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 »

Easter Holiday Club – Bookings Now Open!

Bookings for our Easter 2024 Holdiay Club are now open. Holiday Club will be running Mon-Fri from 2nd April -12th April 2024. Short days (8.30-15.30) are available for £12, and full days (8.30-17:00) are available for £16. Pre-booking is essential, and a packed lunch will be required. Limited spaces are available – you can secure... Read more »

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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 »

Holiday Club – February 2024 | Bookings Now Open

We’re delighted to announce that bookings for our February half-term holiday club are now open! Holiday club will be running from Wednesday 14th to Friday 16th February 2024 inclusive. Spaces are available for both short days (8.30-15.30) and full days (8.30-17:00) priced from £12 per day. A packed lunch will be required for all attendees.... 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 »

Street Art Creativity

We’ve now got a colourful shed! Street Artist Beardy Synergy helped junior members brighten up our shed as part of our Creative Showcase. We also had conversations about the difference between legal street art and illegal graffiti. Thanks very much to Nadene at patrons Thomas Graham & Sons who provided all the PPE required to... Read more »

Manchester United Foundation Street Reds Partnership

Meet Simon, Katie and Sarah (and yes they are Manchester United logo’s on their uniform!) We’re SO excited about our new partnership with the Manchester United Foundation and their Street Reds programme. Every Monday Simon, Katie and Sarah take over our astro pitches to deliver these amazing sessions for our Junior members. Any young person... Read more »