The annual Mandurah Readers & Writers Festival aims to bring readers together with authors and engage in conversations around books. The festival is pleased to present established and upcoming WA Authors in Author Talks, Panel Discussions, Meet the Authors and at the Annual Pyjama Party.
Each month we work on a new project and by Christmas you will have a collection of gifts for family and friends, made by you!. Check out the calendar to find the next event!
The Digital Hub provides assistance and training with technology in a variety of regular activities. Learn how to use your computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone and more. Training is done in small groups, or you can book a one on one session to specifically address your needs.
Bring your knitting needles and hooks and join the Library Knitters for a relaxing afternoon of sharing skills and afternoon tea.
The group meets to work on hand sewing projects led by local sewing teacher Kerry Davies.
Work with like minded people or get help from sewing teacher Kerry Davies during Sewing Club.
No experience or materials necessary, but feel free to bring projects along if you have them. Have any left over fabric or thread? Donations are welcome and very much appreciated for Sewing Club!
Drop in to the Falcon FabLab and use the sewing machines or overlocker any Friday between 1-5pm.
Free classes run each week. Everyone is welcome. Come along, practise your English and make some new friends! A different topic will be covered each week.
An informal games club where you can play a variety of board games, have a chat and meet like-minded locals. Everyone is welcome.
Playing and learning chess is a great strategy based game for people of all ages to take part in.
The Mandurah Libraries collection features over 100 Book Club sets. Each Book Club set includes 10 copies of the book and several book reviews. With fiction and non-fiction titles in a range of genres, there are lots of options to keep any book club busy!
Join one of the book clubs that meet in one of the three library branches or start your own private Book Club! Each Book Club set is borrowed for $25 per book club with a maximum of 10 members per group. Apply today with the Bulk Loan Membership application form
More information about Book Clubs, booking book club sets and finding out what titles are available can be found on the Mandurah Libraries Catalogue.
The FabLab is a makerspace at the Falcon eLibrary and Community Centre where you can learn how to use the 3D printer, sewing machines, electronics and programming or share your skills with others.
Local Creatives is a series of monthly workshops for creative people in Mandurah. Local businesses run presentations or workshops to teach new skills and provide insight into their experience in the small business industry. Check out the calendar to find the next event!
Every year during May a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian, is read simultaneously across the country. Get involved by attending an event at one of the Mandurah Libraries!
Each year people across Australia celebrate Book Week in August. You can celebrate reading and find out the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year winners. The Mandurah Libraries host a range of events.
The Mandurah Libraries deliver intergenerational events to bring the young and the young at heart together. Check out the calendar to find the next event!
The ACP Printmakers meet around 1pm every Tuesday at the CASM workshop. All forms of printmaking are welcome and recent work has included screen printing, linocut, low toxic etching, collographs and coffee drinking. Contact Stephne Sands 0439 179 930 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently at capacity and not accepting new members. Meets at the CASM workshop Thursdays 6:30pm-10pm.
A mixed media group of artists who meet to share their passion for art. Currently at capacity and not accepting new members. Meets at the CASM workshop Fridays.
A portrait artist group. Currently at capacity and not accepting new members. Meets at the CASM workshop Wednesdays 6:45pm - 9pm. Contact 0408 418 161 or email@example.com
Learning how to use oils and acrylics in abstract, portrait or landscape artwork. Accepting new members. Contact Cynthia Haumann 0448 229 463 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outdoor Fitness and Yoga classes are held between November through to December and February through to March. All classes are held at Keith Holmes Reserve.
The classes cater for all ages and abilities and at no cost.
Please ensure you bring:
Outdoor Fitness Equipment
There is a variety of outdoor fitness equipment located in parks within the City. The equipment is accessible and free. The locations include:
Have a look at the locations including the additional park features with our handy chart:
Tips for using the equipment:
Are you in need a few technology tips? Come along and have your questions answered in the Technology Tea for Seniors sessions!
Join the libraries tech-savvy staff for some morning tea and advice about technology. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts, with tech ranging from computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones and downloading library eBooks, eAudio books and downloadable magazines.
Please make sure to bring in your own devices and we will talk about all things tech.
What could you learn?
Disc Golf is a free and fun activity for people of all ages and abilities. Bring your friends and family down to Hall Park on the Western Foreshore and enjoy a round of Disc Golf on the nine basket course. Disc Golf is a great team building activity for the workplace
Group bookings of over 20 people require a booking. Bookings can be made through Recreation Services by phone 9550 3601 or email.
