Activities for children and youth
Town of Victoria Park Programs
The Library hosts a range of activities for children and young people from Rhymetime and Storytime for babies and pre-schoolers, through to year one reading programs, book clubs for primary school children and school holiday activities. Visit the Library’s website for more information on current activities and events available for children and young people.
Leisurelife offers a range of fun, interactive and educational programs for children aged five to 14 years. Programs include junior sporting competitions, junior coaching and school holiday programs. The centre also hosts external groups who run programs designed for pre-kindy aged children. Visit Leisurelife’s website for more information on current activities and events available for children and young people.
Aqualife is the Town of Victoria Park’s aquatic centre. For young children, the Leisure Pool is a perfect area for kids to splash and have fun with their parents and carers. Additionally, Aqualife provides swimming lessons for children from 6 months of age and a youth swimming program for young people aged 13 to 18 years. Visit Aqualife’s website for more information.
Junior Sporting Clubs operate across the Town of Victoria Park in various parks and reserves. Junior sporting clubs in the Town of Victoria Park include cricket, soccer, AFL, hockey, rugby union, basketball, squash, gymnastics, baseball and little athletics. Please refer to the peak body of your chosen sport for more information.
Community Centres operated by not-for-profit organisations in the Town of Victoria Park offer a range of services and programs for children and families, and include Vic Park Community Centre and Vic Park Centre for the Arts. Please refer to their respective websites for more information on current activities and events available for children and young people.
Kensington Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) offers a range of programs for children and families, with a focus on engaging and supporting young people and youth-at-risk in the community. They work closely with government agencies and the WA Police Force to provide a voice for young people and build a safer community.
Kensington PCYC delivers a range of activities including:
- Goals for Life – certified automotive training
- Drive to the Future – driver training program
- Safe Space – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon youth drop-in program
- boxing classes and ladies self-defence
- kindy fun
- out of school care.