Why a Community Centres Direction Paper?
This paper will assist Council in the future development and decision making regarding our Community Centres. It will provide an extensive understanding about the background and history of the Centres, the current operations and usage, trends and opportunites, currently and future community needs relating to the Centres and a list of recommendations for Council's consideration.
This review is part of Council's continuous improve program for ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery and operations. This is an important function to ensure services are responsive to community needs and that Council resources are used fairly, effectively and efficiently.
What will the Community Centres Direction Paper will deliver?
The Community Centres Direction Paper will deliver:
How will the project be undertaken?
The Community Centres Direction paper will be developed over 3 stages.
Stage 1 (Where are we now)
Develop an understanding of:
Stage 2 (Where do we want to be)
It is in this stage we need maximum input from the community. We need to hear from you about what you would like to see your community centre offering the community (type and costs of services, programs, events and activities).
Stage 3 (How do we get there)
At the end of this project, Council will be provided with a Community Centres Directions Paper.
Where are the Community Centres?
Eastwood Community Centre operates from a City of Burnside owned facility located at 95 Glen Osmond Road, Eastwood, on the eastern border of the City of Unley. The City of Unley provides a small grant to the Eastwood Community Centre.
What's currently on offer at each of the Community Centres?
All Community Centres offer a range of programs and activities, display community information and have rooms available for hire by the community. Each Centre is unique both in the types of services provided and in the models of management and operation.
The Unley Community Centre is the perfect place to make connections with your community, have a chat and share a laugh together. We are a relaxed and friendly Centre providing many opportunities for the over fifties to become involved. Some programs keep you moving, while others stretch your body, mind and soul. Come in and enjoy a delicious three course meal with friends. Learn something new, re-discover something lost, or simply sit back and be entertained by movies, concerts and fantastic annual events.
At Clarence Park Community Centre we get back to basics and care for children and about our environment. We're powered by solar energy and rainwater. We offer fresh, seasonal and organic food at our markets and food cooperatives. We dance to world music and awaken mysteries within.
At Fullarton Park Centre we offer new and emerging artists the opportunity to show their work in the Hughes Gallery; an exhibition space used by some of Australia's leading artists. We sew quilts over coffee and play cards with our friends. We salute the sun at our Yoga classes and provide activities for children in our School Holiday Program.
At Goodwood Community Centre we learn and grow together while sharing our skills, knowledge and experience. Children's activities include Goodygym, Playgroup, Toy Library. We also have: