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.
The Flipside Drop-in Hours September 8, 2017 - June 29, 2018
- Monday to Friday 3-5pm Afterschool Drop-in
- Tuesday 6-8pm Girls Group
- Friday 7-10pm Evening Drop-in
Come party with us at The Flipside Youth Centre!
Enjoy playing ping-pong, pool and foosball. Watch Netflix on our big screen TV or play WiiU and XBox 360 on our second large TV! The stereo system and Block Rocker fill the space with lights and your music. Prepare a snack in our kitchenette to eat in our comfy living room or out on the patio. Grab a basketball and shoot some hoops or engage in crafts at our Creation Station. Our friendly staff ensure a safe space where you and your friends can do it all! Call 250-475-5462 or email email@example.com for more information. Plus, The Flipside can be rented for birthdays and events! Call 250-475-5400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability.
Testimony: From a youth participant
- “Learn all kinds of tricks for cooking and baking, different arts and crafts and different social skills.”
- “Everybody at Flipside can always keep you laughing and having a good time.”
- “I love Flipside it’s like a second home.”
The Backdoor Drop-in Hours September 2017 - June 2018
- Tuesdays 6-8pm Girls group
- Wednesdays 7-9pm LGBTQ2 Drop In
- Thursdays 7:45am - 845am FUEL Breakfast Program
- Fridays 11:20am - 11:50 am Lunch Drop In
- Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 3-5pm Drop In
- Fridays 5-7pm Dinner Drop In
Upside Teen Centre Fall 2017 Schedule
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 3:30-5:30pm After School Drop In
Tuesdays 3:30-6pm Arts Drop In
Tuesdays 6-8pm Girls Drop In
2nd Wednesday of the month 7-9pm Gender Spectacular Family Support Drop In
Every other Wednesday 5:30-7pm Saanich Youth Council
Thursdays 12:30-3:30pm Seniors Drop In
Thursdays (Nov. 30-Dec. 21) 6-8pm Youth Film Making
Fridays 5:30-10pm Two-Spirit, Trans, Queer and Allied Youth Drop In
Saturdays 10:15-11:30am Toastmasters for Youth
Upside Teen Centre is CLOSED December 25 - January 7, re-opening January 8, 2018.
If you have any questions please contact Alana Goddard at 250-475-7624 or email@example.com.