San Carlos, CA

Youth Center Drop-In

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Registration Required

The Drop-In program is free, but parent/guardian registration is required! Please fill out a 2023-2024 membership packet before coming. Membership packets are only available online. Once the membership form is submitted, within 1-2 business days, parent's/guardians will receive an email with additional instructions to complete the membership registration.  

Step 1: Complete a 2023-2024 membership packet.
Step 2: Hold tight for an email from the Youth Center with your 2023-2024 Behavioral Expectations signature page.
Step 3: Complete your membership by turning in your signed behavioral expectations & take your Drop-In photo at the Youth Center front desk!

Monthly Newsletter

Sign up for the monthly 'What's Up, YC' Newsletter to view the current and upcoming youth programs at the San Carlos Youth Center.
View this month's edition of 'What's Up, YC' here.

After School Drop-In

The Youth Center Drop-In is a free, supervised after-school program featuring a full-size gym, game room, homework assistance and staff-led activities. Work on your basketball shot, play video games, dominate in a ping-pong tournament or just hang with friends! Supervised by trained staff, the Drop-In program offers many activities designed to fit all interests.

  • Open to all students ages 10-17.
  • Located at the San Carlos Youth Center, 1001 Chestnut St. in Burton Park. (Map)
After School Drop-In Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Youth Center After School Drop-In Program will be closed on the following dates:

  • May 27 - Memorial Day
  • June 19 - Juneteenth
  • July 4 - Independence Day
Extended Hours:

  • February 20-23 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • April 8-12 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • May 24 | 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • June 13 | 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Upcoming Special Events:

  • San Carlos Explorers (Ages 10-17) | April 8-12: Learn More!
  • Teen Wellness Retreat (Grades 6-12) | April 20: Learn More!
  • Bounce Obstacle Course (Ages 10-17) | May 24: After School Drop-In Special Event (Free with Drop-In Membership)
Youth Center Community Drop-In Programs

The Youth Center offers a variety of Drop-In programming for all community members to enjoy. Programming includes Tot-Time, Adult Pickleball, Family Open Gym, and Adult Volleyball. Participants will sign-in and submit payment upon arrival. Please visit the monthly Drop-In calendar below, to view upcoming program dates and fees.  


San Carlos Youth Center
1001 Chestnut St.
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 802-4120

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