Manchester Youth Zone
North West Charity of the Year

Young people, their safety and their best interests are at the heart of everything we do, and with this in mind we are still operating at reduced capacity on sessions to minimise the risk of Covid-19.  

When on session members must follow our respect policy and adhere to social distancing guidelines.  Members who are 12+ and are not exempt should wear a face mask when they are not participating in sports. 

Hot food is available on all sessions either to eat in or take away.

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About Us

Manchester Youth Zone provides a unique, safe place for young people aged 8 – 19, up to 25 with additional needs, from across Manchester.

With a wealth of sport and creative activities, Manchester Youth Zone currently welcomes almost 1,000 young people each week. Working closely with members to raise their aspirations, the Youth Zone offers a number of targeted provisions to provide additional support to those who need it… READ MORE

Latest News

What’s Cooking MYZ?

WOWOWOW – events are back at MYZ!After 18 long months of restrictions and zoom calls, we were delighted to be able to properly reopen our doors to the people who make it possible for us to do what we do …
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A Bloomin’ Awesome Day!

a bloomin’ awesome day! As part of Sustainability Week, we were joined by an incredible team of sustainable warriors from KeolisAmey Metrolink!From drab, to fab – they completely transformed our allotment area donating not just their time but also a …
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Goodbye from Richard

Goodbye from richard “After nearly 7 years, this week marks my last as CEO of Manchester Youth Zone before I hand over the reins.Throughout that time, I have seen; MYZ become embraced by the city and communities it serves, commitment …
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“I can’t believe I was having a joke with the CEO of CarFinance”

“I can’t believe I was having a joke with the CEO of CarFinance” … That’s just one of the quotes to come out of the incredible sessions held this week!Let us start at the beginning, what is a ‘Business Shower’ …
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Tie dye is making its come back and we’re loving it!

We’re always looking for new things to try in our Makers Space so if there’s something you’d like to see, let us know! …or maybe you have a talent you can share with others? We’d love to have you in to share it! #MYZmagic


We’re delighted to announce that our Junior Choices programme has been shortlisted for the Early Intervention Award at the #CYPnowAwards.

We’re incredibly proud of what the programme achieves, you can find out all about it here: #MYZmagic

Our Junior Sessions are every Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-5pm & 5:30-7pm!

With a range of activities from cooking to football, drama to climbing, music to gardening and much, much more – there’s plenty to get involved in! Look at the smiles they bring! #MYZmagic

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