Youth Winners 2017

Blackburn Youth Zone 2017

Blackburn Youth Zone is a new state of the art facility located in the Blackburn Town Centre, providing world-class resources that make a real and positive difference to the young people of the Borough. Blackburn Youth Zone is open 7days per week and aims to attract 1,000 young people per week, aged 5-19, through a range of different sessions. The Youth Zone formula is sports, music, dance, arts and youth work as a core universal offer. In addition to this they also operate thirteen weeks of holiday provision. They pride themselves on having a membership that reflects the borough’s demographic and have been successful in making a reality of community cohesion. It is one of the few places in the Borough where young people from all backgrounds can come together naturally.

Group of young teenagers posing for apicture by a group painting for happiness & unity