News & Updates

Updates from the Centre including employment and volunteer opportunities, important dates and news. For all current event information, please visit the events section of our online Courses & Activities Portal.

 

Halloween on High

Join the local community on a COVID-safe Halloween adventure on High Street, Ashburton. All participants must pre-register and all accompanying adults must be fully vaccinated. Please arrive at the Sign In Station 5 minutes prior to your allocated session time. Strictly limited to 40 children per 30min session. Enjoy the following activities to celebrate Halloween: […]

Your Invitation to attend our Annual General Meeting

The President and Committee of Management of the Ashburton Community Centre invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday October 20th at 11am Location: Online via Zoom Special Guest Presentation ‘Ashburton: 100 years of Community Spirit’ by local historian and author, Sarah Craze. Attending? If you’re able to attend, please register online. Unable to […]

Term 4 Enrolments Open Tuesday 21st September

How classes will be run in Term 4 All classes currently running online will continue to be run online in Term 4 until restrictions change. Once we can re-open, we will shift our usual on-site classes and activities back to the Centre (and where possible to offer livestream options so they can also be accessed […]

FREE! Stay Active and Yoga Classes for the holidays

As a way for our members to stay active and connected, please join our tutors online during the term break and enjoy FREE exercise and yoga classes every weekday from Monday Sept 20th to Friday Oct 1st*. This is a great opportunity for those who are currently enrolled to continue their classes over the break, […]

We invite you to join our Committee of Management (CoM)

We are seeking expressions of interest to join our voluntary Committee of Management, contributing to the strategic direction and planning for the Centre. We have a focus on financially sustainable operations and have strong strategic, governance and planning processes and policies in place. Committee membership provides a great opportunity to contribute to your local community, […]

CANCELLED Join us for Ashburton-a-Fair, Saturday Sept 18

**Event cancelled – Unfortunately with the extension of restrictions we are unable to hold our event, but we are already planning the Christmas Edition of Ashburton-a-Fair on Saturday December 4. More details will be available closer to the date including how to book into some fun Christmas themed workshops. Stay tuned!** Ashburton Handcrafted is now […]

Stay Active & Yoga for All – Join us online!

If you are currently enrolled in an exercise class at the Centre that’s part of our Stay Active or Yoga for All live-streamed bundle classes you will be sent links to continue enjoying these classes at home. For members who aren’t already signed up to an exercise class and would like to join us online, you can purchase a Stay Active Online […]

Ashburton Community Centre closed from tomorrow, Friday August 6

Unfortunately, due to the restrictions announced today by the Premier, our Centre will be closed from tomorrow, Friday August 6 for the duration of the lockdown. Similar to the last lockdown, here is what will be happening while the Centre is closed: Live-Streamed or Online Classes & Activities If you attend a class or activity which […]

Our Centre re-opens from tomorrow, Wednesday 28 July

The easing of the Victorian Government’s lock down restrictions from 11.59pm tonight means that we are able to re-open on Centre and welcome back our classes and activities from tomorrow, Wednesday 28 July. Please note the following – Classes and activities back at the Centre have a limit of 10 people (per space). If you […]

Ashburton Community Centre closed from tomorrow, Friday July 16

Unfortunately, due to the restrictions announced today by the Premier, our Centre will be closed for the next five days beginning tomorrow, Friday July 16. Here is what will be happening while the Centre is closed: Live-Streamed or Online Classes & Activities If you attend a class or activity which is either online or live-streamed, we […]

More classes now back at the Centre!

