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 Theatre and has something to offer 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 2 pool tables, 2 foosball tables, and multiple arcade games to keep you occupied.   

Additional Information

Upcoming Events at Thataways

Magical Trivia Night


Friday, May 4th • 7:00-8:30 pm
Ages: All Ages are welcome
Cost: Free
Magical Trivia Night will consist of 4 different family fun rounds of mystical trivia that will start at 7 pm. Trivia categories will include, vampires, wizards, werewolves, lore, and legends. Winner will be awarded all night long for rounds and bonus questions. Concessions will be available for purchase. Register here.

Realize Your Potential Screen Fest


Monday, May 7th • 7:00-9:00 pm
Ages: 12 and up recommended
Cost: Free, includes popcorn bar with light refreshments
Join Teen 2 Teen Video & Theatre to celebrate the completion of a 12 part videos series grant that aims to show teenagers ways to realize their full potential.

Kids Night Out


Friday, May 11th • 6:30-9:30 pm
Ages: 3rd-5th grade students only
Cost: $8 per child (includes dinner)
Burlington Recreation & Parks youth program staff and the Burlington Youth council are here to give parents a night off! For a small fee, children will have the opportunity to dance, play arcade games, billiards, arts & crafts, win prizes, & purchase concessions all night long! Admittance includes 2 slices of pizza and a drink for dinner. Register here. 


Boating Safety Course


Sunday, May 13, June 17, or July 22 • 1:00 - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Ages: 12 and up recommended
For more information, or to register visit www.ncwildlife.org. Participants must be registered. 

 Thataways Youth Center
(336) 222-5134