Jefferson Youth Center

Jefferson Youth Center Activities include homework help, arts and crafts, field trips, special events, and use of gymnasium, game room, lounge, computer lab, and playground.

The Kenmore Youth Center opens its doors to children ages 4-11 during non-school hours. Activities include homework help, arts and crafts, field trips, special events, and use of billiards room, game room, lounge and computer lab.

01/27/2020

This Friday, 6-9pm, is Kids Night Out! Sign up your child in advance so you can enjoy date night, a quiet night at home, or a chance to catch up on errands & chores! We'll keep the kids busy with games, sports, a craft, pizza, and a movie!

First day of Start Smart! ✅
01/25/2020

First day of Start Smart! ✅

Last chance to get in for our Start Smart programs! They begin this Saturday right here at Jefferson
01/23/2020

Last chance to get in for our Start Smart programs! They begin this Saturday right here at Jefferson

Get your Middle School Night punch pass & join us tomorrow!
01/22/2020

Get your Middle School Night punch pass & join us tomorrow!

Jefferson takes on Lincoln Arena!We had a lot of first-time skaters yesterday, and everyone did great! ❄️⛸
01/21/2020

Jefferson takes on Lincoln Arena!

We had a lot of first-time skaters yesterday, and everyone did great! ❄️⛸

As part of Winterfest, we're having an open gym at Jefferson 1-3pm today followed by a free showing of "Toy Story 4." Je...
01/19/2020

As part of Winterfest, we're having an open gym at Jefferson 1-3pm today followed by a free showing of "Toy Story 4." Jessie (from "Toy Story") will be here for meet & greets and photo ops from 2-3pm. Concessions available.

Please park in lot on Oakvale & enter through doors 3 or 5, or park in the lot on Janes & enter through door 10

Our Start Smart programs kick off at Jefferson next weekend! Get your child signed up now at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinere...
01/16/2020

Our Start Smart programs kick off at Jefferson next weekend! Get your child signed up now at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg or at any of our registration facilities

Last chance to sign up for Vacation Club for this upcoming Monday, January 20 (MLK, Jr. Day). We'll be open 8am-6pm and ...
01/16/2020
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Last chance to sign up for Vacation Club for this upcoming Monday, January 20 (MLK, Jr. Day). We'll be open 8am-6pm and going to Lincoln Arena for ice skating and a pizza party!

Must register by 4pm Friday online at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg, at the YPR office on Decatur, or at the Aquatic and Fitness Center.

We're working on some BIG & EXCITING plans for our 2020 Summer Camp (like expanding ages, new field trips, more consiste...
01/14/2020

We're working on some BIG & EXCITING plans for our 2020 Summer Camp (like expanding ages, new field trips, more consistent scheduling with age-specific programming, etc). Stay tuned; we'll be posting info in the next couple weeks!

Men's B-ball tonight at Jefferson! Sign up to play if you haven't yet at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg, YPR office, or Aq...
01/14/2020

Men's B-ball tonight at Jefferson! Sign up to play if you haven't yet at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg, YPR office, or Aquatic & Fitness Center

Mens Pick Up Basketball: Winter Session starts January 7 and runs 7-9pm on Tuesday nights through May 5 in the gymnasium at the former Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Sign up online at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg, at the YPR office (299 Decatur Road), or at the Aquatic & Fitness Center. Activity code 443031-B

We're back at it tonight with Middle School Night!
01/09/2020

We're back at it tonight with Middle School Night!

The Start Smart Move and Play program is a developmentally appropriate introductory fine and gross motor skills program ...
01/05/2020

The Start Smart Move and Play program is a developmentally appropriate introductory fine and gross motor skills program for children ages 2-3. Developing these motor skills in a safe, fun and age appropriate environment will ensure that the participants gain strength and confidence in their body. It will help them get exercise and physical activity. Finally, developing these skills will help a child’s ability to do more complex skills in future activities, whether it’s playing a sport, doing school projects or drawing/painting. Parent/guardian must participate.
Dates: Saturdays, January 25-March 14
Time: 9:30-10:30am
Cost: $35 for residents for 8-week session, $45 for non-residents

Sign up online at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg, at the Youth, Parks & Recreation Office, Senior Center, or Aquatic & Fitness Center.

NEW PROGRAM!Start Smart Basketball is a developmentally appropriate introductory basketball program for children ages 5-...
01/04/2020

NEW PROGRAM!

