YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford

Site: Burlington - 500 Drury Lane - Lower Level - Underground Youth Centre

Service: Underground Youth Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-1140 ext 6263
Fax 905-681-8366
Website https://ymcahbb.ca/Programs/Youth-Engagement/Underground-Youth-Centre?location=9cac8546-d354-408c-806c-7f94c4424e30
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ymcahamiltonburlingtonbrantford
RSS RSS: feeds.feedburner.com/YMCAHBBNews
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ymcayouthctr
Primary Contact Paul Shelton, Program Coordinator, YMCA Employment & Training Services; Email: paul.shelton@ymcahbb.ca
Alternate Contact Christine VandeGraaf, General Manager, YMCA Employment & Training Services; Email: christine.vandegraaf@ymcahbb.ca
Site Information
Site Location Across from Burlington Central Arena
Located In Community Central Burlington
Address & Map
Ron Edwards Family YMCA
500 Drury Lane, Lower Level
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
 
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Mailing Address c/o Paul Shelton 
Ron Edwards YMCA 
500 Drury Lane 
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Youth Resource Drop In Centre
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2005
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers programs for recreation, employment, education and youth leadership 
* intended as a safe place for youth to hang out, where they are not judged, can talk and are respected  
* facility combines drop-in recreation with various youth-directed activities and access to information for referrals to community youth resources (food banks, group homes, counselling etc.) 
 
Activities include:  
* billiard table  
* computer access with Internet (Facebook, games, etc.)  
* table tennis  
* video games (PS4/PS3, WiiU and XBox 360 with Kinects)  
* Movies/Netflix 
 
Musical Program:  
* Sundays, for youth aged 13 to 19  
* acoustic, electric, bass guitars and synthesizers available for loan 
* free loan, no deposit required, up to one week at a time  
* optional free lessons and sessions also available  
* recording studio (free recording available)
Hours Free drop-in: Mon-Thu 4 pm-9 pm * Fri 4 pm-5 pm (ages 13-19), 5 pm-9:30 pm (ages 10-19) * Sat 3 pm-8 pm 
 
Music Program: Sun 2 pm-6 pm 
 
Ron Edwards Youth Night: Fri 5 pm-9:30 pm * free for members, $5 for non-members (gives access to entire YMCA) 
 
See website or Facebook for holiday and PA Day hours
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 19 year(s) 
 
Ron Edwards Youth Night Fri 5 pm-9:30 pm for ages 10 to 19
Application Contact for information.
Languages English
Fees None ; Except $ 5 for non-members on Ron Edwards Youth Night after 5 pm
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Music Instruction ; Musical Instruments ; Youth Centres
Other Details
Resources Information about community resources for youth * youth employment * education * volunteer opportunities

Agency Overview


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