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Activities at our Community Centres

Your local Community Centre is a great place to learn a new skill, take up a hobby, meet new people or stay healthy.

Regular activities at our Community Centres are listed below. Please note, this information may change without notice. For more information or to confirm details, get in touch with the organiser for the activity you're interested in.

If you're interested in running an activity at one of our centres, visit our Community Centres page to book a space.

Children's activities

ActivityDetailsContact
Bungalow OOSH CareBefore and after school care, and vacation careRebecca 0406 023 051
Library: Toddler TimeMonday 11am during school term(02) 4227 8179
Library: After School ActivitiesTuesday 4 - 5pm during school term(02) 4227 8179
Library: Born to ReadTuesday. Bookings essential, call for details.(02) 4227 8179
Library: Wiggle & JiggleWednesday 11am during school term(02) 4227 8179
Library: Preschool Story TimeThursday 11am during school term(02) 4227 8179
Twinkle Tots Music for ChildrenMonday 9.15 - 10.15amJulianne 0400 399 014
My Tiny DancerMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Class times vary between 9am - 12pm. Call for details.
Stephanie 0410 950 399

Religion and faith

ActivityDetailsContact
United Church of GodSaturday 10.30am - 2.30pm0414 699 059
Life Centre ChurchSunday 8.30am - 12.30pm0421 541 881
Wollongong Revival FellowshipSunday 1.30 - 5.30pm(02) 4297 8213
New Apostolic ChurchSunday 8.30 - 11am
Wednesday 7 - 9.30pm
(02) 4226 3570

Lifestyle and exercise

ActivityDetailsContact
Yoga with LeonardMonday and Wednesday 9.30am
Tuesday 6.30pm
Friday 11am
0435 074 099
Weight WatchersMonday 5.30pm
Wednesday and Friday 9.30am
131 997
Zumba with CharmaineWednesday 6.30pm0411 099 857
Heartfulness (Meditation)Wednesday 6.30pm
Sunday 9am
0422 605 660
Meditation MagicTai Chi: Monday 11am - 12pm
Meditation: Wednesday 6.30 - 7.30pm
Moving Meditation: first Sunday of the month 3 - 4pm
Tanya 0403 843 895
Soul Healing Meditation CircleMonday 7.30 - 8.30pmElida 0401 684 284

Hobbies and social groups

ActivityDetailsContact
Corrimal CPSAActivities for over 55s, meetings, craft, bowls and outings.
Times vary, call for details
(02) 4284 9250
Older Women's NetworkEvery second Thursday 10am - 12.30pm(02) 4284 8120
Corrimal Probus ClubLast Thursday of the month 10am - 12pm1300 630 488
Library BookchatMeets monthly. Call for times(02) 4227 8179
Knit, Stitch and Yarn in the libraryFriday 10am - 12pm(02) 4227 8179

Health and support

ActivityDetailsContact
Early Childhood Health CentreMonday to FridayAppointments (02) 84 3623
Italian Social WelfareMonday. Call for details(02) 4228 8222
Gwen Booker Centre for Visually ImpairedTuesday. Call for details0408 428 111
Illawarra Financial Counselling ServiceTuesday 9am - 5pm(02) 4276 1939
Illawarra Baby and Child Loss SupportTuesday 6.30 - 9.30pmSiria 0403 788 983
Corrimal Dementia Carers' ClubSecond Wednesday of the month 10am - 12.30pmVal (02) 4229 5926
WCC Corrimal DaycareThursday. Call for details(02) 4227 7888
Immunisation (free service)Second Thursday of the month 9.30 - 11.30am and 1.30 - 3.30pm.
No appointments needed
 
Macedonian Respite DaycareFriday. Call for details(02) 4275 2266
Think Do Now - CounsellingCall for an appointment0424 063 174

For information about this centre or to book a space, visit the Corrimal District Library & Community Centre page.

Hobbies and social groups

ActivityDescriptionContact
Dapto Senior CitizensVarious activities for seniors including bowls, craft and concerts. Call for details(02) 4274 4182
Dapto Old Time DanceTuesday 12.30 - 4pm
Saturday once a month
(02) 4260 9389
Italian Social Welfare AssociationTuesday 9am - 2pm(02) 4228 8222
Dapto Camera ClubFirst Tuesday of the month 7.30 - 10pm0434 141 810
Fellowship of First FleetersFirst Tuesday of the month 9.45am - 1pm(02) 4229 7703
Urrimbirra Bonsai SocietySecond Tuesday of the month 7 - 10pm(02) 4297 5553
South Coast Vintage Car ClubSecond Tuesday of the month 7.30 - 10.30pm0408 683 180
Illawarra District Orchid SocietyThird Tuesday of the month 7.30 - 10.30pm0458 725 321
Illawarra Vintage Car ClubThird Wednesday of the month 7.30 - 10pm(02) 4272 4120
Macedonian WelfareWednesday 9am - 2pm 
Wollongong Harmony ChorusThursday 7.30 - 10.30pm(02) 4260 9005
Leisure Coast Orchid SocietyThird Thursday of the month 7 - 9.30pm0410 699 317
Embroiderers Guild NSWFriday 10am - 3pm(02) 4261 3786
William Beach Day ClubFriday 8.30am - 2pm(02) 4261 7333
Illawarra Bromeliad SocietyFirst Saturday of the month 12 - 4pm(02) 4272 4110
Illawarra Lapidary Club ExhibitionFirst weekend in November(02) 4276 3742

