Our Programs

Programs offered at Duntroon Community Centre are open to both Defence and non-defence families of the greater Canberra region. To participate in our programs you must be a member of the centre. To become a member click here


Duntroon Playschool is an early childhood program for 3 and 4 year olds. It is a play based, child centred program delivered in a caring and nurturing environment supported by a qualified teacher and assistant. Playschool offers indoor and outdoor play times, music, dance, language and story experiences. Playschool operates Monday to Friday during ACT school terms from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. Two days a week attendance is recommended, however, children may attend up to 3 days a week.

Playschool 2018 Enrolments are open.

Cost: $25 per day.

For more information about Playschool – click here.


Come along and have a cuppa whilst the children have some fun. Playgroup is for children (0-4 years of age) and their carers. Our facilities include indoor and outdoor play areas, organised craft activities and access to coffee making facilities in the kitchen. Sessions are run during ACT school terms from 9.30 am to 12 pm.

At present our numbers are flexible – there is no need to wait until the beginning of a new term to check out playgroup.

1 day: $27.50 per term
2 days: $38.50 per term
3 days: $44.00 per term.

For more information about Playgroup – click here.

Capital Crafters

Capital Crafters aims to provide a friendly atmosphere for individuals to come and relax, meet new people, share ideas and create handmade crafts. You can learn a new craft by participating in one of the many organised activities that run throughout the year, or you can bring your own craft project, have a cuppa and a chat with our friendly members.

With meetings held at the Centre weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays (babysitting available Thursdays) from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, Capital crafters is open to all like-minded individuals who seek a warm and open environment where the support and friendship is as forthcoming as the smiles.

Capital Crafters regularly offer all-day craft days, normally held on the 1st Saturday of every month from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm. These days are a great opportunity to escape the daily routine and devote valuable hours to completing your treasured craft project.

1 day: $27.50 term fee
2 days: $44.00 term fee
$3.30 Casual sessions (Saturday)

See Our Services page for babysitting prices. For more information about Capital Crafters – click here.

Fitness Programs

Personal Training

This group meets every Thursday from 9.45 am to 10.30 am. A fully qualified Personal Training Instructor takes this class and babysitting is available. See Our Services page for babysitting prices.

Cost: $8.25 per class


This group meets on Wednesday evenings at the Centre from 7.00 pm to 7.45 pm. This is a time for you to practice your mindfulness, build strength and unwind.

Cost: $8.25 per class.

Book Club

Book Club is a chance to meet new people, discover different authors and genres, and share your favourite books with others. It’s not about showing off your knowledge about obscure 18th century literature. Book club is free to attend for all member and meets at the Centre on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.00 pm. Keep up to date by connecting with us on Facebook at Duntroon Community Centre Book Club.

Cost: Free to members