Synergy Youth Centre
A place for young people in Lane Cove
Synergy Youth Centre is a free drop-in space where young people can go to hang-out, seek information about support services or participate in programmed activities. No registration or booking required.
Opening Hours and Age Group:
During the school term
- Tuesday – Thursday: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
- Friday: 3:00pm – 8:00pm
- Saturday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
During the school holidays
Age: 10 - 16
- Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Synergy Youth Centre, 8 Little Street, Lane Cove (under the Lane Cove Aquatic and Leisure Centre grandstand).
Youth Team Contacts:
Phone: 0432 139 925
Program (Term 2):
Tuesday: Workshops – we run a variety of practical and educational workshops which promote life skills, provide helpful tools for young people dealing with daily challenges, and encourage creativity
Wednesday: BBQ & Chill – we provide a safe, healthy and relaxing environment where young people can meet, socialise, and enjoy their favourite activities
Thursday: Challenge Yourself – video games, board games, cooking competitions, sports competitions and more
Friday: Cook-Up – Friday Cook-Up is a well-established tradition at Synergy Youth Centre and is one of our most popular programs. It's an opportunity for young people to share their favourite recipe with friends, enjoy the extended hours, and celebrate the end of the school week in a safe and fun environment.
Saturday: Saturday Screens - chill out and watch your favourite films.
Youth Events and Workshops:
Aunty Time - Synergy Youth Centre:
As part of The Gai-maraigal Festival, Synergy Youth Centre partners with other youth centres from the Northern Sydney Region to deliver "Aunty Time". "Aunty Time" is a workshop series that provides young people with a safe and inclusive space to explore and learn about First Nations culture, education, and social emotional wellbeing (mental health). Young people can express their thoughts and feelings, learn about themselves, and unpack taboo subjects whilst engaging in creative activities such as weaving, drawing, and painting. The workshops are open to young people aged 11 - 17. Food provided.
Dates and Times:
- Tuesday May 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
- Tuesday 13 June, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
- Tuesday 20 June, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Two qualified Youth Workers are on site at Synergy Youth Centre during opening hours to provide guidance and support for young people. Youth workers can make appropriate referrals to other services or can arrange for other service providers to meet young people at the centre.