Community Centres

Community Centres Annual Program

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

Holiday Closure Dates: please note, the Clarence Park Community Centre we be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen Tuesday 29 January 2019.

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.

To hire a room for a function, event or meeting, visit our Facilities for Hire page.
 
  • All Centres Annual Program
    Discover lots of great programs and activities at your local community centres.
     
  • 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.

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

  • Clarence Park Community Centre Occasional Childcare | Tuesday – Friday

    8.30am - 1pm
     
    Are you looking for childcare that is occasional or regular but not full time? Our sessional childcare is for children from two years to five years of age. In a community setting, our licensed childcare and large garden are purpose built. Children bring along fruit for a shared morning tea and their own lunch. Visits welcome. Bookings essential.
     
    Cost: $32 per session (concession discounts available).
     
    For more information contact Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166.

  • Crafternoons | Wednesdays

    1 - 3pm
     
    Have you been bitten by the craft bug? Come for a chat, a laugh and share ideas, experiences and learn new skills while you work on your individual craft project. Enjoy the companionship in a creative environment. It’s fun and informal. New members are always welcome.
     
    Cost: $2.50
     
    For more information contact Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166.

  • Moving Madness | Wednesdays

    School Terms 9.30 - 11am
     
    Come along and have fun with your child. Share their discovery of new skills and experiences in this exciting preschool program. Develop your child’s physical and social skills with music and movement activities and challenging gym equipment.
     
    Cost: $12 casual or $70 per term/1 child or $90 per term/2 children.
     
    First session is FREE!

    For more information contact Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166.

  • Community Choir | Tuesdays

    5.30 - 6.30pm
     
    Stephania is an experience singing teacher, teaching all ages and all styles using proper techniques.
     
    Contact Stephania on 0412 344 269 or email stephania.gates@hotmail.com if you are interested in joining the choir.

  • Kindermusik by Mini Music Makers | Mondays – Thursdays

    Various session times
     
    Sing, dance, move, play and learn. Early music education and fun for newborns to 7 year olds.

    Fostering language, listening, problem solving skills and creativity. Small friendly classes.
     
    Cost: $18 per class or $140 per 9 week term.
     
    For more information visit the Mini Music Makers website, phone Cathy on 0421 276 970 or email cathy@minimusicmakers.com.au.

  • Playgroup | Mondays

    School terms, 10am - 12noon
     
    Held in our Childcare area with a Playgroup leader, this is a chance for caregivers and children to have fun together and to meet other from the local community. Well equipped play area with excellent resources, including a garden playground. New families always welcome.
     
    Cost: $5 per family per session plus Playgroup SA membership.
     
    For more information contact Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166.

  • The Shed (workshop) | Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

    9am - 12noon
     
    Share your talent, learn new skills or revisit and hone your old skills. Make friends in this safe and friendly environment. Perfect for the over 50s (men and women) who would like to contribute to this much needed service. 

    Using new and recycled timbers, come and make new items, up-cycle old items, create brand new wooden toys or repair well loved ones. This Shed is well utilised by early childhood organisations such as kindergartens or childcare centres to repair or create new toys for their children. 
     
    Morning tea included. Join this community workshop and new members are always welcome. (Member of The Men’s Shed Association).
     
    For more information phone Sharon at the Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166 or email theshed@clarencepark.org.au

  • The Shed Shop Sales | Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

    9am - 12noon
     
    All items are hand crafted by participants of the Clarence Park Community Centre Shed. The makers work from a community workshop where they sell original and refurbished wooden items and toys.
     
    All of the items are lovingly and intricately made using recycled timber.
     
    All profits made go towards the ongoing running of the Shed program.
     
    For more information phone Sharon, Shed Coordinator, on 8293 8166 or email theshed@clarencepark.org.au

  • Strength for Life | Mondays & Thursdays

    Mondays
    1st class | 9.15-10.15am
    2nd class | 10.15-11.15am
    3rd class | 11.30am-12.30pm

    Thursdays
    1st class | 9-10am
    2nd class | 1.15-2.15pm
     
    In partnership with the Council of the Ageing (COTA), Strength for Life (SFL) promotes health and wellbeing in the over 50s through progressive strength training.  It improves balance, increases muscle strength and reduces the risk of falls. SFL improves the condition in people who are affected by diabetes, high blood pressure and osteoporosis.
     
    Participants receive a tailored exercise program designed to improve and increase muscle strength and endurance and improve balance and cardio. SFL is one of South Australia’s most successful preventative health programs for the over 50s.
     
    Cost: One off personal assessment fee of $30 then $7 per session/class.
     
    For more information phone the Clarence Park Community Centre on 8293 8166.

  • Clarence Park Food Co-op | Saturdays & School Terms Mondays – Wednesdays

    10.30am - 12.30pm

    Volunteers run the food co-operative. For a low cost, the Co-op sells nuts, dried fruit, grains, legumes, seeds, honey and more. Preference given to organically grown produce.
     
    Cost: $1 for life membership.
     
    For more information phone Ashley on 8297 6249.

