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:
- Youth Drop In
- Skate Parks
- Phaze Urban Art
- Opportunies to have your say
We have Youth Engagement Officers at the Willagee Community Centre you can contact for information, advice or refferal support, why not drop in and:
- meet your friends
- get support for a wide range of issues
- make friends
- try something near
Check out what's on for young people:
Youth Events and Activities:
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 attendance.
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.
Supported by the Department of Local Government and Communities Box Hop is part of Willagee After School Drop In. Happening onTuesdays during term, Box Hop is great way to learn some boxing skills and just hang out with our Youth Engagment Officers.
Where: Willagee Community Centre, Archibald Street Willagee
When: Every Tuesday during Term 3 from 3pm
Night Fields with the WA Footy Commission
For the latest details about the 2017 programme click on 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 email@example.com. 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.
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. Here's the list of FREE events coming up:
Tuesday October 3 2017 - Skate Clinic at Melville Skate Park, 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Saturday November 11 2017 - Skate Clinic at Melville Skate Park, 9am - 11am
Friday January 19 2018 - Jam Session at Melville Skate Park, 6pm - 8pm
Monday January 22 - Skate Clinic at Leeming Skate Park, 9am - 11am
Registration is essential. To register or find out more head to skateboardingwa.com.au.
Image: Skateboarding WA Skate Clinic and National Youth Weeks' Paint'n'Grind event 2016.