Youth Club

COVID-19: We have returned to face to face provision with some limitations and social distancing measures in place – please get in touch for more information.

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Providing a safe space for young people to belong, contribute and thrive.

Age: 9-18  Areas: Carrickfergus

We believe in helping young people grow in confidence, broaden their horizons and become more involved in their local community.

Creating opportunities for personal and social development, through social interaction, the creative arts, sports and youth-led initiatives.

Funded by the Education Authority

Weekly Youth Club Programme

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, spaces are limited and all young people are required to sign up for each session below (no drop in/walk in). Weekly session sign up will be available from the Monday of that week.

All young people must be registered with Carrickfergus YMCA before attending any programmes.

If you are already registered, you can simply sign up for the appropriate session below.

Below are some Frequently Asked Questions:

All young people must be registered with Carrickfergus YMCA before they can attend any sessions. Once you have registered you can sign up for sessions. 

Please note:
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, young people are required to sign up for each session (no drop in/walk in).

Please sign up for weekly sessions below. Weekly session sign up will be available from the Monday of that week.

We have different nights for different age groups. Please see the weekly programme below for specific nights.

Our youth floor has a range of games and equipment including; pool tables, table tennis, games consoles, table football and music

Our multi-sports hall is setup for football, basketball, hockey, dodgeball and team games. These activities are structured throughout the session.

We run a variety of projects throughout the year including; Good Relations, Social Acton, Health and Junior Leaders. 

There is a £1 entry cost per person on each of our evening sessions. Our afternoon sessions do not currently have a cost.

We have a tuck shop at our evening sessions; selling drinks and snacks. We recommend a small amount of money for this but it is not necessary.

Session Sign Up

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, spaces are limited and all young people are required to sign up for each session below (no drop in/walk in). 

Weekly session sign up will be available from the beginning of each week.

Monday

Afterschools / The Big Meal
Time: 4:00 – 6:00PM
Age: Year 8+

Youth Club
Time: 6:30 – 9:30PM 
Age: Year 8 +

Tuesday

Afterschools / Indoor Football
Time: 4:00 – 6:00PM
Age: Year 8+

Youth Club
Time: 6:30 – 9:30PM 
Age: Year 8 +

Thursday

Youth Club
Time: 6:00 – 9:00PM
Age: P5 (Age 9) – Year 8

Friday

Youth Club
Time: 5:30 – 7:30PM
Age: P5 (Age 9) – Year 9

Youth Club
Time: 8.00 – 11:30PM 
Age: Year 10+

Saturday

Youth Club
Time: 5:30 – 7:30PM
Age: P5 (Age 9) – Year 9

Youth Club
Time: 8:00 – 11:30PM 
Age: Year 10+