Watsonville Youth Center

Looking for a place for your teen to hang out after school? The Watsonville Youth Center is a fun and safe place for middle & high school students to come and participate in recreation programs. Opportunities include homework assistance, snacks, and activities such as: arts and crafts, outdoor games, gardening, field trips, and more! Free with "Passport to Fun" membership. 


This site features a large gym, outdoor courtyard, teen room, and a classroom that allow staff to offer a variety of sports, games and arts and crafts activities.



30 Maple Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076 


  • Mon, Tue, Th 3:30-6:30 PM
  • Wednesday 2-6:30 PM
  • Friday 4-9 PM
  • Saturday 2-9PM

Join us this summer for fun weekly themes and extended hours!

6/5-6/9 | Ocean Week!

6/12-6/16 | I Scream, You Scream, We ALL Scream For…

6/19-6/23 | Surfing & Selfies

6/26-6/30 | Animals Gone Wild

7/3-7/7 | Freedom & Free Play

7/10-7/14 | Sun & Superheroes

7/17-7/21 | International Foods of the World

7/24-7/28 | Paradise in the Park

7/31-8/4 | Attack of the Strawberries!

YESS Program

The Youth Enrichment Support Services (YESS) program focuses on providing youth and their families support to reach academic success and a healthy social-emotional balance. In collaboration with Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance (PVPSA), youth will receive support through an assigned case manager.