School Holiday Program



Every School Holidays Auburn Youth Centre run a variety of in house activities and excursions. We try and have these activities posted one month before the holidays. Please feel free to call the Centre on 9646 2122 for more information or email

We have 2 excursions that are only for young people in these holidays, Centennial Park for Bike Riding  and the Movies.

Our full program for WINTER 2023 can been seen by clicking here .

Our Centre is open for drop in activities throughout the holidays from 10.30am to 5.30pm. Our cafe is open each day, you can get a burger, fries, shake for about $6.50.  (we will be closed Monday 3rd October as it is a public holiday)

For some excursions and activities you must register and pay a deposit. If you attend the activity you will get your deposit back.  SEE POLICY BY CLICKING HERE


All activities are free ( a deposit is required for some activities and will be returned if you attend)  and supervised. 

Exemptions to paying a deposit can be made for people facing financial hardship. You will need to show documents to prove that you are unable to pay a deposit. Please call 96462122 if you cannot afford to pay a deposit.

Conditions of Enrolment and Event Policies are described in the following sections.


  • All young people must become a member, membership is free.
  • Hands must be washed and sanitised before entering the Centre.
  • If you are unwell, are coughing, sneezing or have a temperature you cannot be in the Centre.
  • All flat surfaces, door handles, taps, desks, computers are disinfected at the start of the day and again in the early afternoon..
  • Gloves are available at the entry
  • We reserve the right to exclude people with COVID-19 symptoms until a clear COVID -19 test is completed.

To see our  WINTER 2023 School Holiday Program please click here

Conditions of Registration: 

-In order to book in, you need to complete the registration form at the Centre. 

– A deposit of $10 per person is required to attend the following activities 



Friday – Pizza Making

Monday Baking


If you are in financial hardship please call the Centre  on 96462122, exemptions are available. You will need to show evidence of financial hardship to be eligible. 

-All activities are strictly intended for young people between the ages of 12-21 years.

-Participants must maintain full responsibility of their belongings while attending this program.

-All participants must adhere to health and safety instructions and behave in a way that is safe for all participants, staff and volunteers.

-Auburn Youth Centre is a place where people come together to socialize and learn. Participants found to behave inappropriately, in a threatening manner, or show disrespect for the beliefs, values and opinions of others may be asked to leave the program/s.

-Auburn Youth Centre reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. For outdoor programs or programs involving physical activity, poor weather or extreme heat may result in cancellation of the program. An alternative indoor program will be held whenever possible in these circumstances.

-All information collected in this enrolment form is for the purposes of managing and delivering programs at the Auburn Youth Centre. All information will be collected and stored in line with the Centre’s Privacy and Confidentiality Policies.


You must be aged 12 – 21 to attend our program. All activities are Free however some require a deposit of $10 which will be returned on attendance at the activity. You must provide 48hrs notice of non attendance to receive a refund of your deposit. 

To register Please attend the Centre

To make a complaint regarding 

  • non return of deposit
  • non granting of financial hardship exemption

Contact the School Holiday Coordinator by email and provide your

Name, Contact Number , Reasons for complaint 

School Holiday program Policy PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR FULL POLICY

Generally, more people book for excursions than can attend. AYC must select who can attend. We try to be fair and share the opportunities across all applicants. AYC assesses each application in accordance with the eligibility criteria listed below and desires to give all an opportunity.


Auburn Youth Centre gives priority to those who are disadvantaged and residing in and around the Cumberland LGA. The criteria for determining this is based on:

  • Being on a Government benefit
  • Being from a low income household
  • Being an unattended minor
  • School age

Failure to attend Excursions:

  • Places are valuable and excursions are generally prepaid. Please notify us 48 hours before the excursion if you cannot attend. Failure to do so will result in your deposit not being returned. This policy is aimed at ensuring that money and opportunity is not wasted.

In House Activities

We require all applicants to be aged between 12-21 or as otherwise noted in the program.

Centre based programs sometimes ask for registrations (Pizza Making on the 17th March. If you wish to participate in these programs you must register and pay a deposit. We do this so we can be sure that we have enough resources available.

All other activities you can attend without registering. We would love to see you at each of our in house activities.

Young people can drop in to the Centre over the holidays. However, if they are not registered when required for an activity, they will not be able to participate.

Registration Deadline:

Registration for Bowling and  Laser Tag, Pizza Making, Bundeena is to be done at the Centre. There is a deposit of $10 / person for each of these activities. If you attend the activity you will have your deposit returned.  Registration is still open, please attend the Centre.

If you cannot attend the Centre to register please call 96462122 and we will try to  make alternate arrangements.

All other activities please attend on the day.


Please prepare own lunch (food & drink) for all the excursions. Please wear appropriate clothes and bring sunscreen.

Free lunch will be provided for some drop-in activities


To see our  WINTER 2023  School Holiday Program please click here