The Centre conducts many activities to keep you entertained, informed or for fun. Additional courses are run from term to term. Please check for details.
Community Sisters Women’s Program – CANCELLED FOR THE REST OF 2017
Ancient form of exercise for people of all ages and fitness. Beginners welcome to all classes.
Class 1: 9am – 10am – full
Class 2: 10am – 11am – full
Evening class : 6.45pm – 7.45pm – VACANCIES
Class 1 : 9am – 10am – VACANCY
Class 2: 10am – 11am – VACANCY
To be paid in advance
Contact : The Centre 8270 5377
English Language and Literacy Support Program Term 4 , 2017
Term 4 – Commencing : Tuesday 17 October & Thursday 19 October, 2017
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9.30 – 11.30 am
Our Service: assisted Adult Community Learning in English language and literacy support by way of individual and small group tuition delivered by volunteer tutors within a friendly community setting.
Literacy Support may include: functional English language literacy – i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening skills – including expression and comprehension, spelling, grammar and punctuation; numeracy and financial literacy; cultural literacy, building an understanding of Australian society, its language, history, laws, systems and customs; computer literacy and education and employment literacy, developing an understanding of work skills, setting goals, identifying training options and finding career pathways.
Available to: Any adult (over 17 years) who is no longer attending school and who needs any form of literacy, numeracy or basic skills support and/or personalised assistance to better engage with the local community and/or prepare for further study, voluntary work or entry into paid employment.
Our volunteer tutors: aim to provide individualized tuition and personal support to suit students’ particular needs. They will help you to learn at your own pace to achieve your own special goals.
Our Individual and Small Group Sessions: are open to all first and second-language speakers of English who may experience any degree of difficulty with the written and/or spoken English language.
Volunteer tutors are invited to apply
Leave your name and contact details to arrange a return call from our Program Coordinator, Jennifer.
Men’s Breakfast – NOW on Thursdays
Join us monthly on a Thursday for an opportunity to socialise and connect. Includes guest speakers, activities and outings.
Meets 3rd Thursday of the month:
Time : 8:00am – 10.30am
Cost : $7.00
Term 4 : October 19, November 16 & December 14
Contact : The Centre 8270 5377
Wednesday Brush Strokes
Enhance your skills or learn different art techniques with a range of mediums including pastels, water colour, pencil, charcoal etc in a Social setting.
Suitable for adults of all skill levels.
Meets : Every Wednesday during school term
Term 4 Commencing : Wednesday 18 October 2017
Time : 9.30 am – 12 noon
Cost for Term 4 : $90.00 in advance (or 2 payments $50.00 & $40.00 )
A Social Craft group. Come and learn from others or maybe pass on your own skills. Some patterns available.
Every Monday 9:30 am – 12 noon
Cost: $6.00 per week
Commencing : Monday 30 January 2017
Contact the Centre 8270 5377
Time : 7 – 9pm
Cost : $6.00 per evening
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.
All writers welcome, contact the Centre to join this group
Bringing together like-minded amateur or novice photographers who are interested in improving their skills. This is a socialgathering where members discuss subjects and techniques – your camera, lenses and shutters, exposure and light, locations, people.
Meets : 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month
Time : 1.30 – 3.30 pm. Cost : $7.00 per session
Social club – meets 4th week of each month
Outings using private cars and public transport, occasional activities at the Centre.
All enquiries please ring the Centre 8270 5537
Active @ Aberfoyle Social Club – waiting list only
Would you like to become part of a social group for outings and friendship? This group meets every 2nd Friday of the month
Cost : depending upon the activity.
Enquiries : ring the Centre 8270 5377
Aberfoyle Explorers Social Group
This group meets on the 1st Friday of the month.
A social group which enjoys outings and friendship. Please contact the Centre on 8270 5377 for further details and to register.
The above programs are all Centre activities and are solely funded by the Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc.
Yoga – Gentle Class
Thursday 6.45 – 8.15pm
Yoga to balance, wind down and restore.
Includes gentle poses, breath awareness, flow movements, meditation and some yin asanas.
Promotes flexibility, strength and inner awareness.
Suits all abilities, including beginners.
Contact Gaynor 0413 348 187
Yoga with Hwamin
Commencing : Monday 1st May 9.30 – 11.00am
$10 per session or $8 per 10 sessions block payment
The practice is gentle and slow to help promote inward awareness, to re-connect with your inner peace. Classes include breath work, postures and relaxation/meditation and suits all ages and fitness levels
Contact Hwamin 0405 500 433
In Christ Prayer & Worship Centre
Every Saturday 7am – 1pm
Come, let us worship together; stay for one or two hours, or for all 6 hours if you can
For more information – Juliah 0401 160 530 Alex 0451 997 564
every second Friday 6.30 – 9.30pm – contact Juliah 0401 160 530
“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.
Is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)program that is fun, safe and suitable for over 50’s and ALL fitness levels. HIIT involves repeatedly exercising at a high intensity for a short period of time followed by a short period of rest and has been shown to significantly reduce subcutaneous fat, especially abdominal fat, as well as total body mass and insulin sensitivity. HIIT has even been used to improve the wellbeing of people with chronic health conditions such as diabetes and stable angina as well as those recovering from heart failure and other cardiac related procedures.
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
Tuesday – weekly
Time : 7.30 – 9.00pm
Bookings essential. Phone Elizabeth on 0474 197 707
or go to facebook.com/lotusstartherapies or lotusstar.com.au
Meeting at the Community Centre : Monday, bi-monthly
Time : 7.30 – 9.30pm
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy – Adelaide
The programme we offer in the Academy is one of self-development for 5-17 year olds. Our stimulating classes cover speech, improvisation, mini-scripts, snippets, and movement and production techniques. In Term 4, all classes begin work on a short scripted production, which they put on for parents and friends just before Christmas. The course aims to increase children’s self-confidence, communicative ability and creative talents. Above all our classes are fun!
Meets: Fridays during school term
Time: 5.45pm – 6.45pm & 6.45pm – 7.45pm
Bookings: 0429 567 708
The Martial Art of Ju-Jitsu with the World Ju-Jitsu Federation Australia is the fighting system used by Japanese Samurai. Using traditional style and adapted techniques for today’s lifestyle it will develop fitness & self confidence.
Junior Samurai: Saturdays 9.30am – 11.30am during school term
Presented by Andrew
Enquiries and Bookings : 0434 845 746
Aberfoyle Social Links – for over 65 years of age (formerly known as Seniors on the Move)
Providing a social program for people who require support, socialisation and special attention to enhance their life. A weekly program with a wide variety of activities and bus trips arranged occasionally. A low-cost home-cooked meal is included on program day. Transport to and from Centre is available for a nominal fee.
HACC assessment criteria applies.
Time: 10.30am – 2.00pm
Enquiries : 1300 224 477 – ACH
Funded by ACH Group
Northern Community Forum
A Community Forum for all. An opportunity to discuss local issues of interest to you and your council. Come along – have your say. NO charge
Dates : 20 Feb, 24 April, 19 June, 21 August, 16 October & 11 December 2017
Meets : Mondays bi-monthly . Starts 7:30pm
No cost. Everyone invited.
For more information, contact Paul Campbell 0400 073 804