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 2016 - June 2017

  • Monday and Friday 3-5pm  After-school hang-out 
  • Tuesday 3-5pm  Sports on the court
  • Tuesday 6-8pm  Girls group
  • Wednesday 3-5pm  Wheel riders
  • Thursday 3-5pm  Dance club
  • Thursday 6-8pm  Strategy games
  • Friday 7-10pm  Night 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 Hours September 2016 - June 2017

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30-5:30pm  After-school drop-in 
  • Tuesday 3:30-6pm  Youth Arts Experiment
  • Tuesday 6-8pm  Girls group
  • Wednesday (every other) 5:30-7pm  Saanich Youth Council
  • Third Wednesday of every month 6:30-8:30pm Families of gender diverse youth support group
  • Thursday 4-6pm Youth Performance Arts Collective
  • Thursday (every other) 6-7:30pm Youth film project team
  • Friday 5:30-10pm  2-Spirit/Trans/Queer youth dinner and drop-In (13-18yrs)