Conveniently located next to the CBD, Maitland Hub is your place for fun, learning new hobbies and making new friends. Boasting a stunning outdoor space with multiple veggie gardens and a pergola, inside you’ll find a digital learning lab and a number of break-out and relaxation spaces to suit any mood. Connect and explore your interests through our daily activities – develop capacity-building skills in the Skills for Life program, discover the farm to fork philosophy in gardening and cooking sessions, fine-tune your motor skills in woodwork workshops or get your heart racing with a fitness class. What will you master at Maitland?
Weekdays 9am to 3pm
Air Fryer Fanatics $8
Can I get a woop woop for the air fryer? These trusty appliances save time, promote independence and let’s you create healthy meals in a jiffy. We will research simple recipes, put our aprons on and get busy in the kitchen. Along the way, we will create a funky recipe book that we can share with our loved ones. Please pack morning tea and a drink.
Ready, Set, Grow $5
Get down and dirty in the garden where you will learn about what to plant in what season, grow our own produce to use in the cooking program and selling at our local markets. Our garden guru, Chris will be there to give you encourage-mint along the way. Lettuce help you do your best!! Please pack morning tea and a drink.
The Trail Blazers
Let’s start the week with some huffy puffy. Let’s get those legs moving and explore our local walking trails. Bring your phone to track your steps, smash some goals and maybe take some photos of nature. These boots are made for walkin’ so let’s get movin’. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink. Wear comfortable shoes.
Crafty Creators $5
Creating masterpieces are good for the brain and soul! We are going to unlock our inner creativity and make works of art with the grand finale of an exhibition afternoon with friends, family and nibblies. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink.
Shakers and Bakers $5
Everyone loves a little sweet delight now and then. In this group you will whip up some tasty temptations that are healthy options. This may sound bananas, but you will find it “a-peel-ing” when you learn how healthy ingredients can still be so tasty. Take your goodies home at the end of the day to share with your loved ones. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink.
Until we can go back to our mates at Premier Fitness, we are going to get back into smashing our fitness goals by working out at the park. We’ll box and shuffle, create a fitness circuit and try and beat our times each week. Together, we get stronger!!! Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink. Wear comfortable clothes.
Come and get your groove on with Music Masters. You can let your inner super star shine, whether it’s singing up a storm with karaoke, learning a drum beat, music trivia or impersonating your favourite artist. If you love movement, this is the group for you. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink.
Stitch and Chat $8
Do you know how to sew a button or mend a hole in your sock? If not come join us at Maitland we will learn basic sewing skills. Learn how to use a needle and thread and the sewing machine. We will have some great conversations and share some fantastic ideas along the way. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink.
Timber Time $10
Do you need to learn more about wood work? We are creating our very own timber trainees where wood is our business and projects are our mission. Come along to learn basic woodwork skills to either fix or create projects from scratch. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink. Wear enclosed shoes.
Did someone say Friday? Fridays are for fun and feeling fabulous. It’s the day that we mix it up with some theme days at the hub, visit local parks for scavenger hunts and get our inner superstar out for karaoke and dancing. Come and let your hair down after a busy week with us. Please pack morning tea, lunch and a drink.