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RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

PARKS
  1. Victoria Park : Queen Street.  Facilities: Electric BBQ (free of charge), Toilets, Playground, Table, Parking
  2. Rotary Park : Main Street. Facilities: Electric BBQ (free of charge), Toilets, Table, Parking
  3. Off-Leash Dog Park : Telford Ave (Main Street), Western end of town, just past Steamtown on the opposite side of the road (next to the Nissen Hut).  Facilities: Completely fenced in to allow dogs to run off-leash, Table and chairs, Bench, Tap, Doggy bags and bin, Shade, Parking
PLAYGROUNDS
  1. Victoria Park : Queen Street.  
  2. Next to YMCA: Main Street. 
SWIMMING POOL (Summer Only)
Grove Street, Peterborough (next to Victoria Park).
Fees: $4 per person, per session.
The pool will only open if the predicted temperature for Port Pirie on that day is 26 degrees or higher, as announced on Southern Cross News the night before.
 
PUBLIC OPEN HOURS
School Holidays: Mon – Fri 2pm to 5.30pm / Sat – Sun 2pm to 6pm
Term time: Mon – Fri 3.30pm to 5.30pm / Sat – Sun 2pm to 6pm
 
The pool is also open every night throughout the season, 7pm to 9pm, if the temperature at 5.30pm is over 30 degrees on the thermometer at the Peterborough Swimming Pool.
 
Lap Swimming – throughout the Season
Mon – Fri 7am to 9am & 5.30pm to 7pm
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 9am to 10am 
 
BOWLING
Peterborough Bowling Club
Off Howard Street, Peterborough
President: Peter Malycha 08 8651 2356
Secretary: Trevor Philp 08 8651 6034
 
GOLF
Peterborough Golf Club
End of Jervois Street, Peterborough
Pay green fees on-site. Scrapes.
Club President: Willy Polomka 08 8651 2115 or 08 8651 2012
 
Morgan East Golf Club
Dawson Road
Pay green fees on-site. Scrapes.
Tel: Marlene Plane 08 8651 2644  

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OTHER FACILITIES, SHOPS & BUSINESSES

 
AUTO (Fuel, Repairs, Tyres) 
BRIDGESTONE SERVICE CENTRE - 43 Kitchener Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2165.  Open: Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm.  Weekends on call: 0429 911824. 
 
CALTEX SERVICE STATION - 92 Main Street, Peterborough. Tel: 08 8651 3222.  Open: Mon - Fri 7am to 8pm, Sat/Sun & Public Hols 8am to 8pm. 
 
RAA (Tel: 131111) / COMPASS AUTOMOTIVES & TOWING - 115 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2610.  Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 5pm.
 
PETERBOROUGH AUTO REPAIRS / CRASH REPAIRS - 3 Silver Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2004.
 
DUSTY MECHANICAL SERVICES (Diesel Mechanic) - 263 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 0418 890 709.
 
BANKS
BANK SA : 155 Main Street, Peterborough.  Open: Mon - Thurs 11am to 3pm, Fri 10am to 5pm, Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm daily.
 
COMMONWEALTH / NATIONAL BANK AGENCY / CREDIT UNION AGENCY : All at the Post Office.
 
ANZ AGENCY : At Swans Chemist

BOTTLE-SHOP
Sip n Save (Next to Railway Hotel)
219 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2427
Open: Mon - Thurs 10am to 8pm, Fri & Sat 10am to 10pm, Sun 11am to 7.30pm
 
MERCERS MEAT SUPPLY (BUTCHER)  
143 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2031
Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 5pm
Call in on a Wednesday and we will cook your roast for free for you! 
  
CARAVAN DAY-TIME PARKING & RV DUMP POINT
Don Ferguson Drive - 4 entry/exit points off Main Street (runs parallel with Main Street on the Southern side)
 
CHEMIST  
211 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2688
Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 5.30pm, Sat 9am to 11.30am
 
CHURCHES
Anglican - Kitchener Street - Tel: 08 8651 2271
 
Jehovah's Witness - 42 South Terrace - Tel: 08 8651 0444
 
Uniting Church - Kitchener Street - Tel: 08 8651 3050
 
Salvation Army - Kitchener Street - Tel: 08 8651 3318
 
St Anacletus Catholic Church - Railway Terrace - Tel: 08 8651 2449
 
FOODLAND
171 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2506
Open Daily
 
GAS AGENTS
BRIDGESTONE SERVICE CENTRE - 43 Kitchener Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2165.  Open: Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm.  Weekends on call: 0429 911824. 
 
CALTEX SERVICE STATION - 92 Main Street, Peterborough. Tel: 08 8651 3222.  Open: Mon - Fri 7am to 8pm.  Sat/Sun & Public Hols 8am to 8pm. 
 
HOME TIMBER & HARDWARE - 131 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2303.  Open: Mon - Fri 8am to 5.30pm, Sat 8.30am to 12.30pm.
  
