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Community programs at Pyrmont

Pyrmont Community Centre offers a range of programs and activities for people from all walks of life.

The centre’s playgroup is ideal for children aged up to 5 years, while older children have a place to hang out with their friends after school and during the holidays. Free basketball games and a great youth program are on offer for teens and young adults.

For those interested in pursuing cultural activities, pottery and singing classes are available for all skill levels, while a library link is handy to connect to the City’s entire collection.

To find out more about any of these services, contact the centre.

Contacts

Pyrmont Community CentreCorner John Street and Mount Street
Pyrmont NSW 2009
02 9298 3134
02 9298 3130

Children and young people

Pre-schoolers

Below is a list of programs currently run at the centre.

  • Playgroup: Wednesday 10am. All welcome.
  • Music and Movement: Tuesday 9.45am. Contact Julie on 0401 101 171.
  • Klubko playgroup: Friday 10am.
  • Ballet: Saturday 10am. Contact Sabrina on 0401 264 549. Also Tuesday at 9am. Contact Jacqui on 0466 848 267.
  • Karate: Tuesday 10.30am. Contact Trifu  on 0410 799 816.
  • Little Kickers: Thursday morning. Call 0439 083 333 for details.
  • Munchie Movers: Wednesday 3.30pm. Contact Jaclyn 0412 385 933.

5-12 year olds

  • Kids' choir: Tuesday 5pm. Contact Mary 0410 679 204.
  • Karate: Tuesday and Thursday 5pm. Contact Phil on 9399 3863.
  • Piano lessons: Saturday. Contact Katie on 0439 882 344.
  • Tennis: Wednesday 4pm. All welcome.

After-school and vacation care

Our children's program, for kids aged 5 to 12 years, is run at Pyrmont Community Centre.

Youth program

Our youth program, for young people aged 12 to 24 years, takes places at nearby Maybanke Courts. Free basketball is available for young people from 3pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Children enjoying a playground.

 

Art and music

Music classes

Times: Adults' choir -  Tuesday from 6.15pm

We offer a range of music classes at the Pyrmont Community Centre.

Piano lessons are available and the centre also hosts children's and adults' choirs.

Pottery classes

Cost: $156 per 10-week course

Times: Monday and Thursday - 6pm to 9pm

We run 4 pottery courses throughout the year. The course runs for 10 weeks and it is suitable for any level of expertise. The cost of the course includes all materials.

A close-up of hand using a potter's wheel.

Drama club

Times: Thursday 7.30pm

Meet new people and develop your performance skills in this fun class.

More local programs

Community dinners

Time: 6pm-8pm

A community dinner is held on the last Friday of every month. Everyone is welcome attend and meet other local community members.

Table tennis

Time: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 3pm

Cost: Free

Drop in for a game.

Toastmasters

Time: Monday 7pm

Develop your public speaking, presentation and leadership skills as well as building self-confidence. Email Joseph at pyrmonttoastmasters@gmail.com for more information.

Stitching circle

Time: Friday 11am

Knit with other people at this gathering.

Chess

Time: Last Saturday of every month 11am-2pm in John Street Square

Wednesday 7pm-9pm

Become a master of the chessboard at this popular and fun activity.

Line dancing

Time: Monday 3pm

Learn to dance at this fun and informal group.

Library link

The City provides a library link service at our centre giving members a convenient way to request and pick up items that are held at other library branches. You need to be a library member, which is free for City residents, to use the service. The library link is unstaffed.

A group of friends sitting in Pyrmont Community Centre's library facility.

Last updated: Monday, 24 March 2014