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Back, back, back to Balaklava!

Heading up to Balaklava last week we really stayed true to that phrase ‘rain, hail or shine’, in what seemed to be a race against the weather, it was so amazing to be greeted by so many smiling faces! We last visited the Balaklava community back in March to deliver our covid-delayed Get Stoked! Community […]

New Threads? YES PLEASE!

Our Supporters Only ‘Get Stoked!’ T-Shirt is now available to purchase Hey Legends! Now you can Get Stoked! all day, every day with your very own Lighthouse Youth Projects Get Stoked! T-Shirt.  A ‘Supporters Only’ edition, this is the way you can show some @lighthouseyouthprojects love and look real sharp all at the same time.  […]

Lighthouse Youth Projects Get Stoked! Suffolk Rd

Filed Under: Things we Love!

Just like a well-rounded athlete, our GET STOKED! Community Ride Days are just one of the types of mentoring programs that complete us as an organisation. Designed to encourage young people to ride bikes, promote healthy behaviours and create a space for positive risk-taking, most of all the Lighthouse Youth Projects Get Stoked! events are […]

BALAKLAVA GOES WILD!

On Tuesday 30 March we headed up to Balaklava to deliver a much-anticipated GET STOKED! Session that had been delayed due to COVID lockdowns. Just over an hour north of Adelaide in South Australia’s mid-north region, the Balaklava township is home to just on 2000 people. After setting up our wares at the local skatepark […]

GETTING THOSE GOOD TIMES ROLLING!

From time to time we work with councils around the Greater Adelaide area to assist them to give back to their residents. Recently we featured at events at Stirling and Woodside to give local kids a BIG distraction from COVID and the terrible bushfires respectively. We’d like to say a huge thanks to Adelaide Hills […]

SMILES FOR MILES AT PORT PIRIE

GET STOKED! PORT PIRIE was a huge success. Rolling into town on a warm Friday afternoon, the crew were champing at the bit to get things set up and ready for the locals to session. The water views of Port Pirie Skatepark make for a pretty spectacular backdrop. It’s concrete transitions extend to the silos […]

WHEN GENEROSITY ROLLS IN FROM FAR AND WIDE

The inaugural Lighthouse Youth Projects Bike Drive hosted in conjunction with City of Port Adelaide Enfield and City of Charles Sturt a huge success. Day to day Lighthouse Youth Projects works with over 100 at-risk youth across South Australia and Tasmania. Bikes are integral to work we do with ‘mentoring through bikes’ being our guiding […]

Lighthouse Youth Projects Bike Sale

On Friday 11th of September, Lighthouse Youth Projects will be holding a bike sale for all of the upcycled and repaired bikes we have been working on during our mentoring sessions. These bikes have been repaired with students in our mentoring sessions and checked over by our qualified staff mechanics. Mountain bikes, kids bikes, road […]

Ahead of the curve, rolling with the times!

AN UPDATE FROM JAMIE & THE CREW We like to think that most of the time we are pretty excited about the programs we deliver and those we have in the pipeline. With our latest pilot program, BALANCE we are almost jumping out of our skin! Innovation, to be agile and pivot, they are all terms that get […]

LIGHTHOUSE YOUTH PROJECTS now has DGR status!

What’s that saying about ‘best-laid plans…?’ We were hoping to share this exciting milestone with you all in different times, but here we all are. As we’ve said only a few days prior, everyone at Lighthouse Youth Projects hopes you are all keeping safe and well, and doing your best to stay healthy and active.  Our programs […]