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Glandore Community Centre

'Glandore' is set in parklands in the middle of an Adelaide metro suburb. The centre has rooms for hire, offers a range of social, educational and well-being programs and holds popular community events.

A community garden, 'little library', drop in community kitchen and a Saturday café are some of the facilities available. It has 6 buildings that all host different activities throughout the day, costs and times are listed in the current newsletter below or give us a call.

COVID Update

The City of Marion Neighbourhood Centre programs are returning from Monday 20 July 2020. You will see some old ones and some new.
So that we keep everyone safe – participants, volunteers and staff, we ask that the following requirements are followed:

All programs require pre-booking (registration) and payment to support appropriate COVID-19 tracing.

  • No walk ins are allowed for programs.
  • All participants are to pay at the Centre reception before commencement of class. Please use your preferred method of payment. Tutors are unable to take cash payments.
  • Participants must supply their own equipment for some programs e.g. mat for exercise, cushion for meditation etc. Please refer to program outline for these specific requirements.
  • Please observe the 1.5m physical distancing rule at all times.
  • If you are feeling unwell please do not attend your programs/activities.

Thank you for your understanding as we reintroduce our programs and activities. We encourage you to keep in touch with your centre as the team develop and reinstate programs that are able to be accommodated within current SA Health requirements, tutor availability and community need.

Your Neighbourhood Centre team is working hard to ensure that we provide a safe, inclusive and clean environment for all. Please call us on 8375 6600.

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What's Happening

Filling in the Blanks

Filling in the Blanks is an open ended program that is here to help 16-25 year olds engage with our neighbourhood centres in ways that speak to them. Whether it is via programs that entice, learning skills that enhance or simply meeting like minded people, we hope engaging with and promoting our younger residents involvement in community spaces makes Marion better for all of us! For more information contact Glandore on 7420 6400

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.

Need help to get online?

Now is the time to connect digitally! There are many great ways to stay in touch with others. Don’t feel alone and uncertain.

If you need assistance, run into trouble or just have a question please give your local neighbourhood centre a call.

We could send out instructions and/or get one of our friendly volunteer tutors on the phone to help you out

'Guess What I Learnt From My Community' Podcast

Our brand new podcast series 'Guess What I Learnt From My Community' launched in January.

Follow our host Sharleen through her community engagement over a series of 11 episodes and learn why her guests are so valuable to us at Marion Neighbourhood Centres.

New episodes are released every 3rd Monday via our Facebook page.

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 Mitchell Park on 8375 6804

Refund of fees:

  • If we cancel an activity / program for which people have registered and paid fees, we will refund the fees in full
  • If a participant who has registered and paid for an activity / program cancels their registration:
    • 7 days before the event, we will refund the fee in full.
    • Fewer than 7 days before the event, we will not refund the fee.
  • If a participant who has registered and paid for an activity / program does not cancel their registration and does not attend, we will not refund the fee.

Please note if the specific course/program you are interested in is not displayed via the following link please contact Glandore on 7420 6400

Classes at Glandore

See below to choose a class from the exciting array we have on offer.

Facilities for hire

Currently facility hire is suspended. For further information call 7420 6400

Clark hall is good for functions and can accommodate up to 160 people, includes a catering sized kitchen.

Rugby room is good for children's parties, we offer a 3 hour hire session and can accommodate up to 50 people.

Download an Expression of Interest form

Glandore Community Garden

The City of Marion recognises that community gardens contribute to the wellbeing of communities and provide diverse health, social, environmental and cultural benefits. In particular:

  • Community gardens have the potential to connect communities, build friendships and provide a recreation and educational resource for all age groups.
  • Community gardens enable people to pursue horticultural activities in an urban environment and can be particularly valuable in medium and higher density areas where people may have limited garden space.
  • Community gardens provide an opportunity to grow food in an environmentally sustainable way and contribute to addressing food security.

The community centre is home to a community garden. It hosts workshops on various gardening topics and is open every Tuesday for working bees and a chat.

A woodfired pizza day is run in the garden on the first Tuesday of each month with bookings essential. Bring your toppings and we'll supply the dough, sauce and cheese for a small charge.

Adult Community Education

Adult Community Education (ACE) provides adults with a wide range of non-formal, accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities.

Adult Community Education assists participants to:

  • Learn new skills.
  • Connect with people in their local community.
  • Create pathways to further education, training, employment and volunteering.

Social support for people with a disability

We offer social groups for adults with a disability. Meet new people and enjoy fun activities and outings in a relaxed, friendly and inclusive environment.

Please contact the centre for more information about our current programs on offer. The centre is accessible for wheelchairs.

Glandore's Little Library

The library was made by the team from woodwork as a community project. A local family approached the centre with a suggestion to make a small book library where people can swap books to share with their community as an honour to their father who loved words.

Events at Glandore

We organise key events during the year for the local community that are really popular with those who come

  • International Womens Day high tea in March
  • Halloween Trick and Treat trail
  • Carols in the Park
  • SALA (South Australian Living Artists) bi-annually

Adelaide's Coast FM

Coast FM is a community radio station, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year at Glandore.

Coast FM is involved in a number of community events, many held at the Community Centre itself.

For more information visit the Coast FM website.

Contact details

Glandore Community Centre
25 Naldera Street, Glandore SA 5037
Phone: 7420 6400

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm