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Come hang out with our YEGYouth staff in one of our City of Edmonton Recreation Centres and Community Drop-In locations during the dates and times listed below. We will be offering a hang out space, gym time, board games, arts and crafts and more.  This is a free drop-in program for youth ages 13-17. 

Programs begin the week of September 10, 2018 and continue till mid June 2019, with a short winter break in December 2018 and January 2019. 

Mondays, 5-8pm - The Meadows Recreation Centre

Join us at the Meadows Community Recreation Centre for games in the gym, arts and crafts, and a light snack. YEGyouth at the Meadows Community Recreation Centre aims to provide an inclusive space for youth to hang out with our leaders, and enjoy the recreation centre in ways that they may not have experienced before.

When: Mondays from 5-8pm
Where: 5-6pm: West Gym,
6-8pm: Multipurpose Room 207
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 17, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 28, 2019

Mondays, 5-8pm - St. Francis Xavier Sports Centre

Check out one of our West Programs at St. Francis Xavier Sports Centre. At this location we play lots of gym games including badminton, basketball and soccer. If we get tired of playing sports, we make our way over to the Bill Hunter Arena Meeting Room where we play video games, hang out or make some art and enjoy a light snack.

When: Mondays from 5-8pm
Where: 5-6pm: Gym,
6-8pm: Bill Hunter Arena Meeting Room
Cost: Free

Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 17, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 28, 2019

Tuesdays, 6-9pm - Lee Ridge Community Centre

Our program at Lee Ridge starts off in the Community Centre, where we enjoy a light snack, play board games, hang out and do art projects. We head over to the Lee Ridge School Gymnasium for the last hour of programming to blow off some steam on the court.

When: Tuesdays from 6-9pm
Where: 6-8pm: Lee Ridge Community Centre,
8-9pm: Lee Ridge School Gym
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 18, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 29, 2019

Tuesdays, 6-9pm - Cardinal Leger

If you enjoy basketball, check out our program at Cardinal Leger Junior High School! Join us at Cardinal Leger to hang out, have a light snack and take the opportunity to tell our leaders what you want to see happen at this program. We always have a good time at Cardinal Leger and invite you all to come hang out and see for yourselves why this is one of our most popular locations.

When: Tuesdays from 6-9pm
Where: Cardinal Leger Junior High School
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 18, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 29, 2019

Wednesdays, 4:15-7:15pm - Terwillegar Recreation Centre

Join us at our South West Location in Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre. This hub for activities is utilised by our program to offer unique experiences for youth that they may not have been exposed to before. You can expect conversations around current events and sports news, gym games like soccer or badminton, video games and art activities.

When: Wednesdays from 4:15-7:15pm
Where: 4:15-5:15pm: Gym,
5:15-7:15pm: Multipurpose Room 7
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 19, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 30, 2019

Wednesdays, 5-8pm - Clareview Recreation Centre

We take advantage of all that this beautiful facility has to offer on Wednesday nights! Join us for some games in the gym, a light snack and fun conversations each week. Not only do our leaders plan some great activities in the gym, they also offer some great opportunities to try new art projects, board games and much more.

When: Wednesday from 5-8pm
Where: 5-7pm: Multipurpose Room 11,
7-8pm: Gym
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 19, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 30, 2019

Thursdays, 5:30-8:30pm - Lois Hole (Callingwood) Library

This location offers a unique experience that only a library can provide. And no, we are not just talking about a quiet study space. Our leaders plan some art projects, play board games and enlist the expertise of the Library staff to build capacity on the computers. Typically, you can find our staff in the programming room and sometimes outside at the park.

When: Thursdays from 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Programming Room
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 20, 2018
Terrarium Making - During Programming Hours - January 31, 2019

Thursdays, 6-9pm - Abbottsfield Recreation Centre

Abbottsfield Recreation Centre (ARC) is a hub for loads of amazing community programming, and YEGYouth is one of those many great programs! Basketball, floor hockey, and dodgeball are just a few of the activities that you can expect to see at program. Our leaders also provide a light snack while discussing relevant current events or sports news.

When: Thursdays from 6-9pm
Where: Gymnasium
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 20, 2018
Terrarium Making - January 31, 2019

Fridays, 5-8pm - Mill Woods Recreation Centre

YEGYouth provides a safe space for youth to enjoy the Mill Woods Community Recreation Centre and all that it has to offer. At this location, we cook, play games in the studio spaces and hang out in the coach room upstairs. Just because there is no gymnasium space doesn't mean we won't work up a sweat dancing, swimming and much more!

When: Fridays from 5-8pm
Where: 5-6pm: Multipurpose Room 201,
6-8pm: Multipurpose Room 302
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 21, 2018
Terrarium Making - February 1, 2019

Fridays, 5-8pm - Commonwealth Recreation Centre

This location is not only home to the Edmonton Eskimos CFL team, but also to our YEGYouth program on Friday nights! From swimming, to basketball in the gym and soccer in the field house, we utilize all corners of the community recreation centre. Join us for a light snack, sports and art activities inspired by your current interests. 

When: Fridays from 5-8pm
Where: 5-6pm: West Gym,
6-8pm: Multipurpose Room 4
Cost: Free

Notable Upcoming Activities:
Gingerbread House Making - December 21, 2018
Terrarium Making - February 1, 2019

Mondays & Wednesdays, 4-7pm - 124 Street Youth Program

The YEGyouth 124 Street Youth Drop-In Program is a community partnership initiative between the 124 Street Drop-In Association and the City. This youth-driven program provides a positive, fun and skill-building environment for Inglewood, Westmount, Prince Charles and other surrounding areas. This program runs twice a week at the Inglewood Elementary School, where staff utilize the gymnasium, outdoor basketball court and cafeteria for programming.

When: Mondays & Wednesday 4-7pm
Where: Inglewood Elementary School (11515 127 Street)
Cost: Free

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