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The North Andover Youth Center only receives some financial support from the town. All other funding for programs and maintenance is dependant on your help.
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Spring & Summer Program Registration is open!
ImageAll program flyers, applications, and registration forms are available here and at the Youth Center front desk. Register at the Youth Center or online. For more information call: 978-682-9000 

Check out the upcoming Spring Programs at the Youth Center. Join in the fun including: NAYRS News, 3 vs. 3 basketball, Street Hockey, Flag Football, Walking Club, Black Knights Basketball,  and much, more more. Click on this link to learn more about SPRING programs!

Our SUMMER Programs cater to a wide variety of ages, as we offer our Summer Fun and Sports & Rec playground programs for elementary school and middle school students, trips like Girls Week and Boys Week for our middle schoolers, and a wide variety of fun experiences like Polo, Mountain Biking, Surfing, Filmmaking and more!

Congratulations to our Seniors!

We are so proud of our senior staff members for making their college choices! We wish them the best of luck on the next four years. If you see them around town or at the Youth Center, congratulate them on making their college decisions! 




Memberships are open to middle school and high school students (residents of No. Andover) and cost $100 for the membership year of September 2015 - August 2016. Middle school and high school students must have a membership to visit the Youth Center!

Our membership form for the 2015-16 school year is available here! We accept membership forms at the front desk.

Our membership fee is now pro-rated to $55 for the rest of the membership year (through August 2016)! 

Stevens Pond


Stevens Pond is open from Monday, June 20th through Sunday, August 21st. A season pass for a car costs $75, and swimming lessons are $50 per session! We will begin selling Pond passes and lessons at the Youth Center beginning Tuesday, April 19th. More information can be found on our flyer or Stevens Pond page


NAYRS News is our newsletter where you can find everything you need to know about programs, events, dances and more! In this edition you can read articles written by some of our Youth Center members about current programs and events, and what to expect in the spring and summer!


Click here to view the newsletter!

Past issues of NAYRS News can be found here!

NAPRN Presents Discussing "Whistling Vivaldi"


Discussing “Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us And What We Can Do”

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Stevens Memorial Library Community Room 7:00 – 8:45 PM

At the discussion: Join North Andover School Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Price and fellow members of the North Andover community for a lively discussion of “Whistling Vivaldi” featured on NPR and a Times Higher Education Book of the week.

About Whistling Vivaldi: Author Claude M. Steele offers groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He sheds new light  on American social phenomena on racial and gender gaps and lays out a plan for mitigating these "stereotype threats" and reshaping American identities.

This event is free of charge and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, please contact the NAPRN at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it More information on the North Andover Parent Resource Network can be found here.   Check out the flyer for more information.

2016 Summer Shows on the Common

 Summer Children's Shows
 July 7th - August 9th
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:00 am

Summer Concert Series
 July 10th - August 28th
 Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm

Children's Shows

July 7th - Dan Grady Marionettes
July 12th - Vic & Sticks
July 14th - BJ Hickman Magic
July 19th - Rick Goldin Music & Puppets
July 21st - Wayne from Maine
July 26th - Ed Pop's Musical Moments
July 28th - Ben Rudnick and Friends
August 2nd - Bryson Lang
August 4th - Gary the Silent Clown
August 9th - Drumming About You

Concert Series

July 10th - Mystic River Band ft. Ed Antonelli
July 17th - The Smoothies
July 24th - Better Her Than Me
July 31st - Jumpin' Juba
August 7th - Quentin Callewaert Trio
August 14th - Overdrive Horns
August 21st - Stillhouse Down
August 28th - Oberlaendler Hofbrau Band

The Summer Shows on the Common are possible through charitable sponsorships and donations from local organizations. Thank you to those organizations for supporting this important community mainstay!

Saturdays at the Youth Center - Welcome 4th & 5th Graders!


Saturdays from 1:00 - 4:00! This time slot is for the 4th and 5th graders of North Andover to get their fill of the Youth Center and see what it is like for our older kids every day! This 3-hour block is their opportunity to come to the Center, see their friends from different schools, climb the rock wall, or take part in foosball, ping-pong, knockout tournaments and more!

The cost is $3.00 each Saturday when kids sign in at the front desk. The skate park is also open at this time for the 4th & 5th graders, weather permitting (when in season) and only with a signed skate waiver, which can be found at the front desk. Please contact Micaela at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions.

Saturdays for the 2015-16 school year will take place from September 26th through June 11th. We will be closed on occasional Saturdays throughout the school year, please check our Saturday page for updates! We will be closed on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, May 28th!

Addiction Awareness Wiffle Ball Tournament

North Andover resident Brittany Savoia is holding the 2nd annual Addiction Awareness wiffle ball tournament on Saturday, June 4th at Drummond Park. This event raises money and awareness for The Herren Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting addiction through treatment navigation, education and speaking series and mentoring programs. For more information, email Brittany at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the website here!

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Our Facebook section is very active with the latest news and pictures of what is going on at the Youth Center.   Click on this link or a link below to become a fan and stay up-to-date with all of the fun!

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North Andover Youth & Recreation Services communicates via email for upcoming events and special notifications through our email distribution list. Read about activities relating to the Youth Center and North Andover Recreation Services and stay connected with everything that is going on! Your privacy is important and contact information is never given away or sold.
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Youth Resource Guide

North Andover Youth & Recreation Services provides an information and referral guide for local therapists and counselors.  You can view the Resource Guide here.  It has also been made available to the Middle School and High School Guidance Counselors.

Youth Center Wish List
The Youth Center has the need for a few things. Donations are appreciated. Please contact the Youth Center at 978-682-9000 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions.
  • Tools
  • Picnic tables (good condition)
  • Step Ladder
  • Extension Ladder

Check out our "Testimonials" page.   If any member, former member, parent or individual would like to tell us how Youth Services has affected you, please email Rick Gorman at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Click on this link to read what people had to say.

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