>Aberfoyle Community Centre

The Aberfoyle Community Centre Incorporated is all about meeting the needs of residents, local groups and community members.

The Centre is a central meeting place for community activities for local residents.

Newsletter Terms 1 & 2, 2016  [Download Section] printable.

Take a video Tour of our Centre (6.5MB) [view]   Vision Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc. – A Welcoming Place to Engage and Grow.   Mission The Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc responds to individual and community needs by facilitating a diverse and accessible range of social, leisure, recreational and educational activities that develop personal growth, encourage well-being and a sense of identity.   Aims & Objectives We endeavour to:

  • Plan and implement quality and affordable programs in response to community needs.
  • Provide a welcoming environment that fosters participation and community spirit.
  • Encourage, acknowledge, support and train volunteers within the Centre.
  • Develop working partnerships, network with other agencies and professional bodies to continue to create positive pathways for local residents.

Several local groups meet at the Centre. They provide a wide range of activities for residents. From arts and craft to computing or general interest to adult education. Group activities are listed on the Centre Calendar page.   Groups can even have their own page on this site to explain what they have to offer to the community. Readers can view the groups page here. To see computing courses being run at the Centre, see schedule here.   For activities and courses not listed in the calendar or groups try our activities page here.   The Centre is a vibrant, living and evolving part of the local community and continues to aim to meet the needs of the residents.

Come in for a visit today!

Advance Care Directives – New South Australian Advance Care Directive


When  :  Monday 16 May 2016

Time  :  1 – 3pm

No charge  –  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL, please ring the Centre 8270 5377

This presentation focuses on the new South Australian Advance Care Directive. the presentation will be interactive with Dr Sandra L Bradley, providing the new SA Advance Care Directive form for all people attending this community event and answering questions from the audience about the document. She will discuss what she has learned from the community and her research in relation to the use of this form while learning from audience members their perspectives and experiences in this area.


Who will benefit :  Members of the general community interested in advance care directives, families, friends, healthcare professionals, volunteers, carers, Justices of the Peace, lawyers and anyone else associated with assisting other to complete advance care directives.




Youth Cooking Connection


Interactive cooking classes, improve your skills in planning, preparing and cooking nutritious healthy food.

4 Workshops – limited numbers

10 May, 24 May,  7 June  &  21 June, 2016

Time :  4 – 6pm

NO cost to attend

Ages 6 – 10 years




Active Bodies


Time : 5.45 – 6.30pm

High-intensity interval training (MIIT)

  • have fun and meet new friends
  • burn calories and fat
  • boost metabolism
  • improve cardiovascular fitness
  • build lean muscle
  • suitable for all age groups and fitness levels

Only 15 spots available, call Alli now to reserve your place   0414 785 704



Professional and friendly counselling services now available at the Aberfoyle Community Centre

  • Relationship Counselling
  • Before “I Do”
  • Family Bliss
  • Family Mediation
  • Personal development


Contact : Ian Richards (MA BA)

www.fpam.com.au    or ring  08 8270 5260


Family fun day  –  Saturday 21 May 2016


10am – 2.00pm at the Aberfoyle Community Centre  FREE

Join us for hours of fun in our “recycled junk-yard” style nature playground in the Centre’s car-park.

Imaginative and interactive learning through play for families with a love of the outdoors.

Enjoy performances, face painting, competitions, activities and food.

Contact the Centre for further details.



Lunch Box Ideas  –  Taking expressions of interest ONLY

Food Preparation Classes For Mums, Dads and carers.

3 x 2 hour workshops

This course is designed to help families learn how to prepare quick, healthy and nutritional lunch boxes / snacks that everyone will enjoy.


Cooking with Kids  – taking expressions of interest  ONLY

For Mums, Dad and carers.   This course is designed for parents with kids aged 3 – 5 years of age, to cook together, create simple, healthy and nutritious food to share with the whole family. There will be a focus on the kids to be as hands on as possible so they can learn the skills to help in the kitchen and develop a healthy relationship with food.



 JP at the Community Centre


We offer a JP at the Centre  –  every Tuesday during school term from 11.30am – 12 noon by appointment only


Thursdays 1 – 2pm by appointment

Book at Reception or ring 8270 5377



Aberfoyle Community Centre and BankSA have joined together in an Alliance to raise funds for the Centre to purchase equipment When you take out a New Home Loan or move your Existing Home Loan to BankSA, mention the Community Centre and BankSA will give an agreed % of the settled loan amount as a commission to help fundraise for the Centre. Visit your local branch in the Hub Shopping Centre  or  Phone (08) 8370 5145  or  Email : knuckeyv@banksa.com.au


Tuesday Community Lunch   (Tasty Tuesday)

Terms 1 & 2

Dates :  16 Feb, 15 Mar, 19 April, 17 May, 14 June

Join us from 11.30am   $7.00 per person

Lunch served at midday. Hot meal and great company, bring a friend, meet other local residents  ALL welcome. To secure your place please pay at the time of making your booking.  Community Transport may be available – call the City of Onkaparinga Council 8384 0750


Mindful Meditation  with Elizabeth James

Weekly on Tuesdays   :  7.30 – 9.00pm

Cost :  $12/session payable in advance : $60 for 5 weeks;  $15 / pay as you go. Concessions available.

