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Community Groups


Anglican Church of St. James Ardrossan

Part of the Ministry District of Yorke Peninsula District Priest:

The Venerable Andrew Lang

See Website: or facebook

Contact Christine Smith 88373299


Ardrossan Angels


Phone: Annette Aldridge 0402 676 245 or Annette Lodge 8837 3123


Description The Ardrossan Angels have been fundraising for the Relay For Life anti-cancer for over 20 years and in that period of time over $150,000 has been raised.


Ardrossan Antics Newsletter


Phone: (08) 8837 4195



Ardrossan Bingo Club


Phone: (08) 8837 3986


We are a friendly, sociable, relaxed group and make new players welcome. There are also member benefits.

Bingo is at 2 pm Tuesdays in the Ardrossan Community Club

Books cost $4 a set and players can choose to play between one and six sets.

Free afternoon tea / coffee and biscuits.

Just come along, or call 88373 986 for more details.


Ardrossan Community Hospital Foundation inc

37 Fifth Street  Ardrossan  SA  5571


Phone: (08) 88373469


Ardrossan Community Hospital Ladies Auxiliary


Phone: 0424 280 270



PO Box 404  Ardrossan  SA  5571


Ardrossan Community and Men's Shed

West Tce (next to R.S.L)

Details:  Kevin Betterman

Ph: 0477 812 533


Men's Shed open Monday Mornings 9am til 12 noon and Thursdays 9am til 3pm


Ardrossan & Districts Community Club

West Tce  Ardrossan  SA  5571


John Roots V/President


Phone: (08) 88373104

              0418 836 020

Located at the football oval

Bingo 1st Friday night in the month. Eyes down 7.30pm

Bingo 3rd Sunday afternoon in month. Eyes down 3.30pm. Trialling this time at the moment. A light tea to follow.

Facilities available for hire and catering.


Ardrossan Garden Club


Phone: Maureen Knowles 8837 3617


Ardrossan Garden Club meets at the Ardrossan Soldier's Memorial Hall on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every Month
(except January - 3rd week only and December - 1st week only) from 10.30 a.m. 


Ardrossan Progress Association

PO Box 44 (Fifth St) Ardrossan  SA  5571


Phone: (08) 8837 4195



Administration Officer - Margie Gaisford.


Ardrossan Tidy Towns Group


Ardrossan Tidy Towns

Kevin Betterman

Ph: 0477 812 533

Tidy Towns is a group of volunteers who take care of the “little” maintenance jobs around town.

They meet on Tuesday Mornings 9.00 til 12 noon.


Ardrossan Uniting Church Adult Fellowship Group

Uniting Church Hall, Fourth Street,


Phone: (08) 88373169

Contacts - Irene Greig - 08 88373169

Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Wednesday of each month, commencing at 1. 30 PM. 


Ardrossan Uniting Church Parish


Phone: 88373 045



Rev Jane McDonald

22-24 Fourth Street


Ardrossan Uniting Church Parish consists of four congregations located in Price, Clinton Centre, Dowlingville and Ardrossan. Ardrossan is the largest church and is located at 22-24, Fourth Street.

Sunday worship services are as follows:

Price – 2nd and 4th Sundays at 9.00am;

Clinton Centre – 2nd Sunday at 10.30am;

Dowlingville – 1st, 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11.15am;

Ardrossan – every Sunday at 9.30am.

A monthly worship service is conducted at 10.30am on the 4th Friday at the Dinham Wing Aged Care Facility.

All other activities are held in Ardrossan only, such as Thursday morning craft group; Friday “Misfits” exercise group; Adult Fellowship, 4th Wednesday of each month.


Catholic Church of St Christopher

Maitland Rd Ardrossan

Details: Parish Priest: Father John Mbaraka

                                    Mobile 0447 554 216


Contact: Wendy King 8837 3449



Care in Motion

Formerly Y.P Community Transport


Phone: 1300 132 932

             (08) 8853 3700

Fax:      (08) 8853 2998




18 Fourth St MINLATON 5573

PO Box 395  Minlaton  SA  5573

Description Contact for  the Community Car and  Community Bus services operated on the YP and Copper Coast


Craft and Drop In Group

Uniting Church Hall, corner of Third and Fourth Streets.


Phone: Barbara Gray 8837 3668


Thursday mornings, 9.30 til 12 noon

Cost $2 towards tea and biscuits

Visitors Welcome


CWA Ardrossan

Small hall, First St Ardrossan

Details: Jennifer Hentschel 0448 936 666

2nd Wednesday of the month

Handicraft 10.30am followed by BYO lunch and Meeting at 1.30pm


Hall Bookings and Catering


Halls & Clubs for Venues

The  Ardrossan Soldiers Memorial Hall and the Institute are available for hire, subject to terms and conditions.

Enquiries and bookings to John Hall, J28  14a First St Ardrossan. Ph..0428 288 832

Ardrossan Soldiers Memorial Hall and Small hall - Council owned and subject to charges. Bookings to John Hall, J28 14a First St Ardrossan. Ph..0428 288 832

RSL - Seats 60-70 maximum - Contact RSL.

Community club - Seats approx 120 people with bar and kitchen facilities.

