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Okotoks Youth Centre

Okotoks Recreation Centre
99 Okotoks Drive
Okotoks Youth Centre 403-938-8945
Email: oyc@okotoks.ca
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The Okotoks Youth Centre is located in the basement of the Okotoks Recreation Centre, across from the skate park.

Welcome to the Okotoks Youth Centre, a youth-friendly facility for youth aged 12-18 (teens aged 18 are welcome until they graduate Grade 12). The Youth Centre is located on the lower level of the Okotoks Recreation Centre, adjacent to the skate park. The Youth Centre has been equipped specifically for youth with a TV lounge that has a flat screen TV and playstation 3 gaming console, a kitchen with snacks and beverages to purchase, a homework area with computers and workstations, and a multi-purpose area for games, programs, and activities. The OYC is a safe environment and is supervised by trained, responsible staff on-site during all operational hours.
 
 
Some of the things we have to offer:
  • Pool
  • Foosball
  • Movie Nights
  • Facebook
  • Computers
  • Concession Stand
  • Play Station 3
Monthly Event Calendars
Check out the Youth Centre events on our Facebook page, or by following this link.
 
Each month is jam-packed with fun activities to participate in! The OYC regularly hosts movie nights, PSIII competitions, DDR Dance-offs, arts and crafts projects and other fun filled activities. Stay tuned to learn more about our Easter, Youth Week and summer activities. There are some great events and activities planned! The monthly events calendar will also be posted at the Youth Centre so check out the various competitions, movie nights, and themed events scheduled all year long.

Friday Night Teen Night
Check out the Friday Night Teen Nights! The Youth Centre will be open from 6-11pm and will be free-of-charge as usual. Access to the Gymnasium and Pool will begin at 8pm and cost $2. Snacks will be available for purchase at the Youth Centre Concession.
All teen's that wish to come to Friday Teen Night must now carry their Teen Night Identification Card with them at all times. To get your FTN ID Card, please bring in a current piece of picture ID with you to Client Services, ensure your contact information is up to date and get your picture taken. Lost or stolen cards can be replaced by the owner for $5. Teens must be able to present their FTN ID card to Okotoks Recreation Centre Staff each Friday night prior to admintance into the building.

Leave Your Mark
Do you have an artistic side that you would like to express? The Youth Centre Mural Project allows you to show off that talent by providing you the opportunity to paint a piece of art that will be hung in the Youth Centre for everyone to see. Pre-Registration is required and can be done over Net Reg (at the link below). This program is FREE! 
 
Youth Programs
Youth programs can be viewed at Net Reg.
 
Leadership Opportunities

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)
Have a say in what happens at the Okotoks Youth Centre. We are looking for enthusiastic youth to sit on the Advisory Committee. There are opportunities for event and program planning, fundraising and volunteering! We are looking to revamp our logo and start a blog, there is something for everybody. 

Volunteer Opportunities
Are you looking to help out? Come in and volunteer during our weekly scheduled Tween Time for 8 – 11 year olds and/or special events that happen year round. Give back to your community by helping out at the Okotoks Youth Centre!

Peer Tutoring
The Peer Tutoring Program is for junior and senior high students who would benefit from some extra help with a difficult subject. We are looking for senior high students to tutor junior high students in areas where they need additional help. If you are interested in making someone’s school year more successful or to acquire volunteer hours then contact the Okotoks Youth Centre to become a tutor today!
Youth Centre Hours

Interactive Drop In Recreation Schedule

Check out the NEW Drop-in Recreation Schedule for the latest Youth Centre hours and Teen Night Activities.

With this interactive schedule you can also find swimming, skating, shinny, gymnasium, fitness, and aqua fitness schedules. Plus the online calendar gives you Natural High Fitness Centre hours, as well as the hours for the Walking Track at Pason Centennial Arena.

Click here for the Youth Centre activities and hours.