Young people are not only our City’s future, they are our present. We value the voice of our youth and are working hard to make our City a fun, vibrant and safe place to live and play. The City of Vincent is a great place for young people to meet with friends, have a roll at the skate park, study, attend live music, festivals and markets, and figure out their preferred coffee order. 

'What's On'

We've put together a list of all the best free, low cost or by-donation offerings happening in Vincent and online, to keep you entertained. You can also keep up to date by following the Vincent Youth Network on Instagram @vincentyouthnetwork 

What is It? What's it called? When is it? Find It More Info
Music  Sly Withers and Phoneline Valentine July 18th Live at YMCA HQ, Leederville tickets via Oztix Live music is back! Celebrate with Sly Withers and Phoneline Valentine at this All ages event
Music  Arthouse Single Launch July 24th Live at YMCA HQ, Leederville tickets on the door Join Arthouse (with guests Gloss, Mia June, Muscle Club and Scream Mountain) to celebrate the launch of their new single. All ages event.
Music Sweet Oblivion Jams Free Rehearsal Space Mon-Fri 2-10pm email Free rehearsal and jam space at YMCA HQ Leederville for under 25yo, email to book.
Music GigsGuide Live Various dates Find a full calendar of live music streaming from around the world!
Music Lolla From the Vault Various dates Lollapalooza are streaming some of their best gigs from the past including iconic bands like Foo Fighters - check their website for upcoming livestream dates and times
Music Pitchfork Live Anytime 37 full lengths gigs to enjoy from the comfort of your lounge including Run the Jewels and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Music NPR Tiny Desk Concerts Anytime NPR Music have a heap of unique performances recorded behind their famously tiny desk including Florence and the Machine, Harry Styles, Rex Orange County, Taylor Swift.
Music Fender Play 3 months free lessons Anytime  Get 3 months free lessons from Fender Play to learn guitar, bass or ukelele.
Music Sydney Opera House Digital Season Anytime The SOH are streaming some of their best concerts, talks and shows including a show by Missy Higgins and talks with Nigella Lawson, Clementine Ford and Chelsea Manning
Music HQ TV Various dates HQ TV is live streaming gigs from some of WA's best! Up next (Saturday 30 May at 1pm) are Triple J favourites Homebrand 
Music KEXP Anytime Go way back into the archives and check out studio performances from Mac De Marco, Julia Jacklin, Courtney Barnett and Middle Kids
Music Isol-Aid Festival  Fridays and Saturdays 12-12pm Instagram @isolaidfestival A new line up each weekend, this is a digital festival with 20 minute live, pared back sets from artists across Australia and the world. You can also donate or buy merch to support Aussie Musicians - all funds raised go to not-for-profit org Support Act.
Music Afternoon Tea (live music sessions) Saturdays 3pm-5pm Instagram @pouringdreamperth Check out a new artist performing live each week
Music The Clubnotist Anytime Hypnotist, comedian and DJ - Fringe favourite Matt Hale uses hypnosis techniques and house music to bring you on a sonic journey. 
Arts Cirque Du Soleil Anytime The world's most famous circus are now offering free 60 minute online videos featuring the best bits from some of their shows
Arts Vincent Library Anytime Access our e-catelogue including books, magazines, audiobooks and movies. Not a member? You can sign up online.
Arts  Dark Horse Free Comics Anytime  Read dozens of free online first issues including Hellboy
Arts  Comixology Anytime  12 free comics including X-men, Black Panther and Avengers
Arts Toko Suzuki Free Digital Portrait Tutorial Anytime A digital painting course from this amazing Sydney portrait artist
Arts  Virtual Gallery YMCA HQ Anytime Every fortnight for the next few months, HQ will be hosting a virtual exhibition featuring a young local artist - check out their events page on facebook for links 
Arts Pulse Perspectives Anytime until 29 Jun WA's talented young artists are celebrated in this yearly showcase, gauging the pulse of young people who will influence, empower and shape the world we live in. This year, the exhibition goes virtual.
Arts Lounge Laughs by the Comedy Lounge Saturdays For just $1 you can watch a new comedy set each Saturday with all proceeds going to Comedy Lounge comedians and staff. 18+ only
Culture Noongar Language and Culture Course Anytime Learn about culture and some basic language of the Noongar people, the original and enduring culture of the South West of Australia, including City of Vincent.
Fitness Beatty Park Online Classes Anytime Instagram @beattypark    Free workouts, healthy recipes and tips from our Beatty Park trainers
Fitness Yoga With Adriene Anytime  Choose from hundreds of videos for home yoga practice that you can do whenever and wherever you like.
Fitness Les Mills Youtube Anytime OR Les Mills have a set of free workouts that you can access anytime to get your heartrate up
Fitness PopSugar Fitness Anytime PopSugar Fitness have hundreds of free workouts including dance, HIIT, and beginner workouts that you can access anytime
Fitness, Arts and Music The Australian Ballet - Free Classes Anytime If you've ever wanted to take a ballet class - now is the time! Try out their at home free classes
Gaming Gog.Com Stay at Home Free Games Anytime  Over 20 free classic games available to download to help you stay at home
Leadership Youth Action Leadership Lessons Anytime  Check out videos and webinars by young change makers across the world to inspire you to achieve your goals
Mental Health This Way Up  Anytime  This Way Up are offering free access to all their short wellbeing courses during the COVID-19 crisis - Mindfulness, Coping with Stress, Managing Insomnia and Student Wellbeing. You can do the course on your own or have your GP or clinician supervise your progress. 
Mental Health  Helping Minds Various dates  Webinars for mental health and wellbeing including specific workshops for teens
Mental Health, Online Courses A Stitch in Time Mental Health Education  Anytime  A one hour course to help you 
Online Courses Microsoft 365 Training Anytime Free short courses in word, excel, powerpoint and other Microsoft programs, super handy for updating your resume and getting job ready
Online Courses Edx Anytime Hundreds of free short courses from Universities across the world that can be done at your own pace. 
Online Courses DuoLingo Anytime Mobile App DuoLingo A free app that allows you to learn any language, at your own pace.
Online Courses Voices of Social Change Anytime  Voices of Social Change is a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs. Follow in the footsteps of these young change-makers who had an idea, a desire to make an impact, and converted that into real-world change. 
Online Courses Future Learn Anytime Hundreds of free short courses from Universities across the world that can be done at your own pace. 
Online Courses Coursera Anytime  Hundreds of free short courses from Universities across the world that can be done at your own pace. 
Online Courses Masterclass Live Anytime Masterclass have released a free 'live' series that you can stream on youtube, including Q&A's with Bobbi Brown, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dan Brown
Online Courses, Arts and Music Skill Share Anytime Workshops and online tutorials for the arts including fine arts, music, writing, animation and design as well as classes in marketing, leadership and entreprenuership, lifestyle and productivity
Online Courses, Leadership Passport to Success Traveller Anytime  A fun game based e-course developed by the International Youth Foundation to support people aged 16-24 in developing work readiness skills

