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.


Find a club now

News Stories

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

Why boxing is for everyone

PCYC Clubs are known for their reputation. PCYC NSW is held in high esteem and is known as the largest youth organisation that works hand in hand with both the community and Police to help young people reach their potential. Established in 1937 by then Police Commissioner William John MacKay, PCYC was designed as a […]

Read more

Tips for organising your kids after school activities

It’s funny how when our children are born, we tell ourselves we are NOT going to load our children up with after-school activities, but, before we know it, we find ourselves *living in our car*, and it can easily happen if you have a child, or children who love to be involved in other activities […]

Read more

Life skills boxing can teach us

Boxing training requires heart, skills and determination. Boxing involves techniques and follows the principles of sportsmanship, as well as teaching participants about life.   5 life skills we can learn from boxing Lesson number one You’ll learn all about balance. By creating a solid foundation, it helps you grounded. As a boxer, when you keep […]

Read more

Power in partnerships

PCYC NSW was proud to present the GWS GIANTS with a framed memento recognising the achievement of the largest Boxercise ™ class with 592 participants as adjudicated by the © Guinness book of world records. The successful attempt took place at Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday, 12 May 2018 during Round 8 of […]

Read more

Find out how you can
support PCYC

A charity empowering young people through Police and community partnerships

Find a Club

Clubs Near You

Find a Club

Clubs Near You