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NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

July 22, 2019 3:59 pm

Highlights from working with our partners Bunbury PCYC joined with South West Aboriginal Medical Services (SWAMS) and Red Cross to deliver the ‘Old Ways, New Ways’ event which mixed culture and science through Aboriginal tool making. The event was followed by an action-packed Noongar ‘well-being and sports’ school holiday program.… Continue Reading

A safeSPACE at Broome PCYC

July 17, 2019 11:44 am

At PCYC, it’s all about engaging with kids when they need it most. As part of the Broome PCYC safeSPACE program, staff and mentors from indigenous and non-indigenous backgrounds deliver a range of sessions, including a weekly Thursday girls night, basketball on Friday night and a boys group on Saturday… Continue Reading

Gymnasts off to Singapore

July 10, 2019 9:53 am

After months of training, 41 gymnasts from our Subiaco, Kensington and Fremantle Centres have been selected as part of the WA PCYC Gymnastics team travelling to Singapore in November 2019 to compete in the Prime Gymnastics International Invitational. We’re proud of our long-standing reputation for developing elite Gymnasts. Our gymnasts… Continue Reading

New Executive Manager appointed

July 4, 2019 12:06 pm

WA PCYC has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a new Executive Manager, Marketing, Communications and Fundraising. Rachel Horton will join the Executive Team, with immediate effect. WA PCYC CEO, David van Ooran, welcomed Ms Horton to the role and said the appointment would enable WA PCYC to… Continue Reading

Rockingham expands!

July 2, 2019 9:24 am

Rockingham PCYC has received $100,000 from Mineral Resources Limited to construct a purpose-built training facility to deliver more programs for young people at risk and those that need a different approach to learning. We’re excited to be able to launch the accredited course, Automotive I, the perfect grounding for young… Continue Reading

More job prospects for Kensington graduates

June 27, 2019 8:38 am

Congratulations to 14 students who have graduated from the Kensington PCYC Certificate I Automotive course. The course is the perfect introduction for young people considering a career in the automotive industry. Across seven weeks, students learn about stripping and rebuilding engines, car servicing, welding and soldering and much more. They… Continue Reading

Gosnells PCYC students give back to the community

June 27, 2019 8:29 am

The Haven provides meals, hot showers and basic needs to homeless people in Victoria Park. Throughout their 13-week course, Gosnells PCYC students assisted preparing and serving meals and other emergency relief support. The Leadership I accredited training course is provided to young people in the justice system and those that… Continue Reading

Gosnells PCYC Judo Champ

June 24, 2019 11:47 am

They may not be the biggest club, but Gosnells PCYC has fought their way to the top of the judo game. The club is celebrating the performance of Judo enthusiast Jordan Boxell who recently took out a bronze medal at the 2019 National Judo Championships in the Under 66Kg Youth… Continue Reading

Albany PCYC Centre Manager receives top honour

June 20, 2019 9:36 am

Terry Eaton, our Albany PCYC Centre Manager, was recently announced as a recipient of the Honorary ‘Freeman of the City’ title – the most prestigious award a council can award a resident. Rarely bestowed by the Council, the title is only granted in exceptional circumstances when people have served the… Continue Reading

Kalgoorlie PCYC grant backs gym aid for local youth

June 11, 2019 10:52 pm

Kalgoorlie PCYC will deliver a new gymnastics program for disadvantaged and disengaged youth, made possible through a State Government grant. The Kalgoorlie Youth Gymnastics Club has receives $10,000 to start the program, which is part of the Kalgoorlie PCYC safeSPACE initiative The Kalgoorlie PCYC safeSPACE program, delivered Wednesday – Friday… Continue Reading