Youth Programs

Whether you are looking to learn a new skill, gain volunteer experience, or just hang out with friends, City Centre has something for you. Check out our different youth programs below!

Registered Programs

See our Seasonal Guide for current program offerings, times, and fees.

Looking to sign up for a specific program? Join us for a wide range of registered classes for preteens and youth, such as Spin, Hip Hop, Workshops, and more! Whether you are curious about our full offerings or just browsing, take a look at our Seasonal Guide!

Registered Visits

City Centre offers free programs throughout the week! Registration is required. Please click below for links to the registration page.

Registration each week begins at 6:00am online or 8:30am by phone on the Monday the week prior.

Study Visits

Looking for a place to study? Register now! Each visit includes access to City of Richmond public wifi and a power outlet.

Ages: 13-21 yrs

Thursdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Fridays 6:15pm – 7:45pm

Fee: FREE!

Friday Hangouts 

Come hang out with us! Especially if you like games, out trips, and cooking, there’s something for everyone!

Begins January 15, 2021

Ages: 13-18 yrs

Fridays 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Fee: FREE!


Winter 2021

EDM Spin – Single Sessions

Improve strength and build cardio in this high-intensity workout set to electronic dance music. Registration Required.

Wednesdays: 6:45pm – 7:30pm

Ages 16 – 24

Cost: $7.45 / Session

Event IDDate
58451February 10, 2021
58454February 17, 2021
58456February 24, 2021
58459March 3, 2021
58461March 10, 2021
58463March 17, 2021
58465March 24, 2021
58466March 31, 2021
Hip Hop (13 – 18) – Single Sessions

Move to the newest beats in these easy-going and social sessions. Registration Required.

Wednesdays: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost: $7.50 / Session

Ages: 13 – 18

Event IDDate
57540Jan 13, 2021
58167Jan 20, 2021
58170Jan 27, 2021
58174Feb 3, 2021
58176Feb 10, 2021
58177Feb 17, 2021
58179Feb 24, 2021
58180Mar 3, 2021
58182Mar 10, 2021
58186Mar 17, 2021
58188Mar 24, 2021
58189Mar 31, 2021
Hip Hop (16 – 24) – Single Sessions

Move to the newest beats in these easy-going and social sessions. Registration required.

Tuesdays: 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Cost: $7.50 / Session

Ages: 16 – 24

Event IDDate
58151Feb 9, 2021
58152Feb 16, 2021
58157Feb 23, 2021
58153Mar 2, 2021
58159Mar 16, 2021
58162Mar 23, 2021
58163Mar 30, 2021
Make-Up Artistry

Find inspiration in these all genders sessions that include in-class demos and instructions that cover foundational techniques, skin care options and application tools. Make-up supplies required for each session.

Thursdays: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Ages 11 – 16

Cost: $47.50 / 4 sessions

Event IDDates
55920January 21 – February 11, 2021
Study Skills Workshop – Online

Fine-tune study habits and techniques with the help of a university student and get ready for post-secondary studies.

Ages 13 – 18

Cost: $8.25

Event IDDate
55990February 1, 2021
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Practice Interview Skills Workshop – Online

Learn interview skills and tips and tricks that include good posture, eye contact and how to highlight relevant experience to a potential employer.

Ages 13 – 18

Cost: $8.50

Event IDDate
56090February 24, 2021
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Academic Writing Workshop – Online

Improve writing structure, phrasing and grammar in these sessions focused on overcoming obstacles and enhancing writing skills.

Ages 13 – 18

Cost: $11.00

Event IDDate
56084January 18, 2021
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Science With Data – Online

Interested in computer science, statistics, or engineering as a future career? Explore trends, statistics and the world of data science in this interactive project-based program. Learn to use Excel and Google Sheets to make creative and visual data projects.

Ages: 14 – 18

Time: 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Event IDDatesSessionsCost
57299Jan 15 – Feb 5, 20214$22.00
57300Feb 12 – Mar 12, 20215$27.50
Video Game Design: Level 1 – Online

Learn key gaming concepts while developing projects like racing games, and mazes using coding and computer science skills. This program will be using the Unity platform for projects.

Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Ages 13-18

Cost: $66.00

Event IDDates
55971Jan 19 – Feb 16, 2021
Introduction to Streaming – Online

Learn to safely use Twitch, OBS, overlays and scenes to set-up, create and share streams.

Ages 13 – 18

Cost: $11.00

Event IDDate
57326January 23, 2021
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Online Drop-ins

AllWays

If you are looking to meet new friends, hang out, and also talk about gender, diversity, and acceptance, then join us for AllWays!

Mondays | 4:00-6:00pm

On Zoom! Please email Marco at myip@richmond.ca for the zoom link.

Youth Leadership

Are you looking for a unique, dynamic, and challenging volunteer opportunity? Check out our youth leadership teams! Not only will you earn volunteer hours, but also valuable leadership, event coordination, and group facilitation skills.


Youth Scholarship

Our youth scholarship honours a student graduating high school who has significantly contributed to City Centre Community Centre’s programs and the community.

Generally, scholarships between $250 and $750 are awarded depending on the number of qualified candidates each school year. The Award must be used toward further education, although not necessarily a traditional post-secondary institution.

Requirements

  • Graduating from any high school in Richmond in June
  • 50 – 70 hours working/volunteering with City Centre Community Centre
  • Involved in extracurricular activities at City Centre throughout high school
  • Post-secondary education plans in the next school year
  • Positive role model for peers
  • Proven experience(s) of demonstrated leadership at City Centre and outside of City Centre (at school or in community). 
  • Completion of an application form and short essay

Applications have now closed for the 2020 Youth Scholarship.


Just Like You – Youth Magazine

Just Like You is a youth created magazine, dedicated to other youth and for those who value youth. Our goal is to educate through the perspectives of LGBTQ2S youth by showcasing their written stories and artwork.

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    Alert: In response to COVID-19, City Centre Community Centre is temporarily open to pre-registered participants only. Registration is now open for Fitness Centre Registered Visits and indoor and online programs. Learn More