My Durham

"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, after-school, 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!

Summer 2018 Program Calendars

While the rest of our My Durham sites are gearing up for an awesome year, stop by the brand new Durham Teen Center at Lyon Park for continued My Durham fun and activities. 

The Recreation center is located at 1101 Cornell St. and is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday through Friday. Click on the calendar for a detailed list of upcoming activities and descriptions.

Stay tuned in the coming months for activity calendars for all of our My Durham Recreation Center sites.

Durham Teen Center - Summer Calendar

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the "My Durham" program?
My Durham is a free, membership based, after-school 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 My Durham 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 My Durham 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.