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These services are within a few kilometers of Matraville.

Matraville Sports Centre

Caution. We have been unable to verify this information for over two years.

Phone: 02 9661 6711

Fax: 02 9661 0869

Location: 441 Bunnerong Rd, Matraville NSW 2036

Mail: PO Box 167, Matraville NSW 2036



Description: Sports centre offering a variety of indoor & outdoor activities. Private & group tennis coaching. 12 synthetic grass tennis courts; 6 glass backed squash courts; 2 indoor cricket pitches and one practice pitch; 1 indoor soccer field; 1 indoor netball court.

School holiday sports camps. Weekend tennis competitions and Tuesday ladies competition; night squash competition; and mid-week netball, cricket and soccer competitions; Children's sport parties.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-10.30pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 8am-7pm.

Contact: Sandra Reid

Area Served: Randwick, Botany

Keywords: Broad Community; Cricket; Indoor Soccer; Indoor Sports Centres; Squash; Squash and Raquetball Courts; Tennis; Tennis Courts; Sporting Clubs and Groups; Cricket Grounds

© Randwick City Council [28406] Last Full Review: 21Oct14

Sans Souci Dolphins Underwater Club

Phone: 0403 598 824

Location: South Sydney Amateur Fishing Association Club House, Cnr Macquarie and Hastings Ave, Chifley NSW 2036



Description: Underwater club. The main activity is spearfishing. Club organised competitions and weekend trips away.

Contact: President: Parry Gryllis 0403 598 824<p> <p>Vice President: Evan Leeson - 0412 163 961

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Keywords: Spear Fishing; Underwater Hockey; Broad Community; Youth; Men; Women

© Randwick City Council [48903] Last Full Review: 11Apr17

St Vincent de Paul Centre - Maroubra

Phone: 02 9344 9990;

Fax: 02 9314 1284

Location: 785 Anzac Pde, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: This Centre offers quality second hand goods for sale including clothing, household items and books. For people in financial hardship, the family assistance/welfare officer will assess individual or family needs and when deemed appropriate may provide vouchers to assist with payment of electricity, gas and telephone bills. The Centre refers on to other organisations when necessary eg: counselling (budget or personal), Gamblers Anonymous, etc. If necessary, a referral to the local conference may be provided. Two volunteer conference members may then visit a person or family in need and offer support which may include the provision of clothing or furniture. The family assistance officer is available during the times indicated below.

Hours: Family assistance office Mon-Fri 10am-12noon, 1pm-3pm; Shop Mon Tue Wed Fri 9:00am-5:30pm; Thu 9am-7pm; Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm

Eligibility: Those who are experiencing severe hardship in their lives

Referral: For welfare enquiries please obtain a referral, eg from Centrelink

Disability Access: Yes (Ramps)

Area Served: South East Sydney HACC

Volunteering Note: Volunteers to assist in the shop as required and needed. Refer to the website and locate the section 'Get Involved'

Keywords: Low Income Earners; Children and Families; Mental Illness; People with a Disability; Community Service Groups; Low Cost Goods and Equipment; Low Cost Food Services; Community Visiting; Family Support; Book Appreciation; Gambling Addiction; Assessment and Referral Services; Business Management Volunteers; Gambling Counselling


© IDEAS [6262] Last Full Review: 9May17

Maroubra Seals Sports & Community Club

Phone: 02 9349 2299

Fax: 02 9349 5658

Location: 212-220 Marine Pd, Maroubra NSW 2035

Mail: PO Box 340, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: Registered Club including a 25m heated pool and gym facilities available for members only. Wearing of a cap in pool is compulsory. There is a charge for use of the facilities. Monthly, half yearly & yearly concessions are available - contact Club for further details.

Must be over 18yrs to join.

Functions rooms available for hiring including Seaview Room 140 people; Auditorium 230 people; and Breezes Bar 120 people. Contact club regarding hiring costs and catering.

Hours: Pool/Gym facilities: Mon - Fri 6am-9pm; Sat & Sun 9am-7pm Public Hols: 10am-7pm

Contact: Peter Reid - General Manager

Transport: Buses to Maroubra Beach

Disability Access: Yes (Disabled Toilet, Lifts)

Area Served: Randwick, Waverley, Botany Bay

Keywords: Broad Community; Halls and Meeting Rooms; Licensed Clubs; Swimming Pools

© Randwick City Council [16574] Last Full Review: 29Mar17

The Shack Youth Services

Phone: 02 9305 4600

Location: Shop 3, 669 Anzac Pde, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: The Shack Youth Services provide a range of recreational, educational & support services targeting young people aged 11 to 24 yrs. We offer: Drop-in services; Case management, support and referrals; health and wellbeing programs; School Holiday Programs; tutoring for high school students.

Eligibility: 11-17 years for Drop in service, 11-18 years for Case management

Contact: Manager: Jennifer Cockburn-Hillis

Transport: Some transport home is provided when activities finish in the evenings.

