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Youth Center Hours

Post Date:11/17/2022 5:03 PM

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November 17, 2022

Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center Hours

The Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center, located at 600 South McClelland Street, is extending its hours of operation from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. from Monday, November 21st, through Wednesday, November 23rd. The free drop-in activities programmed during these dates include making treats, a basketball tournament, a handball tournament, and a “Friendsgiving” celebration for teens in grades 7 through 12.

Beginning on Thursday, December 1st, the Youth Center will open Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 8:00 p.m. In observation of the holidays, the Youth Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24th through Friday, November 25th, Monday, December 26th, and Monday, January 2nd.

In addition, the new Adult Fitness Center hours will change to Monday through Friday 8:00 to 1:30 p.m., effective Monday, November 28th.

The Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center is a safe and supervised setting where teens engage in recreational activities. Amenities include an arcade, an art studio, basketball courts, a computer lab, a fitness center, a movie room, musical instruments, and a photo booth. It is also the hub for many popular programs, including Girls Night In, Teen Treks, Teen Trails, the Great Mystery Series, and leadership clubs like Full STEAM Ahead and Key Club. Membership is free for teens ages 12 through 18 and attending grades 7 through 12.

The McClelland Street Market, within the Youth Center, offers a variety of hot and pre-packaged foods for purchase from 8:00 a.m. to closing.

Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.


Department:                            Recreation and Parks
Contact Person:                     Dennis Smitherman, Recreation Services Manager
Telephone Number:
                (805) 925-0951 ext. 2263
E-mail Address:              


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