City of Karratha

Dampier Community Hub

 

The Dampier Community Hub is a multipurpose facility that opened July 2016. Located in the heart of Dampier, the Hub has significantly bolstered the town’s community facility offering and has reinvigorated the town centre.

As an iconic building, the Dampier Community Hub provides a number of indoor and outdoor spaces including an early learning center, public library, multipurpose meeting rooms and community spaces, refurbished community hall, a coffee hut facility and landscaped entrance and parking area.

Contact Information
Telephone: (08) 9186 0414
Email: dampier.hub@karratha.wa.gov.au

Open Hours – Hub Reception
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3pm
Closed Public Holidays

Menu


Rooms for hire

Permanent Hire Application Form | Casual Hire Application Form | Application to consume alcohol DCH
For more information on any of these spaces, please email or phone the Dampier Community Hub on 9186 0414 or dampier.hub@karratha.wa.gov.au.
 

Multi-Purpose Rooms

There are two multi-purpose rooms (MPR) at the Dampier Community Hub that can accommodate up to 50 people standing each. Both rooms are air conditioned and share a kitchen facility. The external undercover areas have ceiling fans and soft fall flooring. MPR1 is more suitable for child related activities as it is regularly used by the local Dampier Family Playgroup so has some children’s equipment in the space on a permanent basis. MPR2 is a large open area suitable to most activities.
 

Main Hall and Stage

The Main Hall is a large open space with tall ceilings that can accommodate up to 200 people standing. It has a sprung wooden floor, ideal for dance and other physical activities. The stage is located at one end of the hall and is equipped with professional sound and lighting equipment. There is a projector and fixed screen (4.2m x 2.5m) on the stage and a piano that is free to use with the hall hire (conditions apply, please enquire for more details). At the rear of the stage is a changeroom facility with toilets and showers that can be divided into two separate areas if required.
 

Community Hall Kitchen

The Community Hall kitchen is a commercial kitchen that provides a professional stove and oven, large two door fridge, microwave, urn, ice troughs and a servery hatch to the Main Hall. It can be hired on its own or comes as part of either hall hire.

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Tenants

Dampier Library

All City of Karratha residents may use the Dampier Library free of charge and can use their library card to borrow items regardless of which City library issued their card. Initial loan period is three weeks. The library offers Microsoft Office products and Internet access. Scanning and photocopying services are available for a small fee. The Dampier Library also conduct storytelling and rhyme time sessions for pre-school children on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9.30am.  Click here for hours and to read more about Libraries in the City of Karratha.

For more information please contact the Dampier Library on 9186 0406 or dampier.library@karratha.wa.gov.au.
 

Dampier Community Association

The Dampier Community Association represents and promotes the civic and social advancement of Dampier in a way that sustains our quality of life and enhances community pride for all residents.

For more information please contact the Dampier Community Association on 9183 1243 or admin@dampier.org.au.
 

360 Health + Community

360 Health Centre Dampier is a GP clinic offering a range of general practice services including immunisations in a friendly, welcoming environment. It is open Monday to Friday, with appointments taken from 8.30am with the last appointment at 4.15pm. You can book an appointment by dropping in during open hours, calling 9183 1545 or visit HealthEngine.com.au

 

Montessori Early Years Learning & Care Centre

Montessori Early Years Learning and Care Centre is considered to be a "True Montessori Environment" by offering a service that genuinely incorporates and creates programs and materials according to this unique and beautiful philosophy in to their daily practises. They believe that this method of learning creates successful individuals, by embracing and fostering all kinds of learners, and by preparing children to become confident for their prosperous futures.

Open Monday to Friday from 6am to 6pm. For more information, please contact Montessori on 9183 0574 or dampier.montessori@yahoo.com.

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User Groups at the Hub

Dampier Art Studio

Dampier Arts Studio Inc. (formerly Arts & Everything) is community group who met weekly for art making (such as printmaking, painting, drawing and skill-building workshops) every Tuesday 7pm to 9pm at the Dampier Community Hub, Multi-Purpose Room 2.  For information, contact Tanya Montgomery on 0412 733 378.
 

Dampier Family Playgroup

Dampier Family Playgroup is a place for families to connect, play and have fun. It is a completely not-for-profit community group and is run by a committee of volunteers. The group has been operating for 25 years and everyone is welcome. You can be involved in craft or cooking sessions, share new ideas for activities and/or have some much needed and well deserved time out with a coffee and chat while your kids play and socialise.  For more information, contact the Dampier Playgroup through the Dampier Playgroup facebook page.  Additional sessions can be made available upon member’s request.

Playgroup - Monday and Friday 9am – 11am, Multi-Purpose Room 1
Magical Movement with Fairy Sky – Wednesday 9am – 11am, Multi-Purpose Room 1
 

Dampier Tae Kwon Do

Runs every Tuesday and Thursday during school terms from 6pm to 7.30pm in the Community Hall. For more information please contact John Maxfield on 0417 410 450.
 

IF Foundation - Pilbara Performing Arts Academy

The IF Foundation uses theatre and the arts as a means to explore current social issues such as anti-social behaviour, violence and drug and alcohol abuse whilst encouraging leadership and confidence in the youth of the community.  The IF Foundation runs at the Dampier Community Hub's Multi-Purpose Room 1 on Mondays during school terms, building performance skills and getting to know each other from 3.45pm-7pm.  All young people attending school between the ages of eight and fourteen are invited to come and join.  Registration is required. For more information contact David Williams on 0417 840 059 or david@iffoundation.org.au

Beginner Classes – 4-6years
Junior Classes – 7-9 years           
Senior Classes – 10+ years
 

Draw n Learn

The Draw N Learn program helps children learn and write better through its well-planned drawing lessons in a creative as well as fun-filled atmosphere. The whole lesson plan includes different interesting titles that kids would love to draw and learn about. Fun-filled Drawing Lessons (For 5 to 10 years old) Mondays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm in the Multi-Purpose Room 2. For more information, contact Nutan Shukla on 0420 929 459 or info@drawnlearn.com, or visit the Draw n Learn facebook.
 

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