Squamish Youth Resource Centre

Monday

Free meals every Monday. Youth help choose meals, cook and enjoy!

Tuesday

Join us after school
Free with snacks
Chance to win prizes!

Wednesday

Various out-trips to places in Squamish, Vancouver or Whistler
April 10 – Brennan Park Recreation Centre, Youth Night in the Gym

Friday

Introduction to Fitness Training with Mindfulness and Play
4-5pm
FREE
Storm Strenght Fitness, Squamish

Pro D Days

FREE rides to Whistler to ski or snowboard
Consent forms needed

A great way to grow up

This free meeting place in Squamish provides both a drop-in and structured program. The centre is for local teenagers 12-18 years old. Young adults between 19 and 24 years of age can also access some services. The Youth Resource Centre provides Squamish youth with:

  • A safe place to drop in and hang out
  • Someone to talk to
  • Planned daily activities — like games, meals, and out-trips
  • Free snacks
  • A pool table, fussball, ping pong and air hockey
  • Video Games (PS4, PS3, WII)
  • Bikes, scooters, skateboards, snowboards and skiis lending program
  • Recreational and cultural out-trips (retreats, movie theaters, aquariums, etc.)
  • Activities at Brennan Park Recreation Centre (skating, open gym nights, etc.)
  • Advocacy and support to access resources, services and information
  • Free shower facilities, clothes and hygiene products, condoms and pregnancy tests
  • Emergency food bank and access to food hampers through the local Food Bank
  • Stay turned for annual Youth Week events during the first week of May!
  • And so much more!

Convenient Location
1135 Carson Place, beside the skate park and behind Howe Sound Secondary

Great Hours
Monday to Friday
12 to 12:30 pm
3 to 7 pm

Interested in finding out more about our events or what we do each day? Check out our calendar !

“Everyone who uses the centre knows and understands that it is a safe place and the relationships between the youth workers and youth are well respected and that’s so important”

- Program participant

Now Accepting Donations!

Now Accepting Donations!

We are looking for new and used items in order to better serve the youth.

Items we are looking for:

  • Skateboards, Scooters, Bikes
  • Downhill Skiis
  • Board Games
  • Helmets (for all sports)
  • Winter Clothing (warm jackets, warm pants, etc.)
  • Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate

To donate or for any questions, please contact the Youth Centre Coordinator Caitlin Anderson at caitlin.anderson@sscs.ca or call 604-892-2207

Youth Centre Contact Information

1135 Carson Place, Squamish, British Columbia (see map)
Tel: 604 892 2207
Email: youth.centre@sscs.ca

Staff Contacts:
Caitlin Anderson, Youth Centre Coordinator: caitlin.anderson@sscs.ca, 604 892 2207
Karen Clarke, Manager of Outreach Services: karen.clarke@sscs.ca, 604 892 5796, ext 224

Find us on:

https://www.facebook.com/SquamishYouthResourceCentre/

https://www.instagram.com/squamishyouthworker/

The Squamish Youth Resource Centre is funded by the District of Squamish and supported by the Home Depot Canada Foundation

Calendar

Wed 24

Where to Wednesday?

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 26

LIFT

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 29

Where to Wednesday?

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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