The Gordon Community Centre is run in partnership with Lanyon Valley Anglican Church and provides a range of services and programs to support children, young people and families in the local community. Services and programs are free or low cost.
Activities at Gordon include playgroup, community lunches, gentle exercise classes, cooking classes, financial literacy training and much more.
Lanyon Pantry Emergency food relief and personal care items are available to assist people experiencing hardship. We also provide information and can assist with referrals to other services for long term support. No health care card or pension card required. Access to the Pantry is limited to a maximum of one visit per month.
Gentle Exercise Class This group class caters for all abilities to work on balance and muscle strength. The class uses simple things like tennis balls and resistance bands which means it is suitable for all ages and abilities. Gentle Exercise Classes are held weekly on Wednesdays at 1.30pm and led by our experience instructor, Janelle. Class cost $4 per session.
Financial Literacy Help Do you want to understand and manage your finances better? This free 10-week course is open to ALL women but has a focus on supporting women from culturally diverse backgrounds. This class runs every Thursday 10.30am-12.30pm until 22nd September 2022. Hosted by Support Asian Women’s Friendship Association (SAWs). For more information email [email protected] or call 0422 737 751.
Yoga Classes Looking to improve your health and wellbeing? Elly’s Fitness hosts yoga/stretching classes every Tuesday night at 7.10pm. All are welcome. $15 per session paid on arrival. For more information, email [email protected]
OzHarvest NEST OzHarvest Canberra are hosting their NEST (Nutrition Education Skills Training) cooking classes at Gordon Community Centre. Through these sessions you will learn to cook simple and low-cost recipes to encourage healthy habits. The current course is at capacity but please email [email protected] to join the waitlist.
Venue Hire The Gordon Community Centre is available for hire for individuals, community groups or commercial organisations. Purpose-built children play areas means the Gordon Community Centre is the perfect location for children’s birthday parties! See Venure Hire section below for more information or email [email protected]