>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.

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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:


  • 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!





 JP at the Community Centre


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


Book at Reception




Home Cooking Workshop  -  1 session


When : Tuesday March 10

Time : 10am – 2.00pm

Cost : $6.00

Join us to prepare Tomato Chutnew and Old Fashioned Hot Pot for lunch.

Learn tips for slow cooking and freezing

Limited numbers

Book and pay to secure your spot.



Introduction to Safe Facebook Use, with Nicky

Day  :  Tuesday 31st March

Time  :  1.00 – 2.30pm

Cost  :  $6.00


  • Learn to navigate Facebook safely
  • who can see your posts and photos
  • friend requests
  • how does Facebook decide what I see on my news feed
  • Facebook do’s and don’ts



Beginners Introductory Photographic Retouching Course


Wednesdays :  29/4, 6/5, 13/5 & 20/5  ( 4 weeks )

Time : 1 – 3pm

Cost : $24.00

  • Introduction to the principles of digital imaging and image manipulation
  • Essential processes for changing the image size, orientation and proportions
  • Essential processes for manipulating the images tonal and colour values
  • The use of sharpening, blurring, dodging and burning tools including the use of brushes
  • Basic methods of retouching images


Intermediate Retouching Course


Wednesdays  :  27/5,  3/6,  10/6,  17/6, 24/6 & 1/7   ( 6 weeks )

Time  :  1 – 3pm

Cost  :  $36.00

  • Masking tools
  • Retouching old prints in both black and white and colour
  • Producing panoramic images from multiple photos
  • The use of layers. This will include advanced techniques for portrait retouching, combing multiple images into a photomontage, incorporating text into images


Parents & Prams 


Thursdays  12.30 – 1.15pm

Commencing 22 January 2015

energy+ Parents & Prams  ;  bring your little one to a fitness class with you, exercise with them, have them playing/sleeping beside you, special bonding time for you and your child, a chance to interact with other parents.


$10 casually for $80 or 10 sessions


Bookings and enquiries    :     Gen at  energpluspt@gmail.com   or  ring  0410 306 894






Young Adult Art Workshop

Date :  Tuesday 21 April 2015

Time :  10am – 3pm

Cost :  $8 per person (including lunch)

This watercolour workshop is being led by Alan Louis Ramachandran, the recipient of 35 awards.

He conducts workshops at Carclew and Art Societies.  This is a wonderful opportunity for young adults aged 14 years and over to come and try in a non-threatening environment.


Bookings essential  -  limited numbers.

Contact the Centre to book a place  -  payment in advance, cash only



 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




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


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



Tuesday Community Lunch


Dates :  17 February, 17 March, 14 April, 19May, 16 June

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


NEW  -    Total Body Conditioning

Commencing 10 March 2015

Tuesdays  -  3.45 – 4.45pm     $7.00 per class

Total Body Conditioning is a medium level fitness class, incorporating aerobic activity, muscle conditioning and core exercises for strength and posture.  Utilising body weight and resistance equipment.


Run by an accredited exercise professional.

Please bring your own mat.

Phone Kay  0409 677 405



Mindful Meditation  with Elizabeth James

Tuesday evenings  :  7.30 – 9.00pm

Commencing  :   28th April 2015


Rebalance Mind, body and spirit as you’re gently guided on a meditation journey.

Enter a state of deep peace and calmness. No prior experience needed.

Investment  :  $12 a session payable in advance  -  $60.00 for 5 weeks

Please bring along a bottle of water and pillow / yoga mat / blanket, anything to make yourself comfortable lying down. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.


Contact  :  Elizabeth -  0474 197 707    or    email   lotusstartherapies@gmail.com




Writers Hub


Alternate Mondays  : 

Term 1  :  2 February,  16 February,  2 March,  16March,  30 March

Term 2   :   4 May,  18 May,  1 June,  15 June,  29 June

Time :   7 – 8.30pm

Cost :    $5.00 per evening

Meeting fortnightly during school term


Meet with a growing group of keen local writers 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  :  22 Jan, 12 Feb, 26 Feb, 12 March, 26 March, 9 April, 23 April, 14 May, 28 May, 11 June, 25 June, 9 July

Cost : $3.00 per session

Contact the Centre on 8270 5377 to enrol


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

Dates :  Terms 1 & 2   -   18 February,  18 March,  15 April,  20 May,  17 June,  15 July


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.


Yoga  -  Energise and Balance  -  NEW

New class commencing 3rd February 2015

Tuesdays  :  7 – 8.30pm

Cost  :  $15.00  -  concession available

A beautiful and enjoyable general class for body, mind and soul. Classes include breath awareness, asana, flow movements, meditation, energy balancing, relaxation and more. Classes help promote greater flexibility, strength, inner balance and holistic wellbeing.

Suits all abilities and levels.


Gaynor is a trained yoga teacher, life skills facilitator and massage therapist. Her unique yoga style is a blend of Yoga Pranala, Hatha and Dru Yoga. Classes are holistic, support greater energy, energy balance and awareness of Self.

Contact Gaynor  :  0413 348 187     or      email  gomeadows@hotmail.com.au


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.

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