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

V.I.P. Dance


Friday, February 15 • 6:30-9:30 pm
Ages: All ages welcome (Adults must remain on site with participants)
Cost: $4 per person
Dances aren't just for dads and daughters anymore. Children are invited to bring any adult that is special to them to this one of a kind dance. Come dressed to impress! There will be a mix of old school and new school music for everyone to dance to the beat! Arcade games and concessions will be available for purchase. Register here.


 Thataways Youth Center
(336) 222-5134

Spring Dreams Dance
Friday, March 22 • 6:30-9:30 pm
Ages: Middle School Students
Cost: $8 per person *Dinner Included*
Burlington Recreation and Parks's Thataways is excited to see all local middle school students dressed to impress at this year's Spring Fling. Activities for the night include: a 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. Register here.


 Thataways Youth Center 
(336) 222-5134

Breakfast with The Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 13 • 8-10 am
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $7 per person 
Celebrate with Burlington Recreation and Parks at Thataways Youth Center with the whole family! Event includes breakfast, art & crafts, and face painting. Breakfast will include coffee, orange juice, biscuit, and fruit. Don't forget your camera to take a picture with the Easter Bunny! Space is limited, so register here.
 Thataways Youth Center 
(336) 222-5134

Kids Night Out
Friday, May 10 • 6:30-9:30 pm
Ages: 3rd - 5th Grade students only
Cost: $10 per child *Dinner Included*
Burlington Recreation and 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, ein prizes, and purchase concessions all night long! Admittance includes pizza and a drink for dinner. A parent/guardian must register each participant upon entry and sign out at pick-up to participate. Register here.


 Thataways Youth Center 
(336) 222-5134