COMMUNITY

Workout and Recovery

As you get closer to living local, you’ve got to find room for your nearest workout sesh. Lucky Five Dock locals have the luxury of so many choices for your workout wonderland.

Working up a winter sweat

Favourites like F45 and Anytime Fitness are on Great North Road, but if you’re looking for something a little bit different, check out Joe’s Boxing. Joe’s is an Olympic certified boxing gym on Queens Rd, but it ranges from first-timers to competitive boxers. Boxing works your whole body, drawing power from your legs, abs and upper body not to mention you learn some fancy footwork along the way.

Looking for something more personalised? There are also a great mix of personal trainers that make the most of the beautiful surrounding parks and bays.

If you really want to work up a sweat then head over to Bikram Yoga. The heat encourages deep stretching.

Listen to your body

Time to relax and recover? Pop into Saltuary for a nice dose of salt therapy.

Source: Happy Well Mag

Know your local | The Da Vinci Hub

Many minds, many interests, one community.

That’s how owners of Five Dock’s family-run Da Vinci Hub have started their business. The local community learning hub has a number of opportunities for children and their parents through extracurricular activities and events. They aim to use a collaborative and inclusive educational model to teach kids beyond the classroom. They also offer classes for parents to support and enhance the community.

Some of their offerings include:

  • Computer programming (for kids as young as Year 1! )
  • Robotics
  • Postnatal fitness classes (for mums and bubs)
  • Art and drama
  • Math workshops

 

Turn your little one into a budding Da Vinci.

 

April School Holiday workshops are available now. 

 

Community Gardens

One of the most beautiful features of Bosco is it’s location right on the park. The lush surrounds inspire a little bit of a green thumb for some.

Urban agriculture is taking off in Sydney with the opening of the Pocket City Farm near Camperdown.

Pocket City Farms Source: Pocket City Farms

Canada Bay Council has a long standing community garden initiative to promote sustainable food strategies and bring a little something extra to your local community.

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There are already established Community Gardens in Concord, Blackwell Point Reserve and Rhodes – or you can create your own.

Check out Canada Bay’s Community Garden page

Ferragosto 2016

The annual Ferragosto celebrations were held in Five Dock on 21 August 2016.

A smorgasbord of delicacies, entertainment and hundreds of locals filled the streets.

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Tasty treats!

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Just like Nonna used to make!