Teen Centres

Supervised free fun (10-18 years)

Saanich runs three teen centres: The Flipside at G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, The Backdoor at Gordon Head Recreation Centre and The Upside at Saanich Commonwealth Place. Each centre offers drop-in programs as well as groups and special activities.

Teen centres are open to everyone! People of all genders, sexualities, bodies, ancestries, cultures, and abilities are welcome. See schedule below for specific drop-in hours. 

Teens playing at a pool table

The Flipside Drop-in Hours September 8, 2017 - June 29, 2018 

  • Monday & Friday 3-5pm Afterschool Drop-in
  • Tuesday 3-5pm Sports on the Court
  • Tuesday 6-8pm Girls Group
  • Wednesday 3-5pm Wheel Riders
  • Friday 7-10pm  Evening Drop-in


The Backdoor Drop-in Hours September 2016 - June 2017

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12-1pm  Lunch hour drop-in 
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3-5pm  After-school hang-out
  • Tuesday 6-8pm  Girls group
  • Friday 5-7pm  Evening drop-in


The Upside Drop-in Summer Hours (July and August 2017)

  • Friday 5:30-10pm  2-Spirit/Trans/Queer youth dinner and drop-In (13-18yrs)