About Barnsley Youth Zone

Barnsley Youth Zone will be a safe and aspirational place for young people.

The Youth Zone is designed to provide a space that is inspirational and recognisable while also accommodating the requirements for first-class facilities in sports, arts, performance and enterprise.

Barnsley Youth Zone will enhance the town by providing a destination for young people of the area. It will be a state-of-the-art space with over 20 activities to try each session, staffed by skilled youth workers who believe in young people and help them realise their aims and achievements.

This exciting new building will be located on brownfield land on Schwäbisch Gmünd Way, close to the train station and bus interchange.


Wigan Youth Zone

Wigan Youth Zone is a purpose built, youth facility in the town centre which opened in June 2013. The facility is prominently positioned for accessibility and designed to make an impact on the young people of Wigan and the surrounding area.

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Croydon Youth Zone

Croydon Youth Zone, is London’s third OnSide Youth Zone and is located in Whitehorse Road, Selhurst. Within three months of its opening, the Youth Zone - named 'Legacy' by local young people, had acquired over 4,500 members!

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Latest News...

Planning permission granted for Barnsley Youth Zone

14th February 2023 by OnSide

We're pleased to share that we have received planning approval for a new Youth Zone in Barnsley. The state-of-the-art youth centre will provide young people…

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Barnsley Youth Zone to be first of its kind in Yorkshire

18th August 2021 by OnSide

Exciting plans for a state-of-the-art OnSide Youth Zone, funded by Barnsley Council and corporate and private sponsors including the town’s largest private employer, ASOS, were approved by Barnsley Council’s Cabinet earlier today. …

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Visit a Youth Zone...

…and see for yourself the difference we make

Whether you are interested in supporting your local Youth Zone or want to understand how your community project can work with us to create a better future for the young people of our area we’d recommend that you come and see us in person!

We look forward to welcoming you into the Onside network.

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