Australia’s pre-eminent youth organisation working with Police and community to empower young people to reach their potential.
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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Why our kids should be exercising more and how to get them moving
As a nation we have become very sedentary, and our health is suffering. We can create a better future for the next generation by helping them establish good exercise habits that they can carry into adulthood. Why young people need to exercise Exercise has a multitude of great benefits for young people: Health into adulthood […]
How PCYC NSW can help your children build a positive attitude
Over the 70 + years since it was established (PCYC was formed in 1937), PCYC NSW has learnt through hands-on-experience that a fundamental aspect of fostering positive attitudes in children and young adults is through an unequivocal understanding that we as individuals all need to connect positivity with a community. We have seen, and know […]
Psychological Benefits of Gymnastics
With ancient Greek origins, the sport of gymnastics is known for combining strength with flexibility performed in an artistic manner. Gymnastics training starts from a very early age for good reason – it takes many years to develop the varied skills needed to perform the sport. Known for high-risk skills, training has to be progressive […]
PCYC NSW rises to the RAW Challenge
On Saturday, 9 March 2019, a record number of 670 participants from across the state gathered at Doyalson for the 4th annual PCYC NSW RAW Challenge. The major fundraising event saw a great deal of diversity in backgrounds, cultures, relationships and reasons behind each individual’s support for PCYC NSW, with some coming from as far […]
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