Bowls Club - Seats approx 120 people, with bar available

Ardrossan Uniting Church Hall - available for range of events

Volunteer Caterers

Sports & Rec Group

Ardrossan Church Adult Fellowship

Ardrossan Angels


Loose Cannonz Theatre Group


Phone: (08) 88373065


Information about the LooSe CannonZ or theatre in the region can be sought from Leanne Cane on 08 8837 3065.


Lutheran Church, Maitland


Phone: (08) 88373 215


Maitland Auto Preservation Society

Meet on the first Thursday of the month at 8pm in the Performing Arts Centre, Central Yorke School,

Pioneer Rd Maitland.

Ph., 0427 373 158 (Mike)

Meals On Wheels

West Terrace


Phone: (08) 88373195


Meals on Wheels Inc. Ardrossan Branch 302

To arrange for meals to be delivered, please call  0439 500 415 and speak to one of our Welfare Officers, who will arrange a meeting with you to determine your needs and arrange for delivery.

If you wish to become a volunteer and give back to your community, please call our Staffing Officer, Glenyse Nichols, on 88373195. 


Mis Fits Exercise Group

Uniting Church Hall  Ardrossan  SA 5571


Phone: Dawn 8837 3405

 Friday mornings 10.00 til 11.00am

Cost $1 plus 20c for tea or coffee & biscuit


This is for the over 50 folk and is a gentle mostly chair based exercise group, with the emphasis on balance, mobility, strength & flexibility, fun, laughter & meeting people!!!


Notice Boards and Leaflet Distribution


Notice Boards

Ardrossan Visitor Information Outlet

Drakes Store Foyer and Mall

Mark Carter's First National Real Estate

Post Office 

True Value Hardware 

+ other shops and clubs 

Leaflet Distribution

Leaflet drops to houses with Australia Post delivery or with a PO Box can be provided by the Post Officce, at a charge per leaflet. Note that if a resident has issued instructions, " No Junk Mail", they will not receive the item.


RSL Sub Branch

West Terrace Ardrossan 




We are open every Friday 5pm for drinks and meals served at 6.00pm. 

Meal bookings preferred 

Enquiries: Jenny 0408 801 345

Members and non members are all welcome.

Come along and enjoy a free game of 8ball and darts before/after your meal


Rubbish and Recycling


Domestic Rubbish

Domestic rubbish collection in the Ardrossan area is categorized into waste- red lid bins,  recyclable- yellow lid bins and garden - all  green bins.

Red bins are emptied  weekly, on Mondays.
Yellow bins every two weeks on Monday and green bins monthly on Fridays.

DCYP issue cards with collection dates and YPCT weekly paper carries notices of changes due to holidays. Nearest waste dump is at Arthurton, open on Wed, Friday and Sunday afternoons. See DCYP for details. Charges apply. 


Recycling of containers with a 10 cent deposit under the SA scheme:

These can be taken to the Ardrossan Bottleyard depot on the main road, just north of the Highview Road turning and the deposits refunded.

Many volunteer groups have collections of containers, in order to produce an income for their organisation.

Tidy Towns have various yellow recycling bins for cans & bottles only (no regular waste please) around the town and three at their shed, near the RSL   

The Ardrossan Kindergarten accepts cash refundable containers during Kindy hours (Tuesdays 8.30 am - 3pm, Wednesdays 8.30am- noon, Thursday 8.30 am - 3 pm), but can make other arrangement- call 88373284.

The Ardrossan Visitor Information Outlet has facilities for recycling old ink cartridges, small & large and mobile phones, iPads etc. We are open daily from 10am til 4pm for you to drop off your unwanted cartridges, phones etc

Other items that may be recycled locally-

  • Car Batteries may be delivered to either Ardrossan Auto Centre in First Street, who process in turn deliver them for fundraisng for various charities in the Ardrossan area or the Ardrossan Bottleyard on Tuesday or Thursday mornings. (small payments are made pending size.)
  • Waste Engine Oil can be taken to the DCYP depot in Maitland and disposed of safely. Alternatively the Ardrossan Auto Centre will take limited quantities of Engine Oil.
  • Unwanted spectacles can accepted by the Ardrossan Medical Centre in Second Street. Currently on hold until COVID restrictions are lifted.
  • Old light globes and tubes can be disposed of at Ardrossan True Value Hardware, First Street
  • Newspapers - no current point for leaving them, but the DCYP yellow bins are an easy way to dispose of these. Other items such as foil, cardboard(flattened), plastic, milk bottle and tetra paks are also allowed in the Yellow lidded bins.  A full list of which rubbish for which bin is available at

Rural Financial Counselling Service SA Inc


Phone: 1800 836 211



Free confidential advice at hand by a qualified Rural Financial Counsellor who can visit you by arrangement.


Watch SA Neighbourhood Watch 581



Phone: (08) 88373 673



P.O. Box 267


Yorke Peninsula Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia


Details: Susan Pike

Phone: 0448 853 742


The Yorke Peninsula Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia meet at Ardrossan on the first and third Monday of the month.The meeting place is the Meals on Wheels room near the old tennis courts off West Terrace, Ardrossan.

Members are very skilled in a wide variety of embroidery techniques and are willing to pass on their knowledge.

For more information please contact Joan Lodge on 8837 3352


YP Carers Link


Phone: (08) 88212 444


Contact details; 88212444

Maitland Op Shop,

Robert Street 08 88323112




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