  • Sharon Moss Ukulele Lessons | Fridays

    Stage 1 start dates | 8 February & 26 July
    Stage 2 start dates | 3 May & 18 October
     
    Learn how to master ukulele in just 8 weeks! Learn to play essential chords and basic strums on the uke in these easy to follow ukulele programs. For the raw beginner, Stage 1 and then into Stage 2 as an accomplished beginner.
     
    Cost: Once off instructor fee of $40 and $2 gold coin weekly fee.
     
    BYO ukulele. Bookings essential. 
     
    Contact Sharon on 0426 207 742 to book and to ensure you have the right uke (not a toy!) or email jumpinfleamusic@gmail.com

Fullarton Park Community Centre

411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton
Phone 8372 5180

Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm

Holiday Closure Dates: please note, the Fullarton Park Community Centre we be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen Monday 21 January 2019.

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.

To hire a room for a function, event or meeting, visit our Facilities for Hire page.
  • All Centres Annual Program
    Discover lots of great programs and activities at your local community centres.
     
  • 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.

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

  • Kids Art Classes | Wednesdays and Saturdays during school term
    Wednesdays (school terms only)
    4 - 5.30pm

    Saturdays
    (school terms only)
    10 - 11.30am
     
    Suitable for ages 5-12 years. These classes provide an enjoyable way to learn and play creatively with a wide range of art and craft activities. All art and craft materials supplied. Children should wear smock or suitable painting clothes.
     
    Cost $189 per 9 week term per child, family concession applies.
     
    Contact the Centre on 8372 5180 for registration and enquiries, or email ngp238@bigpond.com.
  • Fullarton Market | 4th Saturday of the month

    4th Saturday of the month

    9am-1pm

    A community-focussed market where visitors can mingle with local producers, sample multicultural foods, browse in the large selection of plants and crafts and enjoy a delicious coffee and treat with friends.

    Market located in grounds of Fullarton Park Community Centre.

    For more information visit the Fullarton Market website or phone Jason on 0408 682 826.

    Market Dates 2019

    January 26
    February 23
    March 23
    April 27
    May 25
    June 22
    July 27
    August 24
    September 28
    October 26
    November 23
    December 21

  • English Language Classes | Tuesdays and Fridays
    Tuesdays and Fridays 10am-12noon (school terms only)

    Is English your second language? Need help learning to read, speak and write in English? These friendly classes may give you greater confidence in speaking English, learning about Australian culture and making new friends.

    Cost $4 per session; $20 for a 10 class card; $35 for a 20 class card.

    For more information phone 8372 5180.
     
  • Friday Social Group | Fridays
    Fridays 10am-3pm

    Weekly get together to play games, cards and paint.

    New members welcome to our very friendly group.

    Cost $3.

    For more information phone the Centre on 8372 5180.
     

Unley Community Centre

18 Arthur Street, Unley
Phone 8372 5128

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

Holiday Closure Dates: please note, the Unley Community Centre we be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen Monday 14 January 2019.

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.

To hire a room for a function, event or meeting, visit our Facilities for Hire page.
  • All Centres Annual Program
    Discover lots of great programs and activities at your local community centres.
     
  • 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 are required to secure a seat, phone 8372 5128. Visiting groups are welcome.
  • Meet Me Monday | 2nd & 4th Monday of each Month

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

    Meet Me Monday is a social support group for people who have dementia or memory loss and their carers. 

    Meet Me Monday is a great opportunity to develop friendships and support networks within your local community while participating in a relaxed day of activities, enjoying lunch together and occasional bus outings. 

    For further information please contact Denise Menzies, program coordinator on 8372 5144.

    This program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Strength for Life Class | Wednesdays & Thursdays

    Wednesdays 2 – 3pm
    Thursdays 2– 3pm

    The Strength for Life (SFL) 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.

    $7.00 per lesson. A fitness Assessment fee of $30 applies to all new SFL clients before commencing.

    Phone 8372 5128 for bookings and more information.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Play Bolivia | Fridays

    Fridays, 12.30 – 4pm
     
    Do you want to learn something new and get your brain active? Do you want to make new friends?
     
    Come along on Fridays and play the card game of Bolivia, a three-deck variation of Canasta or Samba.
     
    More information phone 8372 5128.
     

  • Stretch and Flex | Fridays

    Fridays 9.45 - 10.45am
     
    Offered by popular over 50s exercise instructor, Venton Cook, Stretch and Flex introduces participants to the enjoyment and health benefits of learning to stretch properly.
     
    By incorporating the movement elements of Yoga and Pilates, the program combines introductory exercises with a sustainable exercise routine designed to increase your muscle strength and flexibility and wellbeing.
     
    No prior knowledge or experience in Yoga or Pilates is required to join the program, so come along and give it a go.
     
    Cost $7.00 per person, your first session free.

    Bookings essential, phone 8372 5128 or see our office staff.

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

Holiday Closure: please note the Goowood Community Centre will be closed from Saturday 22 December 2018 to Sunday 13 January 2019.
  • 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.