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Vibe Youth Program

Being active is a fun and positive experience for teenagers and there are lots of great weekly activities on offer in this program just perfect for teenagers.  There is a heap of cool events on offer from skate, craft, stand up paddle boarding and more. Check out the events calendar or activities listing below for more information.vibe logo

Our Vibe team also look after an array of youth precincts, including skate and BMX parks, across the Gold Coast.

Vibe holiday programs are held every school holiday. A great way to chill out, learn something new, meet people and express yourself.  Activities include surfing, craft, crusier girls skate workshops, footy finals challenge, drama workshops and much more!    

Our vibe programs are available here two weeks before the start of school holidays.

Contact the Vibe Team on 5581 5233 or email


Youth precincts


The coast has a huge variety of youth precincts on offer, from world-class skate and BMX facilities to small localised youth spaces. These sites provide a diversity of use and experiences and are a great place for you people to particicapte in rectreation activities and chill out. 

To find out what’s happening at a precinct near you call 5581 5233 or email


 Youth Point Connect

The Gold Coast North Youth Centre is at the Runaway Bay Skate Park, on the corner of Oxley and Lae Drive.

Youth Point Connect (YPC) provides lifestyle and educational programs to engage local young people, by offering activities to complement the existing use of the skate bowl during school holidays. A Healthy Eating and Physical Activity project delivers education on healthy eating and provides free afternoon teas and healthy barbeques on Saturdays.

Open: 3pm to 6.00pm Tuesday to Friday and 10:30am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday

Contact:  Youth Point Connect - Derek Venske

Mobile: 0404 461 308


Skate workshops – Contact YPC

Healthy Activities & Eating Program – 3pm Tuesdays and Thursdays; 1pm Saturday

Professional services: Available by appointment - Life Skills, Mediation and Counselling – youth, family, personal

Runaway Bay Youth Centre, 379 Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay 

It provides a free service to young people who have an interest in radio and journalism. Learn all about being a radio DJ, voice over’s, interviewing and best of all, produce your own one hour show. Real equipment, real radio booth. Also offers an eight-week School Radio Training program.

Contact: Youth Centre Co-ordinator & Manager Derek Venske on 0404 461 308 


Thrower House

A Gold Coast City Council facility at Salk Oval, Palm Beach.

Thrower House has been designed as a safe space for young people, community groups and organisations to meet and conduct a broad range of cultural, artistic, recreational and educational activities. The facility incorporates an office space, an arts shed, computer hub, a lounge area or chill out space, kitchen, shower and toilet. Thrower House is fully accessible.

Thrower House facilitates a programs each school holidays. Some of the activities and workshops include fishing, tennis, cooking, art and craft, dragon boating, stand up paddle board, young parents group and barbeques. 

Open: 12pm-5pm Tuesday to Friday

Contact: (07) 5581 1622


Teen yoga – 11 years to 15 years

Yoga for early teens designed to help expend energy and positively energise them. Focusing on posture, strengthening the core, breath awareness - all with a positive theme or affirmation.
When: Thursday  Time: 4.00pm  Where: Ashmore PCYC Dominions Road, Ashmore
Contact: 5539 5774  Cost: $2 No bookings required
Teen foxy boxercise
Get your gloves on and join in a boxercise class designed for girls aged 12 to 17 years.
When: Tuesday  Time: 4.00pm  Where:  Ashmore PCYC Dominions Road, Ashmore
Contact: 5539 5774  Cost: $2 No bookings required
The ultimate fitness and dance based workout. An easy to follow addictive mixture of dance and aerobics moves blended with the latest and greatest sounds of hip hop and funk especially designed for children between the ages of 7 - 14 years. Feel the rhythm and party yourself into shape.
When: Tuesday  Time: 4pm  Where: Nerang PCYC Cayuga Street, Nerang
Contact: 5578 2227  Cost: $4 No bookings required

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Police Citizens Youth Clubs

The city has three fantastic Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC) that offer a huge range of fun activities as well fully equipped gyms. Activities include boxercise, kickboxing, personal training, a Sony Playstation room, basketball, badminton, wrestling, tennis and more. There is not much you cannot do at a PCYC. They are located at:

  • Broadbeach - phone (07) 5538 5201
  • Nerang - phone (07) 5578 2227
  • Ashmore - phone (07) 5539 5774

For more information on Police Citizens Youth Clubs, please phone the above numbers or visit their website.  Handy links include:



StreetWise skate workshops

Experience pure skateboarding and the mix of exercise, individuality and friendship this sport offers. Grab the opportunity to be taught by some of Australia’s best skaters who are accredited coaches. One hour workshops held every Saturday are open to all ages and ability levels.  

Bookings required, contact Skateboarding Australia 55 757 808 or

When: Every Saturday   Time: 9am and 11am   Cost: Free.  No bookings required.
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