Sulaimani Youth Activity Center was established in 1998 with the main purpose of providing various educational, intellectual and recreational services to young people. Initially there were few departments but the center gradually expanded and some new departments were added to provide youths with a wide range of activities and learning opportunities. This center also provides vocational training courses to assist youths by providing them with the skills they need to obtain jobs.
The total number of beneficiaries for 2019 reached 2,550 youths. Some of the activities in the year 2019 include: Opening 16 computer courses in which 254 youths benefitted, opening 15 music courses for different musical instruments and 5 Music festival in which 108 youths benefitted, opening 15 art courses and 1 partnership art exibition, opening 14 English courses and 10 Arabic-Kurdish courses in which 365 youths benefitted and opening 14 hairdressing courses, 8 sewing courses and 16 cosmetology in which 730 youths benefitted, opening 79 diverse sport courses in which 2156 youths are beneficiated as well as performing 30 matched playing and 4 Champion.