Neighbourhood services

Neighbourhood services

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

Class activity timetable


  • 9.30am: Ballroom dancing
  • 12.30pm: Ballroom dancing
  • 3pm: Art Express
  • 5.30pm: Hatha yoga
  • 7pm: Arabic choir, Zumba


  • 10am: Life internet skills
  • 1pm: Banners of Colour sewing group (fortnightly), Introduction to computers (90 minutes)
  • 2pm: Aboriginal beading class
  • 3pm: Homework help and board games
  • 4pm: Guitar lessons (school term)
  • 6.30pm: The Indigo Project


  • 9.30am: Senior exercise
  • 5.30pm: Yin yoga
  • 7pm: Zumba


  • 9.45am: Preschool music class
  • 10am: MS Word classes beginners (fortnightly)
  • 11am: MS Word classes intermediate (fortnightly)
  • 1pm: iPad basics (fortnightly, 90 minutes)  
  • 3pm: Living strong youth 12–24 years
  • 6pm: Singing workshop


  • 10am: Ballroom dancing, Qi gong
  • 4pm: Piano lessons (school term)
  • 6pm: ARTS Anonymous 


  • 10am: Aboriginal art gathering

Class descriptions

Aboriginal art gathering  

This program is open to anyone and everyone who wants a positive environment with which to express themselves and learn about Aboriginal art. 

Aboriginal women’s and girls’ dance and culture 

Workshops strengthening identity and culture. 

Artists Anonymous

If you are an artist of any sort and feel your creative juices are drying up, come to this class to rediscover your spark.  

Banners of Colour 

This sewing class is a great way to meet people and let your creative juices flow. 

Beginners' ballroom dancing

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

Computer class

Develop computer literacy skills with these practical training sessions. 

Indigo Project 

Relaxation and mindfulness. Led by a psychologist, these groups will teach you simple meditation techniques and topics such as creativity, re-wiring your brain and how to better manage relationships.  

Intermediate ballroom dancing

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.

Pre-school music group

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

Red Play Bus

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

Community support

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. 

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.

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 mustregister 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 child using the playground at Redfern Community Centre.

Last updated: Tuesday, 18 April 2017