Everyday our professionals are asked about our local community; Where are the best restaurants, shops and medical facilities? Below we take a look at what is happening in our local community, from sporting clubs to shops and schools. At Ray White Real Estate Agents Rowville, we sell property, but more importantly, we sell the lifestyle and community that we are passionate about. If you want to keep up to date with what’s happing in the community join our Facebook group!
Sporting Groups and Fitness Clubs
To find out how you can contact or join a local sporting club within Knox, take a look at the Sporting Clubs in the Knox City Council Community Directory or our Recreation and Sporting Facilities in Knox and select the appropriate venue. – See more at:
Jetts Fitness Centre
Tenancy G4/1091 Stud Rd, Rowville
(03) 9763 2465
Pinnacle Health Club
756 Stud Rd, Scoresby
(03) 9764 9112
4/5 Kelletts Rd, Rowville
(03) 9764 9750
Rowville Primary School
Paratea Dr, Rowville
(03) 9764 1955
Rowville Primary School is a dynamic, caring and supportive learning environment that provides outstanding opportunities for all students. Established in 1973, Rowville Primary School aims to provide the best education possible through exemplary staff performance, program diversity, exceptional facilities and regular upgrades to our school environment.
St Simon Primary School
2 Taylors Lane, Rowville
(03) 9755 4222
St. Simon the Apostle School, Rowville was established in 1982, with an initial enrolment of 92 pupils and a staff of six, the second school established by the Parish of St. Jude’s, Scoresby. Rev. Father Les Tomlinson was appointed the first Parish Priest in 1988 when the Parish of St. Simon the Apostle was formed. By 1989 the school population had reached 500, while the catchment area had become one of the fastest growing residential areas of Melbourne. The Parish Church was completed and officially opened by Archbishop Sir Frank Little on 13th November, 1993.
Karoo Primary School
160 Karoo Rd, Rowville
(03) 9759 6222
Karoo Primary School, established in 1992, is located in Rowville. The school has developed a positive culture of making a difference in students’ education and assisting them to achieve their potential.
Karoo is part of the Rowville Cluster of Schools and up until 2011 we had a unique zoning policy established by the Region where we only drew enrolments from a defined area. From 2012 this zoning was dismantled. Parents are now free to choose from any government school in the Rowville area.
Rowville Secondary College
Paratea Drive, Rowville
(03) 9755 4555
Rowville Secondary College officially opened in 1990 with approximately 180 students in years 7 and 8. The student population has now grown to over 1800 across two campuses. The original campus, later referred to as “The Western Campus”, caters to students in years 7 to 12 in our General Excellence program, as well as being home to our Maths and Science Academy (MSA). The Eastern Campus opened in 1996 and caters to year 7 to 11 General Excellence students as well as our Sports Academy (RSA) and Institute of the Arts (RIA) students.
Lyndale Secondary College
170-174 Gladstone Road, Dandenong North
(03) 9795 2366
Lyndale College has an enrolment of approximately 1100 students and their students enjoy the benefits and opportunities that flow from a large size school. The College offers great advantages in the breadth of curriculum offerings. There is provision for specialist learning areas and facilities, extensive staff professional development and a wide range of co-curricular programs which contribute so much to the fullest development of the student’s academic, cultural, artistic, social and sporting achievements, while still maintaining a sense of belonging essential in all great schools.
Mater Christi College
28 Bayview Road, Belgrave
(03) 9754 6611
Mater Christi College is a Catholic girls’ secondary school, which takes its direction from the person and message of Christ as proclaimed in the gospels. In a caring atmosphere of Christian love and understanding, which encourages excellence in all things, the College provides educational programmes relevant to the individual needs of its students.
The College respects the traditions and spirit of its founders, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, and strives to be organisationally and educationally innovative to meet the challenge of a rapidly changing society. Through balanced growth of the whole person, Mater Christi aims to develop informed and compassionate women of faith who will take part freely and creatively in the affairs of society.
St Joseph’s College
5 Brenock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully
(03) 9758 2000
St Joseph’s College is a Catholic boys school in the tradition of the Salesians of Don Bosco. As such, one of its foundational aims is to provide a climate where the Gospel is known, lived and loved so that students may be nurtured in the Christian faith and their commitment to Jesus Christ. St Joseph’s College first opened its doors in 1965 as one of a series of regional Colleges which the Melbourne Catholic Education Department were building in strategic parts of the Archdiocese. Through the years the College has continued to expand and diversify to include a wide range of innovative programs and curriculum for boys from Years 7-12.
Stud Park Shopping Centre
Stud Road, Rowville
Stud Park Shopping Centre is anchored by Coles, Kmart, Woolworths, Sam’s Warehouse, The Rowville Library and accommodates 60 specialty stores. It is also supported by approximately 1,500 car parks and is serviced seven days a week by local smart bus connections. Stud Park has had a long association with the community which is why we are known as “The Centre of the Community”.
Westfield Knox Shopping Centre
425 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
Westfield Knox (formerly known as Knox City Shopping Centre) is a super-regional shopping centre, outdoor entertainment and professional services complex located in the outer eastern Melbourne suburb of Wantirna South. The centre opened on 9 November 1977 with an initial 88 stores and 2300 parking spaces.
Wellington Village Shopping Centre
1100 Wellington Road, Rowville
Wellington Village Shopping Centre is an architecturally designed shopping centre in Rowville on Wellington Road at the foot of the Dandenongs.
The centre boasts a Ritchies Supa IGA supermarket, an Aldi supermarket, a childcare centre, Medical Clinic and 25 speciality stores. Stage three opened in July 2014 with up to 10 new stores including an Anytime Fitness Gym at “The Corner – Wellington Village”.