Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Connect Groups are a great way to connect people over a common interest. Open to any age or stage or gender, the groups very in interest. Find a group that suits you.

Special Interest Groups Connect Groups

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4WD Connect

Days: Weekends, twice yearly
Location: Various
Contact: Steven Offen

Casual group that leaves the city behind to find some dirt tracks to explore a few times a year.

Bayside Cycling

Days: Saturday & Sunday
Times: 7.30am
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Grant Kirby

No better way to start the weekend than getting “on ya bike”. Any age, any ability welcome.

Bayside Fitness Connect

Days: 3rd Saturday
Times: 8-9am
Location: Le Page Primary School, Argus Street, Cheltenham
Contact: Mark Katugampola

Would you like to get fit? The group is open to all fitness levels.

Bayside’s Hub

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 10-11:30am
Contact: Mary-Jane Farrer

A place for gathering with friends for tea/coffee, light refreshments and a time of sharing around a devotional. Gold coin donation is required.

Building & Maintenance Connect

Times: 8am - 12pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Andrew Forbes

For those who enjoy working with their hands and on odd jobs as part of a team to keep Bayside Church beautiful.

Business Connect

Days: 1st Monday
Times: 7.00-8.30am

Discussion and prayer for those who own and operate their own business.

First Friday Lunch

Days: 1st Friday
Times: 12pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Robyn Hutcheon

A great opportunity to gather with other seniors for a lunch. Also an opportunity to share tips on how to do life and occasional social outings are organised. Bring a plate to share.

Mainly Music

Days: Wednesday
Times: 9.45-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Di Pettit & Anerien Becker

The aim of mainly music is to provide an environment where young children develop skills to enhance their early education, through the use of music, rhythm, rhyme, and other music related activities with the participation of a parent or primary […]

Men’s Shed

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Contact: Rohan Carroll

An informal place for men to connect and talk about life, faith and projects they love.

Mums Connect

Days: 2nd $ 4th Wednesday
Times: 9:30-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Libby Cumming & Ngaire Smith

For expectant mums and mums of children 0-5 years to connect in a nurturing environment and be inspired in this season of life.

Mums of Teenagers

Days: 2nd Saturday
Times: 4:00pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Angie Hemp

An informal monthly gathering to link arms and chat about our teenagers, our concerns, our celebrations and hear how others are doing it or have done the journey.

Rev Heads United Connect

Days: Saturday, twice yearly
Location: Various
Contact: Rohan Carroll & Tom Prentice

This is a group for those who love all things cars; fixing, racing, cruising and talking.

Singles Film Club

Days: 1st Tuesday
Times: 6.30-9pm
Location: Hampton
Contact: Sandra Cavallo

Great for people who are single who like to explore films and “Ted” style talks. Great conversation and meeting others.

Women’s Book Club

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: Morning
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Pam Sanderson

A great social outreach for women over various books during the year.