Youth Development

 
 

The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Youth Team, works together to assist in the development of sports and recreational programs, combined with  promoting physical health to the youth of the Ngaanyatjarra Communities, assisting in securing a healthy future for Ngaanyatjarra youth, and providing opportunities for young people to reach their full potential.

The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Youth Development program was initially implemented in October 2000. Since then, there have been many changes to the program, its structure and staff.

The Youth Team currently employs 7 full time and casual staff. The Youth Development Manager is Tom O'Brien (0425 274 945). The Shire also has a Team Leader in Warakurna and Warburton and full time Youth Development staff in the communities of Warburton, Blackstone and Wanarn. The Shire also has a casual Youth Worker in Warburton

 

The larger communities within the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku boast an ever improving array of sports and recreation facilities:


Warburton
  • 25 metre outdoor swimming pool - Shire Youth Sports & Recreation Summer  Focus 2013/14           
  • Fully grassed sports oval (floodlit)
  • Softball oval
  • BMX track
  • Basketball Court (floodlit)
  • Drop In Centre
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Uncover Sports Area - Soccer, Cricket, Volley Ball
  • Beach Volleyball Court
  • Fully Equipped Gym
Warakurna
  • 25 metre indoor swimming pool Shire Youth & Recreation Summer Focus 2013/14
  • Fully grassed sports oval (floodlit)
  • Redeveloped Sports & Recreation Hall / Drop In Centre, Offering:
    - Indoor Cricket
    - Indoor Soccer
    - Indoor Tennis
    - Indoor Volleyball
    - Movie Theatre
    - Drop In Centre - Play stations, table soccer, air hockey, eight ball and table tennis
    - Range of Indoor games and activities
    - Disco's
    - Fully curtained stage area for bands etc.
  • Basketball Court (floodlit)
 Blackstone
  •  25 metre indoor swimming pool - Shire Youth Sports & Recreation Summer Focus 2013/14
  •  Fully grassed sports oval (floodlit)
  •  Basketball Court (floodlit)
  •  Hall for movie nights, discos and indoor soccer
Jameson
  •  Sports Oval
  •  Basketball Court (floodlit)
  • Hall for movie nights, discos and indoor soccer
  •  Drop In Centre

Wanarn
  •  Sports Oval
  •  Basketball Court (floodlit)
  •  Drop In Centre

Wingellina / Tjukurla / Tjirrkarli / Patjarr
  •  Sports Ovals/Basketball Courts/Halls/ Drop In Centres

The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku has a structured plan to further develop both facilities and sports participation over the next few years.

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