There are a number of opportunities for the youth of Chandler's Ford and Velmore which include
Eastleigh Borough Council constructed a "street course" activity centre for skateboard and BMX. A new concrete bowl and BMX track was originally constructed with the street course being floodlit. The BMX track is currently undergoing further works and it is hoped to be open again very shortly. Freespace also has car parking facilities.
Centrestage Productions Youth Theatre
CPYT organise performance related activities throughout the year and it has diversified its provision to drama, musical, movement and dance, as well as play writing and stage management. They meet every Wednesday at 7.00 p.m to learn about performance related skills and create their own closed performances.
Next Show: Oliver - 17th - 22nd February 2014 - The Point, Eastleigh
Further information can be obtained on 023 8027 4823 or 023 8025 4491.
The Loft - Hiltingbury Community Association
Solent Youth Action has a number of youth groups available to 11-19 year olds in The Loft at Hiltingbury Community Centre. Open Access Youth Clubs Wednesday & Thursday 7pm – 9pm The Loft - Hiltingbury Community Centre. Also on Tuesday nights, alternating between the SLAMS and J's supported youth clubs. The open access youth groups are a great way for young people to get involved in fun activities such as Wii games, pool tournaments, sports activities and lots more. Young people are encourage to suggest ideas for their own projects and take part in taster activities such as music, arts & crafts and organising youth club trips If you are aged 11-19 and want to find out more about the youth clubs then pop in and chat to one of the youth workers who will be more than happy to explain more about what the youth clubs can offer you!
The Hiltingbury Community Association are keen to introduce a friday night youth club and if you would like to help run this activity please contact them on 023 8027 1609.
There are many other youth clubs in Chandler's Ford at St Boniface, St Martins, St Edward the Confessor, The Dovetail Centre, Velmore Church and The United Reform Church.