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Info for Young People

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Join the Maroondah Youth Mailing list to receive regular information about our youth programs and events as well as youth participation, volunteer and training opportunities specifically for young people in Maroondah.


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Want info on youth topics or support online?      

Check out these great websites for info young people a range of topics for young people:

  • Youth Central - Articles on all things youth-related from around the state
  • Reachout- An interactive site with information on a massive range of topics from drugs to family problems to schoolies week

  • eheadspace - A confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional, 24 hours a day

  • My Future - A good starting place if thinking about starting (or changing) your future pathway. It requires you to create a log-in account but once you have, contains some great information.

  • Job Search - Need a job? Try this site!

  • Beyond Blue - A great site for mental health information and support

If you can't find something you're looking for, just contact the Youth Services team and we'll help you out.

If you or someone you know need emergency food relief in Maroondah, you can see what is available in our Emergency Food Relief and Community Meals Brochure.pdf(pdf 723kb)

Want to find other services for young people in Maroondah, Knox and Yarra Ranges?



Try ConnectUs, an anonymous service finder website for people aged 10-25 in the Outer East.

Use this site to find local people and supports to boost your physical and mental health, build your skills, and connect with groups and activities. 

You're not alone.  ConnectUs can connect you!

Check out the ConnectUs directory here

Maroondah City Council is proud to offer a wide range of places & spaces that young people can use, check out some of them below!


Want to try something creative?

Maroondah City Council offers heaps of creative opportunities for young people!

You can join a workshop or class, get involved creative activities, check out lots of different exhibitions, or see a great range of theatre and creative performances!

Check out these Council websites for details of what’s on offer!

Want to get more active?

Maroondah City Council has heaps of different things you can try! 

Pools & Gyms

If you're interested in swimming, gyms  or group fitness classes, Maroondah City Council has three different venues you can check out:

  • Aquahub in Croydon
  • Aquanation in Ringwood 
  • Croydon Memorial Pool (our outdoor pool)

Check out the Maroondah City Council website here for info about what's on offer at these great venues.

Sport & Recreation Clubs

So many clubs, so little time!  Maroondah has them all - basketball, dance, football, soccer, cricket, gridiron, tennis, volleyball, athletics, bushwalking - we even have highland dancing! 

Just search our online Community Directory for all the different clubs you can get involved in!

Indoor Sports

Maroondah has two indoor sports stadiums where you can play netball, basketball, volleyball, badminton and try other things like gymnastics! 

Check out our indoor sports stadiums here

Outdoor Basketball & Netball Courts

We've got them too!  There are HEAPS in Maroondah - check out the full list of Maroondah's basketball and netball courts here.

Skate, BMX & Parkour 

You guessed it - we've got these covered too! Click the hyperlinks to check out Maroondah's skate, BMX, scooter and Parkour facilities at Croydon Park and Staley Gardens in Ringwood.


Or maybe you want to try golf?  Maroondah has two quality golf courses, Ringwood Golf and Dorset Golf -check them out here!

More information

Whatever you're into, Maroondah probably has it!  If you're not sure where to start looking, connect with Youth Services and we'll point you in the right direction to help find the right fit for you!