The Governor of NSW and patron of PCYC NSW, His Excellency General David Hurley officially opened the state’s newest police citizens youth club – PCYC Northern Beaches – at Dee Why last Friday.
His Excellency and Mrs Linda Hurley joined about 150 guests to celebrate the completion of the $25 million project, which has been led by Northern Beaches Council.
The building includes two multiuse indoor sports courts, a youth drop in centre and study area, three multipurpose community rooms, PCYC youth counselling space and a cafe on top of three levels of parking for 348 cars.
PCYC NSW CEO Dominic Teakle said the new club had already proved to be a huge success with nearly 2000 members and many local people offering their services as volunteers.
“With this new presence on the Northern Beaches, PCYC is able to offer an expansion of its commitment to offer programs and services to empower young people, get them active in life, develop their skills, character and leadership and reduce and prevent crime by and against young people.”
VIP guests included the recently appointed Assistant Commissioner for Capability, Performance and Youth Command Assistant Commissioner Joe Cassar, Mr Brad Hazzard, MLA, Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, The Hon Paul Toole, Minister for Lands and Forests and Minister for Racing and Northern Beaches local area commander Superintendent David Darcy.
HAPPY DAY: Pictured from left, CEO Dominic Teakle, General David Hurley and Superintendent David Scrimgeour.