Why Barnet?

Barnet Youth Zone is located on Montrose Playing Fields in Burnt Oak, near to Grahame Park and Colindale, as part of the redevelopment and regeneration of the playing fields.

This infrastructure of facilities is based upon OnSide Youth Zones 21st Century Youth Facility Model and young people from across Barnet have access to all these fantastic facilities for a cost of £5 for an annual membership and 50p per visit.

The Youth Zone provides a safe environment where young people can come and enjoy themselves and will enable young people to raise their aspirations and confidence to create a happier and healthier generation.

Why Barnet?

  • Colindale and Burnt Oak are within the bottom 20% of ‘most deprived’ wards in England (IMD 2015)
  • Child poverty in the borough is highest in Burnt Oak (36%) and Colindale (37.5%) –against a national average of 29%
  • It has extremely high levels of child obesity in Colindale (13.1%) and Burnt Oak (12.1%)
  • There are 57,000 young people – estimated growth suggests 114,000 by 2031

Unitas Youth Zone officially opened on Sunday 23rd June.

Redrow becomes Barnet Youth Zone's first Founder Patron

Leading developer Redrow has pledged its support for young people in the London Borough of Barnet by becoming the first founder patron for Unitas Youth Zone.

Redrows Mark Parker and James Holmear enjoyed a tour of Wigan Youth Zone to see what Unitas – a name chosen by the young people of Barnet – will offer once it opens in 2018.

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body programme

11th May 2021 by OnSide

A new programme at Unitas, the OnSide Youth Zone in North London, has successfully used sport and mindfulness to support young people with their mental…

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Young women inspired by She Can Be

14th February 2020 by OnSide

Dozens of young and ambitious women from across the OnSide network had the opportunity to take part in ‘She Can Be’ an impressive event organised…

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