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Developing special relationships

December 10, 2019 12:33 pm

Over the past year Midland PCYC and local Police have been building a special relationship with Aboriginal young people from remote communities who attend La Salle College in Middle Swan. The initiative between the Western Australia Police Force and PCYC aimed to build positive relationships with the Police, improving their… Continue Reading

Korben sets sail on an adventure of a lifetime

December 9, 2019 9:00 am

16-year-old Korben set sail on an adventure of a lifetime on the Leeuwin Ocean Voyage thanks to Woodside and the team at Fremantle PCYC. The Youth Explorer Voyage is a week-long voyage where young people aged 14-25 get to run a working ship, including setting and furling the sails, climbing… Continue Reading

More than just coffee

December 5, 2019 12:30 pm

Thanks to their local coffee company, Leaf Bean Machine, young people from Fremantle PCYC had the opportunity to try out their coffee making skills with a short Barista training class. The Leaf Bean Machine is committed to making a difference in their local community. The ‘Coffee for Classes’ initiative is… Continue Reading

Collie PCYC celebrates International Day of People with Disability

December 4, 2019 12:53 pm

It was a fun day at Collie PCYC as everyone gathered to celebrate International Day of People with Disability with a special event from their school-based ‘Gym Enhance’ program. Collie PCYC received grant funding from the Department of Communities to host a special event that showcased gymnastic skills that participants… Continue Reading

Northam PCYC transforming lives

November 29, 2019 12:40 pm

Twelve months of hard-work has paid off for students at Northam PCYC, who have transitioned to further education, training and employment. This year, 30 students participated in the Stepping Stones program, an alternative education program funded by the Department of Education for year 11 and 12 students that are classed… Continue Reading

Small change to make a big change for PCYC kids

November 27, 2019 12:44 pm

We’re excited to launch our new ‘Big Change’ Raffle. WA PCYC has operated a traditional raffle for 8 years but it was time to evolve to a digital model, including a website to make it as easy as possible for supporters to buy tickets online or via mobile devices. Tickets… Continue Reading

First Certificate II Automotive students graduate

November 27, 2019 10:00 am

It was a proud moment when we saw 18 young people graduate from our first Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation course at Kensington PCYC this week. At the end of the Automotive I course, it became apparent that young people needed something to aim towards after the course. Automotive… Continue Reading

Synergy powers Gosnells PCYC

November 15, 2019 10:45 am

Thanks to The Synergy Community Solar Fund, our Gosnells Centre will now be able to extend its gymnastics and school holiday programs. Synergy installed a rooftop solar system and replaced all the light fittings with energy efficient LED lighting. Gosnells PCYC Manager Alan Elliott said that by offsetting the centres… Continue Reading

PCYC Gymnasts return victorious from Singapore

November 11, 2019 9:46 am

The PCYC gymnastics team made up of gymnasts from our Fremantle, Kensington and Subiaco Centres, placed second at the Prime International Invitational Gymnastics Competition in Singapore this month. It was an incredible result for the gymnasts who travelled overseas to compete against 640 gymnasts from six different countries in the… Continue Reading

PCYC Judo champ ranked number one in Australia

November 11, 2019 12:43 am

Eighteen-year-old Gosnells PCYC Judo champion Jordan Boxell is officially ranked number one in Australia in the junior men’s under 66kg division. This national number one ranking comes off the back of his recent success at a number of national and international competitions, which has also taken his world ranking to… Continue Reading