Youth Centres and Skateboard Program open for the summer on Monday, July 5, 2021

The City’s summer youth centres open for the season on Monday, July 5, 2021.  All youth, ages 14 to 16, are invited to drop in for sports and activities or hang out with friends in a friendly environment supervised by fun, qualified leaders.

Youth centres are free to attend.  Unless otherwise stated, hours of operation are Monday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. until August 19, 2021 (closed Monday, August 2, 2021).

Youth Centre Locations:

  • Confederation - Confederation Park School (3555 John A. Macdonald Road)
  • Dundonald - St. Peter Elementary (202 Sumner Crescent)
  • Forest Grove - St. Volodymyr School (302 Kellough Road)
  • Silverwood – Brownell School (274 Russell Road)

MÈ TA WÈ TÀN Youth Centres:

  • Pleasant Hill - St. Mary Wellness & Education Centre  (327 Avenue N South) 
  • Holiday Park - St. John School (1205 Avenue N South) 
  • Westmount - Westmount School (411 Avenue J North) 
     

Special Focus Youth Centres:
An opportunity to express yourself with unique art projects, music, and theatre.

  • Nutana (Arts Only) - Albert Community Centre (610 Clarence Avenue South)
    Monday to Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
     
  • Lakeview  (Sports Only) - Lakewood Civic Centre (1635 McKercher Drive)
    Monday to Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday 1:30 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Travelling Sports Van: 
Youth are invited to participate in a variety of sports and activities with our skilled leaders who travel to different sites each day. Equipment is provided. The program runs from Tuesday, July 5 to Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Leaders are at the following locations at these hours:

  • Kelsey Woodlawn (Dr. J Valens Park)
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Cosmo Civic Centre Outdoor Court (behind Cosmo Civic Centre) 
    Monday from 3:00 p.m.to 7:00 p.m.
  • Briarwood Basketball Court (Briarwood Park) 
    Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Forest Grove Basketball Court (Les Kerr Park) 
    Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Riversdale Outdoor Basketball Court (Optimist Park) 
    Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Skateboard Program:
Youth are also invited to practise boarding with our skilled skateboard leaders who travel to different sites each day.  Equipment is provided or you can bring your own deck.  Program runs from Tuesday, July 5 to Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Skateboard leaders are at the following locations at these hours:

  • Charlottetown Park (behind Cosmo Civic Centre)
    Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Lions Skate Park (Victoria Park - beside Riversdale Pool)
    Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Forest Park (adjacent to Centennial High School)
    Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Umea Park (behind Lawson Civic Centre off Pinehouse Drive)
    Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • W.W. Ashley Park (beside Lathey Pool)
    Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Skateboard sites are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  For more information, please call 306-975-3378 or visit www.saskatoon.ca/skateboard.

The following guidelines are in place to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, while visiting a youth centre.

  • Do not visit the play program if you are sick.
  • Stay 2 metres apart at all times from those not in your group. 
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before and after visiting the play program.
  • A non-medical face make is required inside the youth centre until restrictions are lifted on July 11.
  • The youth centres will have designated play time periods.

Visit saskatoon.ca/youthcentres for more information.