Walkers Close Community Centre
The establishment of Walker close and Brooklyn Hall Association Inc. has been undertaking strategically by Hobsons Bay City Council in partnership with the local community to provide services to the community based on its statement of purposes in line with Council’s social planning process to encourage, support & assist community development initiative that arises from and within the community.
Brooklyn Community Hall in Cypress Avenue, originally built in 1969, was extensively redeveloped by Hobson's Bay City Council in 2006. Walker Close Community Centre was purpose-built facility opened in July 2004.
The community management model is used by Hobsons Bay City Council for most of its community facilities. In November 2006, Walker Close Community Centre and Brooklyn Community Hall became incorporated under this model.
The facilities at Walker Close Community Centre & Brooklyn Community Hall include functional rooms that can facilitate small or large groups for classes, activities, forums, family functions and gatherings. These facilities are available to and well utilized by both the community and commercial groups.
The Centre offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere in which community facilities for social activities are provided. It is also centrally located for easy access for users which encourages residential participation and ultimately, promotes a sense of belonging for those in the community.
The Centre provides a wide range of programs at the two facilities fostering the development of all people and promote activities and initiatives that bring people closer together and aim to cater for people of all backgrounds and all ages.
The two facilities are convenient and well- equipped to run:
- Private functions
- Social gatherings
- Training programs
- Conferences, meeting
- Business Meetings
- Health well-being activities
- Club events
- Funding events