An ideal space for teens looking to connect, have fun, relax, and hang the Youth Centre (YC) is free and open to local and visiting teens on a drop-in basis.
Facilities and activities
- Three rooms dedicated to skateboarding, video games (XBOX One and PS4), movies and music;
- Comfortable couches;
- A pool table;
- A ping pong table;
- Air hockey;
- A piano;
- Djembe drums;
- Art supplies;
- Board games;
- Mini ramp with skateboards and helmets to borrow; and
- A kitchen to whip up delicious treats or a simple cup of tea.
Wednesday: Teen Café 4 – 6 p.m. (summer) /fall and winter hours TBA. In collaboration with the Whistler Public Library – Youth Services, Teen Café features a fun and different event each week, including scavenger hunts, crafting, writing, geo-caching and lots more all taking place at The YC.
Fridays: 3:30 – 11 p.m.
Saturday: 6 – 10 p.m.
More details, plus a drop-in activity schedule for Fridays and Saturdays, can be found at whistleryouthcentre.com
Free tea and treats
Thanks to generous local sponsors including Purebread, The YC can curb your hunger until dinnertime with delicious teas and snacks on most Fridays and Saturdays (while supplies last).
Learn more about the generous grants and donations The YC received in 2016 from The Parent Advisory Committee at Whistler Secondary school, The Real Estate Association of Whistler and Purebread.
The Interact Club of Whistler
The Interact Club of Whistler is for youth ages 12 – 18. The group meets on specific Wednesdays during the school year. For more information check out the group’s Facebook page.
The rules at YC are simple
All local and visiting youth are asked to respect themselves, respect others and respect the space. Drugs and alcohol are strictly prohibited.
There are YC staff present when the centre is open. The staff are there to listen, hang out, play pool and connect youth to more specific help and resources if needed.
The YC has been operating for over 15 years and is a Resort Municipality of Whistler program.
Come on in! We’d love to meet you.