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Playford Civic Centre

Home to the iconic Shedley Theatre, the Shedley Cafe and Theatre Bar, Playford Library, City of Playford Customer Care Centre and Council Chambers, the Playford Civic Centre is always abuzz with movement and laughter.

The centre is adjacent to the recently developed Prince George Plaza and also houses the Grenville Hub, which brings our community together through building friendships and common interests. The Playford Civic Centre is located on Playford Boulevard in Elizabeth.

Each year the Shedley Theatre welcomes a number of high-profile acts, long-time resident theatre groups and local schools, while the Shedley Cafe and Theatre Bar is open Monday to Friday as well as during show nights and special events.

The Playford Civic Centre also offers meeting spaces while the Great Hall is often home to displays and exhibitions of local art and design.

For more information about the Shedley Theatre, Cafe and Bar or meeting spaces visit the website below.

Playford Civic Centre - 10 Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth
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Elizabeth Rise

The Elizabeth Rise Community Centre works with the community and partner agencies to deliver a variety of communal activities and events.

We provide programs and services that inspire participation in the local community which work towards encouraging connections and enhancing lives.

Contact Details and Location

For further information, phone 8256 0448 or email elizabethrisecommunitycentre@playford.sa.gov.au.

Elizabeth Rise Community Centre - Shop 7/26 Hamblynn Road, Elizabeth Downs
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Marni Waiendi

Our Marni Waiendi facility engages with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and provides assistance, support and advocacy to increase the participation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in programs across the City of Playford.

The facility also provides a culturally appropriate Aboriginal transitions centre to provide services to Indigenous community members with information and referrals to assist access to a range of mainstream and Indigenous specific services.

Contact Details and Location

For further information contact Marni Waiendi on 8256 0145.

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Marni Waiendi - 85 Ridley Road, Elizabeth South
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Grenville Hub

Located in Prince George Plaza, Elizabeth, the centre provides a broad range of services for people 50 years and over, offering programs, which encourage and promote lifelong learning, physical activity, healthy living, social connections, participation and enjoyment.

These include:

  • Leisure, fitness and recreation activities
  • Health education forums and events
  • Entertainment and outings
  • Links to services and information
  • Therapy services, including massage
  • Group activity programs
  • Cafe, dining and takeaway meal service
  • Home Assist services
  • Community Passenger Network

Conveniently located in Prince George Plaza, Elizabeth, the centre sits alongside retail offerings, our iconic Shedley Theatre and Café, function rooms, Civic Centre and library service.

On Monday, 8 February 2021 the City of Playford opened the new flagship community centre, the Grenville Hub.

The new centre is almost 50 percent larger than the previous Grenville Hub which opened in 1983. It boasts light filled open spaces, café, dining room, theatre with stage and dedicated rooms for therapy, games, art and technology.

Activities within the centre promote health and movement, authentic connections, sense of purpose and pride.

Community can also access information, knowledge and support to support them remain independent in the community and to ‘live life to the fullest.’

Check the links below for the weekly activities program and information about the wide range of services we provide.

For further information or to book please phone 8256 0377.

For further information, phone 8256 0377.

Grenville Hub - 10 Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth.
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John McVeity Centre

The John McVeity Centre located at 182 Peachey Rd, Smithfield Plains, plays an important role in the local community. It is a place that supports health and wellbeing and provides opportunities for people to come together and connect socially.

The JMC offers a range of services for the whole community to enjoy including court sport competitions, a community fitness space as well as group fitness classes and child minding services provided by qualified BlueFit instructors.

To find out more about the activities and programs on offer at the John McVeity Centre visit playford.sa.gov.au/wellbeinghub or to book a space for hire, email JMC@playford.sa.gov.au or phone 8256 0333.

John McVeity Centre - 182 Peachey Road, Smithfield Plains
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The Precinct

The Precinct is a community hub offering spaces to meet and learn with community wellbeing at its heart. Various services include:

  • The Healthy Food Co.,
  • Playford Men’s Shed,
  • Café and Lutheran Community Care Op Shop,
  • Community Garden
  • Volunteering opportunities and
  • Meeting spaces for hire

To find out more about the activities and programs on offer at The Precinct visit playford.sa.gov.au/wellbeinghub or to book a space for hire, phone 8256 0333 or follow us on Facebook.