Groups and Events
Building homes is just part of the story at Lendlease.
We use modern planning and community development methods to create safe, self-sustaining communities where neighbours have the opportunity to meet and become friends. Along with our Meet your Neighbours events, as the community continues to grow, you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people at a range of fun, social activities.
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Be kept up to date with the Springfield Rise at Spring Mountain Community Newsletter. This quarterly publication includes community safety updates, development updates and community profiles.
Community Grants Program
Have a community project or initiative you would like to get off the ground?
The focus of the Springfield Rise Community Grants Program is to fund initiatives or events that benefit the community of Springfield Rise and surrounding areas, through improving social, environmental and economic outcomes.
To discuss ideas contact [email protected]
Free school holiday Active Breaks programs
Looking to replace your kids screen-time with greentime? The Active Breaks school holiday programs are perfect for getting the kids off the couch and running, jumping, skipping or stretching outdoors.
When: Wednesday 7 July 2021
Sessions: 8:30am AFL, 9:45am Athletics, 11am – Kids Bootcamp
Where: Display Village Green, 84-90 Russell Luhrs Way, Spring Mountain
Combined hatha yoga asanas, pranayama and yoga nidra to rejuvenate the body and calm the mind.
When: Sundays 8am – 9.15am
Where: Vedanta Centre, 96 Vedanta Drive (maps address: behind 2 Poppy Crescent), Springfield Lakes
Contact: Sumathy 0431 959 821
Fun, flexible, high-energy workout that feels like a party on the tennis court.
When: Tuesday and Thursday nights 7pm - 8pm
Where: Tennis Centre, Sportstar Drive, Springfield Central Sports Complex
Contact: David 0450 622 307
Free Active and Healthy programs
Ipswich City Council offer a range of free outdoor active well-being programs around the Springfield area. These include the Active Seniors program that offers over 60’s free weekly tai chi at Robelle Domain Parklands (Tuesdays 9am). Active Parks programs include yoga at Spring Lake Park (Saturdays 9.30am).
When: Weekly (excluding school holidays)
Springfield Central Sports Complex
Springfield Central Sports Complex opened in late 2019. This $56.2 million, 22.5ha sporting complex is the single biggest boost to sporting facilities in Ipswich’s history, boasting 16 netball courts, eight tennis courts, four multipurpose sporting fields, three club houses with canteen amenity, two playgrounds and ample car parking. Six local sporting clubs now call this fantastic complex home.
Located at Sportstar Drive, Springfield Central
Enquiries: Contact Ipswich City Council’s Sport and Recreation Team on 3810 6666 or for sign-up information contact the clubs directly.
Tennis court bookings: Contact Baseline Tennis Coaching on 0450 622 307.
Local Sporting Groups
AFL & Cricket
Greater Springfield Sports
Springfield United Football Club
Springfield Lakes Netball Club
South West Wildcats Netball Club
Local Community Groups
The Y Springfield Lakes Community Centre
53 Springfield Lakes Boulevard, Springfield Lakes
A vibrant hub of activity for the community offering regular activities and programs including playgroups, gardening clubs, native bee hives, fitness programs and more. Visit their page for more information or phone 3288 2292
Springfield Camira Men’s Shed
Time: Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30am – 2pm
Where: 389 Old Logan Road, Camira
More than just men that build things, Springfield Camira Men’s Shed offers a place for men to interact and share their knowledge and skills with other like-minded individuals, as well as look out for each other’s welfare.
Jacaranda Jam Community Choir
Time: Tuesdays 10am to 12pm during school terms
Where: Aveo Springfield (online currently)
Want to share your love of singing and music? The local Jacaranda Jam Community Choir are continuing to meet regularly online, and as restrictions lift, they are meeting in small groups in parks. No auditions or experience necessary and you don’t have to be able to read music.
Enquiries: Angela on 0411 460 337 or [email protected]
Knitting and craft group ‘Friday’s Child’
Friday’s Child Craft Group
Time: Tuesdays 9am
Where: Office of Charis Mullen MP, 6 Yoga Way, Springfield Central (Next door to Cold Rock Ice Cream)
Friday’s Child produce knitted and craft items that are donated to local hospitals and shelters, helping pre-term babies, oncology patients, homeless and disadvantaged groups. They also gratefully accept donations of wool, both new and leftovers which can be dropped off at Charis Mullen MP’s office.
Enquiries: [email protected]