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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King of the Ring a huge success
The inaugural PCYC King of the Ring tournament was held last weekend at PCYC Blacktown, with almost 40 finals contested. The standard of boxing was amazing and the dedication and hard work of coaches obvious for all to see. PCYC Blacktown again hosted another great event and their amazing troupe of volunteers – led by […]
Governor supports defib push
LIFE-SAVER: Guests enjoy the balmy weather outside Old Government House, Parramatta More than 140 people attended a very successful fundraiser last Thursday evening to help put life-saving defibrillators in every PCYC club. The joint initiative with the Michael Hughes Foundation went towards raising $75,000 to cover phase two of the project, which involves installing the […]
All harmony at Bankstown
PCYC Bankstown, in partnership with the Campsie Police, GWS Giants, Canterbury SES, The Australian National Sports Club and Lighthouse Community Support, held the annual Harmony Family Fun day last week for disadvantaged and struggling families who live in the Canterbury-Bankstown area and cannot afford to take their kids out during the holiday period. More than […]
Glencore helps Hunter PCYCs
Mining giant Glencore Australia, which runs the Integra underground mine in the Upper Hunter, has announced grants for two Hunter clubs under its junior sports development program. PCYC Maitland has received funds for its judo program and PCYC Singleton has also received $3000 from Glencore towards their air-conditioning unit.
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