Young Men’s Program- Carlton

What can you expect?

The Young Men’s program provides spaces for male-identifying people to play sports, create music, and connect with their peers and The Drum staff for support. The program targets young men aged 12 – 25 from public housing estates; however, all young men are welcome to attend. The Young Men’s team provides well-being check-ins and various supports to all attendees. Contact 03 96636733 or email

How to get there

YMCA Carlton Baths is located at 216/248 Rathdowne Street in Carlton. Let the YMCA staff know you’re with the drum and they’ll point you in the right direction.

Get there by PT:

  • Buses 250 and 251 stop outside Carlton Baths.
  • Bus 546 stops around the corner on Alexandra Parade, a 3 minute walk away.
  • Tram 1 or 8 takes you to Stop 113 Lytton Street/Lygon Street, a 5 minute walk away.
  • Buses 200 and 207 stop on the corner of Johnston and Rathdowne Streets, a 7 minute walk away.

Consent/Registration Form

If you are under 16, you will need a parent, guardian or carer to sign the form. If you are over 16, you can complete the form yourself.

Head over to our resource section to download the registration form and bring it with you to our program! Or, you can turn up and get a paper form from one of our Youth Development Practitioners.

Young Men’s Program- Carlton is proudly funded by the City of Melbourne

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