Lifestyle and exercise

ActivityDescriptionContact
Ribbonwood Play GroupMonday 10am - 12pm(02) 4227 8877
Ready Steady Go Kids (2 to 5 years)Monday 9.30am - 1.30pm during school term0403 891 854
Australian Academy of Tai ChiMonday 9.30 - 11am
Tuesday 6 - 7.30pm
0422 932 818
The Acro CoMonday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Call for details0481 462 479
Dapto Physical Culture ClubMonday and Wednesday. Call for details0410 096 375
Progressive PTMonday to Saturday. Call for details0420 975 451
Inner Bliss Kids Yoga (5 to 12 years)Tuesday 3.45 - 5pm during school term0431 104 915
Weight WatchersTuesday 9.30 - 10..30am
Wednesday 6.30 - 7.30pm
131 997
Illawarra Martial ArtsWednesday 5.30 - 6.30pm0421 282 972
Little Kickers (18 months to 5 years)Friday 8 - 11.30am(02) 4296 3263

Health and support

ActivityDescriptionContact
Cancer Patient Art TherapyMonday 9am - 12pm(02) 4261 7716
Way Ahead Mental Health Association - Anxiety SupportSecond Monday of the month 6 - 8pm(02) 9339 6013
Cancer Patient Support GroupFirst Tuesday of the month 10am - 12pm(02) 4284 3742
Carers ResilienceSecond Wednesday of the month 10am -1pm
Fourth Thursday of the month 10am - 12pm
(02) 9542 6292
Illawarra Area Health Clinic ImmunisationThird Thursday of the month(02) 4261 1466
Alcoholics AnonymousThursday 7 - 8.30pm0410 738 124
Illawarra Cancer Carers - Lyphoedema Support GroupEvery second Friday of the month 9am - 2pm0411 659 814
Careways CommunityVarious activities including community breakfast, creative craft, computer courses and legal aid. Call for details(02) 4262 1918

Religion and faith

ActivityDescriptionContact
Crossway Abundant Life FellowshipSunday 10am - 12pm and 6.30 - 8.30pm(02) 4272 9153
Seventh Day Adventist ChurchSaturday 10.30am - 12.30pm0403 164 310
Spiritualist Church of SerenityFirst and fourth Sunday of the month 2 - 4.30pm0422 558 152
For information about this centre, or to book a space, see the Dapto Ribbonwood Centre page.

Children's activities

ActivityDescriptionContact
The PlayhouseMonday 7 - 9pm
Tuesday 3.30 - 6.30pm
Daley 0476 257 389
Jack & Jill PlaygroupTuesday 10 - 11.30amKellie 0448 508 204
Little DancersTuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Visit the Little Dancers website for details
Amani 0408 969 156
Flo GirlsWednesday 4 - 5.30pmJenna 0411 824 182
Little Kickers Preschool Soccer and RugbyThursday 8.30 - 9.15am for 18 to 27 months
Thursday 9.30 - 10.15am for 2 to 3.5 years
Thursday 10.30 - 11.15am for 3.5 to 5 years
Aaron (02) 4296 3263
Library - Assorted ActivitiesTalk to library staff or call for details(02) 4227 8191

Religion and faith

ActivityDescriptionContact
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)Second Sunday of the month 2 - 3.30pmHeather (02) 4268 1846

Lifestyle and exercise

ActivityDescriptionContact
Tash Larkin YogaMonday 10 - 11.30amTash 0408 525 409
Wellness CentreMonday 10.30 - 11.30amElizabeth 0447 411 177
Thirroul Yoga ShalaMonday 6.30 - 8pm
Saturday 9 - 10.30am
Alyson 0415 763 250
Meditation with MishMonday 6.30 - 8.30pmMish 0412 156 567
Surf & Summit Physiotherapy & PilatesMonday 7 - 8pmJessie Cunningham
Mahasiddha Buddhist Centre Drop-In MeditationMonday 7.30 - 9pmDiana (02) 9699 9902
Aftercare FACESSecond Monday of the month 1 - 3pmSarah (02) 4229 7254
Rhee Tae Kwon DoTuesday 6 - 7pm
Thursday 5 - 7pm
Paul 0411 712 887
The Nesting Place (Baby Yoga)Friday 10 - 11.30amBriony 0403 006 723
Exercise Medicine - Tai ChiCall for timesHenry 0403 295 661