Start Smart Basketball is a developmentally appropriate introductory basketball program for children ages 5-7. This six-week program prepares children and their parents for organized basketball in a fun, non-threatening environment. Age-appropriate equipment is used in teaching dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting, and running/agility. Includes basketball. And participant manual Parent volunteers needed!
Session 1: Saturdays, January 25-February 29
Session 2: Saturdays, March 14-April 18
Time: 10-11am
Cost: $45 for residents for 6-week session; $55 for non-residents

Sign up online at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg or at any of our registration facilities

We are open 8am-6pm on Monday, January 20 for MLK, Jr. Day & will be going ice skating at Lincoln ArenaTo maximize ice t...
01/02/2020

We are open 8am-6pm on Monday, January 20 for MLK, Jr. Day & will be going ice skating at Lincoln Arena

To maximize ice time, we are asking that anyone with skates or access to skates please bring them for our field trip. Anyone without skates will need to let us know their skate size (there is a roster at the front desk at Jefferson for this) in advance so we can coordinate rentals with Lincoln Arena.

If you plan to send your child, they must be registered in advance. Use code 516044-E1 to sign up.

Tonight and every Thursday it's Middle School Night at Jefferson!
01/02/2020

Tonight and every Thursday it's Middle School Night at Jefferson!

Our NYE Eve Party!
12/31/2019

Our NYE Eve Party!

Wishing you & yours a Happy New Year! We are closed on Tuesday, December 31 & Wednesday, January 1. We will reopen at 3p...
12/30/2019

Wishing you & yours a Happy New Year! We are closed on Tuesday, December 31 & Wednesday, January 1. We will reopen at 3pm on Thursday, January 2. We look forward to seeing you in 2020!

We bounced the afternoon away at Get Air yesterday!
12/28/2019

We bounced the afternoon away at Get Air yesterday!

The day after Christmas called for pajamas and pancakes!
12/28/2019

The day after Christmas called for pajamas and pancakes!

12/27/2019

Our phone number is back in business! You may reach us at 768-3077.

We wish every day could be Christmas! We celebrated our Holiday Party today with a visit from Santa, cookie decorating, ...
12/23/2019

We wish every day could be Christmas! We celebrated our Holiday Party today with a visit from Santa, cookie decorating, hot cocoa, giant inflatable Twister, crafts, Christmas karaoke, holiday themed games, and some silly photos!

Wow! What a great performance of “The Grinch” last night. A huge congratulations & thanks goes out to our drama club and...
12/19/2019

Wow! What a great performance of “The Grinch” last night. A huge congratulations & thanks goes out to our drama club and their staff coordinators!

12/18/2019

Need to take care of some last minute holiday errands? Drop the middle schoolers off with us tomorrow night; every Thursday is Middle School Night at Jefferson, 6-8pm! Get your punch pass at the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation office or Town of Tonawanda Aquatic & Fitness Center.

12/12/2019

It's Middle School Night - we hope to see you there! Get your pass at our main office on Decatur or at Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center before you pop in.

Our new Preschool Play Program starting in January!
12/09/2019

Our new Preschool Play Program starting in January!

Thanks to our friends for coming out today for Kids Day Out: Holiday Hoopla!
12/07/2019

Thanks to our friends for coming out today for Kids Day Out: Holiday Hoopla!

We are open during the holiday break!Monday, December 23 - Open 8am-6pm - Holiday PartyTuesday, December 24 & Wednesday,...
12/06/2019

We are open during the holiday break!

Monday, December 23 - Open 8am-6pm - Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 24 & Wednesday, December 25 - CLOSED
Thursday, December 26 - Open 8am-6pm - Pajama Party
Friday, December 27 - Open 8am-6pm - Field trip to Get Air
Monday, December 30 - Open 8am-6pm - NYE Eve Party
Tuesday, December 31 & Wednesday, January 1 - CLOSED

Be sure to sign your child up two weeks in advance so we can plan & staff accordingly! http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg

It's not too late to sign up for Kids Day Out tomorrow! bit.ly/ttypronlinereg We'll be making ornaments, decorating cook...
12/06/2019

It's not too late to sign up for Kids Day Out tomorrow! bit.ly/ttypronlinereg
We'll be making ornaments, decorating cookies, and more fun, festive activities!

Door decorating - team work makes the dream work!
12/06/2019

Door decorating - team work makes the dream work!

We're back at it with Middle School Night tomorrow, please join us!Hang out with friends and enjoy use of the gym, game ...
12/04/2019

We're back at it with Middle School Night tomorrow, please join us!

Hang out with friends and enjoy use of the gym, game room, lounge, and computer lab. We will have organized arts & crafts and sports available. Please wear sneakers. Snacks will be provided.
Dates: Thursdays, October 24-May 28
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $3 per visit (resident) or $5 per visit (non-resident); must purchase punch pass ($30 res or $50 non-res for 10-visit punch pass) at YPR Office or AFC

We're heading to Get Air on Friday, December 27! Sign your child up by December 13 to guarantee their spot.You can regis...
12/04/2019

We're heading to Get Air on Friday, December 27! Sign your child up by December 13 to guarantee their spot.

