Be Active, Learn & Connect
NVRC provides great ways for youth to be active, learn new things and connect with others through various drop-in activities at youth centres, registered programs, drop-in sports and volunteering opportunities.
NVRC works together with local community organizations, Capilano Community Services, Parkgate Community Services and North Shore Neighbourhood House, who offer youth outreach, variety of programs, events and activities for pre-teens and youth across North Vancouver.
From drop-in activities at youth centres and connections with youth outreach workers to drop-in sports and volunteering, NVRC provides great ways for youth to be active, learn new things and connect with others.
NVRC offers a number of drop-in sports, personal development, sports, and arts programs for youth aged 10 to 18yrs.
NVRC Youth Advisory Committees
Grades 8 to 12
Make a positive difference to the community for youth by youth! Learn how to plan special events and services for the community. Have your say on NVRC youth programs and services. Excellent volunteer experience and meetings are 1 hr weekly after school at Delbrook or Harry Jerome Recreation Centre.
First Aid Babysitter Training 11yrs+
Leadership – CPR, Red Cross & More!
Swim Instructor & Lifeguard & Children’s Program Instructor
Volunteer Opportunities – Get Involved!
Come Hang Out With Us!
Looking for a safe, relaxed place to hang out?
Drop in to your local Youth Centre for FREE. You can meet friends there, play games (Nintendo, PS2, basketball, pool, fooz ball and more), or join in some of our planned activities. Looking for something different to do? Find out about our programs and drop-in activities. Just check out the list of Youth Centres below for locations and hours. Some Youth Centres also have pre-teen only nights - check them out!
|Location||Day / Hours||Contact|
Delbrook Youth Centre
Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
Meet friends, play pool, table tennis, fooseball, video games, board games, music, food, special events and much more! Must sign in, ABSOLUTELY FREE!
Summer: June 28 - Aug 31
Fri 4:00 - 9:00pm (11-16yrs)
Sat 5:00 – 9:00pm (11-16yrs)
Fall: Sep 6 - Dec 28
Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00pm (Grades 5 to 7) begins Sep 26
Fridays 4:00 - 9:00pm (Grades 7 to 13)
Saturdays 5:00 - 9:00pm (Grades 7 to 13)
View the September Activity Schedule
Youth Centre: 604-983-6301
Front Desk: 604-983-6530
|Lonsdale Youth Lounge
Harry Jerome Centre
123 East 23rd Street
A place to drop in, hang out and have fun! A variety of activities offered such as arts, science experiments, gym activities, videogames, pool table, ping pong and more! Free drop-in includes free snacks!
Tue 6:00 - 9:00pm (grades 5-10)
Thu 6:00 - 9:00pm (grades 5-10)
Fri 6:00 - 9:30pm (grades 7-12)
View the October Activity Schedule
Youth Centre Office: 604-983-6407
Front Desk: 604-983-6402
|Location||Day / Hours||Contact|
|John Braithwaite Youth Centre
145 West 1st Street
Mon - Closed
Tue - 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Pre-teen Drop-in & 6:00pm - 9:00pm Youth Centre
Wed - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri - 6:00pm - 10:00pm - Movies, music and games night / 7:00pm - 10:00pm Free basketball drop-in
Sat - 6:00pm - 10:00pm - Youth Centre / 7:00pm - 10:00pm Free basketball drop-in
Sun - Closed
|Lynn Valley Centre
3590 Mountain Hwy.
Wed 3:00 - 5:00 pm (school year only)
|North Shore Neighbourhood House
225 E 2nd Street
|Pre-teen Clubhouse 10-12yrs
Fri 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Norvan Boys & Girls Club
Tu / Th 6:00 - 9:00 pm (grade 5 - 7)
Parkgate Youth Centre
|Visit website for complete schedule*||604-983-6358|
|Seycove Youth Centre
1204 Caledonia Avenue
|Tuesday and Thursday school lunch hour drop-in (Sept to June)||604-903-3666 ext.276|
Available Almost Anywhere, Anytime
When you need someone to talk to, Youth Outreach Workers are there. Youth Outreach workers will meet you almost anywhere, almost anytime.
Youth outreach workers from North Shore Neighbourhood House, Parkgate Community Services Society and Capilano Community Services can help you:
- Work through problems
- Take charge of your life
- Accomplish your dreams
- Learn skills to help you at school, work and home.
When you don't know where to turn, give us a call...
Capilano/Norgate/Delbrook (Capilano Community Services)
City of North Vancouver Youth Outreach Workers (North Shore Neighbourhood House)
|Ayesha S.||Family Support Worker - Young Parents Program||604-258-8539|
|Dave H.||Youth Services Manager||604-987-8138|
|Kyle M.||Youth Centre Coordinator||604868-7065|
|Alice N.||Pre-teen Outreach||604-258-8750|
Deep Cove/Seymour (Parkgate Community Services)
|Dale||Youth Services Supervisor||604-783-8053|
|Natasha||Youth Centre Coordinator||604-783-5754|