bayside youth services

Groups & Programs

July - September 2016


Hang Out

A safe place where all young people can belong. Drop in for sports, art, Wi Fi, support and more! No bookings required just turn up!

Tuesdays Fit Pal

A fun supportive social group for improving fitness


Bayside Street Art Crew

Homework Club

Free your mind

Group creating community Street Art murals. 6 weeks.

Every subject support by qualified teacher in a relaxed space

A support group for grade five and six students



Hang Out


FReeZA Committee - Boombox Events

Bayside Youth Ambassadors (BYA)

A safe place where all young people can belong. Drop in for sports, art, Wi Fi, support and more! No bookings required just turn up!

Young people who create and organise youth events in Bayside

Group of young people who are passionate about making Bayside a better place for young people

Events See our Events page for further information or our latest program

Sandy Festival–Sunday 23 OCtober
Check out the Youth Precinct with rides, live music, stalls and food

Halloween–Saturday 29 October at Beaumaris Library, 6–9pm

Open Mic Friday 7 October at Peterson Youth Centre 6–9pm


Full Spectrum


Youth Counselling and support 


School holiday program


Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Full Spectrum is our Same Sex Attracted Gender Diverse Group. Find out more

Drop in during Hang Out, call 9599 4622 or see our Counselling page

19 - 29 September, 10 to 17 year olds.
Bookings open 31 Aug - 14 Sept 2016

Youth Mental Health Training:

Wednesdays 5, 12, 19 & 26 October from 6pm - 9.15pm for parents, teachers and adults. Cost: $100 or $50 with concession:

Bayside Corporate Centre, Sandringham
Registrations open now - email for further information or book here:

Download the Term 4 flyer here

Hang Out @ PYC


The Peterson Youth Centre is a safe and supportive centre that is fully supervised by youth workers.  The centre is ideal for dropping in after school to relax and hang out with your friends.

We offer free:

  • pool
  • table tennis
  • air hockey table
  • foosball
  • Nintendo Wii
  • DVDs
  • computers and internet access (including free WiFi)
  • art and crafts
  • indoor and outdoor games
  • drinks, snacks and cooking
  • youth workers on-site
  • information and referral

WHAT: Pop in for 10 minutes or stay the entire time, it's up to you!  Our qualified Youth Workers can assist with a range of issues if you would like to have chat.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
WHO: 10-25 year olds with a connection to the City of Bayside
WHEN: Mondays and Thursdays 3pm - 5pm school terms
WHERE: Peterson Youth Centre, Highett (Corner Highett Road and Peterson Street)   
HOW: No need to register - you can just rock up!

For more information please contact Youth Services 9599 4622 or

Bayside Street Art Crew

See the video of the street art project here from the first crew of 2016!

The Youth Services team in partnership with local artists and the Victorian Police are putting a call out to those young people aged 12 to 25 years old who have an interest in art and want to make a difference in the community. The BSAC will learn the skills of street art and work together to create community murals at sights that have been identified to be hotspots for illegal graffiti.

The third, and final mural project has begun so keep an eye out around Hampton for the crew to be doing their work.

If you want to be involved with programs like this in the future, join our mailing list to be set out information.

This project is possible through the support from the Graffiti Prevention Grant provided by the Department of Justice and Regulation.


Bayside Youth Ambassadors

Bayside Youth Ambassadors is the youth advisory group of Bayside City Council. The group meets monthly consulting with Bayside Youth Services and Local Councillors. It also runs its own projects aimed at supporting and empowering young people in Bayside.

WHO: 12 - 25 year olds who have a connection to the City of Bayside
WHERE: Council Chambers, Brighton Library
WHEN: Monthly on third Thursday 5.30 to 7.30 pm
COST: Free
For more information contact Kelly - or call Youth Services on 9599 4622 or register to join the committee here

Download the BYA flyer here

FReeZA committee: Boombox Events


Our FReeZA Boombox events committee are responsible for creating and organising events for young people in Bayside. The committee members gain fantastic new skills, new friendships, and self confidence.

Previous events include Battle of the Bands, Halloween events, Art Exhibition and Open Mic nights.

WHO: 12 - 25 year olds who have a connection to the City of Bayside
WHEN: 5 - 6.30pm Thursdays during school terms  
WHERE: Peterson Youth Centre, Highett (Corner Highett Road and Peterson Street) 
COST: free (afternoon tea is provided at all meetings)     
HOW: complete the online form or contact Emily or call Youth Services on 9599 4622.

Like the idea of the Boombox Events committee, but can't commit to making it to weekly meetings?  Why not join our Street Crew or Promo Team?  The Street Crew assist on event days and the promo crew help spread the word about all of the awesome events we organise. Contact Emily on the details above for more information.

If you would like more information about the events run by Boombox Events, like their Facebook page and see the Youth Services Events page.

FReeZA is a Victorian Government initiative that supports young Victorians to get involved in their community by planning and running drug, smoke and alcohol-free music and cultural events for other young people.

Full Spectrum

Full Spectrum, Bayside's same sex and gender diverse support group is ready to take on 2016.

If you, or someone you know is aged between 14-25 and is interested in getting some more information, give the youth services team a call on 9599 4622, or send a confidential email to You can also keep an eye on our Facebook page at

If you, or someone you know is aged between 14 and 25, same sex attracted, sex or gender diverse, or questioning, why not join Full Spectrum? The group provides an opportunity to meet like-minded people in a safe and supportive environment.

To join Full Spectrum, please complete the expression of interest form (confidential). Or for more information please contact Emily in the Bayside Youth Services team on 9599 4622 or via

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Page last updated: 19 Sep 2016