317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

Suzi Lomax
Youth Activity Director

(585) 586-1003

Suzi Lomax 
Youth Activity Center Director


Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Thank You!

To those who make our programs possible:

Rochester Works
Town/Village of East Rochester
East Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Monroe County Youth Bureau
Community & Business Donations
Youth as Resources (YAR)
East Rochester School District

The East Rochester Youth Activity Center provides a venue at which the community’s youth, ages 12-18, can gather to socialize with their peers while engaging in educational, recreational and community service activities.

The mission of the ERYAC is to:

  • Educate Youth on Life Issues
    Our educational activities are intended to complement and enhance ongoing school curriculum, and revolve around topics such as family life, drugs, alcohol, sex and peer pressure.
  • Involve Youth in Community Service Projects
    By participating in community service and outreach programs, young adults can better understand their community and learn the benefits of responsibility and citizenship.
  • Develop Youth Leadership
    The ERYAC gives youth the opportunity to plan, schedule and advertise upcoming center events. These teen leaders learn responsible roles, cooperation and compromise.
  • Provide Youth with a Supervised Social Gathering Facility
    While in the company of supervisors, young adults can enjoy games like pool, foosball, or ping pong; internet, computer privileges, tutoring and socializing with their peers.

WIOA Year Round Youth Services

In association with Rochester Works, the ERYAC  is a recipient of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act youth services grant. The objective of the program is to increase basic skills and provide structured employment opportunities for youth ages 17-24 who are not enrolled in school.

WIOA offers these opportunities:

  • Tutoring
  • High School Equivalency completion
  • Job readiness training
  • Career exploration
  • Job shadowing
  • Paid work experience

Get In Touch

Town/Village of East Rochester
317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

: (585) 586-3553 | : (585) 419-8282

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