Youth Events and Activities

It's fun being a young person in the City of Melville. Find out what events and activities we offer below.

Youth Week WA

Youth Week WA (formerly National Youth Week WA), is an annual statewide celebration of the positive contributions of young people to our community throughout Western Australia. More than 100 events take place across the State each year, many of which have received a Youth Week WA grant provided by the State Government of Western Australia through the Department of Communities.

The Youth Week WA 2021 theme is Our Path.

This year’s theme Our Path was derived from a small group of young individuals who voiced out what was important to them: community, belonging, interconnectedness, connection to place, culture, strength, change.  

Inspired by wayfinding stars, this year’s theme acknowledges the convergence of our individual paths to form a community, to where we are now, and questions how we are going to move forward. 

We would not be here today if not for the depth of ancestral knowledge passed through our lineage, it has made way for young people today to initiate change. We have strength, we have agency, how do we go about creating our path? How do we recognise and understand the path we have been walking on? 

We are like constellations, interlinked together, united as one, ready to create our path. 

To find out more about Youth Week WA visit Propel.org.au

Artwork by Lily Nie aka Paperlily Studio

Youth at PHAZE session

PHAZE Urban Art Project

PHAZE is the City of Melville's legal urban art painting program and gives you the opportunity to develop your spray painting skills with urban artist, Dan Duggan.

Young boy skateboarding

Skate Parks

The City of Melville operates four skate parks which are open for anyone to use.

Bull Creek Skate Park

John Creaney Reserve, Bull Creek 6149

Leeming Skate Park

Out the back of Leeming Forum, 51 Farrington Road, Leeming 6149

Melville Skate Park

Melville Reserve, Corner of Stock Road and Canning Highway, Melville 6156

Carrawatha Park

Carrawatha Park, Archibald Street and Stacey Street, Willagee 6156

Skate Events

We bring skateboarding coaching and events to our skateparks and public places.

Watch this space for upcoming events in 2021-22!

Bike Events

There are different events for riders of all skill levels across the whole City! We partner with professional coaches to bring training and activities to skate parks and public places.

Watch this space for upcoming events in 2021-22!

Point Walter Mountain Bike Facility

Help design our new Point Walter Mountain Bike Facility! Your feedback will inform a concept plan for the facility.

Follow the engagement for opportunities to get involved at https://www.melvillecity.com.au/mbf

Diverse youth sitting down chatting

Youth Drop In @ Willagee Community Centre

CURRENTLY POSTPONED DUE TO BUILDING RENOVATIONS

Come along to our Youth Drop In and hang out with other  people your age. Play some sport, watch a movie or enjoy one of our creative workshops. Snacks provided!

Days and Times

Parental consent is needed to participate in our Youth Drop In. Please get your parent or guardian to sign the membership form below and bring it with you the first time you come:

Drop In Membership Registration

    Events for Young People

    Visit our events page to stay connected and keep up to date with events hosted by the City, as well as nearby community-run programs and events.

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