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 1 youth programming

Boxfit

Mondays: 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.

Bright Afternoon

Thursdays: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

A girls only afternoon at the JD. This will be an opportunity for the girls to have the facility to themselves. Activities during Bright Afternoon will include bracelet making, bucket hat designing, resume tips and more. Headspace will also be around to chat about mental health.

Crafternoon or Chill

Tuesdays: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come down escape the heat and do some arts and crafts and if art isn't your thing, chill out in the Youth Lounge.

ALL

PROGRAMMING

FREE

SLAM & JAM

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.

Link Up Workshop

Wednesdays: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

A boys only afternoon at the JD. This will be an opportunity for the boys to have the facility to themselves. There will fun games such as pool, board game, and Xbox competitions. Headspace will also be around to chat about mental health and just to chat in general.

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 Kids Club

Week 4 - Colours Week

22/02

Making Rainbows

23/02

Rainbow Sensory Bags

24/02

Spaghetti Rainbow

25/02

Colour Sorting Activities

26/02

Making Rainbows

Week 5 - Under Water

01/03

Ocean Sensory Play

02/03

Star Fish Craft

03/03

Cupcake Crab Craft

04/03

Crumpled Paper Turtle

05/03

Ocean Sensory Play

Week 6

08/03

Make it & Take it Monday

09/03

Sensory Day

10/03

Wacky Wednesday

11/03

Thinking Thursday

12/03

Fun Friday Music

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 jd@porthedland.wa.gov.au.

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 : jd@porthedland.wa.gov.au

Address : LOT 5991 Cottier Drive, South Hedland 6722