Bowes Avenue Community Centre programs

Welcome back for another exciting year of programming, activities and events at Bowes Avenue Community Centre. 

We offer a range of social, recreational, educational and community supported activities for all members of the community. 

Please note: There will be no programs running 25 April (Anzac Day), 12 June (Queen’s Birthday) and 19 April, 17 May, and 21 June (Immunisation).

We also offer fun school holiday activities (pdf, 360KB) - call 8325 1890 or email us for more information.

For enquiries or to put your name on our mailing list, please contact us at 8325 1890 or email bowesavcc@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Children's programs

B Minor Music

A music program created and led by an experienced early childhood educator and trained performer.

Thursdays, 20 April – 29 June (11 sessions) 
9.45am – 10.15am (1-3yrs) 
10.30 – 11am (3-5yrs) 
Full fee: $73; Casual: $8

Kids Beats

An introductory class to gymnastics, dance and yoga designed specifically for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Kids Beats provides a sensory environment which allows your child to explore body movement and develop their physical, social and emotional well-being. Suitable for children aged 2-5 years. Bookings essential.

Wednesdays, 26 April – 7 June (5 sessions) 
(No sessions on 17 May and 21 June due to immunisation days) 
11.45am – 12.30pm 
Full fee: $34; Casual: $6

Adult's programs

Water colour painting and drawing

Mondays, 24 April – Monday, 26 June (9 sessions)
(No session Monday, June 12 - Queens Birthday)
6pm – 8.30pm
Full fee: $84; Casual: $10 
Materials to be purchased at extra cost.

Power Yoga

Mondays, 24 April – Monday, 26 June (9 sessions)
(No session Tuesday, June 12 - Queens Birthday)
7pm – 8pm
Full fee: $54; Casual: $8

Strength and conditioning training

Tuesdays, 18 April – Tuesday, 27 June (10 sessions)
(No session Tuesday, April 25 - ANZAC day)
9am – 10am or 10am – 11am
Full fee: $50; Casual: $6

Cooking program

Tuesdays, 18 April – 16 May 
11am – 12 noon.
Casual: $7

Yoga

Tuesdays, 18 April – Tuesday, 27 June (10 sessions)
(No session Tuesday, April 25 - ANZAC day)
12.30pm – 1.30pm
Full fee: $50; Casual: $6

Gentle exercise

Tuesdays, 18 April – Tuesday, 27 June (10 sessions)
1.45 – 2.45pm 
Full fee: $50; Casual: $6

Patchwork and quilting for beginners

Tuesdays, 18 April – Tuesday, 20 June (9 sessions)
(No session Tuesday, April 25 - ANZAC day)
12.30pm – 2.30pm
Full fee: $45; Casual: $6

Community Garden

Tuesdays, 18 April – Tuesday, 27 June (10 sessions)
(No session Tuesday, April 25 - ANZAC day)
11am – 12.30pm
Free. A volunteer garden program for community members to grow food together, nurture friendships, share knowledge and grow community spirit. 

Strength and conditioning training – Level 2

Wednesdays, 26 April – Wednesday, 28 June (8 sessions)
(No session Wednesday, May 17 and June 21 – Immunisation)
9.30am – 10.15am
Full fee: $40; Casual: $6

Yogalates

Wednesday, 26 April – Wednesday 28 June (8 sessions) 
(No sessions April 19, May 17, June 21 – Immunisation.)

Creative card making

Thursdays, 20 April - Thursday 29 June (11 sessions)
9.30am – 11.30am
Full fee: $55; Casual: $6

Community choir

Thursdays, 20 April - Thursday 29 June (11 sessions)
10.40am – 11.30am 
$2 per session

Gentle exercise

Thursdays, 20 April – Thursday, 29 June (11 sessions)
11.30am – 12.30pm
Full fee: $55; Casual: $6

General information

  • Classes are generally paid for on a term basis.
  • Casual fees are set for each program based on full fee weekly cost and length of program.
  • First child full fee/early bird, second child and subsequent child(ren) 50 per cent of applicable fee
  • Places are limited and will be allocated in order of contact. Payment of fees for the term will secure your place.
  • A minimum number of enrolments are required before a class can commence.
  • Refunds will only be issued where a course has been cancelled by Bowes Avenue Community Centre.
  • The centre is closed for classes and activities on public holidays and immunisation dates.
  • No programs are delivered during immunisation services at Bowes Avenue Community Centre. Immunisation is run every third Wednesday of the each month.

Payment methods

In person, cash or card.

Getting to Bowes Avenue Community Centre

27-31 Bowes Avenue, Airport West

Mel ref 15 K9

Tram 59

There is onsite parking and the centre is wheelchair accessible.

Last updated: Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 4:13 AM