Children and youth programs

We are committed to young people as they are the future of Logan and the leaders of today and tomorrow.

We want to make sure all young people are connected, engaged and included in their communities. To achieve this, we promote and support opportunities for all young people.

KRANK

The KRANK school holiday program offers free or low cost activities to all children aged 5 to 17.

Activities include:

  • kayaking
  • bubble soccer
  • freestyle BMX coaching
  • dance and choreography
  • cooking
  • Polynesian sport and much more.

For more information, please see KRANK school holiday program.

Live Well Logan

Live Well Logan is an active and healthy program which offers free and low-cost activities for children, youth and families all year round.

Weekly activities include:

  • Soccer for children
  • Table tennis for youth
  • Baby learn to swim
  • Multi-sports and mindfulness for 3 to 10 years
  • Two day pre-teen leadership workshop, and much more.

For more information, please see Live Well Logan.

Traineeships and apprenticeships

Traineeships are perfect for school leavers who want to kick-start their careers. They are entry-level roles so you can work and earn while you learn. Traineeships give you valuable skills, experience and a relevant qualification.

For more information, please see Traineeships and apprenticeships.

Libraries

We have nine libraries that offer a range of services and activities including:

  • gaming
  • chess groups
  • homework help
  • craft activities
  • reading hour
  • comics and manga fan club
  • music jams, movies and more!

For the full calendar of activities at our libraries, please see the Libraries events calendar.

Activities and programs for children and young people

There are a number of playgroups, vacation care services and after school programs in Logan.

For more information, please see Activities and programs for children and young people.

Logan Little Legends sports program for youngsters

Logan Little Legends is a program designed to develop young children’s coordination and strength through a range of fun and interactive activities.

These skills which improve balance, hand eye coordination, running and jumping are the basis of popular sports such as Basketball, Futsal, Netball, Volleyball and Badminton.

For more information, please visit Logan Leisure Centres website.

Queensland Youth Strategy

The Queensland Youth Strategy gives young people a chance to make decisions that will affect their lives now and in the future.

The Queensland Youth Strategy website has an eHub where you can discuss issues that affect you. The Queensland government uses the eHub to seek young people's opinions and ideas.

For more information, please visit the Queensland Youth Strategy or the Youth Engagement eHub.

Queensland Government youth page

The Queensland Government's youth page has lots of information on topics like:

  • moving out of home
  • the Duke of Edinburgh Awards
  • sexual health
  • bullying and staying safe
  • respectful relationships
  • education support plans
  • young people in care
  • young people experiencing domestic and family violence.

For more information, please visit the Queensland Government's youth page.

Support for young people

Many different organisations and services in Logan offer support and information for young people on topics like:

  • mental health
  • LGBTIQ
  • young people living with a disability
  • homelessness
  • young parents.

For more information, please see Youth support.

Join a youth reference group

Are you a young person who would like to make a difference for all young people in Logan? Then you might like to join a youth reference group and contribute your skills and ideas. There are lots of options available.

Student Leadership Development Network

Do you want to connect with other young aspiring leaders in Logan and share your ideas and thoughts?

The Student Leadership Development Network (SLDN) is a program for high school students who want to contribute to the Logan community. You will develop leadership skills, meet other aspiring leaders and connect with community leaders.

To be a part of this network, please speak with your school about how you can get involved.

Queensland Youth Reference Group

A Queensland Youth Reference Group is being formed as part of the Queensland Youth Strategy.

This group will give young people a chance have their say on government programs and services.

Applications and nominations are now closed. Keep an eye on this page to learn more about the Queensland Youth Reference Group and to meet the members.

For more information, please see Queensland Youth Reference Group.

R4Respect

R4Respect is led by young people to help young people develop the values, knowledge and skills they need for respectful relationships.

For more information, please visit R4Respect or their Facebook page.

Headspace Meadowbrook Youth Reference Group

headspace is a place where young people can get help with their mental health and general wellbeing. Each headspace has a Youth Reference Group that helps to run the centre.

The headspace Meadowbrook Youth Reference Group is a forum where you can share ideas and put projects into action.

If you are passionate about mental health, wellness and supporting young people in the community, please visit headspace Meadowbrook. The group welcomes members aged between 12 to 25.

PCYC Youth Management Teams

PCYC Youth Management Teams help young people to develop leadership skills, knowledge and experience. To get involved, contact your local PCYC:

MyQ Council

The Multicultural Youth Queensland (MyQ) Council supports young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. They provide a platform for advocacy, leadership and change.

If you would like to get involved in MyQ's leadership, mentoring or capacity building initiatives, please visit Multicultural Youth Queensland.

Yarrabilba Youth Council

The Yarrabilba Youth Council contributes ideas to the Yarrabilba community and provides a place for young people feel free, safe and valued.

If you'd like to join The Youth Council or want to know more, please send an email to youth@yarrabilba.org.

Street Union

The Street Union is made up of Street University members between the ages of 14 and 18. They are responsible for the culture at Street University and take part in the general operations.

For more information or to become involved in Street University or Street Union, please call the Street University on 1800 753 300.

Flagstone Youth Group

Flagstone Youth group offer young people in Flagstone an opportunity to have their ideas included in Flagstone's community program.

The group is open to anyone aged between 12 and 25 who lives in the Flagstone area. For more information or to become involved, please send an email to jim@planc.com.au.

Beenleigh Yatala Junior Chamber of Commerce

The Beenleigh Yatala Junior Chamber of Commerce gets involved with the community and helps members gain valuable business experience. The Junior Chamber meets monthly to hear a range of speakers. It also holds events throughout the year.

For more information, please see Beenleigh Yatala Junior Chamber of Commerce on Facebook.

Junior Quota

Junior Quota (JQ) in Beenleigh is for high school students who want to volunteer to make a difference in their local community.

JQ aims to develop valuable life skills and independence. It provides a way for young people to help other young people.

For more information on how to become involved in JQ, please visit Junior Quota.

Logan community networks

For more details on community networks and groups in Logan, please download Logan community networks (PDF 545 KB).

Tune Out to Tune In

How do you Tune Out to Tune In? See Tune out to Tune in for some helpful tips!