With the further easing of some of the Victorian Government’s lock down restrictions from 11.59pm tonight we are now able to run our small group exercise classes. This includes all of our yoga and pilates classes. At this stage we are unable to run Jenny’s larger ‘Exercise to Music’ and ‘Keep Fit Strength and Conditioning’  (Tuesday & Friday classes) […]

Our Centre re-opens tomorrow, Friday June 11

The easing of some of the Victorian Government’s lock down restrictions from 11.59pm tonight means that we are able to offer some activities and classes back at the Centre from Friday. We are hopeful that restrictions will continue to ease later next week so that we can bring more classes and activities back to the Centre, […]

Centre closed for lockdown from Friday May 28, 2021

Unfortunately, due to the restrictions announced today by the Acting Premier, our Centre will be closed beginning tomorrow, May 28 2021. Here is what will be happening while the Centre is closed: Live-Streamed or Online Classes & Activities If you attend a class or activity which is either online or live-streamed, we are planning to continue […]

Updated COVID Safe Measures at our Centre

The Ashburton Community Centre has a COVID-Safe plan which is in line with all current Government guidelines. Please see our website for any further updates to these measures. This includes the following measures (as of March 22, 2021): Record keeping – only people enrolled in classes and activities should attend any class or activity. Roll-taking […]

Launch of our 2021-2023 Strategic Plan

On Friday March 5 our 2021-2023 Strategic Plan was officially launched. We would like to thank the community and our members for their feedback and contribution to the direction of our Centre. Download the 2021 -2023 Strategic Plan Summary Download the full 2021-2023 Strategic Plan

Office Closure & Reopening for 2021

Our office will be closed from Friday December 18, re-opening on Monday January 18 at 9am. Enrolments will also open on Monday January 18th 2021 through our website, over the phone or via email. There will be no over the counter enrolments for Term 1, our Centre will be open only for those who are […]

Class Formats for 2021

The Ashburton Community Centre is offering classes and activities in three different formats in 2021 – on site, a livestream broadcast, and dedicated online class: Onsite Class/Activity Classes delivered at the Centre or at an alternative venue with class capacity limits and social distancing requirements as per the current COVID guidelines. Online – Live Stream […]

We need your feedback

The Ashburton Community Centre (ACC) provides a range of classes, activities and events for the community. We are currently undertaking strategic planning for our future. Our current Strategic Plan, available here, expires at the end of this year. We are keen to hear from the local community about the direction/s we should be taking. This […]

Halloween on High

Our first ever Halloween on High! Join the local community on a COVID-safe Halloween adventure on High Street, Ashburton. Bookings now open! 9.30am: Online Halloween Spoon Workshop $10 The adventure begins with a one-hour online spooky Comic Art Workshop delivered by our own in-house witch! Join us online dressed up in your Halloween costume for […]

Get Online Week Event: Wednesday October 21

Now’s the time to get online Celebrate Get Online Week with the Ashburton Community Centre and our Digital Mentors. Join us on Wednesday October 21st for a day full of fun informative sessions aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about the online world. 11am BeConnected Sign Up Binge Join our Digital Mentors online […]

Enrolments for Term 4 are now open!

We hope you’ll find something in our program to keep you busy and engaged this Term with all classes, events and activities resuming online via Zoom. Please note that if you were attending a class is Term 3, you will need to re-enrol in your class for Term 4. You will receive the updated Zoom link to […]

Free holiday activities start today

Here’s what we have on offer via Zoom: Monday September 21  9.30am Yoga and Pilates 9.30am Fit for You Tuesday September 22 9.30am Exercise to Music 10.45am Keep Fit Strength & Conditioning 11am Tech Session: Overview of Zoom Wednesday September 23 9.30am Yoga and Pilates 3pm Feel Good Flicks: His Girl Friday Thursday September 24 […]

Join us for Feel Good Flicks

Join us online for an upbeat, light, fun, feel good movie and after-movie banter on the movie and anything else that takes your fancy! A great opportunity to escape and connect and have some afternoon R&R. Run fortnightly on a Wednesday afternoon. BYO popcorn, choc-top or glass of wine. 3pm – 5pm Movie streamed on […]

Ashburton Community Centre AGM – August 26, 2020

The President and Committee of Management of the Ashburton Community Centre invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday August 26 at 11am – 12pm Online via Zoom – Everyone welcome. Special Guest Presentation by Alex Hume, Marketing and Executive Assistant of the Ashburton Traders Association, on ‘How the local traders have adapted to provide […]