Independent Living in Georges Hall

Local Services

The wider Bankstown area offers innumerable opportunities for residents of Donington Gardens to engage in wide-ranging social and recreational pursuits

Canterbury Bankstown Council offers:

  • 2 swimming pools
  • 4 Leisure Centres in the Canterbury Bankstown Local Government Area including Revesby, Birrong, Chester Hill and Greenacre
  • 5 operational tennis centres with qualified coaches
  • Bankstown Men’s Shed
  • wide-ranging women’s groups
  • multicultural services catering to the diverse population
  • Bankstown Library
  • disability and library outreach services
  • Bankstown Arts Centre and Gallery conducts exhibitions, art workshops and classes in creative painting and drawing, multimedia and ceramics
  • volunteer organisations including Meals on Wheels and Bushcare volunteers associations to protect native bushland

Festivals:

  • Bankstown Bites, a festival for ‘foodies’, celebrating foods available in Bankstown
  • Gillawarna Arts Festival supports burgeoning local talent

Transport:

  • buses, trains, taxis and community transport
  • buses at the door, short trip by bus to Bankstown station

Health services:

  • Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital

Shops:

  • Bass Hill Plaza offers Aldi, Woolworths and K Mart
  • Georges Hall shops, including IGA, are only a 10 minute walk away
  • Bankstown Central Shopping Centre is nearby

Churches

  • Multi-denominational churches

Recreational Facilities:

  • Lake Gillawarna, nearby Georges River picnic area
  • Sefton Golf Course
  • Bowling clubs

Clubs:

  • Bankstown Sports Club
  • Revesby Workers Club
  • Bankstown RSL
  • Club Condell Park
  • Senior Citizens Groups and Activities, including Chester Hill, Georges Hall, Greenacre, Padstow, Panania and Yagoona Senior Citizens’ Clubs
  • Tai Chi gentle exercise classes, craft and morning tea, bingo, board games, cards, indoor carpet bowls and bus trips, singing and dancing, concerts