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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. 

Fall, Winter and Spring programs run from September 10, 2018 to June 14, 2019. Summer programs begin July 2, and finish  August 22, 2019. Fall 2019 locations will be announced in late June. 

Summer Programs 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. This summer, from noon-4:30pm, you will find our leaders hanging out in and around the recreation centre, ready to answer any questions about the program and hang out with you before the program begins.

When: Mondays, 5-8pm
Where: 5-6pm: Gym,
6-8pm: bleachers
Cost: Free

Mondays, 5-8pm — The Meadows Community 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. This summer, from noon-4:30pm, you will find our leaders hanging out in and around the recreation centre, ready to answer any questions about the program and hang out with you before the program begins.

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

Tuesdays, 2:30-8pm — 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 in this program. Our leaders also provide a light snack while discussing relevant current events or sports news.

When: Tuesdays, 2:30-8pm
(leaders will take a 30-minute break for lunch at 4:30pm)
Where: Gymnasium
Cost: Free

Tuesdays, 2:30-8pm — Lois Hole (Callingwood) Library

This location offers a unique experience that only a library can provide. And no, we are not talking about just 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 outside at the park or in the field.

When: Tuesdays, 2:30-8pm
Where: Programming Room
Cost: Free

Wednesdays, 5-8pm — Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

Join us at our southwest location in Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre. This hub for activities is used 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. This summer, from noon-4:30pm, you will find our leaders hanging out in and around the recreation centre ready to answer any questions about the program and hang out with you before the program begins.

When: Wednesdays, 5- 8pm
Where: 5-7pm: MPR 6,
7-8pm: Gym 3
Cost: Free

Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30pm — Clareview Community 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. This summer, from 12:30-4:30pm, you will find our leaders hanging out in and around the recreation centre ready to answer any questions about the program and hang out with you before the program begins.

When: Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30pm
Where: 5:30-7:30pm: Multipurpose Room 6,
7:30-8:30pm: Gym 3
Cost: Free

Fridays, 5-8pm — Commonwealth Community 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. This summer, from noon-4:30pm, you will find our leaders hanging out in and around the recreation centre ready to answer any questions about the program and hang out with you before the program begins.

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

This program will not be run on August 9, 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 is 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 does not mean that we do not work up a sweat dancing, swimming and much more! This summer, from noon-4:30pm, you will find our leaders hanging out in and around the recreation centre ready to answer any questions about the program and hang out with you before the program begins.

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

Fall, Winter, and Spring Programs

Mondays, 5-8pm — Castle Downs Park Pavilion

Join us at our new Castle Downs Park Pavilion program for games, arts and crafts, and a light snack. YEGYouth at the Castle Downs Park Pavilion aims to gather youth in their community to hang out and enjoy programming closer to home. 

When: Mondays, 5-8pm
Where: Multipurpose Room 2
Cost: Free

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

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

Tuesdays, 6-9pm — Dr. Lila Fahlman School

Join us at Dr. Lila Fahlman School, where we enjoy a light snack, play board games and hang out and do art projects. Our program will take place in the School Gymnasium, so there will be plenty of time to blow off some steam on the court playing basketball or other fun sports.

When: Tuesdays, 6-9pm
Where: Dr. Lila Fahlman School Gymnasium
Cost: Free

Tuesdays, 6-9pm — Cardinal Leger Junior High School

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, 6-9pm
Where: Cardinal Leger Junior High School
Cost: Free

This program will not be run on March 26, 2019.

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

Join us at our southwest location in Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre. This hub for activities is used 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, 4:15-7:15pm
Where: 4:15-5:15pm: Gym,
5:15-7:15pm: Multipurpose Room 7
Cost: Free

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: Wednesdays, 5-8pm
Where: 5-7pm: Multipurpose Room 11,
7-8pm: Gym
Cost: Free

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, 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Programming Room
Cost: Free

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, 6-9pm
Where: Gymnasium
Cost: Free

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

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 use all corners of the community recreation centre. Join us for a light snack, sports and art activities inspired by your current interests. 

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

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 use the gymnasium, outdoor basketball court and cafeteria for programming.

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

The program will not be run on March 25 and March 27, 2019. 

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