"For Teens, Built By Teens"

Three Teens Smiling for Picture

Looking for something fun to do after school? We've got you covered. Join us for an afternoon of activities! From basketball and painting to park clean-ups and job skills training, we have a wide variety of things for you and your friends to enjoy. 

Who: All teens, ages 13 to 18 years old

What: Free, drop-in programming and activities 

When: Every Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Apply for a free membership and get unlimited access to all of the MyDurham programs! Click the 'Sign Up Today' tab to get started!

May 2019 Program Calendars

Scroll through the calendars below and click on one to see the full monthly schedule of activities being hosted at that specific Recreation Center. Each My Durham Program Site has unique activities and programs planned by center staff. Check back each month for an updated month calendar. For more information, please call the Recreation Center directly for where you would like to visit.

Holton Career & Resource Center


I.R. Holmes, Sr. Recreation Center


The Durham Teen Center at Lyon Park


Walltown Park Recreation Center


W . D . Hill Recreation Center


Weaver Street Recreation Center


Upcoming Special Programs & Events

Join us Tuesday, March 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Durham Teen Center at Lyon Park for the Digital Brilliance Hour program. Teens are invited to build confidence and brilliance through 'STEAM' (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, Math) during this 11 week program. They will have the opportunity for leadership building, team building, game development, music production and more. For more information, contact Cimarron Reed at or call 919-354-2730.

Fall Digital Brilliance Hour

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the "MyDurham" program?
MyDurham is a free, membership based, evening program open to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18 years old.

What times are the programs offered?
Every Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where are the programs offered?
We have six community centers that are offering MyDurham young adult programming, including: 

  • I.R Holmes, Sr. Recreation Center at Campus Hills- 2000 S. Alston Avenue, 919-560-4444
  • W.D. Hill Recreation Center - 1308 Fayetteville Street, 919-560-4292
  • Walltown Park Recreation Center - 1308 W. Club Boulevard, 919-560-2496
  • Weaver Street Recreation Center - 3000 E. Weaver St., 919-560-4294
  • Holton Career and Resource Center - 401 N Driver St., 919-354-2750
  • The Durham Teen Center at Lyon Park - 1101 Cornell St., 919-354-2730

Do I have to come every week and stay for all of the programs?
Not at all! You and your friends are welcome to come and go as you please. Just make sure to check in at the front desk!

What types of programs and activities are offered?
We've got everything you can think of and more! From sports like basketball, kickball and hockey to job prep classes to crafts and dance lessons. There's something for everyone to enjoy!

How can I sign up for a membership?
It's fast and easy - go online! Visit MyDurham Membership to sign up. Don't have time to fill out an application online? Swing by the front desk before attending a program and they'll take care of you.

Are there volunteer and job opportunities?
Several of our programs include Park Cleanups and Event Setups - we are happy to sign off on volunteer hours if you participate. View open and available jobs.