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

See below our December 2020/January 2021 School Holiday Programs!

Bookings are essential for all activities, click here to book

Title Time Where Cost Description & Information
Tuesday, 5 January 2021
My Year! 2021 Goal Setting Workshop 2pm-4pm The Youthie FREE Want to give yourself the best chance for success in 2021? Come and plan your year and set some goals at the My Year workshop! You will learn to dream big and have strategies to turn those dreams into reality!
Wednesday, 6 January 2021
Beginner Guitar Workshop with Bareki 1pm-2pm Stage, The Youthie FREE Ever wanted to learn the guitar but haven't had the chance? Come down and learn a new skill at the Beginner Guitar Workshop! Tutoured by the talented Bareki Knox, this workshop is guarenteed to be fun and encouraging.
Big Screen Gaming 3pm-6pm Auditorium, The Youthie FREE Come down and get your game on with big screen gaming! Each Wednesday we will feature a different game to challenge and excite.
Thursday, 7 January 2021
Song writing & Performance Skills with Loren Ryan 1pm-3pm Stage, The Youthie FREE Learn skills to take your performance to the next level with local artist Loren Ryan! This workshop will focus on stage presence, posture and audience engagement.
Friday, 8 January 2021
Awesome Art @ The Youthie 2pm-4pm Education Room 1&2,The Youthie FREE Enjoy a relaxing arfternoon doing art at the Youthie
Saturday, 9 January 2021
Live @ The Youthie - Summer Sessions 4pm-8pm Auditorium and Courtyard, The Youthie FREE Kick back with your friends listen to some tunes and have a mad feed at the Live Youthie Summer Series!
Tuesday, 12 January 2021
Hoop-a-thon 4pm-6pm Courtyard, The Youthie FREE Do you like shooting hoops with friends? Come down and have a fun day at the youthie Hoop-a-thon with many prizes to be won.
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Beginner Guitar Workshop with Bareki 1pm-2pm Stage, The Youthie FREE Ever wanted to learn the guitar but haven't had the chance? Come down and learn a new skill at the Beginner Guitar Workshop! Tutoured by the talented Bareki Knox, this workshop is guarenteed to be fun and encouraging.
Big Screen Gaming 3pm-6pm Auditorium, The Youthie FREE Come down and get your game on with big screen gaming! Each Wednesday we will feature a different game to challenge and excite.
Thursday, 14 January 2021
Hoop-a-thon 4pm-6pm Courtyard, The Youthie FREE Do you like shooting hoops with friends? Come down and have a fun day at the youthie Hoop-a-thon with many prizes to be won.
Friday, 15 January 2021
Friday Night Footy 6pm-8pm Oval FREE Footy game - adults vs youth on the oval.
Saturday, 16 January 2021
Live @ The Youthie - Summer Sessions 4pm-8pm Auditorium and Courtyard, The Youthie FREE Kick back with your friends listen to some tunes and have a mad feed at the Live Youthie Summer Series!
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Trivia @ The Youthie 4pm-6pm Auditorium, The Youthie FREE Make new friends and test your knowledge with The Youthie Trivia!
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Beginner Guitar Workshop with Bareki 1pm-2pm Stage, The Youthie FREE Ever wanted to learn the guitar but haven't had the chance? Come down and learn a new skill at the Beginner Guitar Workshop! Tutoured by the talented Bareki Knox, this workshop is guarenteed to be fun and encouraging.
Big Screen Gaming 3pm-6pm Auditorium, The Youthie FREE Come down and get your game on with big screen gaming! Each Wednesday we will feature a different game to challenge and excite.
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Excursion - Gunnedah Pool 12pm-6.30pm Gunnedah Memorial Pool FREE Cool off and get a change of scenery with The Youthie's excursion to Gunnedah Memorial Pool! Places are strictly limited, so book in quick to avoid disapointment!
Friday, 22 January 2021
Game Face - Study Skills Workshop 2pm-4pm Education Room 1&2,The Youthie FREE Give yourself the best chance for success with the Game Face: Study Skills Workshop! You will get tips and tricks to ensure you start your study year with a bang, and get on the road to study success in 2021!
Movie night: Spiderman Into The Spider Verse                             6pm-8pm Auditorium, The Youthie FREE Enjoy a quiet night-in watching Miles Morales save the city in Spiderman Into The Spider-Verse!
Saturday, 23 January 2021
Karaoke & Pizza Night 5pm-8pm Auditorium and Courtyard, The Youthie  FREE Celebrate the last weekend of school holidays with our Karaoke and Pizza night! Singing, pizza and good times - what's not to like?


 Cultural Awareness Activities

Learn Gomeroi dancing with the Gomeroi Dance Company and Gomeroi weaving and stories with Yinarr Maramali.

Get to know other young people in your community and have fun at the Tamworth Regional Youth Centre.

Spaces are limited.  Click here to register and secure your spot.

  Get Involved

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 or submit a Work Experience form.

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

Operating hours may be effected by the Christmas and New Year period. Click here to see operating hours over this period

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