New Picnic Tables – Thanks to Bendalls Engineering

Huge thank you to the amazing team of apprentices at Bendalls Engineering for their incredible craftsmanship in fabricating four beautiful picnic tables for our youth clubs! These tables are more than just furniture—they are a new gathering space for young people to enjoy, share stories and create lasting memories. May there be many more sunny... Read more »

A warming success – CYZ see over 13,000 visits to its Winter Warm Zone

For the second year running, Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) ran its ‘Winter Warm Zone’ initiative, a practical response to the ongoing Cost of Living challenges, which deepen for many families during the winter period. Removing all costs, Winter Warm Zone sees CYZ waive its already subsidised entrance fee (50p), annual membership (£5), and hot meal... Read more »

Wednesday Night Projects – Bookings Now Open! (Feb / Mar 2024)

Our next block of Wednesday Night Projects is NOW OPEN for booking! This block will run from Wednesday 28th February to 27th March 2024 inclusive. 🧗‍♀️ Junior Climbing – 5-6pm and 6-7pm 🍰 Mixed Baking – 6.15-7.45pm 🥊 Senior Girls Boxing 7-8pm 🧗‍♂️ Senior & Inclusion Climbing – 7-8pm Booking is essential – secure your... Read more »

Winter Warm Zone 2023

From Friday 1st December 2023 until Sunday 31st March 2024, we are offering: Free Annual Memberships Free Entry to all Youth Clubs Free Hot Meal and Drink To get involved: Get your CYZ Membership – use the discount code “Winter” on our online membership form. Ages 7-11 (school year 7): come down to Junior Club... Read more »

Can You Help? CYZ Winter Warm Zone 2023

Carlisle Youth Zone provides a fun, safe and warm place for thousands of children and young people. Last year, we ran our Winter Warm Zone campaign to enhance support to members and their families as they navigated the unprecedented scale and pace of the Cost-of-Living crisis, with many telling of the very real challenge of... Read more »

Lego Competition 2023

Please note this is now closed and winners have been announced! WIN an Xbox console & fantastic prizes in each category for Winners and runners up! Unwin Jones, a local architectural company, and Carlisle Youth Zone Patron, are sponsoring the CYZ Lego Competition for the third year running. The Theme for 2023 is to build... Read more »

Winter Warm Zone

Free Membership, Entry and Meals for all members until March 2023! All members can access our Gym, Youth Clubs and Project Sessions for FREE. Meals will also be available free of charge for all members during Junior, Senior and Inclusion Club sessions. To sign up or renew for free, use the promotional code “FREECYZ” on... Read more »

2022/23 Seasonal Club Hours

CYZ Will be open, with the exception of bank holidays, for the 2022/23 Christmas period. Please note that on some days our times/offering may be slightly different to usual, so please familiarise yourself with the details below. Wednesday 21st December 2022 HAF Holiday Club 10:00-14:00 Senior Club Gym 15:15-17:00 No Evening Sessions Thursday 22nd December... Read more »

Queen’s Green Canopy – Tree of Trees Planting

On Wednesday 9th November 2022, young people from Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) joined Tess Hart MBE and volunteers from Susan’s Farm to plant a very special tree gifted to them from the Queen’s Green Canopy, Tree of Trees Sculpture. The Tree of Trees Sculpture was the centrepiece outside Buckingham Palace during the late Queen’s Platinum Jubilee... Read more »