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 »

We Are Seeking New Trustees!

We are seeking new Trustees! We are inviting up to THREE new people to join the Carlisle Youth Zone Board! Our Board, chaired by Professor Julie Mennell DL, already benefits from 7 dedicated and engaged volunteer Trustees, who each bring unique knowledge, skills, experience and insight to the vision and governance of CYZ. As we... 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 »

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 »

Off the Grid – Inter Youth Zone Social Action Initiative – Wednesday Project

The off the grid project empowers young people to design, create and deliver their own social action initiatives based on their own passion. The project aims to help you make and encourage change in your community. This project is open to all members age 8 – 25 and will be running across the next 6 months.... Read more »

The Lemonade Project – Wednesday Projects

Fun, interactive sessions for young people with additional needs to develop friendships while learning life skills. The sessions are about challenging young people while building friendships. The sessions will look at teamwork, money, basic skills, e.g., how to make tea and toast and communication within a safe environment so that they know that it is... Read more »

Sports for All – Wednesday Project

Join in with a variety of sports – a different one every week – Great fun for members who enjoy all things sporty, or would like to try and develop their sports skills and general fitness. Each week will focus on a different sport, including basketball, football, netball, dodgeball, hockey, cricket and other sporting games... Read more »