Find our Term or School Holiday program flyers in the Helpful Documents section

Click on Explore Youth Events Now tab below for upcoming youth events or ask our team at youth@mandurah.wa.gov.au or 9550 3670.

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To enroll in our Term Programs or become a member, please complete the membership form and submit by email or hand in at the Youth Centre.

All programs are free unless otherwise stated.

Accessibility at Billy Dower Youth Centre: 
ACROD parking bays, connecting pathways, accessible toilet, quiet spaces, noise reduction earphones available and support workers welcome.

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What’s On for young people in Mandurah

Click on the tab below to find youth programs and activities coming soon listed in our What’s On Calendar.

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Youth programs and activities

A safe place for young people aged 11 - 17 to hang out after school.

Enjoy pool tables, basketball courts, art, computers, gaming consoles, arcade games, free WiFi, snacks and much more.

Dinner is included on Thursday nights.

Support will be provided to young people and referrals made to other organisations only as needed.

Times: Wednesday’s & Thursday's - during the school term

3.00pm – 6.00pm Wednesdays
3.00pm – 6.30pm Thursdays 

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre, 41 Dower St Mandurah

Register by completing the Membership form

This Drop-In space is held every week.  This is for any young person aged 17 – 25 to hang out, play games and meet new people.  Help is also on hand for study or work.  Free Wi-Fi, computers, pool tables and other games all with youth worker support.

Times: Thursdays 10.00am – 2.00pm

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre

Hang out in our gaming space and play Minecraft, Overwatch and other great games on our high-end gaming PC’s and consoles.

Times: Tuesday 3.00pm - 6.00pm

Age: 11 - 17

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre

Register by completing the Membership form

A variety of short courses to help young people with increase their employability and add more things to their resume. Some of the courses offered include: Intro to Barista, CPR, Food Safety, White Card and Resume and Interview Skills.

Times: This is run on a Tuesday commencing at 10am. 

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre

Registration: Fill out the form to register

 

Threads to Impress - We also have a wardrobe of recycled work wear. Young people are welcome to come and select items for FREE to wear for an interview or for that first week on the job  

Ask our friendly staff at the Billy Dower Youth Centre for more information 9550 3670.
Register for Job Connectors

This 8-week program is offered every school term for young women aged between 11-17 who are attending High School.  It’s a place for young indigenous women to develop confidence and cultural knowledge and make new friends in a safe environment.

Times: Mondays from 3.30pm - 6.00pm

Cost: Free

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre, 41 Dower Street, Mandurah

Register online for the program

Mandurah Beats is dedicated to guiding participants towards channeling their energy into the creation of meaningful and resonant music, enabling them to articulate their struggles and triumphs through a creative lens and empowering them by providing a constructive outlet for self-expression through the medium of music.

If you want to write some lyrics, create a beat or learn the basics in music production, then Mandurah Beats is for you! 

Times: Thursday 3.00pm - 6.00pm

Age: 11 - 25

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre

Register by completing the Membership form
Dungeons and Dragons

Discover the world of DnD and tell your story through your hero’s quests for treasure and battles with deadly foes. 

Time: Wednesday 3.00 pm – 6.00pm during school term.
Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre
Ages: 13 - 25 

Duel Card Game Club

Play card games such as Magic the Gathering and Ugio with a group of like-minded people.

Time: Thursday 4.00 pm – 6.00pm during school term.
Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre
Ages: 13 - 25 

Register by completing the Membership form

A boxing program for young people 10-25 years.  Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced classes, twice a week.

Monday - Thursday

Cost: $6.50 per session

Where: Billy Dower Youth Centre

Call John Florenca for more information 0409 916 446

More information in the Boxing brochure

This Fund supports the ideas and dreams of young people living in Mandurah aged 11 - 25.

The Youth Dream Big Fund is designed to support young people achieve something great. This may be to achieve a specific goal or dream or further develop a skill or talent.

Applications are welcome from individuals and organisations all year:

  • Individuals can apply for up to $350.

  • Organisations can apply for up to $700 to contribute toward a specific program or activity that develops young people.

The fund is open all year round, subject to funding availability. Please view the guidelines and application form.

Applications are made by selecting 'View guidelines and apply', completing the form and emailing to Youth Development at youth@mandurah.wa.gov.au. Please call 9550 3670 for assistance or further information.

View guidelines and apply

The Mandurah RYDE program is one of several RYDE (Regional Youth Driver Education) programs in WA. 

RYDE is designed to support young people who don't have access to a vehicle or an adult who can supervise the 50 log book hours required on L Plates. 

The program links the young person with a volunteer mentor for a driving session in a car. The RYDE car is based at the Mandurah Library.

To access the RYDE Program
For more information and to access the RYDE program, visit the RYDE Website and contact one of the RYDE Providers listed there or call 9550 3670. 

Interested in Volunteering? 
Contact the Peel Volunteer Resource Centre on Ryde@peelvolunteer.org.au

Visit the RYDE website for more information and to access the program
Activities and events over school holidays for young people aged 11-25
School Holidays Program

This fun and energetic circuit style class incorporates battle ropes, mini weights, sand bags and body weight exercises. All abilities are catered for.  

Details: 45 minute classes for 11-16 years

Where: At the MARC

View Term kids programs at the MARC

Do you have a budding artist in the family? RT Kids provides art classes for students wanting to kick start or develop their creativity through fun and interesting art projects.

RT Kids caters for participants 5-18 years and explores drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, collage, print making and more, sharing the experience of art making in a safe and friendly environment.

Classes are run at Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah (CASM) during school terms and classes are listed below:

Wednesdays:
8-11 years
3.30pm - 4.30pm and 4.45pm - 5.45pm

Thursdays:
5-8 years 3.30pm - 4.30pm
12-18 years 4.45 - 5.45pm 

Please contact us if you have any enquiries on 9550 3989 or email casm@mandurah.wa.gov.au

Terms and conditions

Interested? Complete a registration form
FabLab makerspace

This great space at Falcon Library and Community Centre gives you access to the 3D printer, sewing machines, electronics and programming. Enjoy the space yourself or share your skills with others. 

Call Falcon Library for more information on 9550 3230.

 

Rt Kids | After school Art Classes for Young Creators

Art classes for students 5-18 years wanting to kick-start or develop their creativity through fun and interesting art projects. Explore drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, collage, printmaking and more!

Class days, times and cost are detailed on the enrolment form.

Contact James Walker 0408 894 973 or CASM 9550 3989 for more information

Enroll for Rt Kids

 

Masterpieces Art Competition and Exhibition

This annual opportunity is for local emerging artists 13 – 25 years, to showcase their work in a professional gallery.

Artworks can be of any media including painting, drawing, printmaking, jewellery, sculpture, missed media, photography and film.

There is a prize pool of over $2000 to be won.

Applications open each November for exhibition the following March/April.

Start creating now! Visit the CASM page for more information

Disc Golf is a free and fun activity for people of all ages and abilities. Bring your friends and family down to Hall Park on the Western Foreshore and enjoy a round of Disc Golf on the nine basket course. Disc Golf is a great team building activity for the workplace

Group bookings of over 20 people require a booking. Bookings can be made through Recreation Services by phone 9550 3601 or email.

Download the disc golf scorecard

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Youth School Holidays (PDF - 1.2MB)
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Youth Term Program (PDF - 2.0MB)
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Youth Development Membership Form (PDF - 199.9KB)
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Youth boxing program (PDF - 12.4MB)
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Youth Services Directory (PDF - 1.3MB)
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