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, wedding receptions, 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:

2022 Spring Events at Thataways

High School HYPE Night

Friday, March 11th • 7-10 pm
Ages: High School Students ONLY
Cost: $10 per student
An event just for high schooler students. Music, dancing, food, snacks, and arcade games. Food and game prices vary. 
Students must present proof of High School age. 
No drugs, alcohol, weapons or fighting will be tolerated.
No re-entry will be permitted.
Students being rude or disrespectful will be removed from the event. 

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 9th • 8-10 am
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $10 per person • Pre-registration required
Enjoy this spring tradition of eating breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Event includes a breakfast biscuit, breakfast beverage, fruit, craft, and an opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. No walk-ins day of event. Space is limited.  

Plants for the Planet

Saturday, April 23rd • 9-11am
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5 per person • Pre-registration required
The Earth Day theme for 2022 is "Invest in Our Planet". Invest in our planet with the Burlington Youth Council by taking home a piece of nature! Each participant will have the opportunity to get their hands in the dirt to take home their own potted flower, plant or seeds. Additional Earth Day resources and park trash pick-up kits will be available.