Young People

What's on for young people living, studying or working in the City of Melville?

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There is a hub near you with:

  • Events
  • Activities
  • Youth Drop In
  • Sports
  • Grants
  • Skate Parks
  • Phaze Urban Art
  • Opportunies to have your say

We have Youth workers you can contact in any of our Hubs for information,
advice or refferal support, why not drop in and:

  • Meet you friends
  • get support for a wide range of issues
  • make music
  • make friends
  • try something near

Check out what's on for young people:

Youth Events and Activities:

 

April School Holiday Camp - Cockburn Basketball Association

For all girls and boys aged 5 -17 check it out here.

Cougar Cubs 2017

Basketball fun for Girls and Boys 3 - 5 on Saturday Mornings (during the School term) Check it out here.

Click here to register: https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?formID=64101

Youth Pitch

Got an Idea? - Want to get it funded?

Are you aged between 12 to 25 and have a great idea? Get together with your mates and start thinking how you would spend a portion of a $3,000 grant to help create a better Melville for young people.

  • An event?
  • A one off activity?
  • An art show?
  • A photography competition?
  • An outdoor movie night?
  • An all ages music event?

What's your great idea? Get ready to Pitch your idea in April 2017.

Youth Drop In - @ Willagee Community Centre

Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 2017

A FREE Youth Drop In space for young people aged 9 - 16 years. 

Where: Willagee Community Centre, Archibald Street, Willagee
When: Every Tuesday 2.30pm - 4.15pm and/or Every Wednesday 3pm - 4.45pm

A membership form to be completed by a parent or guardian on the first day of attendace.

Where: Willagee Community Centre, Archibald Street, Willagee
When: Every Tuesday 2.30pm - 4.15pm and/or Every Wednesday 3pm - 4.45pm

Public Transport: Bus No 160 from Booragoon Bus Port or Fremantle Bus Port to Achibald Street, before Winnacott Street. We are located next to the Library and behind the shops. check www.transperth.wa.gov.au for more info.     

 

Sports @ Melville

Aussie Hoops - Free Basketbal Workshops

Aussie Hoops is Basketball Australia's offical junior game development program for children aged 5-15 years

Tuesday 3pm to 4pm

Night Fields with the WA Footy Commission

For the latest details about the 2017 programme click on Night Fields Brentwood and Night Fields Willagee.

 

PHAZE Urban Art Project

If you're into urban art or want to have a go, then sign up for PHAZE where you can work with a professional Artist to get your spray skills out there.  PHAZE happens on the last Sunday* of the month from September to April... all you have to do is register on our PHAZE page or email youth@melville.wa.gov.au.  By registering you can get regular sms reminders before each session.

*the date can change due to weather and public holidays so check the PHAZE page for session details.

     

Images: Participants taking part in PHAZE

Image: Local police visit Kaya Lane for a game of ping pong.

Skate Parks

The City of Melville has skate parks in Bull Creek, Leeming, Melville and a small one at Carawatha Park, Willagee. To find out more on each skate park, visit www.concretedisciples.com/skatepark-directory/australia-skateparks.

We also offer a range of skate clinics and comps facilitated by Skateboarding WA throughout the year. Stay tunes for new dates or for more info head to skateboardingwa.com.au.

   

Image: Skateboarding WA Skate Clinic and National Youth Weeks' Paint'n'Grind event 2016.

Youth Advisory Council (YAC)

  • Are you aged between 12 and 25?
  • Do you live or study in the City of Melville?
  • Are you passionate about something?
  • Do you want to meet new friends and be a part of the community?

Then we would love to have you join us!   We are currently working on a great youth funding project called Youth Pitch which will be happening in 2017.  Email jo.mckay@melville.wa.gov.au or call 1300 635 845 for more information.

  

Images: Our YAC in action!