Pool party, skate comp held at Leisure Centre

The Mission Youth Lounge is hosting two events in recognition of Youth Week, which runs May 1-7.

A pool party happens May 6 at the Mission Leisure Centre from 8 until 10 p.m. Admission is only $5, and this includes prizes, popcorn and drinks.

The following day, May 7, all local boarders and spectators are welcome to come out for the Mission Amateur Skate Competition, happening at the skate park north of the Leisure Centre from 1 to 10 p.m. Registration kicks off at noon, and the contest runs from 1 to 5 p.m. Live music will be on scene from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $3 in advance or $5 at the door.

Youth Week is an international celebration of youth held annually during the first week of May. It is a week of fun, interaction and celebration intending to build a strong connection between young people and their communities and to profile the issues, accomplishments and diversity of youth across the province.

For more information call 604-820-5362, or visit the Mission Youth Lounge Facebook page.