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.
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Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc. - A Welcoming Place to Engage and Grow.
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:
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!
Feeling stressed ??? need to talk ???? Chat’n'Chill
Would you like to have a FREE confidential chat to one of our qualified Social Workers?
Appointments Monday afternoons or other days by appointment
Talk to our friendly admin staff to make an appointment or ring the Centre on 8270 5377
‘Take Charge of Pain’ course - presented by Arthritis, South Australia
This course runs over 2 days x 2.5 hour interactive workshops and is facilitated by qualified Arthritis SSA educators
- learn more bout causes and treatments for arthritis pain
- understand how physical and emotional wellbeing affects your pan
- gain practical skills for exercising, nutrition, relaxation, pacing yourself and sleeping well
- set goals and identify strategies to reduce the impact of pain on your life
Part 1 - Monday 24 November, 2014
Part 2 - Monday 1 December, 2014
Time : 1.30pm – 4.00pm
FREE Bookings essential at Reception or phone the Centre on 8270 5377
Supported by City of Onkaparinga
Tuesday Community Lunch
9 December 2014 Join us from 11.30am
$6.00 per person
Lunch served at midday
Hot meal and great company, bring a friend, meet other local residents ALL welcome
to assist us with catering please phone 8270 5377 to make your booking
Community Transport may be available – call the City of Onkaparinga Council 8384 0750
Alternate Mondays :
Term 4 : 20/10, 3/11, 17/11 & 1/12
Time : 7 – 8.30pm
Meeting fortnightly during school term
Cost : $5.00 per evening
Meet with local writiers to share ideas and stories. Learn processes to assist with writing and critiquing.
Volunteer leader and keen local writer Kelly Hibbert whose focus and speciality is children’s literature.
All writers welcome, contact the Centre to join this group
Singing for Fun - come and join us
When : every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month
Cost : $3.00 per session
Contact the Centre on 8270 5377 to enrol
Yoga with Beth - meets during school term
Time : 7 – 8.30pm
It’s ME TIME!
Relax on your mat to centre, ground and let go of your busy day
Work at your own level. your body will tell you this
Yoga is best done on a regular basis
Each class starts with Breath and Back care work
Tune into your uniqueness with body/mind awareness.
Breathe through the postures and kriays
Every class having an element of Meditation and Relaxation
Contact : Beth 8370 5446 or 0421 116 152
“Heartmoves” also known as “Gentle Moves” - Mondays & Thursdays
This is a gentle, physical weekly activity program
Times : Monday 12.30 – 1.15pm
Thursdays 12.30 – 1.15pm
Suitable for anyone who hasn’t exercised for a while
Safe for people with stable long term health conditions - increase physical activity, maintain a healthy lifestyle, assist with lowering blood pressure and improve cholesterol control, manage weight, prevent falls and injuries from falls.
Sessions include : warm up, cool down and stretching, Aerobic and resistance training,.
Further enquires and to book, please ring Kay 0409 677 405
Active @ Aberfoyle Social Group - vacancies
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 Cost : $6.00 as of Term 3
Dates : Term 4 - October 15, November 19, December 10
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 – vacancies
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.
Physiofemme - Pilates Back & Neck Class - Please ring Chandlers Hill Physiotherapy to days and dates
Reduce pain and stiffness, develop core stability.
Suitable for all adults, ideal for pregnancy and new mums
Mondays / Thursday : 6.30 – 8.15pm - 2 sessions
Maximum of 10 participants
Run by Chandlers Hill Physiotherapy
Private Health Fund Rebates apply : Bookings essential Phone 8387 7047
Family Carer Program - Alzheimer’s Australia SA
A FREE program for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.
Topics discussed in the workshop include :
- understanding dementia
- responding to changes in behaviour
- effective communication
- the caring role
- planning for the future and legal issues
- services and support available to you
When : Contact National Dementia Helpline : 1800 100 500
Where : at the Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc
Registration is essential as numbers are limited. for further information or to register your attendance please contact - NATIONAL DEMENTIA HELPLINE : 1800 100 500
IMMUNISATION - At the Centre - every Thursday during school term only, 2 – 6pm
No appointment necessary
NO cash payments.
Payment - you can pre-pay at the Council Office (Hub) and bring your receipt or Immunisation will invoice you.
Immunisation Accredited Registered Nurses are available at all clinics for advice on immunisation and administration of vaccines and other fee for service programs.
For further information contact Council’s Immunisation Services Department 8384 0666
The Centre has a Hall/rooms 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 – Fridays : 9am – 4.00pm.
We look forward to seeing you here soon.