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Albany PCYC Centre Manager receives top honour

August 20, 2019 11:38 am

We’re proud to say Terry Eaton, our Albany PCYC Centre Manager, has received the Honorary Freeman of the City title – the most prestigious award a council can grant a resident. Mr Eaton has been recognised for his exceptional service to the local community and for his dedication to helping… Continue Reading

Keeping children safe in the Pilbara

August 20, 2019 11:30 am

WA PCYC was proud to run a free two-day Protective Behaviours workshop at Roebourne PCYC that was funded by Regional Development Australia (RDA) Pilbara through the West Pilbara Communities for Children Initiative. This workshop was delivered by WA Child Protection Society and was attended by participants from organisations that work… Continue Reading

PCYC Gymnasts go to Regionals

August 20, 2019 9:10 am

Gold medals and coloured ribbons were out in force earlier this month for PCYC gymnasts from our Bunbury, Collie, Harvey, Kalgoorlie and Albany Centres. More than 150 competitors aged five to 21 took part in the South West Regional Gymnastics competition hosted by Albany PCYC. Girls events included bars, beam… Continue Reading

Training opportunities expand at Kensington PCYC

August 11, 2019 12:13 pm

Kensington PCYC has expanded its training opportunities for young people, youth at risk and young offenders through the introduction of the Certificate II Automotive Vocational Preparation course. Identifying the need to provide follow-on training from the first course, (Certificate I Leadership and Certificate I Automotive Vocational Preparation), Kensington is the… Continue Reading

Another win for Geraldton PCYC boxing club

August 8, 2019 11:45 am

Geraldton PCYC Boxing Coach Faycal ‘Mehdi’ Mechiche triumphantly returned from the Boxing WA Silver and Golden Gloves Championships in Perth last weekend, crowned winner of the 69kg Silver Gloves Senior category. Mr Mechiche beat three boxers in his division to take out the top spot, after only his third fight… Continue Reading

Our home-grown Ninja Warrior

August 2, 2019 11:43 am

Collie PCYC has produced its very own ninja warrior – nine-year-old Beau Milne. Beau won the second qualifier of the Junior Ninja Warrior Youth Series and will compete in the finals at the Perth Ninja Academy in November. Nine competitors from the Collie PCYC Street Gym program competed in the… Continue Reading

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