Your children can join in the fun of learning to swim with VacSwim swimming lessons in the October school holidays. For under $1.50 a day, plus pool entry it really is an unmissable opportunity!

With swimming pools, dams, rivers and beaches so much a part of our Western Australian lifestyle, ensuring your children can swim competently and safely is a must for all families.

Who can be part of VacSwim?

VacSwim is for children of all levels from beginner through to advanced survival, rescue and resuscitation. Children five years and older are encouraged to enrol.

Classes are being conducted in the indoor heated pool at our very own Donnybrook Recreation Centre and there are still vacancies in all stages. The Centre is offering a two week program of lessons commencing Tuesday 25th September, 2018 AND a one week program in the second week of the holidays commencing Monday 1st October, 2018. Classes are allocated according to ability, not age.

To ensure you get first pick of available time slots, get in early and enrol now! For more information and on-line enquiries Late enrolments will be accepted at the ‘late enrolment session’ at the Centre on Monday 24 September, 2018 before classes commence. For more information phone the Rec Centre on 9731 1822 or contact the Education Department on 9402 6412 for more information.

Vacswim Oct 2018

Calling for Volunteers – 2018 Balingup Balingup Medieval Carnivale

The Balingup Medieval Carnivale is calling for volunteers to help us out at this year’s Carnivale!

A fabulous event and the Committee is offering the following “reward” to loyal supporters!

  • Up to 2 hours – 1 x 1 day free pass
  • 2 -4 hours – 1 x free weekend pass
  • More than 4 hours – 2 x free weekend passes I
  • If you are able to help out, please complete and return the registration form – BMC Volunteers 2018 Registration Form

    Hard copies of this form are also available from the Balingup Visitor Centre and the Carnivale workspace on Sunday afternoons 1pm – 3pm.

Skin Cancer Screening Bus in Donnybrook on Sunday 19th August

The Donnybrook Lions Club have organised for the Skin Cancer Screening Bus to attend Donnybrook on Sunday 19th August from 8.00am to 3.30pm.

The bus will be parked in the car parking adjoining the SW Hwy in Donnybrook just south of Donnybrook Visitors Centre.

Anyone is welcome to take advantage of this opportunity.

Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting Kylie White
P: 9731 0654
M: 0403 254 703

Thanks to the Lions Club, and we wish everyone a clean bill of health.

2018 Collie to Donnybrook & Return Cycle Classic


The annual Collie to Donnybrook & Return Cycling Classic will be held on Saturday 18th August 2018.

The racers will race from  Collie and arrive in Donnybrook between 11am and 1pm to ‘turn around’ and return to Collie for the finish.  The riders will turn on South West Highway (near Donnybooks).

There will some some car parking bays on South West Highway closed near the turning point for the safety of the riders.

Watch out for cyclists on the roads.

Donnybrook Recreation Centre – Term 3 program

Donnybrook Recreation Centre offers a place for all ages to engage in fun, fitness and social activities.

Check out the new Term Program which kicks off on 01st July 2018.

Fitness programs July to October 2018

Visit today and have a look around.

Opening Times

Monday:         6.00am – 7.00pm
Tuesday:         8.00am – 7.00pm
Wednesday:   6.00am – 7.00pm
Thursday:       8.00am – 7.00pm
Friday:            6.00am – 7.00pm
Saturday:        1.00pm – 5.00pm
Sunday :         1.00pm – 5.00pm

Public Holiday 1.00pm – 5.00pm

For more information contact us on 9731 1822 for bookings.