Youth Center

Rosendale Youth Center
1055 Route 32
Rosendale, New York


Youth Director: Matthew McCluskey

Mission Statement:  The Youth Program staff provides supervised recreation for youth, informal counseling, advocacy and agency referrals and employment assistance.

The Rosendale Youth Center welcomes visitors under age 21.

Youth Center Winter Hours
Monday thru Thursday: 3 – 7 pm
Friday: 3 – 8 pm
Saturday: 1 – 9 pm
Sunday: Closed
Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
Visitors are the responsibility of staff while indoors.
Closed Most Federal Holidays
Free Admission
Parents Welcome

Schedule subject to change.


Annual Events Calendar:

School Vacation Day Program
Saturday Morning Sports & Games
Field Trips
Valentine’s Day Party
Screen Free Week
Earth Day Cleanup
Memorial Day Parade March
Summer Day Camp
Halloween Party
Holiday Party
Pool League
Annual Pool Tournaments
(Subject to change due to youth response and staff availability)

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In-House center programs have included Tobacco Prevention Classes, Field Trips, Homework Help, Body Image / Education Workshops, etc.

Employment opportunities exist in our Summer Day Camp for teens age 16 and older.

A volunteer CIT program gives 15 year olds valuable work experience at day camp.  CIT’s selected by interview.

Teens can register for our Rent-A-Kid program which may provide work at a local business or residence.  Adults needing a helper should call or stop by.


Volunteers needed and donations always welcome!!

Funding for the Rosendale Youth Program is provided by the Town of Rosendale, fundraisers, businesses and individual contributions, for which we are extremely grateful.

The Rosendale Cooperative Playgroup for infant-preschool children meets Monday from 10 am – 12 pm at the Rosendale Community Center, September through June.  Come join the fun!!  Free!  Playgroup follows the Rondout Valley School calendar.


Rent the Youth Center on Sunday’s for Birthday Parties!!

$30 for residents
$50 for non-residents

Children must be under 17, 3 hour maximum use of the building, cooking is not permitted.

Applications are available here: Youth Program Party Agreement

The Youth Center offers a variety of recreational equipment for indoor enjoyment such as pool, table tennis, foosball, video games, board games, computer games, a TV, DVD/VCR, stereo, toys and puzzles.

Sports equipment available for sign out to be used at the park include softball, tennis, volleyball, teeball, basketball, badminton, football and jump ropes.

The Youth Programs Alternative Sentencing Program accepts youth and adults who have received community service hours from local courts.