Rebalance Mind Body and Soul as you are gently guided on a meditation journey. Enter a state of deep peace and calmness. No prior experience needed. Sessions include body relaxation techniques, simple breathing exercises, colour and crystal visualisations and chakra realignment. Bookings essential. Contact  :  Elizabeth –  0474 197 707    or    go to facebook.com/lotusstartherapies or www.lotusstar.com.au


Writers Hub

Monthly   – Mondays

Terms 1 & 2    :    8 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 Apr, 9 May, 6 June & 4 July 2016

Time :   7 – 8.30pm

Cost :    $6.00 per evening. Meeting monthly during school term.  Meet with a growing group of keen local writers and authors to share ideas and writing. Learn skills that assist with writing development and effective critiquing. Keep up-to-date with current trends in literature, publishing  opportunities and competitions. Whether you are just beginning your writing journey or well on your way, the group welcomes writers of any genre.   Contact the Centre to join this group.     Phone  :  8270 5377


Singing for Fun  –  come and join us

When : every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month

Dates Terms 1 & 2 :  14 & 28 Jan, 11 & 25 Feb, 10 & 24 Mar, 14 & 28 Apr, 12 & 26 May, 9 & 23 June  

Cost  :  $5.00 per session Contact the Centre on 8270 5377 to enrol


Active @ Aberfoyle Social Group  –  waiting list at present   This social group meets every 2nd Friday of the month for outings and friendship. Please contact the Centre if you would like to join. Cost :   depending upon the activity


Men’s Breakfast  –  waiting list for new members – contact the Centre

When : Third Wednesday of each month

Time : 8.00 – 10.00am


Term 1 & 2 dates : 17 Feb, 16 March, 20 April, 18 May, 15 June 2016

Men’s Breakfast offers an opportunity to socialise and connect with other men. Includes guest speakers and trips to places of interest.


Aberfoyle Explorers”  –  Social Group   –  waiting list at present

This group meets on the 1st Friday of the month. A social group which enjoys outings and friendship. ALL welcome. Please ring the Centre on 8270 5377 to register your interest.


Wednesday Wanderers Social group  – 4th Wednesday each month

Outings using private cars and public transport will be arranged as well as an occasional activity day at the Centre. Some possible outings could be – Parliament House, Adelaide Oval, Botanic Gardens, SA Film Corporation.

Lunch at a nearby, economical eatery will follow

All meals, activities and travel costs are to be on a user pays basis

Annual subscription fee of $10 to cover postage, photo-copying etc.

All enquiries please ring the Centre  8270 5377



Yoga  –  Energize and Balance

A beautiful class that is nourishing for heart, body, mind and soul. The practice is gentle yet dynamic and helps promote flexibility, strength, inner balance, energy and holistic wellbeing. Includes breath awareness, asana, flow movements, meditation, energy balancing and relaxation. A general class suitable for beginners and all abilities. Comfortable ambient environment.

Contact Gaynor  :  0413 348 187  or facebook.com/yogaandenergymovers    




Immunisation    @ Hub Library , Aberfoyle Park

For further information contact Council’s Immunisation Services Department 8384 0666

The Centre has a Hall/rooms, kitchen, playground available for hire for private parties, corporate functions, educational seminars and regular activities. Any questions regarding hiring of a venue can be answered by Anne.

Please phone to make an appointment with her 8270 5377.

Mondays –  Wednesdays & Fridays :  9am – 4.00pm.


We look forward to seeing you here soon.

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Phone: 8270 5377
Parent Body:
City of Onkaparinga

Hub Library - Onkaparinga Library Service

Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park,
SA 5159 Australia

Hub Library: 08 8384 0100
Hub Library: 08 8384 0111


Hub Library Details:

Mon, Tues, Fri 9.30am - 6pm,
Wed, Thurs 9.30am - 8pm,
Sat 10am - 3pm,
Sun 2pm - 5pm,
after hours returns chute available

Wheelchair access, Disability toilets, Disability parking

Venue hire
Community room available during opening hours - 35 chairs, 5 large tables, tea making facilities, air conditioned, carpet, whiteboard