Yoga for Youngsters coming soon!

We have created a new class to compliment our very popular Yoga for Seniors classes - Yoga for Youngsters! These classes are for 7-12 year olds and will start on Tuesday 3rd November at 3:45pm. The classes are 1 hour long and the first class…

Board members wanted

The Ponsonby Community Centre is a community hub based in Ponsonby, Central Auckland. The buildings are owned by Auckland Council but it is run by an independent governance board. It offers hire spaces for local organisations and individuals…

Seniors yoga is still going in Level 2

We are continuing our Seniors Yoga classes during level 2 by keeping classes small - 9 attendees and 1 teacher per class. To make sure noone misses out we are holding 4 classes a week,  Mondays 1-2pm and 2 -3 pm and Wednesdays 11am - 12pm and…

We are OPEN!

The Ponsonby Community Centre is open in  a limited capacity from Monday 18th May, Venue hire groups are restricted to 10 people per group and 100 people in total within the building under Level 2. If you are visiting the centre please take…

COVID-19 – community centre measures

Due to the potential risk of spreading the Covid-19 virus, the community centre office will be closed to walk in's for the next month. We will still be available to open rooms etc if you are hiring, we are just trying to limit social, in person…

Leys Institute buildings closed indefinitely

Leys Institute Library and Gymnasium, Ponsonby The 114-year old Auckland Council-owned Leys Institute buildings will close from 5pm, Friday 20 December until further notice. The twin buildings are home to the Leys Institute…

Final artwork from our school holiday kids class

The kids from our 2 weeks of art classes during the school holidays all contributed to this awesome artwork - now I need to find a good place to display it so everyone can see how talented they are!

New opportunities for kids coming up at Ponsonby Community Centre

Check our Whats On pages for the Arts 4 us drop-in art fun in the first week of the October School holidays. We are also collaborating with Patisserie Chef Tenille Baker, to deliver some delicious kids baking classes in September and October…

Special award for services to the community

Ponsonby Community Centre's former Chair John Hill, received a special award last night at the Waitemata Good Citizens awards - Long Service to the Community. Congratulations John - well deserved recognition and thank you for all you did for…

New Community Food Pantry!

St Stephen’s in Ponsonby finds itself in a very mixed socio-economic demographic. One way they thought to help connect these distinct communities, in a non-threatening way, was to set up a community pantry. A community pantry is a self-sustained…