City of Peoria Teen Program
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Junior High Dances - Grades 6-8
Dances are offered monthly. Admission: $5. No registration required, just show up and pay at the door. Cold beverages and snacks are sold.
Friday, October 30, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Peoria Sports Complex, Party Deck
Dance will be held in conjugation with the Halloween Monster Bash
Future Leaders Town Hall presents
Keeping Arizona's Water Glass Full
Wednesday, October 21, 3:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Rio Vista Recreation Center Lakeview Room East, 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.
Kelly Mott Lacroix, Senior Research Analyst, WRRC’s Water Research & Planning Innovations for Dryland Systems (RAPIDS)
All students are welcome! This is a free program. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Peoria in partnership with Arizona Town Hall, Maricopa Community Colleges and others has scheduled this event. Join other student leaders from across Arizona to discuss this important topic. This is a unique opportunity for university, college and high school students to gather and craft solutions that will change Arizona.
The 15th Annual Celebrate the Constitution Contest
Prizes are awarded for 1st - 3rd place.
GRAND PRIZE $1,500 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP for 11th or 12th grade essay
Winners will be awarded at the Peoria City Council Meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 15.
- Kindergarteners: Create a poster: “What does America mean to me?”
- 1st - 4th Grades: Create a poster and describe: “What does America mean to me?”
- 5th - 8th Grades: Essay subject: “How do the different branches of government ensure a balance of powers?”
- 9th - 12th Grades: Essay subject: “What types of character traits, behaviors, or actions are important to preserve and uphold the Constitution?” Support your argument. (Respect, fairness, being involved, volunteerism, etc.)
For details click here or the flyer on the right.
Entries Due by Friday, October 29, to the teacher who assigned it or to the City of Peoria, Steve Richardson 623-773-7051, email@example.com.
Only Peoria residents are eligible.
FREE Teen Dating Violence Prevention Course
Mondays for 9 weeks, beginning September 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Course focuses on the effects that dating violence has on our youth. Through this free course, teens will be discussing healthy relationship boundaries. This will include how to recognize an abusive relationship, communicate in a healthy positive manner and plan for their own safety. The overall goal is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to have a healthy relationship; know if they are in an abusive relationship, be able to help a friend or family member identify abuse, and, most importantly, how to stay safe.
Course #: 86051
Genesis Youth Center
Inside the Peoria Community Center,
8335 W. Jefferson St.
Youth ages 14-21 can receive employment and educational services such as resume writing, interviewing skills, career exploration, federal student aid assistance, financial literacy, understanding job applications, job seeking, life skills workshops and soft skill workshops at the center. The Genesis Youth Center is a collaboration between the Maricopa County Human Services, Workforce Development Division and the City of Peoria and is funded by the Workforce Investment Act. For more information,contact Lorenia at (602) 751-0645 or
For additional Teen programs, classes and activities offered by Peoria Recreation, click here.
These programs are part of the Recreation Division in the Community Services Department
It is the mission of the Community Services Department to meet the needs of the citizens of Peoria by developing, implementing and maintaining quality programs, services, events and facilities which are cost effective, creative and responsive to citizen input.
Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.