CYZ Board Succession

Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) extends a warm welcome to Professor Julie Mennell DL as new Trustee and Chair Designate as part of Board succession planning at the Charity. The role of Chair at CYZ has been held by Chris Holmes DL since 2013, during which time the Charity has reached in excess of 11,500 young... Read more »

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Vacancy: Detached Youth Workers | CYZ and The Rock Youth Project – Working in Partnership

Applications for this position have now closed. Working in partnership, CYZ and The Rock Youth Project are looking to recruit 2 x Youth Workers (1 to be employed by each organisation) for an exciting new Detached Youth Work programme being delivered in the Harraby, Botcherby and Belle Vue ward areas of Carlisle. Detached Youth Work... Read more »

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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 »

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 »

Junior Football Session – Wednesday Project

Develop your football skills in a more focussed session than our open Junior Club sessions allow. Practice and progress with a group of familiar faces. Members will take part in skill tests and matches thought the sessions building upon the skills they already have. This is a 6-week project, beginning 2nd November 2022 – Booking... Read more »

Christmas Arts, Crafts and Gift Making – Wednesday Project

Do enjoy arts and crafts activities? Do you like to make different things? Are you excited about Christmas? With Christmas just around the corner, to help you get in the festive spirit our new arts and crafts session will help to get the celebrations started. The sessions involve you can give a loved one or keep for... Read more »