Jack Young Centre (JYC)

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The Jack Young Centre (JYC) is a friendly, welcoming and accessible leisure centre for people over 50 and younger people with a disability. The purpose built facilities are fully accessible, offering a unique blend of programs, activities and services.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm, Saturday 9.00am-4.00pm


1 Orange Avenue

Salisbury SA 5108

Contact Info

Getting there

The Jack Young Centre is two minutes walk from the Salisbury Interchange. A number of bus and train routes service the Salisbury Interchange. A car park is available for members use. For further details and current timetable information please visit the Adelaide Metro website.

Weekly Program

A list of our programs with the dates and time can be found in the weekly program below. Don't hesitate to give us a call if you would like to know more about any particular program. 

2017 JYC Pine Lakes Weekly Program 

Jack's Café

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Lunch Menu

The Café at the Jack Young Centre serves nutritious, affordable and tasty meals for lunch Monday to Friday. We offer a wide range of freshly prepared meals including traditional home cooked style meals and deserts.

We offer a Soup of the week, Roast of the week and two weekly Chef’s Specials, plus a variety of daily meals. Our menu is seasonal, and accessible for dine in, take away or a frozen meal. Click on the link below to see our latest menu.

Jack's Café 2017 Autumn and Winter Menu

Lunch service is between 12 – 1pm.  All meals will need to be ordered before 11.00am daily (in person or by phone on 8406 8525). Please let the friendly volunteer know when you are booking your meal, what time you are attending the centre. Meals are available for dine in or take away.

Main meals are from $5.50 (or small meal available at $4.50), soup of the day $3.00, desserts $2.50.

Thursday night

Join us on Thursday evenings (4.30pm to 5.30pm) for a Schnitzel Night

Choose from chicken or beef schnitzel, with chips and salad from $5.50.
Choice of toppings include: gravy, mushroom sauce or garlic sauce. 

Choose a dessert from $2.50.

Saturday breakfast and lunch

Breakfast is available on Saturdays from 8.30am to 10.00am. No bookings required.

Breakfast Menu: 

A plate of bacon, fried egg, tomato and toast from $5.50
Two pieces of toast with vegemite or jam from $1.50
Tea or coffee also available for purchase.

Lunch is available on Saturdays at 12.00 noon. No bookings required

Lunch Menu: 

A choice of the daily special or Chicken/Beef Schnitzel or Fish and Chips from $5.50.
A choice of three desserts from $2.50.

Frozen Meal Service

A variety of frozen meals are available for purchase. Meals can be purchased during Centre opening hours.


Membership is open to people over the age of 50 and younger people with a disability. Membership gives you access to three of our Over 50's leisure centres.

  • Jack Young Centre - 1 Orange Ave, Salisbury
  • Para Hills Centre - Library Complex, Wilkinson Rd, Para Hills
  • Pine Lakes Centre - 16 Homestead Place, Parafield Gardens.

Our staff can also give you information about help at home through Home Assist and the Housing Support Program. This may include support with cleaning, shopping, home maintenance and modifications, gardening, social trips and transport.

Anyone aged 50-64 wishing to become a member can do so after they start attending one of our groups regularly.

Any members aged 65+ or younger with a disability support pension and regularly attending programs, can access subsidised meals.

The Membership period aligns with the financial year July - June each year and a yearly membership fee ($10) applies to those who attend programs at the centre.

Participants also pay a weekly participant fee of $3-$7 depending on the program.

The centre is set-up for independent people. Those requiring support / assistance to attend a group or use the facilities of the centre will need to bring a carer or support person with them. Agency workers referring a client to the centre need to liaise with the Coordinator Wellbeing Programs on 8406 8251 as early as possible as there is a set referral process.

Please note that you do not have to be a member to come in for meals for $7 or to access the frozen meals or take-away service for $8 at Jack's Café.