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Enter Youth Center. A stock setting since the 70s. Kids go here to have fun. A typical youth center will be like a club, except without the alcohol or all the gay kids. It may also have a rec room. But in fiction, youth centers have new features as the plot demands. Gyms, movie screens, and restaurants are just a few examples.
But, like Christmas, youth centers are always threatened. So it works as a maguffin too.
- The entire plot of Breakin 2 Electric Boogaloo focuses on one.
- A deleted scene from the original Star Wars has Luke going to one with Biggs, and his friends Deak, Windy, Camie, and Fixer.
Live Action TV
- Mighty Morphin Power Rangers had a youth center. It didn't have a dance club, though. It was more a gym, which explains Wild Mass Guessing about Jason and Tommy.
- Parodied in the South Park episode "Asspen".