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Barnet Youth Zone, named by young people as ‘Unitas’, is an independent charity and is a purpose-built facility for the borough’s young people aged 8 – 19, and up to 25 for those with disabilities.
Within six months of opening, Unitas recruited over 5,500 members!
YZs are inspiring places, Unitas will be a spectacular addition to Barnet’s current youth provision
Barnet Youth Zone Chair - Keith Black
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.
Unitas Youth Zone officially opened on Sunday 23rd June.
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.
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…
Since opening, Unitas Youth Zone has a wonderful group of volunteers who give their time to support staff and young people at the Youth Zone. Of…