Youth Rooms



Drop in to the Youth Room!

Check out our free Youth Rooms for youth, 12 to 18 years of age.

  • McKinney Youth Room - 222 McKinney Drive, Whitby
  • Brooklin Youth Room - 8 Vipond Road, Brooklin
  • New! Henry Street Youth Room - 600 Henry Street, Whitby

Each Youth Room features free monthly events that include; planned theme nights, special events, activities, and workshops focusing on youth issues and interests. Each Youth Room offers computers, a ping pong table, a pool table, TVs, and a variety of video game systems like PS3, XBox 360 with Kinect, and Nintendo Wii to enjoy for free at your leisure.

Bring a Youth Membership Application Form signed by a parent, to one of the Town of Whitby Youth Rooms. Membership is required to attend any Town of Whitby Free Youth Program, Youth Room or Event.

Youth Room Calendar

Hours of Operation

New Youth Room Hours begining January 2017

  • Monday to Saturday: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Free Youth Programs

All of the programs listed are free for all Whitby youth 12 to 18 years of age. Registration can be completed through SmartLink or in person at: Brooklin Community Centre and Library, Whitby Civic Recreation Complex, Iroquois Park Sports Centre, and McKinney Centre. All of these activities are also listed in the Town of Whitby Activity Guide with a full description included.

Youth Health Club Membership

The Town of Whitby offers a Youth Health Club Membership for youth 14-17 years of age.  Gain access to the health club, pool, sauna and locker room and take your first steps to a healthier future!

New Youth Hub Opens at Henry Street High School

The Henry Street High School Youth Hub officially opened on October 24. The Hub - developed through a partnership between the Durham District School Board, Town of Whitby, Province of Ontario and other community organizations - is equipped with computers, gaming systems, TVs, foosball and pool tables, and more.

The Hub will also be home to the Town's third and southernmost Youth Room, offering youth ages 12 to 18 a wide range of free monthly events and programming, including cooking classes, gaming tournaments and after school sports.

The need to open a third Youth Room in south Whitby was identified last year as a next step in the Town's 2013-2018 Recreation and Leisure Services Youth Strategy, aimed at ensuring municipally-run youth programs and services remain accessible to Whitby youth.