What is it?

Anchors Youth Centre offers a range of recreational and skill based programs and activities for young people with access to information, support and referral services from fully qualified Youth Workers.

Anchors is home to the City’s Youth Event Series Holiday and Friday Night Drop In programs.

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Who is it for?

Young people aged 11- 18  years (depending on program).

Young people & their guardians must complete a Membership Form prior to attending Anchors.


Located inside Heathridge Community Centre
Corner of Sail Terrace and Siren Road
Heathridge WA 6027

For more information contact Youth Services on 9400 4228 or via the Contact Form

What we can offer you

  • Skills Based Activities & Programs

  • Holiday activities

  • Friday Night Drop In

  • Sports Courts & Equipment

  • Pool & Ping Pong Tables

  • Big Screen TV’s with Gaming Consoles

  • Board & Table Top Games

  • WiFi Access

  • Support, information and referral from qualified Youth Workers



Thursdays, 4.30pm – 6.30pm
14 October – 18 November 2021
Cost: $30.00 for six week course
Registrations essential

The City of Joondalup is offering young people aged 11 – 18 years the opportunity to learn cooking skills and the importance of nutrition. The program will be delivered by local ECU nutrition students and professional chefs.

Spots are limited.

Young people will:

  • Create nutritional and delicious food
  • Learn new skills including baking and cake decorating
  • Learn about fun food you can recreate at home including pizza and pasta.

The program includes:

  • Learning basic nutrition
  • How to prepare a quick and healthy meal
  • Pizza making fundamentals
  • Pasta making
  • Cake baking
  • Cake decorating.

Nutrition is an important part of a balance healthy lifestyle and promotes positive mental health. The six week program aims to deliver hands on fundamental cooking skills and knowledge on nutrition to make better, healthier life style choices without missing out on yummy food.

The first two workshops will be located at ECU. The remaining workshops will be located at Anchors Youth Centre. Please note dates and locations listed below.

14 and 21 October:

ECU, Joondalup Campus
Building 21, Room 101 (Off Lakeside Drive)
270 Joondalup Drive,
Joondalup, WA 6027

28 October, 4 November, 11 November and 18 November:

Anchors Youth Centre
Heathridge Community Centre
16 Sail Terrace
Heathridge, WA 6027

For more information call 9400 4228.

Youth Event Series – Spring Holidays 2021

Who:               11-18 years

When:             Weekdays from Monday 27 September to Friday October 8 September 2021

Where:            Anchors Youth Centre, Corner Siren Road and Sail Terrace, Heathridge

Cost:                Prices range from FREE to $20.00 per day

Welcome in 2021 with some fun in the Spring school holidays!

Activities will include Adventure world, Pasta Making, Royal Show, Outback splash, Stand up paddle boarding, movies and MORE!!

Visit the City’s Event Calendar here to see the full program of activities and register.

*Please keep in mind that activities may be subject to change due to the availability of suppliers, venues and social distancing restrictions. Every effort will be made to inform participants and caregivers if changes were to occur.

For more information on the Youth Event Series of holiday activities call Youth Services on 9400 4228.

Boxing X Anchors

Thursdays 4.30pm – 6.00pm
22 July to 9 September 2021
Cost: $35.00 for 8 week course
Registrations essential.

The City of Joondalup is offering young people aged 11-18 years the opportunity to learn martial arts. We are bringing in one of the most established Muay Thai gyms in Perth, Diesel Gym.  They will teach young people basic Thai boxing techniques in a fun fitness environment.

Spots are limited

You will learn:

  • Respect and discipline
  • Develop confidence
  • Simple but practical self-defence

The program will include:

  • Thai boxing basics and fundamentals
  • Self-defence
  • Strength and fitness
  • Team building and challenges
  • Dodgeball
  • Games, prizes and more.

Martial arts instils respect, discipline & teaches you that if you want something you have to work for it. Muay Thai is rapidly growing as not only one of the world’s leading forms of combat sports, but is growing to be one of the most effective forms of exercise to get fit and enjoy yourself! Muay Thai is for all fitness levels and can be fun for everyone.

Workshops located at:
Function Room, Heathridge Community Centre
16 Sail Terrace

To register or for more information visit the events page or call Youth Services on 9400 4228.

Anchors Friday Night Drop In – 11-18 year olds

Every Friday* 5.00pm – 9.00pm FREE 

Anchors Friday Night Drop In gives young people access to youth workers and a range of recreational and skill based activities each week. Young people have the freedom to choose their own activities and the amount of time they spend at Friday Night Drop In.

To participate in Drop In, young people & their parents must complete a Membership Form.

* Excludes Christmas and New Year period.

For more information call Youth Services on 9400 4228.