The URoc Awards is among the activities taking place in Abbotsford during Youth Week (May 1 to 7).

The URoc Awards is among the activities taking place in Abbotsford during Youth Week (May 1 to 7).

Several events celebrate Youth Week in Abbotsford

Dodgeball, pizza and more take place from May 1 to 7

The Abbotsford Youth Commission is holding a number of activities in celebration of Youth Week from May 1 to 7.

The activities are open to youth ages 12 to 18. They take place:

– May 1 – URoc Awards and Community Appreciation Ice Cream Social from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Abbotsford Recreation Centre (ARC);

– May 2 – 3-on-3 basketball tournament starting at 6:30 p.m. at Yale Secondary;

– May 3 – dodgeball with first responders from 3 to 5 p.m. for students of Abbotsford Traditional middle and secondary schools;

– May 4 – youth appreciation barbecue and games from 4 to 7 p.m. at ARC;

– May 5 – youth paint night and pizza from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ARC, cost is $20;

– May 6 – $2 swim from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at ARC and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Matsqui Rec Centre, and $2 skate from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at ARC; and

– May 7 – youth council and city council collaboration.

All activities are free, except where listed. Visit abbyyouth.com or call 604-854-8785 for more information.

Registration is required for the paint night.