Peterborough Youth Commission

Description (Service) A youth friendly community forum that is open to all members of the public.
  • Focus of this committee is to address issues and concerns facing youth in the community and to celebrate the good work youth are doing in the community. 
  • Addresses the concerns of youth through its vision of Strong Youth, Enriched Community.  
  • The group and community partners have developed initiatives that focus on the needs of youth including: Establishing the Downtown Youth Space- free drop in recreational program, Youth Council, Free bus transportation for youth who volunteer at activities and programs throughout the city, Hosting of National Youth Week Events annually May 1st-7th
Service Details
Hours COVID19 Meetings are temporarily held virtually via ZOOM or TEAMS 
Bi-monthly meetings: Third Tue of the month 3:30 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 21 year(s) 
Live or attend school in Peterborough
Application Membership, contact for details
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Meetings: Auditorium
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
City Hall
500 George St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3R7
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Intersection George St N and Murray St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-742-7777 ext 2255
Fax 705-748-8824
Primary Contact Kelly Elliott, Youth Recreationist-City of Peterborough, Recreation Division; Phone: ext 2255
Alternate Contact Councillor Kemi Akapo, City Official, City of Peterborough; Email:
Primary Executive Diane Terrian, Mayor, City of Peterborough; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Kelly Elliott 
City Hall 
500 George St N 
Peterborough, ON K9H 3R7