Our Vision

Australia’s pre-eminent youth organisation working with Police and community to empower young people to reach their potential.

Our Mission

We get young people active in life.

We work with young people to develop their skills, character and leadership.

We reduce and prevent crime by and against young people.

PCYC was established in 1937 by Police Commissioner William John Mackay. It was a partnership forged with the community via Rotary to provide young people with a safe and positive alternative. Over 80 years later that vision has grown and now operates in 64 sport and recreational locations across NSW and is one of Australia’s leading youth-focused organisations.

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News Stories

Find out about events, media coverage and good news stories of PCYC NSW

PCYC’s 20 mins of fame on Sunrise

If you didn’t get up at 5:30am on 18th April, then you would have missed the Sunrise weather crosses, where PCYC featured. All staff braved the early morning start to welcome Sam Mac to our PCYC Auburn club for a morning filled with activities, interviews and to show the world, what we are really about. […]

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Sunrise to come to PCYC Auburn

We are very fortunate to have Sam Mac from Sunrise doing 14 mins weather crosses at PCYC Auburn on the 18t April 2017, from 5am – 9am. Tune in and see if you stop any known faces.

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Prescribing a punch for health

COLLABORATION: PCYC Shoalhaven manager Sam Kettlewell said GPs and PCYC are working together to improve youth mental health. Story and picture from ABC Illawarra. A program in which GPs formally refer young patients to their local PCYC for exercise is seeing positive psychological and physical results in NSW. The program started when junior medical doctor […]

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Come to our defibrillator event

PCYC, in partnership with the Michael Hughes Foundation, is holding a fundraising event on Thursday, April 20 at 6pm. This cocktail style event at Old Government House will be hosted in the presence of the Governor of NSW and patron of PCYC NSW, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) and Mrs […]

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