Para Hills Community Hub
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Experience an innovative community space with a focus on learning, culture, business and recreation.
Community can come together, learn and participate in a huge range of activities at the innovative, new Para Hills Community Hub.
This modern Hub incorporates The Paddocks Centre (established 1980) with the Library and The Para Hills Centre (both onsite since 1975) and is a welcoming place with a focus on business, cultural, learning and recreational opportunities.
Surrounding the Para Hills Community Hub is the Para Hills Shopping Centre and the beautiful Prettejohn Gully Reserve with an impressive new playground space and undercover picnic area.
Central Location for Everyone
Within the Para Hills Community Hub you will find:
- The Paddocks Centre
- Para Hills Library
- Senior programs
- Adult vocational learning programs
- STEM-based robotics and LEGO programs
- Early years learning and literacy
- Digital literacy programs
- Health, wellbeing, art and culture activities
- Room hire facilities for business or leisure
- Justice of the Peace (JP) services
The Hub also provides services for:
- Residents to connect with others and develop new friendships
- School students and young people to meet, learn and participate in group and individual activities
- Seniors to access information and be socially connected
- Business looking for networking opportunities and additional space to do business
- Families to enjoy activity programs and access the internet
- Anyone who would like to access information regarding local services, walking trails and events in the local area
- Volunteers wanting to become involved in the local community
Latest Programs and Services
The library is part of the ‘One Card Network’ connecting all SA public libraries so Salisbury Library Service patrons can borrow and return items wherever they are with their current library card
Free access to Microsoft Office programs and the internet is available through public PCs or wirelessly. Terms and conditions apply. Printing is available at cost.
Activities and events include a huge range of school holiday programs and activities for young people and educational programs throughout the year.
Library Programs and Events
Children and Youth
With a huge range of activities for both children and young people, the Para Hills Community Hub has fantastic school holiday programs as well as regular events. Young people can read, play and learn at the Hub.
Featuring community engagement programs that build on foundation skills for the workplace.
Programs for Seniors
The Para Hills Community Hub is a welcoming and accessible leisure centre for social activities, health and fitness and wellbeing programs for people over 50 including those with a disability.
Justice of the Peace
Justice of the Peace (or a JP) is authorised to witness and attest many documents, such as statutory declarations, affidavits, wills, divorce documents, power of attorney and guardianship documents as well as certify copies of original documents.
The Para Hills Community Hub is the ideal location for your next event.
Spaces, including a multi-function area with a commercial kitchen and bar servery, are available for hire. Rooms are furnished with modern AV equipment and can cater for a variety of activities including meetings, seminars, workshops and events.
The Para Hills Community Garden is a place for the community to connect with nature and participate in programs that support health and wellbeing. Located at the rear of the Hub, the garden consists of both above ground and inground plantings including citrus trees and a bush tucker garden. The community can participate in garden-based programs or just sit and relax amongst nature.
The Para Hills Community Garden is supported by the Australian Statewide Wellbeing Strategy, led by Wellbeing SA.
Located in the garden area is an Aboriginal Mural featuring local Senior Elder Frank Wanganeen and his grandson Joseph. The artwork was created by artists Elizabeth Close and Thomas Readett as part of the City of Salisbury’s World of Welbeing project to promote resilience, positive health and wellbeing post COVID-19.