The Pit provides a safe place for community middle school youth to gather with friends to visit, play games, enjoy snacks, get help with homework and do community service.
Youth may drop in any time Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. starting Sept. 11. Pool, ping pong, foosball, computer games, Wii, and other table games plus snacks are available for free. Adults are available to help with homework, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.
The Pit is staffed by caring volunteers who are trained as mentors.
The Pit is located at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road. Youth may take a school bus and get off at a nearby stop.