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Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre

The aim of Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre is to respond to the health, welfare, individual and community needs of adults.

We achieve this by facilitating a fun, diverse and accessible range of social, recreational and educational activities and programs that develop personal growth, encourage wellbeing and a sense of identity and community.

COVID Update

Help keep us safe

Physical Distancing
It is important we maintain a physical distance while remaining socially connected. Please observe the 1.5m physical distancing guideline while visiting your neighbourhood centres. This assists us in complying with State Government regulations and keeps our community safe.If you have cold or flu symptoms, seek testing and stay home until you are well. We reserve the right to refuse entry

Booking and payment of classes
All programs will now require a booking and advanced payment to attend. This enables us to monitor and control class sizes while maintaining physical distancing requirements. Method of booking is displayed in the program and if you have any concerns please call our friendly staff so we can assist. Payment is required at time of booking, preferred payment method is card. Please refer to our refund policy on our website.

Join our mailing list

Join our mailing list to receive regular newsletters and/or information on a wide range of programs and services.

Term Program: Term 1 2022

apART Online

apART online is a collaborative Facebook group keeping your artistic talents flowing. Share ideas, images, inspiration, ask questions and gain advice. Join the neighbourhood centres tutors as they set you tasks, answer your questions and supply inspiration galore. Chat with other artists and share your work. The possibilities are endless.A wonderful way to keep in touch with others you may have already connected with at our centres. We look forward to seeing your works of art and receiving your comments.

Being apART Journals
Join your community with grateful journaling. If you are tech savvy join us online. On our Facebook page, join the BeingapARTJournal group and leave a comment for something you are grateful for. A positive thing to do for yourself, along with others. However if you rather the low tech option we can supply a journal to your door. A great way to keep you busy. Call your nearest City of Marion Neighbourhood Centre, supply your mailing address and we’ll get you started. You could even choose a blank book from home so you don’t miss a moment.

Walk around Australia

Want a virtual holiday? Well lace up your walking shoes, and grab some friends (at a distance).

All you need is:

> An email address (Only one per team)
> A team of 4 to share the journey with, give them a groovy name
> A pedometer, fitbit or phone app to count your steps. if you want a pedometer to let us know – we have a limited supply

Then you are ready for your walk around Australia! Watch the virtual sights go by as your team receives emails on the highlights and things to do at each town you pass.

Check us out on Facebook and Eventbrite!

Keep an eye out for exciting updates, events and community news!

We have a large range of workshops, programs, services and event on offer -
there is something for everyone!

Please note if the specific course/program you are interested in is not displayed via the following link please contact Cooinda on 8375 6703

Refund policy

The Neighbourhood Centre Refund Policy supports the viability of programs across all four Centres. Whilst we endeavour to be fair and equitable for all to participate in our programs/ events / activities, it is necessary to ensure any bookings made and paid for are honoured.

Every participant attending a Centre program MUST pre-book and pay up front, due to our ongoing requirements in contact tracing and program numbers (physical distancing within our spaces), as per SA Government guidelines and directives.


> If a program is cancelled/or rescheduled by the Centre, a FULL refund will be offered to those bookings and/or option to move to other program or date, if available.

> If a participant who has booked and paid for a program cancels up to and including 7 days prior, they will receive a FULL refun

If a participant cancels 6 days or less, the following applies:-

>For regular weekly programs, the fee maybe transferred to the next available session.

>For short course programs with paid tutors and/or material costs, NO refund will be given

> If a participant does not notify us or fails to attend NO refund or credit will be available.

Please note: If at any time your participation in any of our programs is restricted due to financial hardship, please speak confidentiality with one of our Team members. Program refers to a Centre Program, Event, Actvity or services offered.

Facilities for hire

Currently facility hire is suspended. For further information call 8375 6703

The centre is usually available for hire for community groups. Please phone us for further information. No private party hire is available.

Contact details

Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre
245 Sturt Road
Sturt SA 5047
Phone: 8375 6703
Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 4.00pm