Youth Center

Youth Center

RIOC now operates the Roosevelt Island Youth Center as an after-school, drop-in center. The Center provides a safe and inclusive environment for island youth to gather.

Operating Schedule

Monday through Friday

  • 2:45 PM - 6:00 PM for children in grades 2 to 8
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM for teenagers 


  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM for teenagers 

If you would like RIOC to pick up your child from PS/IS 217 and walk them to the Youth Center on any date, a Youth Center Contact Form must be submitted to PS/IS 217 & to the Community Affairs Department. 

Youth Center Rules & Regulations

Holiday Schedule

Date Holiday Hours
March 30th Spring Break 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM *No Evening Classes
April 2nd - 6th Spring Break 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM *No Evening Classes
Friday, May 18th Half Day 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday, May 28th Memorial Day CLOSED
Thursday, June 7th Anniversary Day 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
Monday, June 11th Clerical Day 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
Friday, June 15th Eid Al-Fitr 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
Tuesday, June 26th Half Day 11:30 AM- 7:00PM