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Department: Youth Center

January at the YC

Release Date: January 04, 2019
Happy New Year; the YC is kicking off 2019 the right way with new hours of operation & a lot of exciting programs for youth in grades 1st through 12th!

All programs below are for Youth in Grades 6th – 12th unless otherwise noted. All programs below are free unless otherwise noted. All programs are at the Youth Center unless otherwise noted.

*NEW Hours of Operation

Youth in Grades 6th – 12th Drop-off Program
Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Friday: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
*Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

For Youth in Grades 1st – 5th with Parent/Adult Supervision
*Saturday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Rock Wall Hours: Sunday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Reoccurring Weekly Programs

Weight Room Workout: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:00 PM

Open Gym at Hendrick-Hudson High School (for Hen-Hud students only)
Mondays 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
No program when school is closed
Must be a registered participant of the YC

Canteen, an open gym program at the Muriel H. Morabito Community Center, 29 Westbrook Drive, Cortlandt Manor.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fridays 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Open to all Croton, Hendrick Hudson and Lakeland middle and high school students who are town residents.
Must register at the Canteen to participate

The Game Café at the C.U.E. for High School Student Only
3131 Main Street, Mohegan Lake, in the Cortlandt Town Center, behind the movie theater
*New improvements have been made. High schoolers can enjoy Wi-Fi, cable TV, Xbox, Nintendo switch, playing pool and ping pong or just hanging out. They can also purchase snacks and hot beverages for less than $5!
Must show School ID to get in and complete a short registration form

January 6-12

Karaoke Night- Friday, January 11 from 7 PM-9 PM

Triple M: Movie Madness Marathon, Saturday, January 12th from 5 PM to 10 PM featuring Harry Potter. Fee: $6
It’s cold out there and what’s better to do on a cold winter’s eve than watch a marathon of your favorite movies in your PJ’S? Join us for an evening of movies, laughter and treats! Dinner and popcorn will be provided. Bring your own blanket to curl up under.

January 13-19

Hot Cocoa Delight, Sunday, January 13th from 1 PM – 2 PM. For Grades 1st-5th and parents.
Parents and kids are invited to join us in our kitchen as we teach you how to make hot cocoa from scratch.

DJ Night at the YC! Friday, January 18th from 7 PM to 10 PM.

January 20-26

Monday, January 21 School’s closed but the Youth Center is open from 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us at 3:00 PM for Milkshake Monday!

Friday, January 25 first GAME NIGHT of 2019 at 8 PM. Join us as we recreate and play a classic TV game show along with some other creative fun!

Saturday, January 26 Jr. Chopped Competition at the YC! Cooking time slots from 2 PM to 6 PM, grab a partner and sign up to show off your cooking skills in this safe & fun cooking competition. Judging at 7 PM. Judges will be looking at appearance, creativity and flavor as they taste your creation. Participants must register two weeks prior for official rules. Participants will be responsible for bringing all of their ingredients.

January 27-31

Sunday, January 27 Open House from 1 PM to 5 PM.
Parents and youth grades 1st-12th are invited to the YC for our open house. Come and meet our staff, see our facility, discuss programs and new ideas, and more! Great for youth participating in the 5th grade fun club program. Light refreshments will be served.

Sneak Peak Into February….

Feb. 1 YC’s Got Talent, 8 PM

Feb 2: Seaplane 500 (Cortlandt Community Rowing Association’s annual erg races for ages 10 – adult) 3 PM – 5 PM Click here for more information.

Feb 5, 6, 7: Start of 5th Grade Fun Club – Parents in the Hendrick Hudson School District, if you have a 5th grader click here for more information on how they can join Fun Club!

Feb 8: DJ Night, 7 PM

Feb 9: Home Alone Course (Grades 5th – 8th ) 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM; call the YC to register at 914-736-0498.

Feb 10: Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating for Grades 1st – 5th with parents 1 PM – 2 PM

For other upcoming programs and courses check out or Calendar of Events.