What is Parkgate Youth Services?
The Parkgate Community Services Society is contracted by the District of North Vancouver to provide youth services to the communities of Deep Cove and East Seymour. The Youth Services team consists of a Youth Services Manager, two Youth Outreach Workers, a Youth Centre Coordinator, and a larger team of Youth Services Leaders, Youth Services Assistants, and volunteers. The Youth Services team is further supported by the administrative organization of Parkgate Community Services Society.
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What happens at the Youth Centre?
The Youth Centre at Parkgate Community Centre is a safe space for youth to chill. Free food is available at almost all drop-ins. Facilities include a large screen TV, Wii, PS3, pool table, foosball, air hockey, board games and access to a gymnasium with various sporting equipment. Drop-ins also feature movies, art and crafting materials, climbing wall opportunities and more. To see what is happening, check out the Youth Centre page and Youth Events Calendar.
Who goes to the Youth Centre?
Youth from ages 11 to 18 are welcome to drop in to the Youth Centre during times listed on the Youth Centre page. Note that preteens and teens have different drop-in times. Occasionally there are events for youth aged 19 to 24. Please check out the events page for more information.