The Abbotsford Youth Commission operates two free drop-in youth centres for youth 12-18. They’re located at the Abbotsford Rec Centre (ARC) and the Matsqui Rec Centre (MRC). We’re open 6 days a week at the ARC and 5 days a week at MRC. We also provide registered programs for youth such as Babysitter Training, Food Safe, Leadership + more. Our full programs listing can be found here. Registrations are accepted at our office located at 32315 South Fraser Way along with cash or cheque payments.
Our youth centre at ARC will be open over the Winter Break! Join us from 12pm-5pm on December 23, 24, 27, 30, 31 and January 2 & 3 for fun activities, ice skating, and more! Check out the Events page for this month’s calendar!
Holiday Office Hours: We will be closed at 2pm on December 24th and will re-open on Monday December 30th at 9:00am. We will be closed on December 31st and January 1st and regular hours resume on January 2nd.
Our Annual URoc Awards and Community Appreciation Ice Cream Social event was held on Wednesday June 12th. The URoc Awards recognize outstanding youth and youth-friendly adults/businesses in the community. Check out URoc Awards for a list of winners and photos of this years event.
Youth Week was May 1st-7th and the AYC hosted events every day! We look forward to this time each year to celebrate the youth of Abbotsford. Check out Youth Week 2013 to see all the events that took place.