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Youth Center

General Information

The Murrieta Youth Center is now open weekdays after school! 

The Youth Center is located at 40644 California Oaks Road behind Rite Aid and the California Oaks Sports Park.  It is a 6,000 square-foot facility dedicated to the youth of Murrieta.  Daily after-school activities are currently geared toward youth in grades 6 through 9 (must show valid ID or report card for verification).  Come by and check out all the Youth Center has to offer or call (951) 461-6105 for more information!

Download the participant application HERE

Want to know more about the Youth Center?
Check out this great article from the Press Enterprise!

Youth Center Hours

Monday:   2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday:   3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Most school holidays/School breaks
Monday-Friday:   11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Now Recruiting: High School Tutoring Volunteers

The Youth Center is currently recruiting high school students for volunteer tutoring positions.  Volunteers are asked to commit a minimum 3 hours per month (split in two shifts) of tutoring any participants interested.  Volunteers will receive valuable experience and community service hours through their participation.  If you are interested in participating in the Youth Center's tutoring program, please visit the Volunteer Connection page on this website to create an account and fill out the required application.

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Information

The YAC is proud to represent the youth of Murrieta. YAC members are required to attend monthly meetings that include leadership skills training, social gatherings, and youth event planning. The YAC is responsible for offering numerous events throughout the year geared to their peers. One YAC representative also serves on the Parks and Recreation Commission in order for the youth of Murrieta to have representation regarding the services this department offers.

To download the 2018/2019 YAC Application, click HERE.


2019 YAC Special Events


Youth Dodgeball Tournament: Friday, March 15, 2019.


Talent Showcase: Saturday, April, 13, 2019.

If you would like to download the Talent Showcase Application, click HERE.

Youth Art Showcase: Saturday, May 18, 2019.

If you would like to download the Art Showcase Application, click HERE.  


YAC Meeting Dates

Meetings are currently held the first Tuesday of every month.

If interested in attending, please contact staff to confirm meeting space and time.

The City of Murrieta Community Service Department (CSD) is looking for a few GREAT people to help VOLUNTEER for numerous city-wide events!

Duties of volunteering may include (but are not limited to): assisting with event set-up, interaction with the public, handing out information, helping create a positive atmosphere, running game booths, assisting with clean-up, and having a GREAT time.

City-Wide Events:

  • Father Daughter Dance
  • Murrieta Class Showcase
  • Talent Showcase
  • Father's Day Car Show
  • City's Birthday Bash
  • Spring Eggstravaganza
  • Fall Festival
  • Veterans Day Parade

For information on volunteer opportunities, please call (951) 304-7275.