We see the hope and potential in every young person

Euchre Tournament


The Upper Deck’s annual Euchre tournament is coming up on January 20th, 2018! It starts at 6:30pm with food provided. As always there will be prizes as well. Tickets are $25 per person and can be bought at the door, or from any of the staff or committee members. It will be at the Upper Deck youth centre (3446 Rittenhouse Road) Hope to see you there!

About the Upper Deck

The Upper Deck youth centre is a safe enviroment where kids from grade 6 to grade 12 can come and hang out with their friends and meet some new friends too. We have many different activities and games that you can play such as a pool, fooseball, ping pong, air hockey, xbox 360, board games and a pad in the back that is great for basketball, hockey,. We have a great group of volunteers that come out every Friday to make sure that everyone is safe and having fun. We sell snacks at our snack bar for $1, including chocolate bars, chips and pop. We are open every Friday from 7:00pm-10:00pm excluding holiday weekends. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions about what else we offer, or if you are interested in having your kid come out and have any questions feel free to contact Peter Juhlke at 905-329-7607. You can also email him at peter.j@yfclincoln.com.


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Below is a form that needs to be completed for your child to come from drop-in. If you have no way of printing this off, we can print one off for you.

Drop-in Form


7th Annual Golf Tournament

Our 7th annual Golf Tournament is scheduled to take place on June 24, 2017 at Sawmill Gold Course in Fenwick. This event is a great way to enjoy a day of Golf with friends at the same time that you help to raise money for the Upper Deck! So get your team of 4 together and sign up today! To register your team you can email us at info@yfclincoln.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

Golf Tournament Form

Upper Deck Garage Sale

Thank you to all who donated items, time or who came shopping to help us raise over $1800! This money was raised specifically to help us buy some items that we need for around the centre.

YFC/Youth Unlimited Niagara Bowlathon 2017

If you were thinking to yourself, “When is this years  YFC/Youth Unlimited bowlathon? I haven’t bowled in almost a year!” Then this is the news you have been waiting for! It’s almost time for this years annual Bowlathon. This year it will be on May 6, 2017 and will once again be a combination of Lincoln, Niagara Falls and Welland satellites. This is a fun night of bowling, friends and helping raise money for your local youth centre.

Where is it?

Fairview Lanes 285 Geneva St in St. Catharines (in the Fairview Mall).  The event is from 6:30 pm till 9:30 pm. (Registration is at 6)

How do I register?

Contact the office to obtain a sponsor kit: 905-562-8904 or Peter’s cell at 905-329-7607

How much money do I have to raise?

Each bowler is to raise a minimum of $100.00 in donations in order to be a participant in the event.

Will there be prizes?

There will be prizes for the individual bowler raising the most money, the team of bowlers to raise the most money, and more !!!

***Participants should return their completed package to your team leader on the day you bowl.

If you have any other questions feel free to contact us.

Upper Deck’s Trivia Night

Upper Deck is hosting it’s second Trivia Night on  Friday October 14, 2016. Tickets are $15 each, or you can buy an entire team for $90 (6 people per team) It will be held at the Upper Deck – 3446 Rittenhouse Road, Vineland (Lincoln for some GPS). This trivia has 8 categories with 10 questions each. All proceeds go towards the Upper Deck Youth Centre. If you have any questions or you would like to buy tickets you can contact Peter Juhlke @ 905-329-7607 (text or call) or you can email him at peter.j@yfclincoln.com. We hope to see you there!

Upper Deck Youth Centre’s Annual Banquet


The Upper Deck Youth Centre is hosting their annual banquet on Thursday September 22, 2016 at Hernder Estate Wines. We are looking for table sponsors who are willing to find a table of friends and family together to enjoy a great meal provided by Hernder Estate Wines and hear what has been going on at the Upper Deck over the past year. If you would like to attend or sponsor a table, you can email us at info@yfclincoln.com by September 19, 2016. If you would like more information, you can either email us at the above email, or you can give us a call at 905-562-8904. We look forward to seeing you there!

6th Annual Golf Tournament


Our 6th annual Golf Tournament is scheduled to take place on June 25, 2016 at Sawmill Gold Course in Fenwick. This event is a great way to enjoy a day of Golf with friends at the same time that you help to raise money for the Upper Deck! So get your team of 4 together and sign up today! To register your team you can email us at info@yfclincoln.com. We look forward to seeing you there!


YFC Lincoln’s 2014 Banquet– Highlights

The 2014 YFC/  Youth Unlimited Lincoln Fall Banquet at Hernder Estate Wines gave YFC staff, volunteers, and steering committee members an opportunity to thank past donors for their support and introduce prospective donors to the ministry.

Thanks to generous sponsors and friends of the ministry most of the night’s expenses were already covered, meaning the banquet could bring in between $12 000 and $14 000 (final numbers not available at the time this page was published). In addition, guests were made aware of the various needs of the Upper Deck Youth Centre, YFC’s drop in centre located in Vineland.

The evening began with some musical pieces that fit in well with the theme for this year, western. Jen Vanderwier and Calvin DeVries, brother of Upper Deck director Steph DeVries, provided the live music for the event, and Steve Samuels, ministry staff member, served as emcee.

YFC Lincoln director Glen Sparks thanked this year’s sponsors, then opened with prayer. After dinner, dessert and more music from Calvin and Jen, ministry staff Jane Bleijerveld shared a bit about some of the programs that operated out of Upper Deck this past year and gave a summary of the events and outings that took place offsite.  Steve and Steph then took turns laying out their vision for the ministry.

As Steph wrapped up, she announced that a young boy who attends Upper Deck had asked if he could address the crowd to give a simple but unplanned thank you. Then two more young people shared, one at the podium and one via videotaped recording. Steering committee member Larry Dyck then gave a direct appeal to the audience for financial support. After a closing hymn, steering committee member Jerry Schroeder gave final announcements and dismissed the crowd.

Upper Deck’s Massive Makeover Continues

IMG_0949 IMG_0950 IMG_0951Major upgrades are continuing at the Upper Deck Youth Centre, YFC Lincoln’s youth facility in Vineland.  On the inside, the Many Hands Project is hard at work renovating the xxx- year-old building by tearing down and erecting new walls, applying fresh coats of paint, refurbishing floors and remodeling the kitchen.  The work is being done by the Niagara College students who make up the Many Hands Project

Meanwhile, the roof is being made ready for the solar panels that will be installed soon.  It is currently being reinforced to withstand the added weight.  That project is slated to be completed sometime next month.  The interior renovations are to scheduled to wrap up in time for Reveal Day on April 12, when the centre will show off its new look to the community.