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

Parenting Calendar

The DCC Parenting Calendar for Term 3, 2022 is now available.

Registration Form

The Term 3, 2022 Registration form is available. Download Registration Form in Word or Download Registration Form in PDF.

Couples to Parents Workshop

This course will provide you with more confidence in your ability to parent and help you to understand the importance of a parenting team. You will become more aware for services and support networks available in the local area so that you are assured you are not alone.

Dates:   Saturday, 30 July 2022

Time:    10.000 am to 3.00 pm

Venue:  Concord Library, 60 Flavelle St, Concord

Cost:     $35 per couple, $25 single supplement (includes DCC membership)

Suitable To: Pregnancy to Parents of children 6 months

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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. Participants must commit to all five sessions and be able to have a short telephone interview prior to being accepted on the program.  This is a parent only course.

Dates:   Tuesdays 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 2022

Time:    7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Venue:  Drummoyne Community Centre

Cost:    $55 for individuals or $80 for a couple (includes DCC membership)

Suitable To: Parents of all aged children

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Getting to Know Your Baby

A course for parents with pre-crawlers. Includes information on infant massage, reading the signs your baby is giving you, settling and sleeping techniques.

Date:       Fridays, 5 August to 2 September 2022

Time:     11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Venue:   Drummoyne Community Centre

Cost:      $30 for the 5-week program

Suitable to: Parents of children (0-10 months)

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Dads Getting to Know Your Baby Workshop

A half day workshop for Dads of pre-crawlers (0-10 months).  Helping Dads to read signs your baby is giving, ideas and techniques about settling and sleeping.

Date:      Saturday, 10 September 2022

Time:     10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Venue:   Concord Library, 60 Flavelle St, Concord

Cost:      Free but bookings essential

Suitable to: Parents of children (0-10 months)

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Decoding Toddler Behaviour

What does the evidence say? Over two evenings we will decode different toddler behaviours so that you gain a greater insight to your toddler and why they do what they do, what you can do and how to apply the techniques at home.  Increase connection and cooperation.

Date:      Tuesdays, 13 and 20 September 2022

Time:     7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

Venue:   Drummoyne Community Centre

Cost:      $30

Suitable to: Parents of children aged 1-3 years

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Engaging Adolescents

A FREE full day workshop for parents of (tech-obsessed) teenagers to improve communication, build trust, develop realistic expectations, and tackle difficult conversations to achieve behaviour modification, all while fostering safe independence!

Open to parents of teens who live or go to school in The City of Canada Bay area.

Date:     Sunday 14 August 2022

Time:    9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Venue:  Concord High School, 3 Stanley St. Concord

Cost:   Free, but bookings essential!  Click here to register

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Groovy Grandparents Playgroup

Wednesdays – School Term Only – February 2022, 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.

ADVC Children’s Performance Classes (Hall Hire)

Singing, acting and performance classes.  Weekly classes during term time on Thursdays from 4.00 pm – 7.00 pm.
For more information visit https://www.advc.com.au/
 or phone 0467 964 676

Parenting Resources

For other parenting programs and resources see the Resourcing Parents website.