Are you a young person who’s looking for something to do? Or perhaps you want ideas on how to get involved in your community or build your skills and career prospects? 

The Shire can help. This page has been put together to point you in the right direction.

Sport and fitness activities

Interested in playing tennis, volleyball, basketball, soccer, football, rugby, hockey, cricket or netball? 

Find out about gym membership, sports competitions and court availability at the Recreation Centre.

Visit the My Community Directory to learn about sporting clubs and fitness activities.

Love cycling or walking? Visit our page on paths and trails.

Swimming and surfing

Check out the following swimming spots and surf breaks.

Swimming spots

  • Gnarabup
  • Redgate Beach
  • Hamelin Bay
  • Cowaramup Bay

Surf breaks

  • Contos Beach
  • Main Break
  • Surfers Point Beach
  • Joeys Nose
  • The Box

To find out more, visit the Margaret River Region’s Surf Breaks – A Local Guide.

BMX and skate parks

Margaret River is home to the Margaret River Youth Precinct, which has a world-class skate park. Other skate parks are located in Cowaramup and Augusta. 

Visit our page on Skate Parks to find out more.

Parks and playgrounds

The Augusta Margaret River region has numerous parklands for picnicking, BBQs, playing or socialising. There are also many playgrounds available throughout the Shire. 

Visit our page on Parks and Playgrounds to find out more.


The Shire has libraries in Margaret River and Augusta.

These two libraries have resources and programs for youth. Examples include study and learning resources, as well as a collection of books, magazines, and audiobooks for young people.

Visit our page on Libraries to find out more.

Community clubs and interest groups

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) provides a space for young people aged 12 to 24 to have a say in the issues that impact them most as well as coordinate activities and programs.

Visit the My Community Directory to learn about community clubs and interest groups in the region, including scouts, youth groups, theatre groups, and more.


Volunteering is a fantastic way to build your skills, increase your confidence, connect with like-minded people, and get involved in your community. Opportunities are available in fields such as fire and emergency services, environment and land care, community wellbeing and support, animal care and rescue, and landscaping.

Find out about volunteering opportunities on the My Community Directory website.

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