Community Centres

Our Centres

Our community centres located at Clarence Park, Fullarton 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.

Clarence Park Community Centre

72-74 East Ave, Black Forest
Phone 8293 8166
Monday to Thursday 9am-3pm, Friday 9am-midday

Change to Office Hours during Festive Season

The Clarence Park Community Centre Office will be closed from 12noon Friday 22 December and reopen Monday 29 January 2018. Please note individual program recommencement dates vary, and participants should consult their instructor prior to closure.

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.

 

  • School Holiday Programs

    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 and will be available from this webpage or for collection from the centre.

    Contact Reception on 8293 8166 if you would like to receive the program brochure via email.

  • Chi Kung/Wuchu DIY Facial Detox | Wednesdays

    Wednesdays 11.30am - 12.30pm

    A holistic and natural way to look and feel years younger using an ancient traditional Chinese art.

    Improve your posture, learn to deep breath and perform your own facial detox! Comfortable clothing and flat closed in shoes required.

    Cost – Gold coin.

    For more information phone 8293 8166.

  • Clarence Park Food Co-op

    The food co-op is run by volunteers and produce is sold at low cost. Produce includes nuts, dried fruit, grains, legumes, honey, free-range eggs and more. Preference is given to organically grown produce. A lifetime membership fee is $1.

    72-74 East Avenue
    Cnr East Avenue & Canterbury Terrace
    Black Forest SA 5035
    Phone 8297 6249

    Operates 10.30am-12.30pm, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (during school terms), and every Saturday.
  • English Conversation Group

    For those who have basic English and want to practice and improve their English conversation skills.
     
    Please note the change of times:
    Mondays 1 - 3pm (for women only) and
    Thursdays 6.30 - 8.30pm
     
    Free of charge. Enquiries phone 8293 8166. 

  • Body Awareness 50+ | Fridays

    Fridays, 9-10am

    New program to Clarence Park Community Centre.

    Tai Chi and Chi-Kung are gentle exercises to improve your health and well-being.
    These Chinese energy exercises are for relaxation and vitality to be healthy, mindful and active.

    Let’s promote good practices that promote healthy ageing!

    Cost- gold coin. Contact the Centre on 8293 8166 for more information.

  • Moving Madness | Wednesdays during school term

    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.

    Cost:
    $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.
  • Environmental Market | 1st Saturday of every month

    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
  • THE MENS SHED (T.O.Y.S.) | Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am–12noon
     
    THE MENS SHED (T.O.Y.S.)
    (Together Offering Your Skills)
     
    Volunteers repair and maintain wooden toys, puzzles and other equipment for early childhood organisations such as playgroups and kindergartens as well as making items on request.

    New participants are welcome to join this active friendly group. Morning tea included. No skills necessary. If you wish to have items repaired or made please contact us.
     
    For more information phone Sharon on 8293 8166 or email theshed@clarencepark.org.au

Fullarton Park Community Centre

411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton
Phone 8372 5180

Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm

Change to Office Hours during Festive Season

The Fullarton Park Community Centre Office will be closed from 12noon on Friday 22 December and reopen Monday 22 January 2018. Please note individual program recommencement dates vary, and participants should consult their instructor prior to closure.

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 Programs

    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 and will be available from this webpage or for collection from the centre.

    Contact Reception on 8372 5180 if you would like to receive the program brochure via email.

  • Fullarton Market | Dates for 2018 to be announced

    Saturdays | Dates for 2018 to be announced

    9am-1pm

    Delightful open-air market full of delicious food and exciting products.

    Corner Fullarton Road and Fisher Street, Fullarton (in grounds of Fullarton Park Community Centre). Vistit the Fullarton Market website for more details.

Goodwood Community Centre

32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood
Phone 8272 7148

Monday to Friday 9am-3pm

Goodwood Community Centre is managed by Goodwood Community Services Inc. 
For details of events and activities:
• Visit the Goodwood Community Services Inc. website
• Phone 8272 7148
• Email bookings@gwcs.org.au
  • Goodwood Toy Library
    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 gcs.toylib@goodwoodcommunityservices.com.au
    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.

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

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

    Serving hours
    • Morning Tea 9.30 - 10.30am
    • Lunch 11.30am - 12.30pm
    • Afternoon Tea 1.30 - 2.30pm

    Prices
    • Lunch, Soup $3, Main Course $5, Dessert $3
    • Morning or Afternoon Tea, tea/coffee $1, biscuits from 50c, cake $2
  • Tai Chi | Thursdays

    Thursdays

    10am – Intermediate Class
    11am –  Advanced Class
    12.30pm – Beginners Class


    Learn the art of Tai Chi and Qigong. Graceful forms of exercise involving a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.

