Welcome to the Recreation Youth Centre & Sk8 Park, also known as the RYC! This Centre offers children and youth a safe place to hang out with friends and participate in as much or as little as they like. The RYC is proud to offer both drop-in and registered programs.
Emergency Closure - Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Due to a gas leak on Charles Street, the Recreation Youth Centre & Sk8park will be closed during the evening of Wednesday, September 11th. All drop-in programming is cancelled. Barring any further disruptions, the building is expected to re-open for regular hours on Thursday, September 12th. Please continue to check newmarket.ca/youth for further updates.
Drop In With Us!
Click the link below for our Drop-In Schedules
Our Facility Features
Sk8 Park - large indoor Sk8 Park with 10,000 square feet of ledges, stairs, rails, gaps, boxes, banks, custom ramps, a wall ride with five feet of vert and a 32 foot wide
Games Area - pool table, tabletop shuffleboard, air hockey tables foosball, table tennis, large screen TV, Video Game System, WiFi, and assorted board games.
When using the Sk8 Park the following equipment is:
- Scooter, skateboard or roller blades. (Not permitted: Bicycles, longboards, and RipStiks)
- Skateboard helmet, multi-sport helmet or hockey helmet (Not permitted: Bike helmets)
- Closed toe shoes
Padding (examples: elbow pads, knee pads, wrist guards, etc.)
Youth Centre Fees & Sk8 Park Session Fees
(specialty programs and events may have additional charges)
|Member Day Pass||Free|
|Non-Member Day Pass||$1|
|Ages 12 & under||$5 includes tax|
|Member (ages 13+)||$5 includes tax|
|Non-Member (ages 13+)||$6 includes tax |
(Helmets are mandatory when using the Sk8 Park)
|12 & under||$40||$75||$105||$225|
Registered Programs & Competitions
Whether you're interested in Sk8 & Scooter Lessons, Cooking classes, Yoga, Zumba, After School Sport Programs or competitions, we've got you covered!
For all information:
FAQs - You've asked. We've Answered.
Do you offer private and semi-private skateboard or scooter lessons at the Recreation Youth Centre & Sk8 Park (RYC)?
Can I host a birthday party at the RYC?
Yes! Private skateboard and scooter lessons are available based on park and instructor availability. To set up a private or semi-private lesson, please call 905 953 5300 ext 2828.
Can I rent the RYC for my next community or school event?
Yes! The RYC is an exciting venue for birthday parties. You can focus your event on the an activity such as skateboarding and scootering in the Sk8 Park, or Tactical Nerf Tag in the gym. To book your party call 905 953 5300 ext 2608.
Yes! The RYC is a great place to create exciting fun special events. To discuss your options or to book a room, please contact the RYC.
Can I volunteer at the RYC?
Yes! Our volunteers assist with special events, organize activities and support programs! Volunteer with us to complete your co-op or high school requirement. Come in to the RYC to fill out a Volunteer Application.
Will children be supervised while visiting the RYC?
Registered programs: Children will only be fully supervised during our registered recreation programs.
Drop-in programs: Supervision is limited to the availability of staff at the RYC. While participating in a drop-in program at the RYC, it is expected that a parent/guardian will remain on the premises to ensure appropriate supervision of those 9 years and younger.