Group Programs

Centre Based Programs

L.A Stars – Leadership and Advocacy Group

LA Stars is a Leadership and Advocacy Program designed for young people with additional support needs to develop leadership skills and to take control of their future.

The program aims to build the skills of participants to influence the everyday decisions, policies of the Y and the impact each individual can have within the community.

Program times
Monday fortnightly from 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Age group
Secondary and young adults

NDIS cost
1:5 staff ratio

Location
Y-Space, Shop 7-41 Miller Street, Epping

After School Program

A fun and exciting centre based program for children aged between 6-16 years with additional support needs.

We support participants to gain confidence, develop friendships and overcome anxieties, through facing new challenges. Participants will reach new potential and gain a broad range of experiences and skills to use throughout their life.

The program has an emphasis on building social, independent and life skills by providing the participants with various opportunities to grow and develop skills through specifically programmed activities.

Program times
Weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Age group
Primary and secondary school

NDIS cost
1:1 or 1:3 staff ratio

Location
Y-Space, Shop 7-41 Miller Street, Epping

WRAP Basketball 

A fun and energetic program aimed at supporting physical health, improving core strength, create team building and leadership skills.

Saturday Basketball Competition

Cost
Yearly Membership Registration fee plus game cost on the day

Age group
Young adults and adults

Where
Thomastown Recreation and Aquatic Centre (TRAC)

Swimming Lessons

Become comfortable and confident in the water and learn important water safety skills. One on one classes provide a great learning experience for each participant on how to stay safe in the water.

When
Class times available throughout the week. Fill out an enquiry form to get started!

Cost
NDIS approved provider

Where
The Y Leisure City, 41-53 Miller Street, Epping Victoria 3076

Leisure Centre Sport Programs 

Enjoy group sports classes including tennis to help develop independence, social skills and coordination whilst staying active and healthy. A fun class to try new skills and activities in a social group setting.

When
Class times available throughout the week

Cost
NDIS Approved Provider

Where
The Y Leisure City, 41-53 Miller Street, Epping Victoria 3076

Gymnastics

Access Gym is an all age inclusive program which is Parent/Carer assisted. It is run during our quieter periods to allow gymnasts with extra sensory requirements to become comfortable and enable as much participation as possible. This program caters for all abilities and skill levels, with smaller class sizes to allow for extra assistance from our coaches. Access Gym focuses on building fine and gross motor skills, balance, strength, coordination and confidence across a variety of apparatus.

When
Class times available throughout the week.

Cost
NDIS approved provider

Where
The Y Leisure City, 41-53 Miller Street, Epping Victoria 3076

Community Based Programs

Social Support Groups

WRAP Social Support Groups provides individuals with various opportunities to access the community and embraces a sense of belonging and social connection, with both new and old friends. This fun and interactive program empowers its participants to establish the groups roster and activities, developing independent choices and creativity.

When
Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

NDIS Cost
1:5 staff ratio

Age Group
Young adults and Adults

Weekend Recreation Days

Weekend recreation days provide participants with a wide range of fun and engaging activities to increase social awareness, skills development and friendship opportunities. This cluster includes programs such as FOS, Men’s Shed, Saturday Rec and Sunday Day Rec in the community.

When
Saturday’s fortnightly or Sunday monthly

NDIS Cost

Saturday 1:1, 1:2 or 1:3 staff ratio is available

Sunday 1:5 staff ratio

Time
10:00am to 4:00pm

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