The JD Hardie Youth and Community Hub (JDHYCH) is the Town of Port Hedland's leading youth precinct. The state of the art building features a commercial kitchen, performing arts room, indoor court, meeting rooms and offices.

The JDHYCH is ideally situated to cater for a range of programs and activities. It is located a short distance from the South Hedland Town Centre, Marquee Park Splash and Play water park, two local primary schools, a high school and local TAFE.

The programs and activities held at the JDHYCH cater for young people of all ages and abilities, and range from physical to creative. Each term, the team put together an amazing program of workshops, activities and excursions to keep all young people in Port Hedland entertained.

Term 2 youth programming

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Skill Up or Chill

Mondays: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Afternoon Pool Party at SHAC

Thursdays: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Enjoy free entry to South Hedland Aqautic Centre from 3pm to 5pm every Thursday. A great way to cool off on those hot Port Hedland days.

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Street Football

Tuesdays: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 Street Football is a new program at the JD and provides young people the opportunity to get involved in playing a new sport at the JD Hardie. It is also a great opportunity for some friendly competition between mates.





Fridays: 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

SLAM & JAM has been a staple at the JD Hardie over the past few years and is great fun on a Friday night. Enjoy some friendly round robin basketball competition along with music, a free feed and socialising. Youth of all abilities are welcome to get involved in the fun.

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Box Fit

Wednesdays: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Boxfit is a boxing fitness program that is run by accredited level one trainers from Clontarf. Open to all high school aged students, the program helps with fitness, self discipline, and learn tips and tricks of boxing. All equipment is provided and you need to bring is a water bottle, a towel, and a positive attitude.

Click here for a registration form.

Youth Lounge

Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Youth Lounge will be open on Saturdays from 10 AM - 3 PM. It is a great place to come and escape the heat and catch up with mates. The newly refurbished lounge is much bigger than the previous lounge and there is heaps to do such as pool, table soccer, gaming, and more.

Term 1 holidays Kids Club: 8:30 Am - 11:30 AM

Venue/event bookings

The JD Hardie Youth and Community Hub also has a range of rooms and spaces that can be booked for a variety of occasions. 

To book online please visit the Facility Bookings page on the Town of Port Hedland website or alternatively download and complete the Venue/Event Booking Form and return a copy to

For room/space availability or more information regarding your booking, call our friendly team on 08 9158 9380

Headspace pilbara

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.
Each year, headspace helps thousands of young people access vital support through our headspace centres in 124 communities across Australia[1], our online and phone counselling services, our vocational services, and our presence in schools. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.
Check out the video to see the services Headspace offer at the JD Hardie. Please note the video was filmed prior to renovations.

Operating Hours

Dependent on programming

Contact the JDHYCH Team

Telephone Number : 08 9158 9380

Email :

Address : LOT 5991 Cottier Drive, South Hedland 6722