Thataways Youth Center

For a list of programs, please see our Weekly Events. 

Thataways Youth Center is located at 1331 Overbrook Road and is part of the Burlington City Park. Recent renovations include updated bathrooms, paint, floor, and office space. The facility is home of the Burlington Youth Council and the Teen To Teen Video and Theatre program, offering something to every age. 

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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.   

Additional Information

Upcoming Events at Thataways


Thataween
Thataways Annual Middle School Halloween Dance
Date: Friday, October 25

Time: 6:30-9:30 pm
Ages: Middle School Students
Cost: $8 per participant (includes pizza and a drink)
It's Halloween again at Burlington Recreation & Park's Thataways so come dressed in your costume to celebrate! Activities for the night include: a costume contest, Halloween games, selfie station, dancing, prizes, and corn hole. Arcade games, billiards and concessions will be available for a small cost. A parent/guardian must register each participant upon entry and sign out at pick-up to participate. Pre-registration available here. 

Paint Before Dark
Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 3-5 pm
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: $20 per participant
Come by Thataways for a fall scene painting class before enjoying Burlington Recreation and Park's annual Dark in the Park event. Painting instruction and materials (11x14 canvas) will be provided by the Painted Grape of Burlington. Painters can even enjoy a fall trail mix bar during painting breaks. Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins day of event; space is limited. Last day to register is October 25th.

Drop N' Shop
Date: Saturday, November 30
Time: 9 am-2 pm
Ages: Elementary School Students (K-5)
Cost: $10 per participant
Get some shopping done without the kiddos! Burlington Recreation and Park's Youth Programming staff will be present all morning to play games and lead crafts. Arcade games, billiards, and concessions will be available for an additional small cost. A parent or guardian must register participants upon entry and sign out at pick-up. Pre-registration is required. The last day to register is Tuesday, November 26th. 

Breakfast with Santa
Date: Saturday, December 7
Time: 8-10 am
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $7 per participant
Come enjoy a most memorable breakfast at Thataways eat with Santa. Activities available that day will include arts and crafts, face painting, and Santa! Breakfast will include coffee, orange juice or water, a biscuit and fruit! Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins day of event; space is limited. Last day to register is Tuesday, December 3rd.  

PAINT After Breakfast
Date: Saturday, December 7
Time: 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: $20 per participant
Come by Thataways for a Christmas painting class after enjoying Burlington Recreation and Park's annual Breakfast with Santa event. Painting instruction and materials (11x14 canvas) will be provided by the Painted Grape of Burlington. Painters can even enjoy a Christmas cookie decorating station during painting breaks. Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins day of event; space is limited. Last day to register is December 6th. 

Thataways Youth Center 

(336) 222-5134




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