Community Center

Youth Services Division

Youth Services
1653 Central Avenue
Colonie, NY 12205

(518) 456-2135
(518) 456-8564
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Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Building hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The Town of Colonie Youth Services Division works cooperatively with the local community to coordinate, plan and develop programs and services that enhance and further develop the lives of our young people.

The Youth Services Division acts as a resource to young people, families, the North and South Colonie School Districts, CBA and to the community in general. We offer a number of programs and services which include:

  • Red Cross Babysitting Courses
  • Students In Local Government Day
  • Youth Advisory Board

The Youth Services Division also provides assistance in the planning and implementation of various Town events such as the Annual Easter Party and the Halloween Party.

Programs and Services

Student in Local Government Day
Colonie high school students shadow T.O.C. Departments to learn how local government works. Publicity through local schools.

Youth Advisory Board
The Youth Advisory Board meets the first Thursday of the month, October through May. The Advisory Board consists of select students from the town's three high schools, school administrators and various town officials. The board's activities serve to promote civic responsibility with participating students by selecting, planning and implementing projects.
Current projects include volunteering for Colonie Senior Services, fundraising walks, collecting items for social service organizations and assisting at Town special events.
If you should have any questions, contact Laura Archambault at (518) 456-2136.

Facility Use Request - 1653 Central Avenue

The building located at 1653 Central Avenue has several rooms, one lounge, auditorium, gym and outside field for Youth Services Division and community use. Fees are charged based on the number of rooms and amount of time requested. In certain situations fees are not charged based on the nature of the organization and the purpose for which space is being requested.

Visit the Document Center to download the Facility Use Request Form
Working papers are only issued through your local high school.
The current minimum wage is $9.00 per hour.
Although the Red Cross Babysitting Course is highly recommended for babysitters, it is not a requirement.
The fields behind the Colonie Community Center are available for use by sports teams or organizations, as long as prior approval is received from the Town Attorney's Office.
Yes. Various groups rent available space in the facility for meetings or sports activities throughout the year.
Write Us

Our mailing address is:

Town of Colonie
Office of the Town Attorney
P.O. Box 508
Newtonville, NY 12128