Arncliffe Youth Centre

Arncliffe Youth Centre (AYC) is our sport, recreation, and community hub available to everyone year-round. Our highly qualified and experienced staff are focused on providing quality youth work, and customer service for the community.

Visit AYC to access several facilities with the following services and amenities:

  • Onsite support staff
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Air conditioned meeting and function rooms
  • Male and female change rooms
  • Accessible building
  • Free onsite undercover parking 
  • Easy access to public transport

AYC is a cashless venue so you must reserve and pay for our facilities on Bookable (Amex not accepted). AYC is an alcohol free venue.

AYC spaces

Multipurpose courts

We have two multipurpose courts available on the first and second floors of AYC. You can reserve the courts for your sport activities, or reserve any of the following planned sessions:

  • Casual basketball shooting -  entry is $6 per person, per session, see our Instagram page for weekly session times. All ages are welcome, but children under 13 must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • Weekly pickleball sessions - $11 per person, per session, with beginner sessions at 8:30am and advanced sessions at 10:30am each Saturday. Create an account on Meetup for more information or to book.

First floor court

The first floor court is line marked for basketball and volleyball, and is also suitable for general fitness activities.

  • Grandstand with seating for 350 people
  • Electronic scoreboard
  • Junior and senior adjustable backboards

Reserve the first floor court on Bookable.

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Second floor court

The second floor court is line marked for basketball, volleyball and badminton, and is also suitable for pickleball and general fitness activities.

  • Electronic scoreboard

Reserve the first floor court on Bookable.

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Meeting spaces

Room Amenities

Music room

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Suitable for small meetings or workshops of up to 20 people

  • Teams video calling software
  • AV and projector

Reserve on Bookable.

Art studio

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Suitable for meetings, workshops, art groups, and small children’s birthday parties of up to 30 people

  • AV and projector
  • Wash-up sink

Visitors are permitted to eat in this room.

Reserve on Bookable.

Multipurpose room

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Suitable for large meetings, conferences, baby showers, family gatherings and kids birthday parties of up to 100 people (seated).

  • AV and projector
  • Speakers with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Multiple configurations available
  • Commercial kitchen  - BYO food or use a caterer.

Reserve on Bookable.

Private offices

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Two private and secure workspaces for up to 5 people each.

  • Hire by the day

Reserve on Bookable.

Youth Services Term Program

Our Young People team organise term programs on the following days:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3 - 6:30pm
  • Outreach services - Thursdays 3pm – 6pm

Visit the Young People page for more information


9 Townsend Lane, Arncliffe

AYC is easily accessed heading north east on the Princes Highway. Turn left onto Townsend Lane after Global Medical Solutions or Bloom Arncliffe.

We have free undercover parking for 60 cars, as well bike racks nearby. AYC hirers and guests are not permitted to park in residential car parks, or on the footpath in front of the centre.

Residents can also visit AYC by public transport: 

  • Arncliffe Station – 550m – 8-minute walk
  • Banksia Station – 650m – 9-minute walk
image showing where the youth centre is located on the corner of townsend lane and the princes highway


Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday - 9am - 10pm
  • Saturday - 9am - 8pm
  • Sunday - 9am - 6pm 

Phone: 02 9366 3892


Instagram: arncliffeyouthcentre

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Frequently asked questions

Fees and charges

Bayside Council’s Fees and charges apply to the nominated booking period.

Payment of fees and invoice details must be made through Bookable.

Our Fees and Charges are reviewed annually, and any increases are applied from 1 July each year.

Bayside Council reserves the right to revise fees and charges from time to time as may be found necessary.

What is the booking cancellation period?

All bookings are subject to Council’s cancellation terms and conditions.

  • Cancellations for a single booking outside of 7 days of booking date will receive full refund.
  • Booking inside 7 days of booking date but greater than 48 hours will receive 50% refund.
  • Cancellations within 48hrs of booking date will receive no refund.
  • Cancellations by Council prior the booking date will receive full refund.
  • Cancellations on or after the booking date will receive no refund.
  • Any credits received due to cancellations must be used within the current financial year.

Any cancellations within 7 days will be subject to the cancellation Terms and Conditions regardless of the reason.

What is a regular hirer?

A regular hirer is a person or group who hires the Arncliffe Youth Centre spaces (courts, meeting rooms or multipurpose area) for 10 or more bookings per calendar year.

Regular hirers are designated their spaces by completing expressions of interest that are advertised on this page.

What youth programs are Bayside Council running at AYC?

Visit our Young People for more information about court play and youth drop-in programs, as well as other upcoming school holiday programs and events.

Is music allowed in the space?

Amplified music can't be played at AYC.

Are food and drinks allowed on the courts?

We do not permit any food or drinks (except for water) onto our courts.

Kids playing basketball on an indoor court