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.

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Note: Regular drop in hours will not be taking place during National Youth Week Events

Indoor Play Centre

During school holidays, The Youth Shed's Indoor Play Centre will be open from 9am-5pm EVERYDAY! During school terms, it is open from 9am-12pm and 2-5pm on weekdays and 9am-5pm on weekends! Please call 9186 8647 for enquiries. 

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 Indoor Play Centre offers different party options and play areas for children of all ages. Please call 9186 8647 to enquire or book a party.

Download The Youth Shed's Party Packages brochure (PDF 3.1mb) 

Download the Laser Tag Private Parties poster (PDF 0.2mb)

Laser Tag Monthly Parties - stay tuned for May and June dates!



The Indoor Play Centre cafe has a selection of fresh, healthy food, cakes, hot and cold beverages. Come enjoy your morning coffee with us! Please call 9186 8647 for enquiries.


Dedicated youth space

A dedicated youth space for 11-18 year olds offers youth access to musical instruments, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge! Check out our posters to see what’s on. For more info, please call 9186 8687. 

The Youth Shed drop-in hours: Tesday to Thursday 3pm to 6pm, Fridays fortnightly 3-8pm & 3-10pm, contact 9186 8687 for more information. 


Hiring and booking the Youth Space

The Youth Shed's youth space 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 or fill in the Casual Venue Hire form and email it to Please note that the set-up and pack-down of the youth space is the hirer’s responsibility.


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)