Youth Centre

Tamworth Regional Youth Centre 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.


 Term 1 After School Program

Join us at the Youthie after school for loads of fun activities after school!





Every Monday, 5pm - 6:30pm Strong Movement Fitness Program Youthie  A combination of strength and cardio fitness classes will be run to keep you on your toes. Bring a bottle of water and wear active wear.

 Term 3 School Holiday Program 

Check out what's on and how to participate in the Spring School Holiday Program below. Book in for all activities here.


Title Time Where Age   Cost Description & Information
Tuesday 26 September
Cultural Art Workshop 12pm - 3pm The Youthie  12 - 18   FREE  Cultural Art Activities held at The Youthie
Wednesday 27 September
Run for Your Life Gym 12:30pm - 3:30pm Run for Your Life Gym  12 - 18  FREE  Round Robin of dodgeball at the Youthie
Thursday 28 September
Dodgeball 1pm - 4pm The Youthie  12 - 18  FREE Round Robin of dodgeball at the Youthie
Friday 29 September
Lake Keepit  10am - 3:00pm Lake Keepit  12 - 18 FREE  Fishing, swimming, kayaking all at Lake Keepit.
Saturday 30 September 
Basketball, Oztag, Table Tennis 1pm - 4pm The Youthie  12 - 18 FREE A range of activities, playstation and xbox games, basketball, pool, table tennis
Tuesday 3 October 
Basketball, Oztag, Table Tennis 1pm - 4pm The Youthie  12 - 18 FREE A range of activities, playstation and xbox games, basketball, pool, table tennis
Wednesday 4 October
 Ten Pin Bowling   12:30 - 3pm  The Youthie  12 - 18  FREE  Tenpin Bowling @ Tamworth Tenpins & More
 Thursday 5 October 
 Art & Craft Activities  1 - 4pm  The Youthie  12 - 18  FREE  A range of activities including art and craft at the Youthie
Friday 6 October
Laser Tag 10am - 2pm The Youthie  12 - 18 FREE Youthie Tag at Tamworth Paintball & Laser Tag, BBQ lunch
Saturday 7 October
 Kooty Pool   12 - 3pm  Kootingal Pool  12 - 18  FREE  A range of water activities, footy and BBQ



 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


 Book the Youth Centre

The Tamworth Regional Youth Centre has a number of spaces available to hire including Auditorium (subject to availability and drop-in service operational requirements), Education Rooms and Office Spaces. Hire available for meetings, training and activities. 

Click here to book

  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

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

Contact us

Phone: (02) 6767 5747
Address: 1A Quinn Street, Tamworth NSW 2340