>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 3 & 4, 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!


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.



MELBOURNE CUP LUNCHEON  Tuesday 1 November 2016

at the Aberfoyle Community Centre

Tickets now available  –  $15 per person

  • Complimentary Drink on arrival

  • Lunch at 12.30pm

  • Wine and soft drinks for sale by the glass

  • Big screen telecast

  • Sweeps

Fashions on the field prize for best Male and Female

Bookings and payments essential prior to Cup Day

EFTPOS available

Phone :  8270 5377


Fashion Parade and Afternoon Tea  –  POSTPONED – date yet to be decided


Saturday 10th September, 2016

Time : 2 – 4pm

Cost : $10.00

Tickets at reception


Basic Computing


Do you need some basic computing skills to get you started?

This is a one-off session that will provide one-on-one guidance.

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Cost :  $6.00    prepayment required to secure your spot.

Phone : 8270 5377

New Playgroup @ Aberfoyle Community Centre

This playgroup will be affiliated with Playgroup SA

Wednesday  –  12 noon – 2pm

Cost  –  $4 per session  plus Playgroup SA membership fee


Please ask for an information pack for Playgroup SA or you can visit the website www.playgroupsa.com.au

Suitable for pre-schoolers aged 0 – school age (school holidays older children welcome)

Supported by the Centre






Being a Woman                Spring Gardening

Enjoy lunch, make a homemade pot, plant it up and learn about spring gardening.


Date :  Friday 21 October 2016

Time : 11.45am – 1.45pm

Cost :  $7.00


Payment in advance to ensure your spot

Crèche available – gold coin donation, bookings are essential




“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 : knuckeyv@banksa.com.au



Tuesday Community Lunch   (Tasty Tuesday)

Term 4

Dates :   25 October, – Every Generation Onkaparinga, Aberfoyle’s Got Talent  –  12.30 – 2.30pm.

An entertaining afternoon showcasing local talent.

Come along and hear Our Saviour School Choir and Aberfoyle Community Centre’s ‘Singing for Fun Group’

joiin in and sing along.  share a buttet lunch.  FREE admission by ticket available from Centre.

Ring the Centre to have your name on the booking list.


15 November, 6 December

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 3 & 4    :  1 August, 29 August, 26 September, 24 October, 21 November

Time :   7 – 9.00pm

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 3 & 4 :  14 & 28 July, 11 & 25 August, 8 & 22 September, 13 & 27 October, 10 & 24 November, 8 December

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 4 dates :  19 October, 16 November, 7 December

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  

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