Youth Centre

Tamworth Regional Youth Centre (TRYC) is a purpose-built facility that provides young people in our community access to a range of facilities, programs, including a drop-in service run by The Youthie that is aimed at 12 to 18-year olds.

The Tamworth Regional Youth Centre is also home to The Regional Youth Interagency Group an information sharing and networking meeting for agencies and service providers within the region.

The Tamworth Regional Youth Centre is a NSW Government registered COVID Safe business. To find out what we are doing to keep you safe on your visit, click here or our COVID-19 Safety Plan here (PDF 374.1KB)

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Youth Council

Be a "voice" for youth in our community by joining the Tamworth Regional Youth Council.  The Youth Council aims to provide recommendations and guidance around issue affecting young people. 

If you would like to submit an Agenda item for the next Regional Youth Council meeting, please complete this form.

Drop-In Programs

The Youthie is a drop-in service for young people aged 12 to 18. The service accessed through the Tamworth Regional Youth Centre and managed by Tamworth Regional Council.

The Youthie offers a variety of healthy, social, recreational, arts and cultural activities. 

The Youthie drop-in service aims to:

  • Provide a safe, alcohol and drug free, place for young people to socialise with their friends and participate in a range recreational activities
  • Provide a range of recreational activities of interest to young people
  • Provide information about, and referral to, agencies that provide services to young people
  • Seek and administer grant funding for extended programs and activities for young people
  • Provide a means for Council to maintain contact and consult with young people on issues of importance to them through youth forums, surveys and other means
  • Provide an attractive and accessible space where young people want to go and where they can grow and develop in safety
  • Provide opportunities for a broad range of structured and unstructured programs and activities
  • Provide opportunities for young people to take an active role in planning and operations of the facility and service
  • Provide young people with access to information and services that empower them with choice
  • Have the support of the community and be a place where parents feel it is safe for their children to be
  • Be based on collaboration and coordination through effective and efficient management that enables quality services and opportunities for young people in Tamworth
  • Assist in the reduction and prevention of crime by diverting young people away from anti-social behaviour and offering opportunities

 School Holiday Programs

Check out our September/October School Holiday Programs!

