Programs & Activities

Programs & Activities
There are many different programs and activities run in the Centre either by the Glen Iris Road Uniting Church or other providers. Enquiries are warmly welcomed for every program and activity. You will also find contact details on our community notice board.

These has been grouped into the following categories below:

  • Fellowship, Craft, Conversation
  • Spirituality
  • Health, Fitness & Well being
  • Educational


Fellowship, Craft, Conversation

Children's Activity Time

An opportunity on a weekday morning for those with little children to get together to chat and do simple craft activities. We hope to recommence this in late 2021.

Saturday Morning Drop In

An opportunity to call into the Centre for coffee and a chat between 10 and 11 am on a Saturday


Cafe Church

Once a month we meet (over a meal when restrictions allow) for a chat and discussion on a bible passage and its relevance to us today.

Adult Christian Faith Group

Short-course sessions held throughout the year. Contact the Centre office for information on the next course

Health, Fitness & Well Being

CaraBelle School of Dance

Nurtures children’s creativity through the love of dance by offering ballet for 4-5 year olds, and ballet, jazz & hip hop for 6 to 12 year olds:

Traditional Ip Man Wing Chun

Wing Chun Kung Fu was rumored to have been created by the Ng Mui, one of the five legendary elders of Shaolin Temple, for the girl Yim Wing Chun. The original concept of Wing Chun is to help smaller people defend themselves against bigger, stronger opponents. It may seem difficult to believe, or understand, but through Wing Chun a student can explore their sensitivity, accuracy, skill and power to overcome their opponents. Further details online: Yelian He - Wing Chun Classes Melbourne - Glen Iris (

Ashgrove Calisthenics Club

Calisthenics combines the arts of dance, ballet and gymnastics to create a unique Australian sport. The Ashgrove Calisthenics Club provide classes for all ages from Tinies (3 Years) through to Masters. They cater for all skills and abilities and pride ourselves on developing excellence within all our students. Find out more at



Provides a place where children can explore language, literacy & numeracy in a fun filled and stimulating environment. These fun and interactive programs cater for children aged from 2 1/2 right through to 6 years old. Children will sing, craft, write, read and play their way to developing essential literacy and numeracy skills, confidence and creativity:

Mini Maestros

Offers fun and educational music programs for children, including babies, toddlers and preschoolers, aged 6 months to 5 years, that will help children to foster an appreciation of music to last a lifetime. Singing, dancing, playing percussion instruments and musical games stimulate the children's creativity and imagination:

Minitalia Lab

Minitalia Lab is designed to introduce preschool children to the Italian culture. The curriculum provides a natural approach to a new language by experimenting with play, song, movement, stories and art. Its mission is to immerse children aged 0 -5 years in the Italian language and culture, and develop their verbal, motor, social and critical thinking skills through a developmentally appropriate, arts-integrated curriculum:

Stage Left

Stage Left is a part time performing arts school - a unique and creative environment where you can learn to sing, dance and act under the one roof! Stage Left runs senior school classes for 6 - 16 year olds and Stage Kids classes specially designed for younger performers aged 4 - 6 years:


Is the world’s most successful communication and leadership program. Learn in a supportive, enjoyable club environment at your own pace