THE Granville Youth and Community Recreation Centre celebrated its 10th birthday on Saturday.
The centre has played a key role in supporting the growth and development of the local community, especially young people in the Granville area.
"Over the past 10 years, the centre has run many youth and community programs that align with the principals of educate, engage, encourage and entertain," Parramatta lord mayor John Chedid said.
"Some of the centre's successful programs include youth crime prevention program Suspended and youth engagement program, Brotherhood & Sistahood."
The centre was opened as a central meeting point for all community activities in the Granville area, and to provide a supportive environment to enhance the cultural and social development of the general community.
The centre offers a variety of services. Programs available at the centre include information technology and TAFE outreach courses, outdoor recreation and resources for local community groups and their families.
Facilities include a computer laboratory, a band room, activity space and meeting rooms.