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Randwick; Botany bay

Languages (other than English): Interpreters available on request

Facilities Note: Facilities may be utilised by relevant youth agencies and community groups who are associated with a local agency

Volunteering Note: Volunteer opportunities available

Keywords: Youth; Children and Families; Assessment and Referral Services; Social Clubs and Groups; Vocational Counselling; School Holiday Activities; Individual Advocacy; Knitting; Drug and Alcohol Information; Health Information Services; Community Information Services; Mixed Crafts

Alternative Names: The Benevolent Society Shack Youth Services

Parent Organisation: The Benevolent Society

© Randwick City Council [16719] Last Full Review: 7Apr17

Randwick Botany Cycling Club Inc.

Phone: 0411 955 487

Meets at: Heffron Park Criterium Track, Robey St, Maroubra NSW 2035

Mail: PO Box 1083, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: Cycling club. Caters for all grades of riders from the social rider to the National and International level competitor.

Criterium racing is conducted every Saturday at Heffron Park criterium circuit.

Contact: Secretary - Sue Henry (

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Facilities Note: Club house with kiosk, showers, toilet.

Keywords: Broad Community; Sporting Clubs and Groups; Cycling

Parent Organisation: Cycling NSW

© Randwick City Council [44795] Last Full Review: 29Mar17

DRLC Maroubra Swimming Club

Phone: 0412 223 112

Location: Des Renford Leisure Centre, Heffron Park, Maroubra NSW 2035

Mail: PO Box 90, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: The club's aim is to provide events for all levels of swimmers aged 5 years and older. We swim all year round (except school holidays) on friday evenings 6:30pm - 8pm.

Eligibility: From 5 years.

Contact: Gary Bonello

Area Served: Randwick; Botany Bay; Waverley; Woollahra

Keywords: Children and Families; Youth; Sporting Clubs and Groups; Swimming

Parent Organisation: Swimming NSW

© Randwick City Council [64933] Last Full Review: 27Mar17

Kool Kids Club

Caution. We have been unable to verify this information for over two years.

Phone: 02 9344 7963

Location: Shop 3, 669 Anzac Pde, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: Early Intervention program for disadvantaged kids aged 7-13 who live in the La Perouse, Matraville, Chifley, Little Bay and Maroubra area's. Programs include dance, Indigenous cooking, Indigenous Surfing, various sports, music, arts and crafts. Kool Kids Club is part of South Sydney Youth Services. 85% of children with Kool Kids Club identify as Indigenous Culture and 25% are raised by Grandparents. Kool Kids Club also provide after school and school holiday

Hours: Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm

Eligibility: From 7 to 13 years.

Fees: None

Contact: 0420 531 699

Transport: Kool Kids Club provide ALL transport

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Randwick

Keywords: ATSI; Community Arts Centres; Out of School Hours Care; Children and Families; Surfing; Dance Lessons; Cooking

Alternative Names: La Perouse Supported Activities Program

Parent Organisation: Weave, Family, Youth and Community formerly known as the South Sydney Youth Service

© Randwick City Council [65872] Last Full Review: 16Jul15

Eastern Suburbs Tennis League

Operates from various locations in region



Description: Singles Tennis competition for beginners to experienced players.

League has four seasons per year.

Disability Access: No

Area Served: Randwick; Waverley; Woollahra; Botany Bay

Keywords: Broad Community; Women; Men; Sporting Clubs and Groups; Tennis

© Randwick City Council [76114] Last Full Review: 29Mar17

Kooloora Community Centre

Phone: 02 9661 9160

Location: 167 Bilga Cr, Malabar NSW 2036



Description: Programs include playgroup; social and cultural groups; exercise for older people and for frail aged; hosts vacation program; information, referral and advocacy; The Shed - men's meeting place; fruit and vegetable food co-operative, administration of energy vouchers; Tax Help from July - end of October; an outreach legal service. The centre is situated on a NSW Housing estate. Suitable for the local community.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm (office), Mon Wed 10am-12pm (playgroup)

Eligibility: Mainly South Ward Randwick Council and DOH residents

Fees: Some fees may be charged for specific services. Morning tea provided at playgroup but children requested to bring a piece of fruit and gold coin donation

Transport: Bus routes 399, 398, 394, 393. Bus stop close by

Disability Access: Yes (level ground floor access, large accessible toilet with rails)

Area Served: Randwick (South Ward of Randwick City Council suburbs include Malabar, Matraville, Little Bay, Chifley, South Maroubra, La Perouse)

Volunteering Note: This service welcomes the involvement of volunteers, contact for further details

Keywords: Children and Families; Youth; Older People; People with a Disability; Low Income Earners; Social Clubs and Groups; Community Centres; Out of School Hours Care; Playgroups; Vacation Care; Community Service Groups; Adult Day Care Centres; Community Participation Programs; Gentle exercise; Individual Advocacy; Assessment and Referral Services; Low Cost Food Services; Office Work Volunteers; Community Information Services

© IDEAS [6733] Last Full Review: 3Jan18

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