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Community activities at Redfern

As well as offering programs to help improve your body and mind, Redfern Community Centre has many other services for local community members of all ages.

Several excellent programs are available for children, along with a selection of youth services.

Support is available for local residents, such as assistance in dealing with Centrelink and informal gatherings.

A great range of group fitness classes will help to ensure you are looking and feeling your best.

Get in touch with the team at the community centre if you would like to know more. 


Redfern Community Centre29–53 Hugo Street
Redfern NSW 2016
02 9288 5713

Children's services02 9288 5716Youth services02 9288 5710

Children and young people

After-school and vacation care

Redfern Community Centre offers after-school care and school holiday programs for children aged 5 to 12 years.

If you are considering enrolling your child for the first time, we recommend you contact our children's program team.

Red Play Bus

Time: Tuesday from 1pm to 2.30pm.

Save the Children Australia visits our centre each week with its Red Play Bus providing activities for children.

Pre-school music class

Time: Thursday from 9.45am to 11.45am

This group gives your child the chance to learn through music and play with kids in the same age group.

Young people with a disability

This program is designed to provide young people with a disability the opportunity to participate in recreational activities. To participate in the program you must register with the Windgap Foundation.

Youth program

Our youth program is open to people aged 13 to 24 years in the local area.

Redfern Community Centre's music space, StudioRCC, offers a young guitar group for people aged 11 to 16 years.

A group yoga class

Community support

Centrelink 1:1

Time: Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm.

If you have a Centrelink problem, or would like to find out more about the services and benefits that might be available to you, our 1 on 1 sessions are designed to help you.


Community lunch

Time: 12pm to 1.30pm.

Our free community lunches aim to promote healthy eating practices. They are open to residents from the Redfern and Waterloo communities.

Sewing class

Banners of Colour is a fortnightly class that is a great way to let your creative mind flow while meeting new people.

Over 55s

Beginners' ballroom dancing

Time: Monday from 9.30am to 11.30am

The beginners' ballroom dancing class for people over 55 can be enjoyed on a social level. Partnered and single people are welcome.


Intermediate ballroom dancing

Time: Monday from 12pm to 2pm.

The intermediate ballroom dancing class is for people who have advanced from the beginners level and want to take it to the next step. Partnered and single people are welcome.

A child using the playground at Redfern Community Centre.

Group fitness classes


Cost: Free

Time: Thursday from 5pm to 6pm.

An exercise resistance training regimen that focuses on strengthening your core muscles.

Sheng Zhen Gong

Time: Friday from 10am to 11.30am.

Healing Chi-Gong is the practice of aligning your breathing, movement and awareness for exercise, healing and meditation.

Stronger and fitter

Cost: Free for over 55 program members.

Time: Wednesday from 9.30am to 10.30am.

This is a specially designed fitness class for people who are over 55 years of age that takes place at the Ron Williams Centre.


Hatha yoga: Monday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Hatha yoga is mostly physical exercise that can be used as a gentle form of stress-reducing exercise.

Yin yoga: Wednesday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Yin yoga is suitable for most levels of students, targeting the connective tissue such as ligaments, bones and joints.


Cost: $10 / $8 concession

Time: Monday from 7pm to 8pm

Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm

Join in the fun with this Latin dance inspired style of exercise. Burn up the dance floor and get an amazing work out.

Last updated: Wednesday, 11 December 2013