Participants in sixth grade and below must be accompanied by an adult. Participants in 7th to 12th grade must display a valid student ID to play unaccompanied by an adult. Click here for spring's youth open gym hours! Applications may turned into the Downtown Recreation Center. RLIT Flyer.
Funded by the Department of Children and Families, NJCDC operates school-based youth service programs in four area high schools, serving more than 3, high school students yearly. These comprehensive Teen Centers, guided by the philosophy of Positive Youth Development, are designed to promote healthy lifestyles, both physically and emotionally, so that local teenagers can complete high school successfully and progress onto higher education or into the workforce. Offering free educational and recreational enrichment programming, tutoring, employment assistance, college advice, and counseling and support services year-round, both during the day and outside of school hours, NJCDC's Teen Centers represent unique opportunities for those students in need of academic or emotional assistance or just a safe place to relax and be themselves. Our Teen Centers offer academic tutoring, individual and group counseling services, drug and alcohol prevention, gang prevention, sexual health education, positive youth development workshops, and college application assistance. What We Do. Revitalizing Paterson.
Summer Hours Begin June 3rd: p. Free Lunches from p. The Alive Center serves all teens and tweens who are interested in connecting with what makes them come alive, increasing their health and well-being, and building a stronger sense of community and belonging.
Our homework assistance and tutoring programs allow at-risk students to receive the help they need in a setting they can feel comfortable in. This ensures students stay in school and complete the curriculums needed to progress successfully onto higher education or skilled employment. Part of our Student Incentive Program, the Student Zone holds participants accountable for their schoolwork. Points are given for receiving tutoring, bringing in homework assignments, and submitting report cards.