Activities

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There is always something happening in the Observatory Community and Recreation Centre. Find a group to join or activity to participate! If you are interested in the following contact us!

The Artists’ Co Operative is a life drawing and painting group which has been based in Observatory since the late 1980’s. The Co Operative is a group of like-minded artists specialising in figure painting and who work from life. As a group we share the cost of the model and […]

The style is Vinyasa Yoga which is a moving meditation that combines breath with movement as we create postures or Asana’s using the body to awaken mindful awareness, physical vitality, to improve circulation to the physical body and to bring stillness to the busy 21st century mind. When? Mondays 5:30pm – […]

The Cape Academy Of Dramatic Art (CADA) is an established Academy with 69 years experience behind it. The Academy aims to produce well-trained actors and drama teachers. We offer courses in Acting and the Teaching of Speech and Drama and cover a variety of subjects which provide the right tools […]

Capoeira is a martial art with its roots in the Afro-Brazilian slave culture. Legend has it that slaves disguised their martial practice from the slave owners by introducing music and singing. Capoeira has developed into a smooth, acrobatic, stylised, and interactive “game” of attack and avoidance. It requires balance, agility, […]

FireTribe is a professional Fire Performance group who have been performing since 2000. For the past 5 years we have offered Poi Training at the Observatory Community Centre. You don’t need to know anything to start. You will typically start off with a set of tennis balls on a piece […]

The  Observatory Community Centre  runs a fun-filled holiday programme for kids aged 6 – 13. A wide range of supervised activities is on offer in a safe environment. So don’t let your kids complain that they’re bored, sign them up today! Your kids will make new friends and have lots […]

The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a Twelve Step Program, we offer our help by sharing our experience, strength, and hope. Our vision is to carry the message of hope throughout the world to those affected by the addiction of […]

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. More info: www.na.org.za When? Sunday Night Steps and Traditions Meeting: 7pm – 8:30pm Monday meeting:  7pm – 9pm […]

We offer martial arts self defense in the form of Ninjutsu, which is a close combat system. It’s ideal for anyone, no matter age, size, fitness level etc. Only restriction is, no students under 12. Some of the techniques taught are quite dangerous. We offer a wide variety of weapons […]

The Observatory Community Centre runs a Seniors Club. Come and join us for arts, crafts, board games and other fun activities. When: Every Wednesday from 1pm – 3pm Contact: Desiree 021 447 3690 or heartofobs@gmail.com

A beautiful welcoming studio space! For the past 18 years Margie Johnson has been teaching art and painting in the Community Centre where students gather weekly to hone their artistic talents. Classes in oil and watercolour are offered to adults who vary from beginners to the experienced. Many of our […]