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Lifelong Learning Program 2019 - Term 2

Book or register for one or more of the activities and classes on offer. From yoga and fitness classes through to cooking, singing, learning a new language and more.

To find out about upcoming programs, you can sign up for Lifelong Learning Updates. You can also download a copy of the Lifelong Learning Program flyer (PDF, 204.03 KB) to print and share.

Health and Fitness

These classes are very affordable at $7 a class and are held at Community Centres throughout Cumberland. Book one or more classes below.

Pilates

Ages: 18+ years

Cost: $70 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9036

Monday evening classes

Day: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Location: Guildford Community Centre

Book Monday Pilates

Tuesday evening classes for Women only

Day: Tuesdays from 30 April to 2 July 2019

Time: 6.15pm to 7.15pm 

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Tuesday Pilates

Thursday evening classes

Day: Thursdays from 2 May to 4 July 2019

Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Location: Pemulwuy Allan G Ezzy Community Centre  in the Main Hall

Book Thursday Pilates

Zumba

Ages: 18+ years

Cost: $70 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9036

Wednesday evening classes

Day and dates: Wednesdays from 1 May to 3 July 2019

Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Location: Pemulwuy Allan G Ezzy Community Centre  in the Main Hall

Book Wednesday Zumba

Wednesday evening classes for Women only 

Day and dates: Wednesdays from 1 May to 3 July 2019

Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Women’s only Zumba

New Saturday morning classes

Day and dates: Saturdays from 4 May to 6 July 2019

Time: 9am to 10am 

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Saturday Zumba

Bootcamp

Ages: 18+ years

Cost: $70 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9036

Thursday night classes

Day and dates: Thursdays from 2 May to 4 July 2019

Time: 6pm to 7pm

Location: Pemulwuy Allan G Ezzy Community Centre in the Main Hall

Book Thursday Bootcamp

Taster Tai Chi for Beginners

Ages: All ages, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Free

Enquires: 8757 9026

Monday morning classes

Day and dates: Fridays from 3 May to 5 July 2019

Time: 10am to 11:30am

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Taster Tai Chi

Taster Yoga for Beginners

Ages: All ages, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Free

Enquires: 8757 9028

Monday morning classes

Day and dates: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Book for Taster Yoga

Yoga and Relaxation

Ages: 18+ years

Cost: $70 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9036

New Tuesday evening classes

Tuesdays from 30 April to 2 July 2019

Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm 

Location: Pemulwuy Allan G Ezzy Community Centre in the Main Hall

Book Tuesday Yoga

Wednesday evening classes

Day and dates: Wednesdays from 1 May to 3 July 2019

Time: 7.45pm to 8.45pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Wednesday Yoga

Bollywood Dance and Fitness

Ages: 18+ years

Cost: $70 per term

Monday evening classes

Day and date: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 7pm to 8pm

Location: Pemulwuy Allan G Ezzy Community Centre in the Youth Room

Book Monday Bollywood Dance

Table Tennis

Ages: All ages, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Free

Monday afternoon classes

Day and dates: Mondays 

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Monday Table Tennis

Wednesday afternoon classes

Day and dates: Wednesdays

Time: 2.30pm to 5.30pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Wednesday Table Tennis

Over 55s

For bookings and payments for the Over 55s programs, please contact the Social Inclusion Team on 8757 9031 or email social.inclusion@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

Gentle Fitness - over 55s

Ages: For people over 55 years only

Cost: $40 per term

Monday morning classes in Greystanes

Day and date: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 9am to 10am

Location: Greystanes Community Centre

Monday morning classes in Regents Park

Day and date: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 9am to 10am

Location: Regents Park Community Centre

Tuesday morning classes

Day and date: Tuesdays from 30 April to 2 July 2019

Time: 10am to 11am

Location: Merrylands Community Centre in the Miller Street Room

Thursday morning classes

Day and date: Thursdays from 2 May to 4 July 2019

Time: 9am to 10am

Location: Wentworthville Community Centre  in the Banksia Room

Friday morning classes

Day and date: Fridays  from 3 May to 5 July

Time: 9am to 10am

Location: Berala Community Centre

 

Line Dancing - over 55s

Ages: For people over 55 years only

Cost: $60 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9031

Tuesday morning classes

Day and date: Tuesdays from 30 April to 2 July 2019

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am

Location: Berala Community Centre

Zumba Gold - over 55s

Ages: For people over 55 years only

Cost: $40 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9031

Wednesday morning classes

Day and date: Wednesdays from 1 May to 3 July 2019

Time:  9:30am to 10:30am

Location: Pemulwuy Allan G Ezzy Community Centre

Thursday morning classes

Day and date: Thursdays from 2 May to 4 July 2019

Time:  9.30am to 10.30am

Location: Berala Community Centre

Painting Classes - over 55s

Ages: For people over 55 years only

Cost: $40 per term

Enquiries: 8757 9031

Friday morning classes

Day and date: Fridays from 3 May to 5 July 2019

Time:  10am to 12pm

Location: Granville Library

Over 65s and People with a Disability over 18 years

Some programs are free and some have a small fee. For registrations and payments, please contact the Social Inclusion Team on 8757 9031 or email social.inclusion@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