Hobbies and social groups

ActivityDescriptionContact
U3A ExerciseMonday 9 - 10.30amJudy Bull (02) 4267 2417
U3A Poetry WorkshopMonday 11am - 12.30pmJudy Bull (02) 4267 2417
U3A History & Current AffairsMonday 1.30 - 3pmJudy Bull (02) 4267 2417
U3A Philosophy & ArtTuesday 9.30am - 1pmJudy Bull (02) 4267 2417
Thirroul Happy WanderersTuesdays fortnightly 9 - 10.30amAnn (02) 4267 4413
WCC Thirroul Senior DaycareSecond, third and fourth Tuesday of the month 8.30am - 2pmLinda 0437 308 474
U3A Forum & FilmWednesday 9am - 3.30pmJudy Bull (02) 4267 2417
U3A LanguageFriday 9.30 - 11.30amJudy Bull (02) 4267 2417
Art classesCall for timesAnne-Marie (02) 4284 5241

Health and support

ActivityDescriptionContact
Australian HearingFirst Monday of the month by appointment only(02) 4254 1200
Neighbourhood Forum 3Third Mondy of the month, 7pm
See our Neighbourhood Forum 3 page for details
Stephen 0410 681 066
ISLHD Child & Family NursingSecond Tuesday of the month by appointment only
Wednesday by appointment only
Stacey (02) 4267 1538
Mothers GroupWednesday 11.30am - 1.30pm by appointment onlyStacey (02) 4267 1538

Thirroul Neighbourhood Centre

ActivityDescriptionContact
General office hoursWednesday and Friday 9am - 3pm(02) 4267 2500
Cards & GamesMonday 12.30 - 4.30pm(02) 4267 2500
Social GroupWednesday 9am - 12pm (02) 4267 2500
Quilters GroupWednesday 9am - 12.30pm(02) 4267 2500
Youth Drop-InWednesday 3 - 6pm
Friday 3 - 6pm
(02) 4267 2500
Carpet BowlsFriday 9am - 12pm(02) 4267 2500
Opt2shopFriday 9am - 1.30pm(02) 4267 2500
Community LunchFirst Friday of the month 12 - 1.30pm(02) 4267 2500

For information about this centre, or to book a space, visit the Thirroul District Community Centre & Library page.

ActivityDetailsContact
Susan Reid Fitness & Meditation - Exercise for over 50sMonday 9 - 10am0407 008 297
Family Wollongong ChurchFriday 6 - 7pm
Saturday and Sunday 6 - 9pm
0426 417 170
Free Community LunchTuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11.30am - 12pm(02) 4275 1875
CRAFT GroupWednesday 12.30 - 2.30pm(02) 4275 1875
Vietnamese Association of Wollongong - information and referralContact for an appointment(02) 4276 1919
Men's GroupFriday 10.30am - 12.30pm(02) 4275 1875
Elderly Italian Women Social GroupEvery second Monday, 9.30 - 11.30am(02) 4275 1875
Italian PensionFirst Thursday of the month 9 - 11.30am by appointment only(02) 9221 5594
Spanish & Latin American Community Organisation (SALCO) - information and referralWednesday 12 - 3pm(02) 4225 2128

For information about this centre, or to book a space, visit the Warrawong Community Centre page.

ActivityDetailsContact
Windang Social GroupProvides a range of social support activities and social outings for older people, people with disability and their carers. Call for details.(02) 4227 7888
Little Groovers Dance SchoolSchool terms only, Thursdays 9.30 - 10.15am (18 months - 3 years) and 10.15 - 11am (3 - 5 years)0405 944 744
South Coast Church of ChristSunday 10am - 1pm0409 446 414
Underground Edge - DanceSchool terms only, Monday and Wednesday 4.30 - 8.30pm0411 744 531
Combined Pensioner & Superannuants Association (CPSA) Windang - Craft and BowlsWednesday 9am - 4pm(02) 9281 3588
CPSA BowlsFriday 9am  -12pm(02) 9281 3588
CPSA Gentle ExerciseEvery third Monday 10am - 12pm(02) 9281 3588
CPSA Bus TripEvery fourth Monday from 8am(02) 9281 3588
CPSA meetingEvery second Monday 9am - 12pm(02) 9281 3588

For information about this centre, or to book a space, visit the Windang Senior Citizens Centre page.

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