There are two Youth Activity Centers (YAC)-one in Los Alamos on the east side of Ashley Pond and one in White Rock located behind the White Rock Library on Sherwood Blvd. The programming focus of the Activity Centers is on youth resiliency, a safe, supervised environment and positive adult role models. Bailey Martinez and Marie Vigil are the Site Directors of the YACs. The program provides supervised programs at no cost for youth in grades 3-8. Last year there were over 12,000 visits. The YAC is open every day after school, during school vacations, and during the summer. The YAC exists to provide a safe environment and to develop resiliency in youth.

The Activity Center focus is on grades 3-8. Sixth grade students are invited to a transition event in the spring which is supervised by staff and parent volunteers. In the summer, field trips include fishing, climbing the wall at the YMCA, Bandelier National Monument, hikes around Los Alamos, etc.

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Hours of Operation (Los Alamos Center)

School Days

Monday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Friday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Hours of Operation (White Rock Center)

School Days

Monday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Friday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Summer Break & Conference Days

Monday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Summer Break & Conference Days

The White Rock Center is closed during summer break and conference days.

Please contact the Site Directors and check the Youth Activity Center’s Facebook page for more information.