School holiday program


It’s nearly the Summer School holidays and bookings are now open for our Yarra Youth Services January holiday program. We have a fantastic range of fun-filled activities on offer, from sports, to music, film and art. 

To see what’s on over the next few weeks, take a look at our colourful new look calendars and snapshot postcards. 

Our school holiday program is open to all young people aged 12 to 17 years, who live, work, study or have a strong connection to Yarra. 

Activities at Yarra Youth Services


Book online

If online payment is not an option for you please call 9205 5555 or visit one of our town halls or the Connie Benn Centre, where EFTPOS and cash payment options are available. You will receive a confirmation by SMS or email at the time of booking. 

Please note: bookings cannot be secured without payment. Please call the Yarra Youth Services office on 9205 5555 for any cancellations, difficulties making your booking or changing your booking.

Booking and payment must be made at least one day before the event. 

Get help booking online


The cost is $20.40 for a full fee student or $3.70 for a concession student per activity/day, unless otherwise indicated.

Cancellation policy

Fees will be refunded if Yarra Youth Services cancels or if you cancel your booking with 24 hours’ notice. If you cannot attend an activity, please contact us ASAP on 9205 5555 so that your place can be given to someone on the waiting list. 

What to bring

Young people need to wear comfortable clothing, closed toe shoes and bring their own water bottle. All participants should be prepared for rain, hail or shine.

A delicious lunch is provided daily. 


Transport is provided to and from the event/activity venues, or alternatively young people can make their way to the Yarra Youth Services in Fitzroy. Times may vary due to traffic delays and road works. 

Please refer to the pick-up and drop-off points and times listed when you book. 

  • Fitzroy Yarra Youth Centre: Yarra Youth Services, 156 Napier Street, Fitzroy (enter via Charles Street during renovations) (Melway ref. 44 A5)
  • Collingwood: Youth Space, 253 Hoddle St, Collingwood (Melway ref. 2C H9).
  • Richmond: 112 Elizabeth Street, Richmond 3121 (DHHS Building) (Melway ref. 44 F7)


The program is open to young people aged 12 to 17 who live, work, and study or have a strong connection to the City of Yarra. To discuss any additional needs, please contact Yarra Youth Services on 9205 5555

Behaviour policy

A Behaviour Policy applies to all young people who participate in the program. Parent/guardians will be notified of any arrangements to be made and will be responsible for any associated costs for transportation from an excursion or from the centre if serious behaviour issues occur.

Photographic Permission

Yarra Youth Services often take photographs/videos of young people to use for promotional purposes such as social media, website and council publications.

If you do not consent to Yarra Youth Services using photographic/video footage for these purposes please let us know when booking.