Sports

Sherbrooke Little Athletics in Ferntree Gully

Sherbrooke Little Athletics is a fun, family friendly environment for 5 to 15 year olds. Children compete in up to 7 events each week, try and beat their own personal best.

Family, fun and fitness. Season starts 10th October 2015.

Where: Kings Park Upper Ferntree Gully
When: Saturdays 8:45am – 11:45am.

For more information check out www.sherbrookelac.org.au
Contact Greg for enquiries on 0418 567 768

St John’s Netball Club

St John’s Netball Club welcome any new players who are interested in taking up netball, or may be coming back after having a break. The club has six teams, ranging from Under 11s to Open.

Where: Mountain District Netball Association, Ferntree Gully

Contact us: stjohnsnetballftg@gmail.com

Ferntree Gully Cricket Club – All Abilities Team

Where: Wally Tew Reserve
When: Wednesday evenings

The Ferntree Gully CC All Abilities is looking to recruit new players. All welcome!

For more information on how to become involved, contact anyone of the following:

  • Frank McGowan – 0433 363 127
  • Mal McLean – 0407 532 316
  • Kevin O’Byrne – 0407 326 954

Ferntree Gully Tennis Club

When: Thursday evenings at 7pm

Social Tennis at the Ferntree Gully Tennis Club will run every Thursday at 7pm.
This is a great opportunity for players of all abilities to pick up a racquet and have a go at tennis. Tennis balls and spare racquets are supplied offering a fun and social way to get active.

For more information or to express interest, visit the website or contact via email ftgtennisclub@gmail.com.

Jack Attack Bowls Club

When: Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm (green opens from 5:30pm)

Jack Attack at the Bowls Club is run as two six-week programs across the year. The games start at 6.30pm but the greens are open from 5.30pm for teams wishing to practise.

The bistro is also open at 6pm for meals and on the sixth and final week of the program the Club hosts a BBQ for participants to celebrate in the spirit of the game.

While all equipment is supplied at the club, newcomers can avail themselves of free coaching on Sundays at 10am.

Those interested can register at the club or contact the manager via email manager@ftgbowls.com.au or on 9753 5888.

Knox Boat Fishing Club

Where: Schultz Reserve Wantirna
When: Wednesdays fortnightly, 7pm

The Knox Boat Fishing Club inc (KBFC) is a family boat fishing club committed to promoting responsible recreational angling through fellowship and sportsmanship.

Established over 30 years ago, the Knox Boat Fishing Club has grown to over 150 members, based at dedicated club rooms in the South Eastern suburb of Wantirna.

Club meetings consist of angling reports and discussion of past and future club events. Regular guest speakers are scheduled to enlighten us on various areas of fishing.

For enquiries, please call the Secretary on 0417 4 00 150 or email secretary@kbfc.org.au

Life Activities Club – Knox Bush Walking Group

When: Every Thursday starting at 8.30am.
Where: We choose a different area every week.
Contact: Rhoda 9758 3679

The Life Activities Club Knox Bush Walking Group is a small group of keen walkers. We walk every Thursday starting at 8.30am. We catch public transport to our selected start location. Our walks are typically 8 – 10km along footpaths and tracks.

The areas we walk include the Dandenong Ranges, Warburton, Warrandyte, Yarra Valley and occasionally some of the bushy areas around the River Yarra and metropolitan Melbourne.

If you would like to come along, please phone Rhoda to find out where we are going over the next few weeks. Wear stout boots and bring lunch.
New walkers are always welcome.

Hatha Yoga at Magpie House

Experience the finest in Hatha Yoga, overlooking Ferntree Gully and surrounds.
Mention this notice for half-price introductory specials, including ‘personal trainer’ sessions for beginner to advanced.

Built 100 years ago as a Guest House and Cafe, the derelict Magpie House building was restored in 2005 in order to advance education, spirit, health, and culture.
Spiritual cinema and discussion: Saturdays 7:00 pm, continues to be an awesome tool for raising awareness.

See www.MagpieHouse.com.au for details.

Women who love to dance

Organisations or individuals looking to stage a lively event can book a free performance with All Abilities Superstar Dancers.
Contact: Linda at Interchange Outer East: 0402 011 062

The Gully TOWN (Take Off Weight Naturally) Club

Lose Weight with the Gully TOWN Club. A low cost community support group with fantastic community support. Offers weekly weigh-ins, menu ideas and no points to count. Costs less than $6.00 per week.

When: Tuesday nights 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Where: Elderly Citizens Club, Underwood Rd Ferntree Gully. Enter from Railway car park.

For more information, phone John 9754 1151 or Lesley 9762 1534