Wellness Activities

Ages: For seniors over 65 years and people with disability over 18 years

A range of activities are provided including armchair travel, indoor sports, games, singing, craft and more! Get your hearts moving with gentle exercises each day. It could be Tai Chair, Zumba Gold, Move It or Lose It and Chair Aerobics! There are also guest speakers and performers throughout the month. Transport is available.

Cost:

  • Meal $8.00
  • Transport $10.40
  • Activity $4

Monday, Tuesday and Fridays in Guildford

Day and date: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Guildford Community Centre

Wednesdays in Berala

Day and date: Wednesdays from 9 January to 10 April 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Thursdays in Granville

Day and date: Thursdays from 10 January to 11 April 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Granville Library

Social Outings

Activities including Dine-In Films, Friday Feast, Bingo, Bowls and more

Ages: For seniors over 65 years and people with disability over 18 years

A range of social programs run daily as well as Filipino, Maltese, Spanish, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Male Only groups.

Cost: Small fees apply

Monday to Fridays in Guildford

Day and date: Monday to Friday

Time: 9am to 3pm

Location: Guildford Community Centre

 

Free Programs

For registrations and enquiries for the following programs, please contact the Social Inclusion Team on 8757 9031 or email social.inclusion@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

Yarn Up Monthly Meet Up

Meet up for a chat, outing and lunch.

Ages: For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over 50 years or people with disability over 18 years

This is a casual get together for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service users. Transport and lunch is provided.

One Friday each month

Day and date: Fridays once a month

Time: 10am to 3pm

Location: Lane Street Cottage, 42 Lane Street, Wentworthville

Silver Surfers - Learn how to surf the internet

Ages: For seniors over 65 years and people with disability over 18 years)

A volunteer is available to assist and teach anyone who is interested in learning how to surf the internet. Learn how to stay in touch with loved ones near and far! Bookings required.

Mondays and Fridays in Guildford

Day and date: Mondays and Fridays

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: Guildford Community Centre

Ages: All ages, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Free

Enquires: 8757 9028

Monday morning classes

Day and dates: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Book for Taster Yoga

Taster Learn to Sew for Beginners

Ages: 18+

Cost: Free

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Enquires: 8757 9028

Wednesday morning classes

Book TASTER learn to sew

 

Taster Tai Chi for Beginners

Ages: All ages, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Free

Enquires: 8757 9026

Monday morning classes

Day and dates: Fridays from 3 May to 5 July 2019

Time: 10am to 11:30am

Location: Berala Community Centre

Book Taster Tai Chi

Taster Yoga for Beginners

Ages: All ages, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Free

Enquires: 8757 9028

Monday morning classes

Day and dates: Mondays from 29 April to 1 July 2019

Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Book for Taster Yoga

Cooking and Creative Arts

The Flavours of Auburn program is packed full of fun and cooking classes for a whole range of cuisines. 

Cumberland Kitchen Group

Calling all passionate foodies, from home cooks and bakers to professional chefs, to share tips and tricks relating to cooking and baking with like-minded kitchen enthusiasts! Topics can range from ingredients, kitchen techniques or a specific dish that’s a challenge. Note: Please bring an apron.

Cost: $30 per student

Enquiries: 9757 9036

Two Saturday classes

Day and date: Saturdays, 4 and 11 May 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Book for Cumberland Kitchen Group

Cumberland Bakers Group

Calling all bakers and pastry makers. Join our baking group and master the trickier aspects of baking.

Cost: $30 per student

Enquiries: 8757 9036

Two Saturday classes

Day and date: Saturdays, 1 and 8 June 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Book Bakers Group

Language Classes

English Conversation Classes - during school term only

Improve your English and refine your conversation skills in a friendly class run by volunteer tutors.

Enquiries: 9735 1399

  • Mondays, 11am to 1pm
  • Wednesdays, 10am to 12pm
  • Fridays, 10am to 12pm

Auburn Centre for Community. Enquiries: 8757 9028

Register for English Conversation

English Conversation Classes - Mandarin or Chinese Speaking background

Learn basic writing and conversation in English for beginners of a Mandarin speaking background.

Tuesday morning classes

Day and date: Tuesdays - during school term only

Time: 10am to 1pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Enquiries: 8757 9026

Register for Class

Mandarin Language Classes – Beginners

Learn basic writing and conversation in Mandarin.

This class is offered during the School Term only.

