Youth

In this section you can find out about Council's youth events, programs, services and how young people can get involved to help shape Council's projects and decision making. The City of Mitcham has a number of facilities and events that are specifically tailored for youth.  


Upcoming Youth Events

Saturday 13 April 2019 - Youth Week Skate Park Competition

Cumbie Comp 2019

Win some great prizes at Mitcham’s annual Youth Week Skate Park Competition at Avenue Road Reserve. 

This local favourite returns for another year offering scooter and skateboard riders the chance to showcase their skills and have a whole lot of fun in the process. 

The Da Klinic crew will be on hand with stacks of prizes, plenty of give-a-ways, as well as free air brush and glitter tattoos. 

Food and drinks will also be available for purchase on the day, so come along and support this great local community youth event. 

Date:                           Saturday 13 April

Where:                        Avenue Road Reserve Skate Park, Avenue Road, Cumberland Park

Time:                          11am to 3.30pm

Cost:                           Free registration, airbrush artist and glitter tattoos

Age Categories:          Under 8s, 12s, 16s and Open in both skate and scooter.

Please note that competitors must be at least 6 years of age to compete. 

Under 18s must have a parent or guardian sign the registration form prior to competing. Download a skate park competition registration form(315 kb), or visit the competition registrations desk from 11 am on the day. 

Please note that all competitors are required to wear a helmet to compete. Spare helmets will be available on the day for those that need it. 

Email youth@mitchamcouncil.sa.gov.au or phone 8372 8869 for further information.

 


Monday 15 April 2019 - Youth Week Skateboarding Skills Workshops

April 2019

Tuesday 16 April 2019 - Youth Week Scooter Skills Workshops

Scooter Booked


Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April - Mountain Bike Adventures

April 2019

Learn new riding skills and put them to use while hunting for clues and geocaches around Craigburn Farm trails in the Sturt Gorge Recreation Park. Kids aged 10 to 14 years who can ride a bike are invited to learn basic skills of mountain biking, covering body position and moving on the bike, braking techniques and gear selection. After riding the trails enjoy lunch at the Blackwood Community Centre and mountain bike movies followed by talks on bike maintenance and trail etiquette.

Date:                           Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 April

Where:                        Craigburn Road, Craigburn Farm (western side of Blackwood Football Club carpark)

Time:                          9am to 5pm

Cost:                           $75 using the 50% discount code Mitcham50 when booking online

Age Categories:          10 to 14 years of age

Bike and helmet hire is included or you can bring your own.

Bookings via https://headforthehills.net.au/school-programs/school-holiday-mountain-bike-adventures

 


 Saturday 4 May 2019 - Super Hero Roller DiscoMay 2019

“May the fourth be with you” at the Blackwood Community Recreation Centre on Saturday 4 May.

In a galaxy far, far away, superheros and villains are called to action for the ultimate battle on the roller disco floor.

Dress up for your chance to win some amazing prizes, there will also be free superhero themed airbrush and glitter tattoos, live DJ, a dedicated novice area as well as plenty of food and drinks on sale.

Date:                             Saturday 4 May

Time:                            6.30pm to 9.30pm

Cost:                             Tickets (including skate hire) only $10 pre-purchased or $15 on the night

Age:                              All ages, however children under 12 years of age must be supervised by an adult

For tickets or more information visit the Blackwood Community Recreation Centre at 1 Northcote Road, Eden Hills or call 8278 8833 or email contactus@blackwoodrec.com.au.

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