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 Video and Theatre program, offering something to 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 a pool table, foosball table, air hockey, and multiple arcade games to keep you occupied.   

Additional Information

2020 Events at Thataways

Dance Baby Dance: 50's Themed Toddler Disco
Saturday, January 25th • 3:00-5:00 pm

Special Populations Valentine's Dance
Tuesday, February 11th • 6:30-8:30 pm

V. I. P. Dance

Friday, February 21st • 6:30-9:00 pm

Just Dance Glow Party
Friday, March 20th • 6:30-8:30 pm
For All Ages
Cost: Free
Come get active at Thataways! Follow the Just Dance moves on the big screen or make up your own. Don’t forget your water bottle and athletic shoes. Free glow necklaces and bracelets will be available upon entry (quantities will be limited). Healthy snacks will be available for purchase. Preregistration required. Registration closes March 19th. Minimum of 10 participants to operate. For more information, please call (336) 222-5134. Register here.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 4th • 8:00-10:00 am
For All Ages
Cost: $7 per person
Celebrate with Burlington Recreation & Parks at Thataways Youth Center with the whole family! Event includes breakfast, arts & 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! Preregistration required. Registration closes April 1st. Minimum of 10 participants to operate. For more information, please call (336) 222-5134. Register here.

Special Populations Spring Prom
Tuesday, April 7th• 6:30-8:30 pm
*Located at Mebane Arts Center*

Mom & Me Morning
Saturday, May 9th • 8:00-10:00 am

Special Populations Luau
Tuesday, June 30th • 6:30-8:30 pm

Kid Chef Creation Contest
Saturday, October 3rd • 3:00-5:00 pm

Thataween - Middle School Halloween Dance
Saturday, October 17th • 6:00-9:00 pm

Special Populations Halloween Dance
Tuesday, October 27th • 6:30-8:30 pm

Family Movie Night
Saturday, November 14th • 6:00-8:00 pm

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 5th • 8:00-10:00 am

Thataways Youth Center 
(336) 222-5134