Thataways Youth Center

thataways small_thumb.jpg1331 Overbrook Rd.
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 222-5134 | Email

Thataways Youth Center is part of Burlington City Park. The facility is home to the Burlington Youth Council and the Teen To Teen Video and Theatre program, offering something to every age. Thataways is also used as a site for afterschool care and summer day camps.

Rentals are commonly attracted to Thataways. It serves as a great place for family reunions, baby showers, birthdays, or any event that you can think of. Thataways can add music to any occasion or event from a library of songs. The facility houses a pool table, foosball table, air hockey, and multiple arcade games to keep you occupied. You can view our calendar of availability here.

What's Happening at Thataways:

2023 Spring Events at Thataways

Special Populations Valentine's Dance

Date: 2/14/2023
Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Ages: 16 and older
Cost: Free
A free event for those with developmental disabilities. Join us for a night of dancing, decoration, and special Valentine's treats. Register here

Activity Books

Date: Now until 3/31/2023
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
Paper activity books created by the BYC mailed right to every registered person's house! Books include activities such as word searches, crosswords, mazes, coloring sheets, recipes and more. As a special bonus, each member of the BYC incorporates something original into the book like a letter, poem, or piece of art. Register here.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Date: 4/1/2023
Time: 8:00-10:00 am
Ages: All ages
Cost: $10 per person
Enjoy this spring tradition of eating breakfast with Easter Bunny. Event includes a breakfast biscuit, breakfast beverage, fruit, craft, face painting and an opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. No walk-ins day of event. Space is limited. Register here

Special Populations Prom 2023: Masquerade

Date: 5/2/2023
Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Location: Mebane Arts & Community Center 633 State Road 1997, Mebane, NC 27302
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
A free event for those with developmental disabilities. Join us for a night of dancing, decorations, and special prom treats. 
Special Guest DJ: Mystro!!! Photos available by York Studios, packages start at $10. Register here

Preteen Summer Kickoff Party

Date: 6/2/2023
Time: 6:30 pm- 9:00 pm
Ages: 3rd-5th Graders
Cost: $5 per student
It's a summertime party at Thataways, but for 3rd-5th Grade Students only! Come dance, play arcade games, and hang out with your friends. Concessions are available for purchase. A parent/guardian must sign in and sign out students. Pre-registration required. Register here.