Open Lab

Open Lab is a free program for musicians/artists that are interested in producing music, songwriting, recording songs, audio engineering, and playing musical instruments. Our Youth Media Studio is a safe space for youth to strengthen their creative skills and collaborate with a community of like-minded individuals. Our goal is to encourage self-liberatory practices through community dialogue, self-expression through art, and mentorship. Registration is required!

  • Location: Youth on Record: 1301 W 10th Ave Denver, CO 80204
  • Phone: 303.993.5226
  • Date and Time(s): Wednesday & Friday from 3:30 - 6:30pm and Saturdays from 11:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Age Range: Ages 14-20
  • Cost: FREE!

If you have any questions please email Jesus Rodriguez at


Open Lab
Open Lab Requirements

Open Lab is for students ages 14-20.

If you are NOT a Youth on Record Student, you must meet these qualifications:  

  • You live in Colorado 
  • Ages 14-20
  • Present a school ID - Youth on Record will make a copy of this
  • Attend an orientation at the beginning of open lab (30 min)
  • Agree to the Open Lab orientation guidelines.

**If you are 18+ and not enrolled in High School, you must agree to a background check that the Executive Staff at Youth on Record will process and keep confidential. You must also complete the Open Lab Orientation. 

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Open Lab Promo Video
Open lab booth
Student playing guitar
Isaac playing the keyboard
Group of students learning a song
Student playing guitar
Open Lab Mac