We run a selection of regular open access and targeted groups and youth clubs, with something happening every week day! Information on which can be found below, all our groups are free to attend.
For most sessions you can just turn up, for those wishing to attend regularly we will require an online form to be filled out by a parent or guardian which can be found here.
For updates, particularly in the school holidays check out our social media @ssyiyouth
Lynton Way Rec, Sawston | 3:30 - 4:30pm
On Mondays we run a football group on Lynton Way Rec in Sawston from 3:30 - 4:30 (timings vary with the seasons). It's for anyone who enjoys football and is in school year 7 and up. We often have some free food and drink available and have a good laugh having a kick about.
It's free and you can just turn up!
SSYI Youth Centre | Tuesdays
4:00 - 5:30pm | School Years 7+
6:00 - 7:30pm | School Years 10-13
RED was a group initiated by young people. It takes place every Tuesday (term time only) at the SSYI Youth Centre. RED offers a safe space for fun, games, food and discussion and an opportunity to chat and get support around issues such as mental wellbeing and identity.
At RED we often play games together, eat food and chat about life. It's free and you can just turn up!
Shred It Up (Not Currently Running)
Various Locations | Wednesdays | 3:05 - 5:15pm
Shred It Up is a skating project where we visit local skate parks and shred it up with whatever we fancy. If you are into BMXs, Skateboards, Scooters, it doesn't matter, you are welcome. Zac, our youth worker, has vast experience in this field and use to work at an indoor skating project so he will give you lots of teaching and advice if you wish for it. We meet every Wednesday after school at SVC, jump in cars or the minibus with all our gear and drive to the chosen location. We also have some spare equipment so if you fancy trying something new, you are welcome.
This group is not currently running, but we hope to re-launch soon.
SSYI Youth Centre | Wednesdays | 3:30 - 5:00pm
Mill Lane Pavilion | Thursdays | 4:30 - 6:00pm
Our Girls Groups provide a space for young people to hang out, learn new skills and get support. This group often includes a specific activity or discussion around a particular topic. Previous activities include boxing, spray painting, cooking, film nights and more.
Girls Group runs from 3:30 - 5:00pm in the Youth Centre on Wednesdays and Girls Group 2.0 runs from 4:30 - 6:00pm in Mill Lane Pavilion on Thursdays.
They are free, but can you let Tilly know if you want to come on 07366571998
Sawston Summer Sessions
Mill Lane Rec | Thursdays | 6:30 - 7:30pm
On Thursdays we run our Summer Sessions in Sawston at Mill Lane. Join us for football, xbox, games and free toasties. It is an open access youth club meaning you can drop in and out and anyone is welcome.
6:30 - 7:30pm for those in school years 7 and up. It's free and you can just turn up!
Shelford Open Youth Clubs
SSYI Youth Centre | Fridays
6+7 Cub | 3:30 - 5:00pm | School Years 6-7
Friday Night Club | 6:30 - 8pm | School Years 10+
SSYI is renowned for its Friday Youth Clubs. They take place in the SSYI Youth Centre (Above the Memorial Hall on Woollards Lane) every Friday and run throughout the year.
It is an open access youth club, which means young people can drop in and out and anyone is welcome. It is a space where young people can meet with their friends and get stuck into a load of activities. Including pool, darts, air hockey, xbox and more. In addition, we sell sweets, drinks, pizzas, burgers and hot dogs!
3:30 - 5:00pm for those in school years 6-7
6:30 - 8:00pm for those in school years 10+
It's free and you can just turn up!
Drop-In Sessions (Coming Soon)
Mondays & Thursdays | SSYI Youth Centre | 3:30 - 5:30pm
By late 2022 we hope to have launched our Monday and Thursday Drop-In sessions in the Youth Centre. Offering a safe and chilled out space to come and do your homework or to just meet with your friends, drink a hot chocolate and to chat with our youth work team.
We have resourced the Youth Centre with paper, pens and other stationary that is all free to use.
These sessions will be free and for anyone in school years 7+