    Cost $7 per lesson. For more information phone 8372 5128.

  • Board Games & More | Tuesdays

    Tuesdays 1-3pm

    Are you looking for something to do on a Tuesday afternoon? We are currently looking for more people to join our weekly games program.  

    Join us for a fun and friendly game or two of scrabble, backgammon, billiards or chess.

    Enjoy tea/coffee and homemade biscuits and cakes as part of the break for afternoon tea. 

    Free to attend. $3 for afternoon tea. 

  • Craft Corner | 3rd Tuesday of each month

    Wooden Bead Necklace

    Tuesday 20 February, 12.30 – 3.30pm

    Paint some plain wooden beads and transform them into a beautiful necklace.
    Wear it proudly because you made it yourself.

    Cost $5.00 – including afternoon tea
    Bookings essential as places are limited, phone 8372 5128.

  • Indoor Bias Bowls | Fridays

    Fridays 1 – 2.30pm

    Enjoy a friendly non-competitive game of indoor bias bowls. Meet new people in a friendly atmosphere!
    For more information phone 8372 5128.

  • Knit & Natter | Tuesdays

    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.

  • Fitness with Doug | Wednesdays
    Wednesdays 11am - 12 noon

    Come and join our friendly group who have fun while getting fit. 

    Exercises designed to increase your flexibility, balance, strength and coordination.

    The class starts off with some warm up activities, followed by more challenging cardio including team games, strength exercises using light hand weights, and finishing with some pilates and stretching.

    Work at your own pace but with plenty of support from the group.
     
    Cost $7.00 per class
     
    For more information phone 8372 5128.
  • Let’s Dance | Wednesdays

    Do you enjoy dancing, join our friendly social group?
     
    Wednesdays 10am – 12.30pm; Unley RSL hall 29 Arthur St Unley
     
    Cost: $4.00 p/p
     
    More information phone the Centre on 8372 5128

  • Meet Me Monday | 2nd & 4th Monday of each Month

    2nd and 4th Monday of each Month, 10am – 2pm

    Free social support program for residents with early stages of Dementia or memory loss, and their Carers. 

    The program is open to residents of the City of Unley, City of Tea Tree Gully, City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters, Town of Walkerville, Campbelltown City Council, City of Burnside and City of Prospect.

    Participants enjoy a fun and friendly day with a variety of activities including tasty lunches cooked onsite, games, bus trips, guest speakers, exercise and art.

    Meet Me Monday offers a great opportunity to relax while developing friendships and support networks within your local community.

    Enquires contact Program Coordinator Stella Oppes on 8372 5128. Registration is via My Aged Care.

  • New Strength for Life Class | Mondays

    Mondays 8.30 – 9.30am

    $7.00 per lesson. The Strength for Life Program offers quality strength training programs to people over the age of 50. 
    Participants receive a tailored exercise program designed to increase muscle strength and improve balance. Classes are also a great way to  have fun and meet new people at the same time.  Phone 8372 5128 for more information.

  • Unley Explorers Walking Group | Tuesdays

    Tuesdays - 8.30am

    Enjoy a leisurely, social walk through the streets of Unley with likeminded locals. We welcome people, pets, prams, walkers, gophers and wheelchairs. Leaving at 8.30am sharp every Tuesday from the Unley Community Centre 18 Arthur St Unley

    Free, please phone 8372 5128 to register your interest.

  • Health and Wellbeing Workshop | Monday 19 February
    The Aged Care Puzzle

    Hear from five professionals whose business it is to help people to find a home that best suits them, attend to the paperwork, the legal aspects, downsizing and making it all seem much easier.

    Presented by Gail Ruth Miller, Author

    Monday 19 February, 1 – 2pm – light afternoon tea provided at the conclusion of the workshop.
    Bookings essential, phone 8372 5128.​
  • Unley Community Centre presents ‘String Fever’ | Friday 23 February
    Back by popular demand, enjoy an entertaining afternoon with String Fever.
    This award winning duo combine classical music, comedy and a love of entertaining to bring you a performance of pure enjoyment not to be missed.

    Friday 23 February, 1.30 – 3pm
    Cost $5.00 (includes afternoon tea)

    This is a seated ticket event. Tickets available from Unley Community Centre reception.
    For further information phone 8372 5128.​