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 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 on a Monday, Thursday or... 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 »

Young Leaders Wanted!

Are you aged between 14 and 17, and looking for something rewarding and positive to do in your spare time? Our young leader’s programme could be right up your street! Young leaders help support our team during Junior Club sessions and Holiday Club. A comprehensive training programme is available to help you develop your skills,... Read more »

New partnership brings ‘Natural High’ schools education programme to young people in Carlisle

Following a very successful pilot at William Howard School earlier this year, ‘Natural High’ is being rolled out across Carlisle schools thanks to funding from the Cumbria Office of Police and Crime Commissioner, and through a new partnership between the programme’s founder, David Graham, Carlisle Youth Zone and Cumbria Constabulary. Pupils will experience a “Natural... Read more »

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Patron Vs Seniors Rounders Tournament

On Friday 31st July, we will be hosting a Patron Vs Seniors rounders tournament. BBQ and Refreshments will be available If you’re interested in joining in, speak to a member of the team during Senior Club team during club.

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Pride of Cumbria – Young Person of the Year

We couldn’t be prouder of CYZ Senior Member Ro who was awarded finalist at the Pride of Cumbria Awards in the Young Person of the Year category. Ro was recognised for all the contributions they have made to CYZ over the last 10 years, which includes (but not limited to) being a Young Leader and... Read more »

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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 »

Plant & Pledge in honour of the King’s Coronation

In honour of the King’s Coronation, members of the Carlisle Youth Zone Social Action Group are calling on members of the community and local businesses to plant sunflower seeds and make a pledge about how they will protect the environment. The project, known as Off the Grid is made up of six young CYZ members... Read more »