You can register online at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg using activity code 516044-D7

There are several early release days this month. If your child is NOT a Kids Club member, you will need to register in a...
12/02/2019

There are several early release days this month. If your child is NOT a Kids Club member, you will need to register in advance for them to come on these days. If your child has a December Kids Club membership, you do not need to sign up for these early release days as they are included in your membership!

Wednesday, December 4 - Middle School
Thursday, December 5 - Elementary School
Monday, December 9 - Middle School
Friday, December 20 - Elementary School

IMPORTANT REMINDER:DECEMBER MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE BY 12/1/19Your child cannot attend until their membership has been paid,...
11/30/2019

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

DECEMBER MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE BY 12/1/19
Your child cannot attend until their membership has been paid, per Town policy.

Payment Methods:
Cash, check, or credit card in-person at the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks, and Recreation office (299 Decatur Road) or at the Aquatic & Fitness Center (1 Pool Plaza).
Check by mail to the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks, and Recreation office (please indicate child’s name and month on check memo line).
Online at www.ttypr.com
We cannot accept monthly membership fees on-site at the JYC or over the phone. We do not offer EFT/ACH payments at this time for the JYC.
Please make checks payable to Town of Tonawanda and include child’s name on memo line.

Make sure you're staying up to date with all of our news! Here is our December newsletter: https://conta.cc/2OmQDK8
11/29/2019

Make sure you're staying up to date with all of our news! Here is our December newsletter: https://conta.cc/2OmQDK8

We are thankful for the children, parents, siblings, staff, and volunteers that we get to work with each day. We have cr...
11/27/2019

We are thankful for the children, parents, siblings, staff, and volunteers that we get to work with each day. We have created our own little sense of community here at the Jefferson Youth Center and appreciate everyone who is part of it. This year we are extra thankful to be in our new building, with more space and amenities!

We are closed Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29. We hope you enjoy the people and things you are most thankful for this holiday!

Thanksgiving and “Frozen 2” activities this week!
11/27/2019

Thanksgiving and “Frozen 2” activities this week!

Sign up by Monday for our Kids Day Out on December 2! We will decorate cookies, make ornaments, enjoy cocoa, and watch a...
11/27/2019

Sign up by Monday for our Kids Day Out on December 2! We will decorate cookies, make ornaments, enjoy cocoa, and watch a holiday movie. Feel free to wear something festive!

Sign up online at http://bit.ly/ttypronlinereg using activity code 516043

Thank you to The Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop for hosting us for a private screening of “Frozen 2” today! This 94 yea...
11/27/2019

Thank you to The Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop for hosting us for a private screening of “Frozen 2” today! This 94 year old historic theater has a lot of charm, and we got to see some cool props and costumes from Jim Carrey’s “The Grinch.” We had a great time!

We’re always having fun here at the JYC!
11/25/2019

We’re always having fun here at the JYC!

There are a lot of vacation days coming up, and we have fun plans for them! Sign your child up now!
11/19/2019

There are a lot of vacation days coming up, and we have fun plans for them! Sign your child up now!

Due to scheduling conflicts, we will not be taking field trips as originally planned on December 4 & 5 early release day...
11/18/2019
GetAir Waiver

Due to scheduling conflicts, we will not be taking field trips as originally planned on December 4 & 5 early release days.

On December 27 we will be going to Get Air; please sign up for this Vacation Club day two weeks or more in advance. Your child MUST be wearing socks and you MUST sign the online waiver before our visit: https://tonawanda.getairmanagement.com/GroupWaiver.html

We have a collection bin here at Jefferson!
11/15/2019

We have a collection bin here at Jefferson!

Don't miss out; sign your child up for our private screening of "Frozen 2" on November 27 at The Aurora Theatre and Popc...
11/14/2019

Don't miss out; sign your child up for our private screening of "Frozen 2" on November 27 at The Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop by the end of the week to guarantee their spot!

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250 Athens Blvd
Tonawanda, NY
14223

Opening Hours

Monday 15:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 15:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 15:00 - 18:00
Thursday 15:00 - 18:00
Friday 15:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(716) 768-3077

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Jefferson opens its doors to children ages 4-11 during non-school hours and children ages 5-11 during summer. Activities include homework help, arts and crafts, field trips, special events, and use of gym, auditorium, art room, game room, lounge, playground, and computer lab.

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If someone finds this bracelet at Jefferson please give to the lost and found it is my daughters and she lost it at some point today while at camp.
thank you so much to the summer camp. my kids Brandon and Brianna had such a fun time and cant wait to go back next year!!! makes me so happy to see them happy and having a good time.