Sports, arts and recreation

Adelaide Free Bikes

Don’t have a bike here in the city? Or want to come to the city but don't have a bike? Then hire an Adelaide Free Bike from one of 20 locations around the city and North Adelaide or one of seven locations in the suburbs.

Beach and water safety

Surf Life Saving SA. provide beach and water safety via surf rescue service, club patrols, education, community training, and multicultural specific programs.

At: 2 Barcoo Road, West Beach
Tel: +61 8 8354 6900

Bikes for Refugees

Provides free second-hand bicycles for humanitarian entrants, and their family/household members. Also, free or low-cost bicycle repair/maintenance/advice. Bike repairs are Western suburbs (Plympton) & north-eastern suburbs (Campbelltown).

Bikes for Refugees

Community centres

Community centres offer a range of activities and programs for local people. Find local community centres and houses.

Community Garden Project - Fern Avenue

Community Garden which allows local people to grow food for themselves in individual plots assisted by volunteers, with special emphasis on the needs of unemployed, disadvantaged and disabled people. Also offers low-cost courses in organic gardening and other workshops. For people in the Unley council area.

Fern Avenue Community Garden

At: 18-20 Fern Avenue, Fullarton
Tel: +61 8 8271 5430 


Various information and services are available at local libraries, often in other languages. Visit the Libraries of SA website to find your nearest library.

Little Big Book Club

A state-wide service that provides e-books in a range of languages and new arrivals family reading packs for children under five years who are newly arrived refugees or speak a language other than English.

Little Big Book Club

Local recreation and sport

Local Government provides for more than 90 recreation organisations, 53 major recreation centres and 112 different sports across South Australia, including, and exercise and leisure facilities.  Find more information about your local council area.

Migration Museum

Works towards the preservation, understanding and enjoyment of South Australia's diverse cultures by providing a. place to discover the many identities of the people of South Australia through the stories of individuals and communities. Visit the Migration Museum website.

At: 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8207 7580

MRC Arts

Promotes the cultural traditions of refugee community groups including engagement of young people in cross-cultural understanding and pathways in mainstream arts through training and career pathways. Run by the Australian Migrant Resource Centre of SA

At: 59 King William Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9500 

Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre

A contemporary arts organisation generating positive social outcomes by promoting understanding, acceptance and respect, celebrating difference and diversity through the arts. It advocates for, facilitates the development of, and showcases contemporary arts, artists and communities of diverse cultures. Go to the Nexus Arts website.

At: Lion Arts Centre, Corner North Terrace and Morphett Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8212 4276