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Weekly Programs

Baseline For Young People is City of Whittlesea's Youth Services team provide programs, events and projects that young people can get involved in throughout the year including school holidays.

Baseline for Young People weekly program


Get ready for an afternoon filled with artistic fun and crafty adventures.

Get your art on with Air Dry and Polymer Clay, create macrame friendship bands or paint your own tee or bag!

Whether you're a seasoned artist or just discovering your creative flair, there's something for everyone at our Crafternoon activity including heaps of snacks!


Date: Every Thursday commencing 19 October to 14 December
Time: 3.45pm - 5.15pm
Where: Jindi Family and Community Activity Centre, 48 Breadalbane Ave, Mernda
Cost: Free


Date: Every Wednesday commencing 22 November to 13 December
Time: 3.45pm - 5.00pm
Where: Thomastown Library, 42, Main Street, Thomastown
Cost: Free

Recommended for young people aged 10-17 years.

No bookings required.




Every Monday during school terms, the FReeZA crew gather to collaborate!

You're invited to immerse yourself in an atmosphere buzzing with creativity and connect with like-minded individuals to explore the endless possibilities that FReeZA has to offer.

Head to our FReeZA webpage to learn more, or register your interest via our registration form.

When: Monday's during the school term
Time: 4.40 to 5.45pm
Where: EDGE Youth Services, Westfield Plenty Valley, MM1/415 McDonalds Rd, Mill Park
Ages: 12 to 25 years
Cost: Free


Dungeons & Dragons Club

Step into a realm of adventure and imagination with the Dungeons & Dragons Club!

Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or a curious newcomer, this club welcomes all abilities and skill levels.

Embark on epic quests, forge new friendships, and unleash your creativity in a safe and supportive environment where the boundaries are as limitless as your imagination.

When: Third Monday of every month
Time: 4.30pm - 6pm
Where: Lalor Library, 2A May Rd, Lalor
Ages: 10 - 17 years
Cost: Free

Register for Dungeons & Dragons Club.

Youth ZenZone

Join us for an exciting program designed for young people aged 12-17 in the City of Whittlesea. 
Together with LifeConnect, our aim is for you to feel connected, supported, and empowered to enhance your wellbeing. You will develop a strong sense of identity and build meaningful relationships. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to grow, learn, and have fun in the process.

  • Set personal goals that align with your passion and dreams.
  • Learn techniques to reduce stress.
  • Increase your focus and happiness with mindfulness techniques.

Date: Every Tuesday from 14 November to 19 December
Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm
Where: Whittlesea Community Centre, 57/61 Laurel St, Whittlesea 
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: 


Young Women's Leadership Program

Join us for an exciting free 6-week program design to empower and inspire you.

We'll cover topics around women in leadership, challenging gender norms, healthy relationships and gender equity, and more!

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to grow, learn, and connect with a community of empowered young women.

Date: Every Tuesday from 14 November to 19 December 2023
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Where: Edge Youth Services, Shop MM1, Ground Floor, 415 McDonalds Rd, Westfield Plenty Valley, Mill Park
Cost: Free
Recommended for: Young women aged 15 to 20.


Mernda Games in the Park

Drop by Breadalbane Reserve in Mernda and join in the fun of Games in the Park!

Hosted by our friends at Reclink, we're taking over Bredalbane Reserve every Tuesday with basketball, badminton, soccer and volleyball.

There's something for everyone with games to get involved in and a chill out area for those who just want to hang out.

When: Tuesdays, 3 -4pm (weather permitting)
Where: 77W Breadalbane Ave, Mernda
Contact: Reclink



Chill Out @ Epping

Join in on the fun as we play games and activities over hot chocolate and toasties at Epping Community Centre.

Cozy up with a board games, group chats or solo chill time while creating memorable moments with new friends.

We can't wait to see you there!

When: Thursdays, 3.30-5.30pm
Where: Epping Community Centre, 378 Findon Road, Epping

This event is recommended for young people aged 12 to 18. No bookings required. For more information contact or 9404 8800.

Please note: This event does not run during school holidays.


Indoor Beach Volleyball

We're excited to be working with our friends at Reclink to bring you our weekly beach volleyball sessions during the school terms!

Join us every Thursday at the YMCA Leisure Centre in Epping, where you can have a blast playing beach volleyball indoors, with a fun and welcoming atmosphere.

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, you'll have fun meeting new friends while learning new skills and taking part in friendly matches.

When: Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm 
Where: YMCA Leisure Centre, 41-53 Miller Street, Epping
Contact: Reclink

Register for Indoor Beach Volleyball today.


Youth Takeover Night

Hang out and connect with young people in the City of Whittlesea for an after hours event at Mill Park Library. 

Bring your crew or meet new friends as we play board games, virtual reality, watch a movie and more! Snacks will also be provided.

Our Youth Takeover Nights happen the second Friday of every month from 6 - 9pm at Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Rd, Mill Park.

Sign up to join us.

This event is recommended for young people aged 15 to 25.





Baseline, in partnership with Reclink, are giving you an exciting opportunity to participate in our weekly badminton sessions!

Every Friday, young people who live and play in the City of Whittlesea are invited to join us at the YMCA Leisure Centre in Epping for an hour of thrilling badminton action.

In a supportive and inclusive environment, players of all levels can play in friendly matches, enhance their skills, and create new connections. So, grab your racket and get ready for an evening filled with exciting rallies and unforgettable moments!

When: Fridays, 5:30-6:30pm 
Where: YMCA Leisure Centre, 41-53 Miller Street, Epping
Contact: Reclink

Book now for Reclink's weekly Badminton Program.