Youth and Community

Youth and community programs at PCYC South Burnett

Youth Drop In Games Room

Our games room is the perfect space for youth to drop into after school. We have PlayStation games, free WiFi, table tennis, chill out lounges and a large interactive agility game.

No booking required for this room, just come on down during office hours.

Youth Management Teams (YMT)

PCYC Queensland Youth Management Teams (YMT) are a social and leadership development group for high school aged young people who wish to improve their leadership skills and to give back to and connect with their communities. YMTs meet regularly within the clubs, volunteer their time and establish and drive their own projects within the community.

Youth Boxing

The free youth boxing program is designed as an insentive to encourage youth off the streets and into a structured program which will build resilience and confidence.

Held at the PCYC South Burnett – see timetable for updated sessions.

Braking the Cycle

Braking the Cycle is our volunteer driver mentor program designed to support learner drivers without access to a supervisor or registered vehicle to complete their logbook hours. The aim of the program is to provide young people with increased employment opportunities, community connection and driver education.

Participants are matched with a specific volunteer from our extensive and experienced driver mentor network. Mentors provide encouragement and help young people improve their self-esteem and develop positive road safety attitudes.

With the support of government, community and corporate partners, Braking the Cycle is currently offered at 33 PCYC clubs across Queensland. Since its inception in 2012, Braking they Cycle has received 19 awards from the Australian Road Safety Awards, Queensland Reconciliation Awards and Regional Achievement & Community Awards, and most recently won a silver award in the 2017 National Crime and Violence Prevention Awards.

For all Booking enquiries contact Karen Sanewski on (07) 41681889

RUBY (Rise Up, Be Yourself)

RUBY (Rise Up, Be Yourself) is a free physical fitness program for women who are, have been, or likely to be experiencing Domestic and Family Violence (DFV).

Held weekly at the club, RUBY is designed to empower women by building physical strength and contributing to general well-being, emotional resilience, self-esteem and confidence through physical exercise in a violence free and safe environment. RUBY is a unique program allowing participants a different outlet and tools to combat the domestic violence cycle by fostering connected relationships with other women in a safe group environment.Each session is facilitated by a qualified, female group fitness instructor and a female member of the Queensland Police Service will also attend and participate weekly. RUBY can also link participants into existing local services for support, information, referrals and resources.