Recreation Youth Centre


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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Updated June 8, 2021

In response to the Provincial news release Monday, June 7, 2021 and effective Friday, June 11 at 12:01 a.m. Ontario will be entering Step 1 of the COVID19 Reopening Plan.  As a result, some Town amenities and programs will be re-opening and operational in accordance with Step 1. Please note, All Town of Newmarket indoor buildings, facilities and indoor, in-person programs remain closed/cancelled as of the April 8, 2021 Lockdown notice, as they are not part of Step 1 of the Province’s Reopening Plan.  

In accordance with all health and safety regulations as outlined by the Province and York Region Public Health, Step 1 permits the operation of summer camps and outdoor pools.  This does not affect or cancel any VIRTUAL programs currently running.  Check back often for registration dates and be sure to follow us on Social Media @TownofNewmarket.

For up-to-date information about closures, additional re-openings in accordance with the Province’s plan, and the Town’s response to the pandemic, please visit and follow @TownofNewmarket on social media.    

For more information about recreation services and amenities, please contact Customer Service: email or call 905-895-5193.

Facility access and in-facility programming remains closed and on hold until further notice. Please continue to check back for the most up to date information.  

Skate 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 mini-ramp.

What's Currently Not Offered at the RYC
  • Registered programs including all lessons
  • Birthday Party opportunities
  • Private Rentals

What's Currently Closed at the RYC
  • Gymnasium 
  • Games Area - pool table, tabletop shuffleboard, air hockey tables, foosball, table tennis, large screen TV, Video Game System, WiFi, and assorted board games. 

Skate Park FAQ's:

Before Attending the Skate Park FAQ's:

Do I need to reserve my spot ahead of time or can I show up onsite?
All spots will be for reservation online only. No walk in spots will be available. Please reserve your spot online prior to arriving at the Skate Park.
The skate park will operate in 1 hour and 15 minute age specific sessions – please see Age Conversion Chart below.

What is the cost to use the Skate Park?
A $5 drop in fee will be charged per session. Please note: Participants will be required to pay the session fee online prior to arrival. Pre-purchased Skate passes are not available to be used or purchased at this time. Please be on time! If participants do not show up within 20 minutes of scheduled timeslot, spot may be given to a waitlist participant.


How many spots are available for each timeslot?
To assist with physical distancing, capacity will be limited to 10 riders per timeslot.


When can I register for a time slot?
Registration will open on Fridays for the week following.


Are Spectators Permitted on site?
As of Saturday November 7, 1 parent per rider can remain in the lobby onsite in a designated seating area. Each space will be cleaned and disinfected between sessions.

Hours of Operation 

Hours of Operation Tuesday, September 8 until further notice
  • Tuesday to Friday
  • 4 to 8:15 p.m. Daily
  • Age specific – please see Age Conversion Chart below
    • 4 to 5:15 p.m. – Ages 12 Years & Under
    • 5:15 to 5:30 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
    • 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. – 10 to 15 Years Old
    • 6:45 to 7 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
    • 7 to 8:15 p.m. – 13 Years & Older
  • Saturdays
    • 1 to 2:15 p.m. – Ages 12 Years & Under
    • 2:15 to 2:30 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
    • 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. – 10 to 15 Years Old
    • 3:45 to 4 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
    • 4 to 5:15 p.m. 10 to 15 Years Old
    • 5:15 to 6 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
    • 6 to 7:15 p.m. – Ages 13 Years & Older

Safety Measures

What you need to do when using our facilities
  • Physical distancing of 2 metres is required at all times.
  • All participants and staff are to follow the provincial self-assessment guidelines outlined by public health officials
  • All participants and parents will be screened upon entry to the Recreation Youth Centre & Skate Park.
  • Sanitize your hands frequently.
  • Face coverings are required upon entry to the facility. Face coverings can be removed only while riding.
  • Identified entry and exit points as indicated by signage and markers must be followed.
  • All participants must follow the number of riders per element outlined within the park.
  • For the safety of everyone, anyone not following rules or staff direction will be asked to leave.

What we are doing to keep you safe
  • Facility will close between timeslots for cleaning of high-touch points, washrooms and spectator areas. All participants must leave the building during this time.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be made available at the entrance and accessible throughout the facility.
  • All staff will be required to wear a mask .
  • Protective barriers have been installed at designated locations.
  • Signage to direct the flow of traffic and encourage physical distancing will be posted.
  • Washrooms are open for emergency purposes only.
  • Water fountains will be available for bottle filling only.

Reserve your spot online before heading to the Skate Park. Click here:
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When using the Skate Park the following equipment is:

  • Face covering while entering the facility until time of activity
  • 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.)

  • Mouth Guard


FAQs – You've asked, we've answered

I have a membership to the Recreation Youth Centre? Will I be able to use this in future?
Yes. All Memberships have been put on hold and will be re-instated when the RYC can open in full capacity

I have passes on my account to visit the skate park? Will I be able to use this in future?
Yes, passes do not expire. Participants will be required to pay the session fee online prior to arrival. Pre-purchased Skate passes are not available to be used or purchased at this time but will be ready for you to use when we return to regular operation.

Can I volunteer at the RYC? 
During regular operation, we have many volunteer opportunities. Currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will not be accepting volunteers at this time.

When will the remaining amenities in the facility open?
Under review.

Age Conversion Chart

Click the link for a printable Age Conversion Chart

​Birth Year

​Age in 2020

2007 or Older

Sessions ​
2010 to 2005

2008 and Younger







16 to 17​





​15 to 16





​14 to 15





​13 to 14





​12 to 13





11 to 12​





​10 to 11





​9 to 10




​8 to 9
​7 to 8
​6 to 7
​5 to 6
​4 to 5
Has turned 4​​N

Assumption of Risk

The Town of Newmarket in collaboration with York Region Public Health, continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Users of the Town of Newmarket facilities, buildings and/or amenities are reminded that the facilities, buildings and/or amenities are open for use at your own risk. An inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases including COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By visiting any Town of Newmarket facility, building and/or amenity you voluntarily assume all risks including any risk of injury, loss, damage, and possible exposure to a communicable disease including COVID-19. We remind you to follow the COVID-19 precautionary guidelines being recommended by various Canadian health authorities including the York Region Public Health Unit, Ontario Health and Public Health Agency of Canada

We welcome our community's feedback and input and would love to hear from you on what programs / activities you would like to see offered by the Town.  Email us at with your suggestions.

Stay up-to-date on the latest Town updates by following  @TownofNewmarket on TwitterFacebook and Instagram and visit

Questions? Should you have any questions, please contact Customer Service by phone at 905-953-5303 or e-mail at Customer Service is available Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

COVID-19 Information

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be program disruptions, changes and facility closures. We continue to offer alternative ways to serve the community. Learn about Newmarket's approach to reopening and for current information and resources. For any inquiries, please email


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