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YMCA Manningham

The YMCA is a known leader in health, fitness and recreation services for good reason, we have been encouraging healthy, active lifestyles for over 160 years.

The YMCA is also now the largest operator of sporting and recreation facilities in Australia, currently operating in 625 locations across the country, 326 of which are recreation based facilities situated in local communities.

Today, the Manningham YMCA (managers of Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre) works as part of a national movement of 26 independent YMCA asssociations delivering quality sports based programs and services to local communities.

Last year over four million people participated in YMCA managed sports programs and events across Australia.

Manningham YMCA was first formed as an independent local association in 1992 to manage and oversee the redevelopment and opening of the new aquatic centre in Williamsons road Doncaster, "Aquarena".

For the past 21 years, the Manningham YMCA has proudly remained the successful contract managers of Aquarena. The successful partnership between Manningham YMCA and Manningham City Council has provided residents with two decades of high quality recreational programs, facilities and services.

Indoor highball stadiums

In January 2013, the Manningham YMCA, in a continued partnership with Manningham City Council, became the leading operator of indoor highball stadiums in the City of Manningham.

The YMCA, passionate advocates of healthy, active lifestyles, understands the benefits of bringing people with shared social, sports and athletic interests together, as the rewards of fitness, fun and friendship are lifelong.

In conjunction with our range of partners, clubs and program providers, Manningham YMCA now offers a wide and exciting range of programs, team sports and competitions across the following nine great locations:

  • Mullum Mullum Stadium
  • Manningham DISC (Donvale Indoor Sports Centre)
  • Templestowe Leisure Centre
  • Sheahans Road Stadium
  • Doncaster Leeds Street Sports Centre
  • Doncaster Badminton Centre
  • Templestowe Heights Sports Hall
  • Warrandyte Sports Complex
  • Park Orchards Community Centre

Programs Include

  • Basketball competitions
  • Netball competitions
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Senior sports
  • Mixed netball
  • Holiday clinics
  • Birthday parties
  • Mind body programs 

To learn more, please visit the Manningham YMCA Stadiums website today!

Youth Services

YMCA Manningham Youth Services aim is to provide generalist youth services for young people aged 12 to 25  who live, work, study or play in  the city of Manningham (that  includes Doncaster, Doncaster  East, Templestowe, Wonga Park,  Park Orchards, Donvale and  Warrandyte).

We think it's really important to help young people, help and be connected to their community. It is really beneficial for young people as they learn  vital skills like leadership, teamwork, advocacy and project management. Plus of course it's an essential ingredient for creating healthy, fair and  sustainable communities.

We respond to community needs and ensure that all of our programs and services are of  the highest quality, with detailed program planning and fully  qualified staff. We understand that each person is unique, regardless of their ability and through the services we offer we aim to help them achieve their goals and  experience life to the full.

YMCA Manningham run a large  variety of programs designed to cater for youth of all abilities and interests in our local community. From programs to help you contribute to the community to disability and recreational  activites to help you learn more and get active with your peers. Our programs encourage youth to take part, work as a team, have fun and learn and develop new skills along the way.

Programs and Services provided by YMCA  Manningham Youth Services:

  • Community programs
  • Disability programs
  • Leisure programs
  • Youth mentoring
  • One on one youth support
  • Youth empowerment projects
  • Skills workshops 
  • Community projects
  • Youth events
  • Volunteering
  • School Programs

‚ÄčTo find out more about the programs and services run by YMCA Manningham Youth Services head to their website.