of your internet security questions. Topics covered include:

  • What is a scam?
  • Different types of scams including Banking, Health and Medical, Investment, Money Transfer and more
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Tips
  • Reporting to Police
  • Resources
  • Q&A

Bookings essential phone 8372 5128.

Devonshire Morning Tea

10 - 11am, Tuesday 24 May
Celebrate Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea and contribute to the battle against cancer.
Gold coin donation.


Bookings essential phone 8372 5128

Board Games & More

Tuesdays 1-3pm
Looking for something to do on a Tuesday afternoon? Join us over at the Unley Community Centre for a fun and friendly game or two of scrabble, backgammon or ramekin. Or perhaps you are more interested in playing chess or billiards? Variety of games on offer. The Centre is currently looking for more people to join our games afternoon program running weekly. Enjoy tea/coffee and homemade biscuits and cakes as part of the break for afternoon tea. 
Free to attend. $3 for afternoon tea. 

Meet Me Monday

2nd and 4th Monday of each Month, 10am – 2pm
Free social support program for Unley residents with early stage Dementia or memory loss, and their Carers. Participants enjoy a fun and friendly day with a variety of activities including tasty lunches cooked onsite, movies, games, bus trips, exercise and art.
Meet Me Monday offers a great opportunity to relax while developing friendships and support networks within your local community.

Craft Corner

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
Free to attend, participants are required to cover the cost of their materials.
Bookings essential, phone 8372 5128.

Music Through the Decades

1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 1 – 2pm
Enjoy an hour of old time favourites with musician Mick O’Brien.
Listen or join in for a sing-a-long.
Cost: $2.00. Free for ‘Meet Me Monday’ members.
Phone 8372 5128 for more information.

Knit n’ Natter

Tuesdays 9.30 – 11.30am
Do you have a hidden skill of knitting or crocheting or maybe haven’t quite finished that scarf that you started? Join our friendly group and learn new skills. Enquiries phone 8372 5128.

Facilities for Hire

Many of the City of Unley's venues and facilities are available for hire and are suitable for weddings, functions, meetings and community events.

  • Hire Unley Town Hall

    181 Unley Road, Unley SA 5061

    Unley Town Hall seats up to 100 people and can accommodate 200 people if standing. It has a fully-equipped kitchen and is suitable for weddings, parties and corporate events.

    Facilities include:
    • 100 plastic chairs
    • 24 folding tables
    • 10 circular bar tables
    Full caterers kitchen includes:
    • Large fridges and freezer
    • Microwave
    • Deep fryers
    • Bain marie
    • Salamander
    • Dishwasher
    • Oven

    For further information, please phone 8372 5111.


  • Hire Clarence Park Community Centre

    72-74 East Ave, Black Forest SA 5035

    The Clarence Park Community Centre has a number of areas available with rooms catering for 40 to 150 people. It is suitable as a venue for community groups and private functions.

    The Clarence Park Community Centre is available for hire on a regular or casual basis. Inspections are welcome.

    Facilities include:

    • Two meeting rooms with conference facilities for 20-40 people
    • A main hall with stage, dance floor, sound system and kitchen for 150 people
    • A children's hall and garden (used as a licensed childcare centre) for informal playgroups and children's parties

    For further information, please phone 8293 8166.

  • Hire Fullarton Park Community Centre

    411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton SA 5063

    The Fullarton Park Community Centre has a range of rooms available for hire on a casual or regular basis anytime, including weekends. All rooms include tables, chairs, whiteboard, urn, fridge and TV unit. Capacity depends on intended room set up. 

    For further information, please phone 8372 5180.

  • Hire Goodwood Community Centre

    32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood SA 5034

    Goodwood Community Centre has a range of halls and rooms that have kitchen facilities and can accommodate up to 400 people. Inspections are welcome.

    Facilities include:

    • Stage
    • PA system and data projector
    • Foyer and reception area
    • Modern fully-equipped kitchen
    • Air conditioning (evaporative) and gas heating
    • Trestles and chairs
    • Indoor sporting arena with sprung wooden floors (activity hall) with male and female changing rooms
    • Children's toilets & nappy changing area off Banquet Hall Ample off-street parking
    • Grassed areas and enclosed playground with pre-school equipment available for children's parties

    For further information, please phone 8272 7148.

  • Hire Unley Community Centre

    18 Arthur Street, Unley SA 5061

    Unley Community Centre has a large main hall with a stage, commercial kitchen and dining room. It can accommodate between 50 and 150 people and is available for private functions, charitable organisations and community groups. Inspections are welcome.

    The RSL Hall, 29 Arthur Street, can also be hired through the Centre.

    Facilities include:

    • Commercial kitchen with large walk in cool room, microwave oven, large electric urn, teapots, crockery and cutlery
    • PA system
    • Chairs and tables
    • Wheelchair friendly

    The Unley Community Centre is available for hire:

    • Monday to Friday, 5-11pm
    • Saturday to Sunday, 5pm-midnight

    For further information, please phone 8372 5128.