GENERAL / CLOTHING
My Emporium
181 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 3113
Open: Mon - Fri 10am to 3pm
 
HAIRDRESSER
Your Hair - My Flair
147 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 3383
Open: Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 10am to 5.30pm.  Wed 10am to 8pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.
 

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HARDWARE & RURAL SUPPLIES
ELDERS - 113 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 8802. Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 5pm.
 
HOME TIMBER & HARDWARE - 131 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2303.  Open: Mon - Fri 8am to 5.30pm, Sat 8.30am to 12.30pm.
 
LANDMARK OAKLEY - 93 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 2009.  Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 5pm.
 
HOSPITAL / 24 Hour Emergency
23 Hurlstone Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 0400 / After Hours 08 8651 0444  
 
INTERNET
Internet is available for purchase from the Visitor Information Centre and Steamtown.
Free internet is available from the Public Library (see below).
 
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Click here for a list.
   
LAUNDROMAT
137 Main Street, Peterborough (next to Home Timber & Hardware)
Open Daily: 7.30am to 6.30pm 
 
PUBLIC LIBRARY
Queen Street, Peterborough. Tel: 08 8651 2523.  Email: malycha.chris@plain.sa.gov.au
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9am to 4pm, Sat 9am to 12 noon, Closed from 12pm to 1pm during school holidays.
 
The Peterborough School and community Library has changed over to the new public library management system - ONE CARD.
 
Provides:
  • Large print books
  • Compact Discs & DVDs
  • Reservation and inter-library loan service
  • Toddlers Toy box
  • Holiday activities
  • Books for all ages
  • Free Internet access
  • Computer facilities
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Audio books
  • Local History & Reference collections
MEDICAL CENTRE
23 Hurlstone Street, next to Hospital, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2406  
 
NEWSAGENCY
185 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2137
Open Daily: Mon - Fri 8am to 5.30pm, Sat/Sun & Public Hol 8am to 12pm
 
OP SHOPS
SALVATION ARMY - 139 Main Street, Peterborough.  Tel: 08 8651 3426. Open: Mon - Fri 9.30am to 4pm
 
DORCAS OUTREACH - 97 Main Street, Peterborough. Open: Fri 11am to 4pm
 
PHYSIOTHERAPIST (Rebecca Sewell)
177 Main Street, Peterborough (next to Foodland)
Tel: 0422 184577.  Email: sewell_rebecca@yahoo.com.au  
 
POLICE STATION
10 Jervois Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2100 /  131 444  /  000
Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 4.30pm
 
POST OFFICE
164 Main Street, Peterborough (opposite Foodland)
Tel: 08 8651 2020
Open: Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm 
 
PUBLIC TOILETS
Public toilets, which are cleaned regularly and are open at all times, are available at the following locations in Peterborough:
1) Main Street - opposite Foodland
2) Rotary Park - Western end of the main street
3) Victoria Park - Queen Street
4) Next to the RV Dump Point - Don Ferguson Drive 
 
RURAL TRANSACTION CENTRE
The RTC is an initiative of the District Council of Peterborough and is located at 209 Main Street, Peterborough.
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9am to 3.30pm (closed 1pm to 2pm for lunch).  Email: rtc@peterborough.sa.gov.au . 
Tel: 08 8651 3531
 
It is an agent for Centrelink and Service SA and also offers a wide range of services, for a small fee, such as:-
  • Internet Café              
  • Photocopying
  • Faxing 
  • Binding
  • Secretarial
  • Laminating
  • Office room for hire 
SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS & SERVICE
Ashley Sutton
139 Queen Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2258
 
THE SEWING NOOK
161 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 3399
Open: Mon - Fri 10am to 5pm (Wednesday may be closed)
 
TAXI
Tel: 0407 513 002
Hours: Mon - Thurs 6am to 10pm, Fri: 6am to 11.30pm. Not available weekends or public holidays
   
VET
Consults Thursdays in Peterborough
207 Main Street, Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 3188 or 08 8664 1614

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CLUBS

LIONS CLUB - Tel: 0438 831 870 - Club Secretary 
 
ROTARY CLUB - Tel: 08 8651 2427
 
ROAB STAR OF THE NORTH - Tel: 0418 840 274
 
PROBUS CLUB - Tel: 08 8651 2662
 
BOWLS CLUB - Tel: 08 8651 2356 or 08 8651 6034 (see Recreational Facilities for more details)
 
PETERBOROUGH GOLF CLUB - Tel: 08 8651 2012 or 08 8651 2115 (see Recreational Facilities for more details)
 
MORGAN EAST GOLF CLUB - Tel: 08 8651 2644 (see Recreational Facilities for more details)
 
RSL - Tel: 08 8651 4238 - President. Next to Caltex Service Station. Members Welcome.  Open: Thurs, Fri & Sat: Summer: 3pm to 7pm, Winter: 4pm to 7pm.
 
PETERBOROUGH PATCHWORKERS - Tel: 08 8651 3399 or 08 8651 2047, Monday 7pm to 10pm.  Travellers welcome.
 

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