Title Time Where Cost Description & Information
Saturday 26 September 2020
Acoustic Open Mic and Casual Karaoke Party 4.00pm-6.00pm Youth Centre FREE Calling all musicians or those just looking for an opportunity to perform! Sing your heart out at the Acoustic Open Mic and Casual Karaoke Party! Bring your instrument or backing track if you have one - there will be songs to choose from for the keen karaoke masters. For ages 12 to 18 years. Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Monday 28 September 2020
YOUTH CENTRE CLOSED
Tuesday 29 September 2020
Starting a Club - Workshop 1.00pm - 3.00pm Youth Centre FREE Ever wanted to start a club with like-minded people, but just didn't know how? Here is your chance to turn your ideas into reality! Learn all the info you need to create a club at The Youthie and form a crew to get it started! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited. Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Creative Writing Skills Workshop 2.00pm - 4.00pm Youth Centre FREE Brush up on your creative writing skills with Amy from Tamworth Regional Library! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Thursday 01 October 2020
Mental Fitness Challenge 12.00pm - 1.00pm Youth Centre FREE Improve your friendships, learn how to set goals, and how to handle stress better with the Mental Fitness Challenge! This workshop will be delivered by the Youth Mental Health Project. For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Youthie Garden Project 4.00pm - 5.30pm Youth Centre FREE Get out your green thumb and be part of planning and starting a flourishing edible garden at the Youthie! Learn some new gardening skills too! There will be an opportunity to join a Youthie Garden Committee if you would like to be part of the project long term - great for your resume! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Friday 02 October 2020
Mental Fitness Challenge 12.00pm - 1.00pm Youth Centre FREE Improve your friendships, learn how to set goals, and how to handle stress better with the Mental Fitness Challenge! This workshop will be delivered by the Youth Mental Health Project. For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Youthie Table Tennis Comp 1.00pm-4.00pm Youth Centre FREE Come test your Table Tennis skills at The Youthie Table Tennis Comp! Bring your mates, or come and make some new ones! Lots of great prizes to be won! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Saturday 03 October 2020
Hip Hop Dance Workshop with Karwin 2.00pm - 4.00pm Youth Centre FREE Learn some sweet moves at The Youthie's Hip Hop Dance Workshop! For dancers of all levels and abilities! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Movie Night 6.00pm - 8.00pm Youth Centre FREE Get your mates together and join us for a movie night at The Youthie! For ages 12 to 18 years. Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Sunday 04 October 2020
YOUTH CENTRE CLOSED
Monday 05 October 2020
YOUTH CENTRE CLOSED
Tuesday 06 October 2020
Looping The Beat - Music Tech Workshop 9.00am - 1.00pm Youth Centre FREE Learn how to use Abelton Live software to create, produce and record music and sound! Under the guidence of UNE's music mentors, participants will be introduced to looping and mixing, and have the opportunity to produce their own unique piece of music! For ages 14 to 19 years. Bookings essential. Register via the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/looping-the-beat-music-tech-workshop-tickets-121464215739
Running a Club Workshop 1.00pm - 3.00pm Youth Centre FREE Ever wanted to start a club with like minded people, but just didn't know how? Here is your chance to trun your ideas into reality! Learn all the info you need to run a Club at The Youthie and form a crew to get it started! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Wednesday 07 October 2020
Looping The Beat - Music Tech Workshop 9.00am - 1.00pm Youth Centre FREE Learn how to use Abelton Live software to create, produce and record music and sound! Under the guidence of UNE's music mentors, participants will be introduced to looping and mixing, and have the opportunity to produce their own unique piece of music! For ages 14 to 19 years. Bookings essential. Register via the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/looping-the-beat-music-tech-workshop-tickets-121464215739
Creative Writing Skills Workshop 2.00pm - 4.00pm Youth Centre FREE Brush up on your creative writing skills with Amy from Tamworth Regional Library! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Thursday 08 October 2020
Art and Craft Session 1.00pm - 3.00pm Youth Centre FREE Perfect your skills or pick up a new one at our Art and Craft session! Work on your own project or work towards something you may be able to sell one day! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Youthie Garden Project 4.00pm - 5.30pm Youth Centre FREE Get out your green thumb and be part of planning and starting a flourishing edible garden at the Youthie! Learn some new gardening skills too! There will be an opportunity to join a Youthie Garden Committee if you would like to be part of the project long term - great for your resume! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Friday 09 October 2020
Youthie Table Tennis Comp 1.00pm-4.00pm Youth Centre FREE Come test your Table Tennis skills at The Youthie Table Tennis Comp! Bring your mates, or come and make some new ones! Lots of great prizes to be won! For ages 12 to 18 years. Numbers limited, Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Saturday 10 October 2020
Movie Night 6.00pm - 8.00pm Youth Centre FREE Get your mates together and join us for a movie night at The Youthie! For ages 12 to 18 years. Bookings Essential: https://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/about/forms/school-holidays-the-youthie-school-holiday-program-booking-form
Sunday 11 October 2020
YOUTH CENTRE CLOSED

 

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Student Placement and Work Experience Opportunities

Throughout the year The Youthie supports both student placement for tertiary students as well as work experience opportunities for high school students.

We offer a diverse and modern learning environment for students in a state-of-the-art facility.

If you, or a student, are interested in student placement or work experience please contact The Youthie on (02) 6767 5747

Getting there

Hannaford’s Bus Service has a stop in Cossa Street adjacent to The Youthie. Download a map for the exact location. (PDF 392.2KB)

Opening hours

The Youthie's operating hours are 12pm to 7pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Contact us

Phone: (02) 6767 5747
Email: trc@tamworth.nsw.gov.au
Address: 1A Quinn Street, Tamworth NSW 2340