Come Join The RCC Youth Department
Welcome to the Redford Township Youth Department Home Page!! Below is some basic information about current on-going programs that are offered through the department. Throughout the year, there will be special programs and services offered within the department that may not be listed at this time. Please feel free to contact the Department with any questions at 387-2787 or come on in and check us out..
After School Program:
(Open September-June each school year)
The Redford Youth Department offers a free drop in after school program for Redford Residents ages 7-15 years old Monday through Friday from 3:30-7:30pm within the Redford Community Center. All youth must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian before being able to participate. Youth ages 5 & 6 may participate in daily activities if a parent or guardian is in the Community Center. Any youth under 5 must have a parent with them while participating at all times.
The Redford Youth Department offers a teen drop in lounge for Redford Residents ages 13-18 Monday through Friday from 3-7:30pm within the Redford Community Center. Watch TV, movies, listen to your favorite music, play foosball, or just hang out. All participants must have a waiver on file signed by a parent or guardian.
Youth Assistance Program:
Redford Township works with Growthworks Inc. to provide many at-risk programs within our Community. Programs include both Youth Assistance and Chemical Dependency Programs. For assistance, please call 734-495-1722.
The Redford Youth Department offers volunteer led youth clubs throughout the school year for Redford Residents 7-15 years of age at the Redford Community Center. Please note, youth must sign up to be a part of the after school program in order to participate. Some examples of clubs are: Magic Club, Craft Club, and Soccer Club.
Summer Youth Program Hours
The Redford Youth Department offers memberships for the Community Center Weight Room. You must be 17 years or older in order to use the equipment. Youth 17 years of age need a parent signature in order to participate. For a waiver and to pay membership fee, please see a youth department staff member. Equipment includes: free weights, treadmill, bike, elliptical machine, *new arm and leg station, leg press and squat machine, dumbbells, and more.
Residents: $75 a year
Non-Residents: $90 a year
Redford Youth Commission:
Are you a high school student that would like to get more involved in your community? If you are come and join the Redford Township Youth Commission. Commissioners sit on current boards and commissions within the Township to learn more about their local government, volunteer at various Township events, and create Teen events for youth within your community. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 5pm in the Redford Community Center Library.
Click here to visit their site.
Possible Programs/ Classes Wanted:
The Redford Youth Department is always looking to expand and add to our current programs. Do you have a possible program or talent that you would like to offer to the youth in our community? If so, please stop by the Youth Department and fill out a program proposal form.
Capitol Park Skate Park:
Redford Township offers a free skatepark located in Capitol Park. The skatepark is open to skateboarding, in-line skates, and non-motorized bikes. *Park may be closed at any time due to the weather or the discretion of Redford Township. No trespassing between dusk to dawn, trespassers may be ticketed or arrested.
Skate Park Hours:
School year: Sept- June - 3:30pm-Dusk
Summer: June-Sept. - 9am-Dusk
Saturday: Dawn-1pm: Bikes
Sunday: Dawn-1pm: Skateboards
Skateboarding, in-line skating, and non-motorized bikes only
Helmet, knee pads, elbow pads & wrist guards recommended
No smoking, tobacco or alcohol allowed
No graffiti, stickers or littering
No skating on adjacent property
No glass containers
SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK!
YOUTH DEPARTMENT MEMBERSHIP FORM
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