Yarrunga Community Centre

Yarrunga Community Centre

Cooking/Hospitality Programs

Art Programs

Social Opportunities

Men's Group

Welcome to Yarrunga

Welcome to Yarrunga Community Centre.


Yarrunga means beneath tall trees and evokes images of people gathering to embrace the spirit of community through sharing and learning from each other.

If you’re a  person who values community, wants to learn or try new things or wants to be involved, you will find Yarrunga a place where a sense of belonging and connection occurs naturally in a friendly, safe and inclusive environment.

Yarrunga is a registered charity that offers health and wellbeing programs, social groups, and community information and education.

We’re also a member of Learn Local – a network of over 300 not-for-profit organisations across Victoria offering adult community education and training to people from all walks of life.

Please come and join our Yarrunga family and embrace all that we have to offer.


Samantha Blackwell



ACNC Registered Charity Tick

Centre Re-Opening Update


Due to the current government guidelines, we will remain working from home until Monday 5 July (unless there are changes).

If you need to contact us please email us or call our mobile number 0420 710 648. 

Please stay safe and well during this period, and remember to stay in contact and connected to friends, family and community through phone and social media. 

If you are a current participant at Yarrunga please connect to our private Facebook group - YCC Online - where Yarrunga is still active and supporting its community to stay in touch, access videos and loads of other stuff. 

If you don't know to use Facebook and/or set up a personal profile, contact the Centre and we will help.

 YCC Online


Term 3 2021 at Yarrunga

What's happening at Yarrunga Community Centre?

Do you live in Croydon Hills, Croydon, Warranwood, Ringwood, Mooroolbark or Chirnside Park and are looking for a range of health and wellbeing, art and craft, social groups or educational programs?

We have a number of health and wellbeing classes including yoga, tai chi, pilates, strength training for seniors and interval training. We also have cooking, social groups, on-line training and more.


What's special in Term 3 2021?


For people interested in hospitality we have a number of programs: short intensives in Barista Taster, Barista for Teens and Step into Hospitality; and longer courses in Barista Skills, and Cake Decorating.


If art and craft is more your style we have Mixed Media Art at YarrungaWoodworkCricut for Beginners and Fluid Art. 


We have a new tutor taking on some of our more heart-pumping fitness classes - Interval Training and the new Boxing and Kickboxing HIIT. but if you prefer your fitness more gentle but great fun, then try Fit Drum or Zumba Gold.


Our new social group - Yarrunga Wellbeing Hub -  is a great space for like-minded  people interested in sharing ideas and experiences on improving wellbeing. 


Our 2021 Term 3 Short Course and Activity Guide is available now to download.

Covid Art

2020 Highlights

What is Fit Drum?

Why do Living Longer Living Stronger classes?

Local Pathways Success

Carers Acting Up

What's happening at Yarrunga

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Find a course at Yarrunga

Yarrunga Community Centre has a variety of educational and recreational courses ranging from health and wellbeing through to digital literacy and more. To browse our courses visit 'Courses' in the main menu or click on a category below.

Adult Education