Preteen Dances


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During the school year, the Youth Services team facilitates preteen dances. The dances are for youth in grades six and seven, and provide opportunities for preteens to explore social interactions in a safe, supervised environment while having fun. The dances also create a shared community experience prior to moving on to high school.  All dances are from 7-10pm. For a complete listing of all dances please view our youth Events/Calendar or see below.

2016/2017 Preteen Dances

  • October 1st, 2016 – barcode 364436
  • November 5th, 2016 – barcode 364437
  • December 10th, 2016 – barcode 364438
  • January 7th, 2017 – barcode 364440
  • February 4th, 2017 – barcode 364441
  • March 4th, 2017 – barcode 364439
  • April 8th, 2017 – barcode 372843*
  • May 6th, 2017 – barcode 372841*
  • May 27th, 2017 – barcode 372842*

* Tickets for dances April – May 2017 go on sale March 8th 2017, our Spring registration day.
There is no wait list for the dances. NVRC’s online registration gives the option to wait list, however it is cleared regularly.

For registration details, please visit our registration page.
For information about booking a Preteen Dance birthday party, visit our birthday party page.

Click on the link to read the Preteen Dance FAQs.

Note: Playcards are issued for free the first time someone registers for a dance or other program (there is a replacement cost for lost cards). Playcards can be printed at any NVRC community centre.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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 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 youth events calendar for more information.

Who can I talk to at the Youth Centre?

The Youth Centre is staffed by trained youth workers who can support you through an issue and/or direct you to other community resources.

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