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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.

 

Tell us what you think!

We would appreciate your feedback to help us with our continous improvement in the quality of our programs, delivery and customer service at the Aberfoyle Community Centre. Please click on the link provided to participate in our confidential 10 question On-Line survey.  https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/0XCN0a

 

Closing date for this survey is 31st August 2014.

If you prefer to fill out a paper version there are copies available at reception.

 

Newsletter Terms 3 & 4, 2014  [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!

PLEASE NOTE : AS OF 1/7/14 OFFICE HOURS WILL BE 9AM – 4.00PM MONDAY – FRIDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feeling stressed ???     need to talk  ????   Chat’n'Chill

 

Would you like to have a  FREE  confidential chat to one of our qualified Social Workers?

 

No obligation

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

 

 

 

Introductory Photographic Retouching Course  with Barry Burbidge

Commencing Wednesday 15 October 2014

4 weeks

Time : 1 – 3pm

Cost : $28.00

Please contact the Centre on 8270 5377 for further information

 

 

Intermediate Photographic Retouching Course with Barry Burbidge

Commencing Wednesday 12 November 2014

5 weeks

Time : 1 – 3pm

Cost : $35.00

Please contact the Centre on 8270 5377 for further information

 

 

 

Tuesday Community Lunch

 

19 August, 16 September, 14 October,11 November, 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

 

 

Writers Hub

Alternate Mondays  : 

 

Term 3 :  28/7,  11/8,  25/8,  8/9  &  22/9

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

 

NAMASTE!

 

Contact :  Beth 8370 5446  or  0421 116 152

 

 

 

 

“Heartmoves”   -    Mondays and Thursdays

This is a gentle, physical weekly activity program

 

Times :      Monday  12.30 – 1.15pm

                     Thursdays 12.30 – 1.15pm

Cost  : 

 

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

 

 

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 2  - June 18

Terms  3 & 4   -  July 16, August 20, September 17, 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

Reduce pain and stiffness, develop core stability.

Suitable for all adults, ideal for pregnancy and new mums

 

Thursday  :   6.30 – 8.15pm  -  2 sessions

Maximum of 10 participants

Run by Chandlers Hill Physiotherapy

Cost $23.00/class   or   $207.00 prepay for  10 classes

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 – 4.30pm.

 

We look forward to seeing you here soon.

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Hub Library - Onkaparinga Library Service

Hub Dr Aberfoyle Park,
SA 5159 Australia

08 8384 0100
08 8384 0111

libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au
www.onkaparingacity.com/libraries

Parent Body:
City of Onkaparinga

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

Access:
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