The JD Hardie Youth Zone is temporarily closed

(but we're still out and about in the community!)

Keep an eye on our facebook page for updates on regarding youth programming

The JD Hardie Youth Zone (JDYZ) 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 JDYZ 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 JDYz 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.

Check out what's happening in Term 3

Click the links below to access the term 3 programs

JD Hardie Kids Club: Term 3 Schedule JD Hardie Term 3 Youth Program

JD Hardie Services & Programs

SLAM Basketball

SLAM is a youth diversionary program which seeks to engage youth across Hedland with physical activity, socialising and educational messages from key community groups.

Run every Friday evening from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM at Wanangkura Stadium, SLAM helps develop some key values for the youth in our community. Follow the JD Hardie Facebook for regular updates.

The Splash

Afternoon chill out by the pool. Free entry to South Hedland Aquatic Centre will be provided to youth between 2:30pm until 5:00pm only. A great place to catch up with mates and cool off in the pool.

Kids Club

Kids Club is stilling running during the refurbishment of the JD Hardie. Kids Club will be operating every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the school term at locations across Port & South Hedland. Each session will be themed and have activities to keep the little ones occupied. See below for full schedule.

Box Fit

Box Fit is a free Boxing Fitness Program providing youth in Hedland with the opportunity to participate in a program that will instil self – discipline, fitness and overall wellbeing.

The program run every Thursday during the school term from 2:30 PM - 4 PM at Wanangkura Stadium. Contact the JD Hardie to register or if you would like more information.

Skate & Chill

Skate & Chill runs every Tuesday during the school term from 3pm to 4pm at the South Hedland Skate Park. This is a free event for ages 12 to 25. Meet the Town of Port Hedland Youth Services Team, show off your tricks and get a FREE icy pole.

Youth Lounge

Looking for a place to chill out? There’s no better place to chill than the JD Hardie Youth Zone Youth Lounge. There’s FREE WIFI where you can surf the web, browse YouTube and catch up with your friends on social media.

The Youth Lounge is currently closed while the JD Hardie is being refurbished.

We have recently added gaming consoles and WiFi to keep you connected with the latest games and entertainment. Escape the heat and visit us at he JD!

Term 3 School Holiday Program - All events are free!! Click for poster

Indoor SLAM - Tuesday Sept 29

The JD Hardie along with the Town of Port Hedland are hosting an indoor SLAM basketball session at Wanangkura Stadium for the upcoming school holidays.

Youth aged 12 - 18 years of are aged are invited to engage in SLAM in the confines of the air conditioned Stadium courts.

There will be a number of prizes to be won, including a half court shooting competition.

Food will be provided, so no need to worry about your dinner, just bring your gear and your mates and enjoy some friendly basketball competition

Call of JD: Paint Warfare - Thursday Oct 1

Bring your mates and you waterguns to Marquee Park on the first Thursday of the upcoming school holiday for an all out Paint Warfare.

The JD team will have special fabric paint for you to fill your water guns with and then the paint fight will begin.

Goggles will be provided for eye protection to ensure safety of those participating.

We will also have a number of other activities, such as a water slide, volleyball, music, and a free feed.

This event is free for all youth aged 12 - 18.

Inflatables Day - Tuesday Oct 6

On Tuesday October 6 all high school aged students are invited to South Hedland Aquatic Centre for Inflatables Day!

From 2pm - 5 pm Attendees will get free entry to the facility and have the opportunity to use the inflatables on display.

Escape the heat with your mates and enjoy a free swim in the pool.

Multisport Competition - Friday Oct 9

The inflatable dodgeball arena is back in Hedland for the upcoming school holidays and the Town of Port Hedland Youth Services Team are putting on a Multisport Competition for youth aged 12 - 25 years.

Get your teams together and compete for prizes in both basketball and dodgeball.

We will be providing a feed so just come down ready to play.

Meet at Wanangkura Stadium at 4 PM for some competitive fun

Kids Club Program Term 3


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kevin Scott Oval


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Cemetery Beach Park


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kevin Scott Oval

July 20 | Nature Day

Bring nature to your art work

July 22 | Messy Play Day

Let’s get messy

July 24 | Decorate Funny Face Biscuits

Make yummy biscuits to eat

July 27 | Lets Make it Rain

Rain crafts and rain sounds

July 29 | Friendship Day

Making your bestie a bracelet

July 31 | Ranger Day

Become a Ranger make your badge

August 3 | BYO Wheels Day

Bring your bikes scooters and have a race

August 5 | Dental Health Week

Dental awareness

August 7 | Game Day

May the best player win

August 10 | Nature Day

Bring nature to your art work

August 12 | World Elephant Day

Elephant crafts

August 14 | Red Nose Day

Paint our noses red to support Red Nose Day

August 17 | Science Day

Rainbow Experiment

August 19 | Book Week

Story Time

August 21 | Dress Up Day

Become your favourite character

August 24 | BYO Wheels Day

Bring your bikes scooters and have a race

August 26 | Decorate Funny Face Biscuits

Make yummy biscuits to eat

August 28 | Nature Day

Bring nature to your art work

August 31 | Game Day

May the best player win

September 2 | Child Protection Week

Fun in the sun with lots of activities

September 4 | Sand Art

Moon sand kind of day

September 7 | Save Our Koala Week

Koala Craft

September 9 | National Flag Week

Make your favourite flag

September 11 | Game Day

May the best player win

September 14 | BYO Wheels Day

Bring your bikes scooters and have a race

September 16 | Make Your Own Bracelets

Boy or girl make yourself or someone a bracelet

September 18 | Dress Up Play

Become your favourite character

September 21 | Lets Make it Rain

Rain crafts and rain sounds

September 23 | Messy Play

Let’s get messy

September 25 | Decorate Funny Face Biscuits

Make yummy biscuits to eat


Keep updated on new programs, activities and announcements by liking and following the JD Hardie Youth Zone Facebook page.

Venue/Event Bookings


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

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

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Operating Hours

Closed temporarily

Contact the JD Hardie Youth Zone Team

Telephone Number : 08 9158 9380

Email :

Address : LOT 5991 Cottier Drive, South Hedland 6722