Tag Archive: Collie PCYC

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

Gymnastics program first at Collie PCYC

May 25, 2019 2:29 am

Collie PCYC delivers specially designed gymnastics program for youth with physical and mental disabilities, thanks to $20,000 Mazda Foundation grant. The project will provide for a minimum of 40 socially isolated youth aged 7 -10 years, with an identified disability, the opportunity to participate in a gymnastics program for a… Continue Reading

Collie PCYC nails nominations

December 4, 2018 5:44 pm

Collie PCYC is in the news again with more recognition from the local community. Today, the centre was notified of having been nominated for the 2019 Australia Day Community Group of the Year award.  This award is in recognition of significant contributions to the quality of community life by a… Continue Reading

Collie PCYC youth love their town in new rap song

November 13, 2018 8:06 am

Collie PCYC young people have gone to town about their town, creating a rap song to celebrate their community and PCYC. “PCYC is an integral part of their town,” says Centre Manager, Linda Gallagher. “I was so excited when they came to me with the song. It shows how important… Continue Reading

FreeG for Kids Launch at Collie PCYC

June 1, 2018 10:47 am

Collie PCYC hosted the official launch of Gymnastics Australia National FreeG Kids program on 30 May, with the Minister for Sport & Recreation, the Hon. Mick Murray MLA making a special visit to support the launch. FreeG is a new national grassroots program developed by Gymnastics Australia combining elements of gymnastics,… Continue Reading

Collie PCYC Catching Attention With New Parkour Equipment

March 19, 2018 2:35 pm

Collie PCYC has recently revamped its parkour-style StreetGym Program with new equipment built by Bunbury Regional Prison through WA Police Community Crime Prevention Funding. The WA Police Community Crime Prevention Fund supports local community crime prevention initiatives, involving or supported by the police and the community working together on projects… Continue Reading

3 on 3 Basketball brings Collie community together

November 17, 2017 2:26 pm

3on3 Basketball has officially kicked off at Collie PCYC on Friday the 10th of November attracting over 100 local young people. The program is a youth-focused event encouraging active play and leadership in the community. Collie PCYC Manager Linda Gallagher said 3on3 Basketball was a great opportunity for kids to… Continue Reading

Collie PCYC Finalist at Regional Achievement and Community Awards

October 21, 2017 11:41 am

Collie PCYC was presented as a Finalist in the prestigious Community TAB Community Service Award, at the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards Presentation ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Perth on Friday 20th October. Centre Manager Linda Gallagher said that Collie PCYC was one of over 320 nominations… Continue Reading

Refurbished Teenage Hangout Room at Collie PCYC!

October 17, 2017 11:50 am

Collie PCYC has officially reopened their Safe Space Teenage Hangout Room after renovations made possible thanks to the help of their amazing community. Thank you to the agencies and youth involved, with special thanks to Bendigo Bank who covered the costs for sheeting the room, ceilings, electrical work, painting, floor coverings… Continue Reading