Summer holiday fun at Ku-ring-gai’s youth centres

Published on 20 December 2019

Young residents aged 12-24 can enjoy live music and movies, go on an excursion, study first aid or just relax at Ku-ring-gai’s youth centres during January.

Holiday activities get underway with two free BBQs at St Ives skate park on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 22 January between 2pm and 4pm. There will be music, free food and friendly youth workers to chat to. The skate park and youth centre are located at Village Green next to St Ives Shopping Centre and library.

On Wednesday 15 January there is a one-day first aid course (plus pre-course booklet) at 818 Pacific Highway Gordon. The course gives young people the skills to administer first aid in a variety of situations and receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in HLTAID003 to Provide First Aid. The course costs $100 per person; to book visit 

On Tuesday 21 January the AWOL youth centre next to Gordon Library will host a free ‘Treat Yourself Day’ between 10am and 2pm. The day will consist of pampering, a delicious lunch and a movie to wrap it up. Bookings essential; go to

On Thursday 23 January there will be a visit to Chatswood Youth Centre, a one-stop-shop for young people’s artistic, sporty, creative and musical needs, capped off with a BBQ at Chatswood Skate Park. Meet at Gordon AWOL youth centre at 10am, returning at 2pm. Bookings essential; go to

Finally on Friday 24 January a free concert says goodbye to summer and hello to the return to school or study. Sounds of the Secret Garden will be in the garden next to Gordon AWOL Youth Hub at 799 Pacific Highway Gordon. On offer will be live music with local band The Gremlins and a free BBQ, 2pm – 4pm. 

For more info or enquiries about all the events visit, email or call 9424 0837.


Media enquiries: Sally Williams Ku-ring-gai Council Ph: 9424 0982 or