Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre25 September 2020 2023-11-28 16:02
Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre
Term Dates and Information
Term 1, 2024 – Monday 29th January to Thursday 28th March
(Centre Closed: Monday 11th March- Labour Day Public Holiday)
Term 2, 2024 – Monday 15th April to Friday 28th June
(Centre Closed: Thursday 25th April- Anzac Day Public Holiday and Monday 10th June- King’s Birthday Public Holiday)
Term 3, 2024 – Monday 15th July to Friday 20th September
Term 4, 2024 – Monday 7th October to Friday 13th December
(Centre Closed: Tuesday 5th November- Melbourne Cup Day Public Holiday)
Upcoming Courses and Events
Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre provides a variety of courses and activities that reflect community demand. Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre is a not-for-profit organisation and course costs are kept as low as possible to encourage participation.
General points about Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre activities:
- All courses are run on site.
- The BNC office is open 9 – 3pm Monday to Thursday and 9 – 1pm Friday.
- Courses are mostly held during school terms and the majority are held during daytime hours.
- The Children’s Room caters for Playgroups and Occasional Care , and is heavily used.
- The Complex hall is available to Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre for programs from Monday morning to Friday lunchtime, and is used for the most active programs eg dance and strength training.
- Most craft, art and social programs use either the meeting room or craft room.
- A specialised computer room is used for short introductory computer courses as well as having computers available for free community use under the Public Internet Access Program.
- Rooms are available for hire during the week if not used by Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre courses.
- Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre does not receive Adult, Community and Further Education funding for accredited training courses, and concentrates on lifestyle and skills development programs in categories of health and wellbeing, art and craft, introductory computer courses, social activities, children’s activities and childcare.
- Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre is an active member of the Cardinia Cluster of Neighbourhood Houses.
Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.