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Community Groups


ACE - Ardrossan Community Entertainment


Phone: 08 8837 3429


ACE was formed in 2009 by  a small group of people who wished to see upgraded equipment available in the town's hall and to encourage the performances of live entertainment.


Anglican Church of St. James Ardrossan

Second Street  Ardrossan

Details: Rev’d Dr. Jane Lee-Barker

Contact Christine Smith 88373299


Ardrossan Angels


Phone: (08) 8837 3435


Description The Ardrossan Angels are in their 11th year of fundraising for the Relay For Life anti-cancer.  Over $100,000 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 Thursday Mornings 9am til 12 noon


Ardrossan & Districts Community Club

West Tce  Ardrossan  SA  5571


John Roots V/President


Phone: (08) 88373104

              0418 836 020

Located at the football oval


Ardrossan Garden Club


Phone: (08) 88373065



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) 88374195



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


Catholic Church of St Christopher

Maitland Rd Ardrossan

Details: Parish Priest: Father John Mbaraka

                                    Mobile 0447 554 216


Contact: Wendy King 8837 3449



Craft and Drop In Group

Uniting Church Hall, corner of Third and Forth Streets.


Phone: Jan Baeker (08) 88374 328


Thursday mornings, 9.30 til 12noon

Cost $2 towards tea and biscuits

Visitors Welcome

Members of the group contribute yearly to the Christmas Shoe Box project which send parcels to needy children. 


CWA Ardrossan

Small hall, First St Ardrossan

Details: Marlene Houghton (President) 8837 3184

Debra Loughead(secretary) 0405 440 875

2nd Wednesday of the month

Handicraft 10am 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


Local Contact for the Lutheran Chuch at Maitland - Margaret Dutschke


Maitland Auto Preservation Society


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

Foodland Store Foyer 

Foodland 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 


Phone: (08) 8837 3998



We are open every Friday 4pm for drinks, nibbles and light meals (please order meals by 5.30pm).Members and non members are all welcome.


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 Wednesday.

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 Weds, 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 recycling bins for containers 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.

Other items that may be recycled locally-

  • Car Batteries may be delivered to Ardrossan Auto Centre in First Street, who process in turn deliver them for fundraisng for the Lions 
  • Waste Engine Oil can be taken to the DCYP depot in Maitland and disposed of safely.
  • Unwanted specatacles can accepted by the Ardrossan Medical Centre in Second Street.
  • 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.

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


Phone: (08) 88373352


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


Y.P Community Transport


Phone: 1300 132 932

Fax: (08)88532 998




PO Box 88  Minlaton  SA  5575

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


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