Drummoyne Community Centre offers a range of programs to support families living in the City of Canada Bay area.

Our Parenting programs will proceed in Term 3 however it may be necessary to deliver some programs as Zoom calls if the current Covid-19 restrictions are still in place but we will return to face-to-face learning as soon as possible. We suggest that you call us on 9719 8102 or email info@dcc.org.au to check that programs are proceeding.

Parenting Calendar

The DCC Parenting Calendar for Term 3, 2021 is now available.

The Registration form for Term 3 programs is available in Word or PDF version.

Language, Learning and Play

This 5-week program runs for one hour on a Friday morning. It is for parents of babies 0-12 months. During this session we will be exploring how to make connections through language, learning and play. We begin with ‘Helping your baby understand’, this needs to happen first before your baby can talk. You will gain an insight into what helps your baby make sense of language and although your baby’s first word may not be until he is 12 months old the preparation begins much earlier. Delivered by Dympna Kennedy. Please use the registration form above to reserve your place or call 9719 8102 for more information.

Dates:   Fridays, 23 July – 20 August 2021

Time:    11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Venue:  Drummoyne Community Centre, 10 Cometrowe Street, Drummoyne

Cost:     $30.00 for the 5-week program

Circle of Security Parenting

Taking the guesswork out of parenting!
The Circle of Security model is a ‘map’ for parents and caregivers on how to navigate parenting while juggling other demands in life. Based on fifty years of research, this evidence-based program demonstrates that children with secure attachments have more confidence, compassion, resilience and endurance. Delivered by Dympna Kennedy. Please use the registration form above to reserve your place or call 9719 8102 for more information.

Dates:   Tuesdays 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August 2021

Time:     7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Venue:   Drummoyne Community Centre, 10 Cometrowe Street, Drummoyne

Cost:     $55 for individuals or $80 for a couple

(includes DCC membership for 2021/22)

Relax You and Your Baby (Infant Massage)

This 5-week program runs for one hour on a Wednesday morning. It is for parents of babies 0-10 months and explores baby’s body language and their unique sight, sound and sensory cues. It is their way of telling us what they want. Learn to do baby massage and use it as a method of connection and communication which is effective for settling and sleep problems. Delivered by Dympna Kennedy. Please use the registration form above to reserve your place or call 9719 8102 for more information.

 

Dates:   Wednesdays 11 August – 8 September 2021

Times:   9.30 am – 10.30 am

Venue:   Victoria Avenue Public School, 64 Victoria Avenue, Concord West

Cost:      $30.00 for the 5-week program

Musical Beginnings

For parents and their babies under 12 months.  Musical Beginnings is a group program designed to support you engaging with your baby through music. The program aims to nurture joyful connections through singing songs, moving to music and fun play activities. The program will also assist you to feel more confident in using music to support your baby’s development and learning. We will explore ways of caring for yourself and reducing stress with music.  Delivered by Musical Beginnings.  Please use the registration form above to reserve your place or call 9719 8102 for more information.

 

Dates:   Fridays, 27 August – 17 September 2021

Time:    12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

Venue:  Drummoyne Community Centre, 10 Cometrowe Street, Drummoyne

Cost:     $24.00 for the 4-week program

Dads Relax You and Your Baby

A half day workshop for fathers with pre-crawlers (0-10 months). Explore baby’s body language and unique cues as well as practical activities such as learning to do infant massage and exploring settling and sleep techniques. Delivered by Dympna Kennedy.  Please use the registration form above to reserve your place or call 9719 8102 for more information.

 

Date:     Saturday, 11 September 2021
Time:     10.00 am – 1.00 pm
Venue:   Concord Library, Wellbank Street, Concord
Cost:      Free but Registration is Essential

Flex & Muse for Teenagers

Tuesdays – School Term Only – Starting 28 July at 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm

A free, weekly, one hour pilates and wellbeing class for 13-19 year olds.  Clear your head, strengthen your core and find your calm.  Please bring a towel or mat.

Phone 9719 8102 or email info@dcc.org.au for more information.  Registration is essential.

Groovy Grandparents Playgroup

Wednesdays – School Term Only – July 2021, 10:30am-12:30pm

A playgroup for Grandparents and their grandchildren aged 16 months to 6 years of age. Run by Grandparents, for Grandparents. Includes free play (indoors and outdoors), craft, story time, singing, dance and drama. All welcome, just turn up. At Drummoyne Scout Hall, 11 Denning Street, Drummoyne.

Cost: $5 each Wednesday, pay at the door.

Phone 9719 8102 or email groovygrandparents@optusnet.com.au for more information.

Martial Arts Spirit (Hall Hire)

Taekwondo Classes for 3+ years

Build confidence, learn self defence and have fun! Weekly class on Wednesdays from 3.30pm-6pm or Sunday mornings from 9am-10.45am. For more information visit www.MAspirit.com.au or phone 1300 627 853. Limited spots.

Parenting Resources

For other parenting programs and resources see the Resourcing Parents website.  The link for this website is http://www.resourcingparents.nsw.gov.au/