Youth Action Plan

We’re in the process of developing our first Youth action Plan which will guide Council in its work with young people, youth service providers and the broader community to build a youth friendly city that meets the needs of our 12-25 year olds. If you want to find out more, check our Youth Action Plan page for updates. 

Youth Services

There are a range of different services and activities throughout the City for youth. From recreational facilities to counselling services and health and wellbeing support.

Recreation services

Beatty Park Leisure Centre

BOOM Radio 

Leederville Skate Park

Library and History Centre

YMCA HQ Leederville

Health and Wellbeing support services

Passages Youth Engagement Hub

Foyer Oxford



Constable Care Child Safety Foundation

Education and opportunity

High Schools and Tertiary Colleges

Vincent Youth Network

Secondary school students learn at home resources (during COVID-19)

Youth Events and Activities

It’s important that our youth have opportunities to engage in fun and / or educational activities. As well as hosting a number of events with a youth focus throughout the year, we are also proud to partner, sponsor and support many Youth Events within the City. For a complete list of what's on check out our events calendar. If you have a great idea for an event, get in touch with us or come down to one of our Vincent Youth Network meetings. 

Check out ‘Your Call’ - interactive ‘choose your own ending’ films that let young people engage with risky topics and explore consequences in a safe environment

Get Involved

Have you got ideas or suggestions on how the City can support you to be the best you can be? We'd love to hear from you - email your thoughts, feedback and ideas through to