Youth Hostel and drop in resource centre: Open 24/7 - 17 Centre Street, in St. Catharines ( View Map)

  • Phone: (905) 984-4365 / 1-833-984-4365
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Summer Programs

The RAFT provides access to FREE, summer recreational programs for youth | gym, art, social activities and more!


In partnership with Niagara Regional Housing and Canadian Tire Jumpstart, the RAFT became the coordinator of summer programming.

These programs give the youth an opportunity to access free recreational activities during the summer that their families may not have had access to otherwise.

The summer programs provide a nutritious snack to youth who attend as well youth are able to participate in a number of activities each day. Some of these activities include gym games, skills development, arts and crafts, social recreation, special outings, theme days and much more.

Program Locations

Manchester

45 Manchester Ave., Unit 48, St. Catharines, ON L2R 1P1

Monday - Thursday | 9am - 4:30pm

All ages


Old Pine Trail

10 Old Pine Trail, Unit 9, St. Catharines, ON L2M 4T8

Monday - Thursday | 9am - 4:30pm

All ages


Rykert

Community House
59 Rykert St., Unit 92, St. Catharines, ON
( Unit 92 faces Powerview Ave.)

Monday - Thursday | 9am - 4:30pm

All ages


Warden & Waters

6905 Warden Ave, Unit A, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 5P3

Monday - Thursday | 9am - 4:30pm

All ages


Find out more about our Summer Programs!

News & Updates

RAFT Featured in CBC Documentary - Next of Kin

Nov 13th, 2018

The Eternal Routes program of the RAFT was featured in the CBC Docs POV documentary Next of Kin.  You can view the documentary at https://www.cbc.ca/cbcdocspov/episodes/next-of-kin

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  • Urban Yoga was a great experience. I loved how nice and welcoming the instructor Trisha was. They showed us amazing easy positions that we can do on a daily basis. The instructor provided a fun, safe environment. This is a program that many people love and look forward to.
    - Monica, Age 17
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