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 4, 2021 is now available.

The Registration form for Term 4 programs is available in Word or PDF version.

Circle of Security Workshop (Refresher)

Celebrate how Circle of Security has helped you to work through change and:

  • discuss new ideas or problems
  • reflect on how you have been tracking
  • gain new perspectives and set new goals

Continue to strengthen bonds with your child and help them to build secure relationships.

Dates:    Saturday, 9 October 2021

Time:     10.00 pm – 01.00 pm

Venue:   Online via Zoom

Cost:      Free to members, $20 to non-members

Suitable To:  Parents of all aged children

Preparing for Toddlerhood

This course helps you to prepare for the toddler years and demystifies typical toddler behaviour.  These sessions are designed to help you support your child to manage their behaviour. Having an insight to how behaviours are expressed and what you can do to manage and minimise has an overflow effect on all other areas of life.

Dates:    Fridays, 15 October – 12 November 2021

Times:   11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Venue:   Online via Zoom

Cost:      $30.00 for the 5-week program

Suitable To:  Parents of children 0-2 years

Baby Yoga

For parents and their babies up to 15 months.  Baby Yoga is an interactive class between your baby and you. Learn the different movements that strengthen your baby’s spine, develop supple joints and a tonic for all the body’s systems. It is a fantastic way to support your baby’s development by improving muscle strength and tone, co-ordination and balance.

Dates:   Wednesdays, 20 October – 17 November

Time:    10.00 am – 11.00 am

Venue:  Online via Zoom

Cost:    $30.00 for the 5-week program

Suitable To:  Parents and babies up to 15 months

New and Expectant Dads Workshop (Mums welcome to session 2)

This course highlights the positive and important role that fathers play both for their child and the mother and provides an opportunity for dads to positively impact the emotional, social and cognitive development of baby, while looking after their own relationships, mental health and sanity.

Date:      Saturdays, 13 & 20 November 2021

Time:     10.00 am – 11.30 am

Venue:   Online via Zoom

Cost:      $25.00 for both days (Mums free 20 Nov only)

Suitable To:  Expectant or New Dads

Musical Beginnings

This 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.

Dates:   Fridays, 19 November – 10 December 2021

Time:    12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

Venue:  Drummoyne Community Centre

Cost:     $24.00 for the 4-week program

Suitable To:  Parents and babies under 12 months

Toddlers: Testing, Tricky, Terrific!

For greater connection and more co-operation. The course will cover:

  • fussy or picky eaters and understanding why communication is key to overcoming fussy eating
  • why tantrums seem to be worse in public, why toddlers don’t listen and how to manage meltdowns
  • why good self-esteem is important and how to give your child the skills to overcome setbacks

Dates:   Tuesdays, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec 2021

Times:   07.30 pm – 9.00 pm

Venue:   Online via Zoom

Cost:      $25.00 for the 3-week program

Suitable To:  Parents with children 1-3 years

Flex & Muse for Teenagers

Tuesdays – School Term Only – Starting 5 October 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.  Classes taking place on Zoom until it is possible to return to face-to-face classes.

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.