City of Karratha

The Youth Shed

Centrally located in the Karratha City Centre on the corner of Hillview and Balmoral Road this innovative, family-friendly facility “has it all” for children and youth including a fully airconditioned indoor children’s playground, cafe, dedicated youth space, performing arts area, skate park, and ample car parking.

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Latest Events
Indoor Play Area
Dedicated Youth Space
Youth Development Engagement plan

Latest Events

Visit our online events calendar for a listing of upcoming events in the City of Karratha or follow @kcityteens on Instagram for the latest events, happenings, and giveaways for young people in the City of Karratha!  Remember to tag @kcityteens and #cityofkarratha #thebase #theyouthshed on your pics.

Indoor Play Area


During school holidays, The Youth Shed's Indoor Play Space will be open from 9am to 3pm EVERYDAY!
Once school starts, we will be open from 9am to 1pm EVERYDAY!
Don’t worry, PARTIES are still available in the afternoons, you just have to book in advance !

Indoor play area entry fees

AgeEntry Fee
Under 9 monthsFree
9 months to 2 years$7
2 years to 5 years$9
5 years to 12 years$11


Information for parents and carers

  • Please note The Youth Shed’s policy that the total supervision of children is the responsibility of a parent or carer.
  • For safety and hygiene reasons, a no socks, no play rule is enforced for all children and adults.
  • Long, light pants are recommended for use on the slides.

Plan your next party at The Youth Shed Indoor Play Area

The City of Karratha’s brand-new indoor play centre offers four different party options and play areas for children of all ages.

Download The Youth Shed's Party Packages brochure (PDF 1mb)



The Youth Shed cafe has a great selection of fresh, healthy food and hot and cold beverages.

Dedicated youth space

A dedicated youth space features in the other half of The Youth Shed and offers youth access to musical instruments, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge!
The Youth Shed drop in hours: Tuesday to Friday 3pm to 6pm, with fortnightly late night Fridays open until 10pm, contact 9186 8687 to confirm dates. 
The Base, Wickham hours: Tuesday 3-6pm,Wednesday @ the pool 3-6pm, Thursday 3-6pm, Friday 3-8pm, Saturday 11-14yrs 5-7:30pm & 15-18yrs 8pm-10pm

Performing arts area

The Youth Shed's performing arts area is fully-equipped with audio and visual equipment and is available for hire.  To book the facility, please contact The Youth Shed on 9186 8646.

Skate park

The skate park is available free-of-charge and good behaviour is expected by all users - no smoking or consumption of alcohol is permitted on the premises. 

For more information about The Youth Shed contact (08) 9186 8646 or email

Youth Development Engagement Plan

Download the Youth Development Engagement Plan (5mb)