Note: Proficiency in English required.

Friday evening classes

Day and date: Fridays

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Location: Berala Community Centre

Enquiries: 8757 9026

Other Helpful Services and Classes

Justices of the Peace (JP) Services

JPs are persons authorised to witness and sign statutory declarations, affidavits and certify documents.

*Note: This service is provided by volunteers and is subject to changes based on their availability. Please contact the library or centre before attending to ensure the JP is onsite. For a full schedule of JP Services across Cumberland visit: www.cumberland.nsw.gov.au/library

Enquiries: 9735 1399

Thursdays in Auburn

Day and date: Thursdays, 

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: Auburn Centre for Community

Enquiries: 8757 9028

Thursdays in Berala

Day and date: Thursdays

Time:  10am to 11am

Location: Berala Community Centre

Enquiries: 8757 9026

Connect to work - Job Search, Advice, Resume Help and Interview Skills

Looking for a job in Australia? Need help with your resume? Want to practise your interview skills? Drop in or make an appointment to receive free employment advice at Auburn or Merrylands Library.

  • Auburn Library

Mondays, 9.30am to 4pm (drop in)

Wednesdays, 9.30am to 12.30pm (by appointment, 8757 9060)

  • Merrylands Library

Tuesdays, 9.30am to 4pm (drop in)

Wednesdays, 2pm to 4pm (by appointment, 8757 9065)

For more information call: 9735 1399.

Computer Classes

    Each week with classes continuing during school holidays.

    Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday mornings in Auburn

    Day and date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

    Time: 10am to 12pm

    Location: Auburn Centre for Community

    Enquiries: 8757 9028

    Thursday mornings in Berala

    Day and date: Thursdays

    Time: 10am to 12pm

    Location: Berala Community Centre

    Enquiries: 8757 9026

    Mondays and Thursday mornings in Guildford

    Day and date: Mondays, Thursdays

    Time 10am to 12pm

    Location: Guildford Community Centre

    Enquiries: 8757 9030

    Taster Learn to Sew for Beginners

    Ages: 18+

    Cost: Free

    Time: 10am to 12pm

    Location: Auburn Centre for Community

    Enquires: 8757 9028

    Wednesday morning classes

    Book TASTER learn to sew

     

    Children and Youth Programs

    Singing for Children - ages 5 to 12 years

    A fun class where children learn how to use their voices, sing songs, and improve their self-confidence as well as reading skills.

    Ages: 5 to 12 years

    Cost: $50 per term

    Book Singing for Children

    Thursday afternoons

    Day and date: Thursdays from 2 May to 4 July 2019

    Time: 4pm to 5pm

    Location: Berala Community Centre

    Enquiries: 8757 9026

    Kids Makers Space and Steam Lab - ages 7 to 14 years

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) Focus, this is a hands-on space for kids to learn, experiment and engage in STEAM activities. Kids learn to question, explore, experiment and apply these to real-world challenges.

    Ages: 7 to14 years

    Cost: $50 per term

    Book the Maker's Space

    Wednesday afternoons

    Day and date: Wednesdays from 1 May to 3 July 2019

    Time:  4pm to 5pm

    Location: Berala Community Centre

    Enquiries: 8757 9026

    Super Smart Babies and Toddlers - ages 0 to 5 years

    Our Super Smart Babies and Toddlers Program aims to help children develop basic literacy skills and encourage the love of books and stories. Join us for fun with books, rhymes and craft.

    Ages: Two Sessions for ages 0 to 2 years and 3 to 5 years

    Cost: Free

    Day and date: Wednesdays from 1 May to 3 July 2019

    Time: 10am to 10:30am 0 to 2 years and 10:45am to 11:30am 3 to 5 years

    Location: Berala Community Centre

    Enquiries: 8757 9026

    Book Super Smart Babies and Toddlers

    More Lifelong Learning Programs

    Registrations and Payments

    Registrations are essential for most programs.

    Register above through EventBrite or contact the phone number listed where indicated.

    Note: Programs with low enrolments may be cancelled.

    How to pay for paid programs:

    • Pay online through Eventbrite.
    • Pay in person at Cumberland Council’s administration buildings (Auburn and Merrylands).
    • Card-based payments can be made at Auburn Centre for Community and Berala Community Centre during business hours, contact centre staff on 8757 9000
    • For payments for Over 55s programs: contact the Social Inclusion Team on 8757 9031 or email social.inclusion@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

    Contact Us

    Council welcomes ongoing feedback for program content, participant experience and facilitator expressions of interest, please contact the Lifelong Learning Officer to submit your feedback.

    For further enquiries regarding the Lifelong Learning Program, phone the Lifelong Learning Officer on 8757 9036, or email lifelonglearningofficer@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

    Please contact the respective Centre or Enquiries number to confirm payment options for your program if appropriate.