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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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:
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!
Please note : there are vacancies in each playgroup or the opportunity for you and your friends to start up your own playgroup
Please ring the Centre on 8270 5377 if you would like further information regarding playgroup times and vacancies. The Centre has a well equipped Crèche room and playground, with lots of indoor and outdoor toys and equipment.
Date : 25 June 2016
Time : 6.30pm for 7m start
Cost : $14
- BYO drinks and nibbles
- tables of 8, fill your own table or join others for a great night
- don’t forget gold coins for games throughout the night
- silent auction
- great prizes
- free tea and coffee
please purchase your tickets at the Centre prior to the night
Being a Woman
The Art of Card Making
Let’s make a special greeting card. Our wonderful CWA tutors will once again teach us some fabulous crafty tricks
You will take a card home with you
Date : Friday 17 June 2016
Time : 11.45am – 1.45pm
Cost : $7.00
Payment in advance to ensure your spot
Crèche available – gold coin donation, bookings are essential
Kids in the Kitchen
Thursday July 21st 2016
Come and join in the fun these school holidays with Chef Anita.
Hands on culinary adventure that will have your kids confident in the kitchen. The children will learn food handling and preparing, kitchen safety, recipe reading and motor skills such as chopping and measuring, all whilst cooking something delicious to eat and share.
We will be offering 2 hour sessions in the following age groups –
- ages 3 – 5 years accompanied by an adult at all times : 10am – 12 noon
- ages 6 – 10 : 1 – 3pm
- ages 11 – 16 : 4 – 6pm
Please book early to avoid disappointment
Cost : $20.00 which must be paid at time of booking, cash or cheque only.
2 Computing Workshops – $6.00 per session, paid in advance
Basic Computing : Wednesday 3rd August 2016, 9.30 – 11.30am
How to set up Facebook : Wednesday 10th August 2016, 9.30 – 11.30am
Come into the Centre and pay to secure your spot in these classes. Limited spaces.
The Little Big Book Swap plus Games and Burger Lunch
School Holiday Event
Thursday 14 July 2016
11am – 1.15pm $5.00 per family *
Bring a book to swap per participant with other families, eg children’s picture book, story book, novel, adult novels cook books etc
- Book Swap
- Play Giant Games
- Lunch – Build a Burger
- Visit to the Hub Library
Library Tour – Library staff member will read a book to children and parents
* 1 adult & 2 children. Additional adults and children $2 per participant
Bookings are essential as numbers are limited. Please pay at Reception at time of enrolment to secure your spot.
“Gentle Moves” – Mondays and Thursdays
This is a gentle, physical weekly activity program
Times : Monday 12.30 – 1.15pm
Thursdays 12.30 – 1.15pm
‘Gentle Exercise’ is a gentle to moderate activity program that combines aerobic activity with weight bearing, balance, mobility and stretching exercises. Run by an accredited exercise professional.
For more information and to register, please phone Kay on 0409 677 405.
Active Bodies – Tuesdays
A total body work out, that uses multiple muscles and joints at the same time to improve endurance, strength, balance, posture, coordination and agility.
- Burn calories and fat
- Boost metabolism
- Suitable for over 50’s and all fitness levels
Classes are held on Tuesdays from 5.45 – 6.30pm
Cost is $8 per session for a casual class but multi-visit passes are available at a cheaper rate
For more information contact Alli on 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
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
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 : email@example.com
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
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
Cost : $7.00
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.