Discover a fresh and invigorating sport to stay active and in shape! Enrol today for Senior Futsal at the MARC.
This exciting variation of soccer is played on an indoor hard court, pitting two teams of five against each other. The game employs a smaller, heavier ball than regular soccer balls, leading to reduced bounce. Unlimited substitutions ensure ample playtime for all team members. The compact court guarantees you'll remain at the heart of the action!
Mark your calendar for the 2024 Senior Futsal competition:
Term 1-2: 31 January – 26 June
Term 3-4 : 17 July – 11 December
Cost per team: $1320 ($66 per game per team)
What else do you need to know?
Join us for an action-packed futsal extravaganza designed exclusively for the young stars of tomorrow. Our Junior Futsal program offers an exhilarating 18 week competition that combines skill, teamwork and a whole lot of fun. Get ready for heart-pounding matches and an unforgettable experience on the court!
Our Junior Futsal league promises not only an exciting sports experience but also a platform for young players to develop their skills, build friendships and nurture a love for the game. Don't miss out on the action, register your team now and be part of Junior Futsal at the MARC!
We are currently seeking expression of interest for Junior Futsal in 2024. If you are interested in registering a team, or would like to join a team, please contact us.
18 weeks of non-stop excitement, including 10 weeks in term 4 and 8 weeks in term 1. The competition culminates with an intense finals week.
Wednesdays - the perfect midweek energy boost!
Games run between 4pm and 6pm
Gather your squad of young talents! Each team requires a minimum of 5 players on the court at any given time.
Brace yourself for two electrifying halves, each lasting 15 minutes. Fast-paced action guaranteed!
Safety first! All players must wear shin pads, which must be covered by long socks. Let's keep the game safe and fun for everyone!
Secure your tams sport for the entire season with a registration fee of $972 per team. An investment in skill development, teamwork and memories that will last a lifetime!
What else do you need to know?
Term 1 through to Term 2, 2024:
30 January – 25 June
Term 3 through to Term 4, 2024:
16 July – 3 December
Games start at 6.15pm. A and B grades.
(Please note there are no games during the school holidays)
Term 1 through to Term 2, 2024:
1 February – 27 June
Term 3 through to Term 4, 2024:
17 July – 11 December
Games start at 9.15am. A,B & C Grades
Social Casual Futsal at the MARC
Join us for Social Futsal every Wednesday evening at the MARC from 7 February 2024.
Days: Wednesday evenings
Time: 6.15pm - 7pm
Cost: $10 per session, per person (pay at MARC reception)
Don;t worry about forming a team, we've got you covered! Come alone or with some mates, everyone is welcome to join the fun.
Discover the dynamic and fast-paced game of Futsal, played indoor on the MARC stadium courts. Similar to five-a-side soccer, it involves two teams of five players each, including a goalkeeper.
Here's how it works: when you arrive, team captains will be chosen on the spot.
You don't have to bring a team; just show up, and we'll take care of the rest!
Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, our sessions are designed for everyone to enjoy.
Make new friends, embrace the spirit of the game, and have a great time on the court.
Please make sure to be on time for team captain selection and the start of the game. We look forward to seeing you at Social Casual Futsal – let's play!
Welcome to the exciting world of Pickleball, a sport that's taking the nation by storm!
This unique and engaging game combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis, offering an enjoyable and active experience for people of all ages and skill levels.
Not only is Pickleball a fantastic way to stay active, but it also promotes social interaction and friendly competition.
Join us for casual Pickleball sessions on the MARC stadium courts each week from Monday 15 January 2024.
Mondays: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Wednesdays: 9.30am - 11.30am
Fridays: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
No need to worry about gear! We've got you covered. We provide the paddles and balls, ensuring you have everything you need to enjoy the game.
Make sure you bring some comfortable clothing and a bottle of water.
Participating in our Pickleball sessions is both accessible and affordable.
Players can join in for just $10 per session, payable at MARC reception.
No advance bookings are necessary; simply show up on the day and be part of the fun.
Who Can Play:
Pickleball is a sport for everyone, catering to individuals aged 14 and up.
We've designed these sessions to be inclusive and welcoming to all abilities.
Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, our experienced coaches are on hand to help beginners understand the rules and develop their skills.
Pickleball is brought to you in collaboration with PickleBall WA and the City of Mandurah MARC.
So, if you're looking for a sport that's not only fun but also offers great physical and social benefits, Pickleball is the perfect choice.
Join us on the court, make new friends, and have a fantastic time playing this exciting sport!
We have three Squash Courts at the MARC.
Squash Courts are available for hire 7 days a week.