Activities

Activities available at The Avenues

ART & DESIGN

Let your imagination run wild; painting, clay modelling, sewing, make soaps, slime, bath bombs and candles.

Design, cut and print: design and make your own T-shirt and accessories.

AVAILABLE IN:

Friday Seniors
School Holidays
Girls’ Hub
The Zone

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

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MUSIC STUDIO

Our fully-equipped recording studio is run by music industry professionals, giving you the chance to write, perform and record your own tracks in whatever genre you love.

For the most serious we run a 24-week evening course (Mic Drop) to develop creative and technical skills. For the most serious artists, this can be followed by our advanced course, Releasement. 

AVAILABLE IN:

Friday Seniors
Mic Drop
School Holidays

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

RADIO STUDIO

Learn technical and presentation skills with industry professionals.

Avenues Radio studio is open to all young people to create your own radio and podcast content and broadcast to the world.

AVAILABLE IN:

Friday Seniors
School Holidays
Secondary Zone
The Zone

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

JUDO CLASSES

Judo is a fun way to get fit and confident, learn self-defence and improve discipline. Our sessions on Saturdays are taken by judo experts Moberly Stars.

Like everything at The Avenues, it’s free and all levels are welcome.

AVAILABLE IN:

Sporty Saturdays

AVAILABLE FOR:

Secondary Zone
Seniors

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DANCE CLASSES

Led by a professional coach, our dance sessions are fun and energetic, and include street dance, jazz, contemporary and dance fusion. Held at our Girls’ Hub nights with one group for beginners and one for intermediaries.

AVAILABLE IN:

Girl’s Hub

AVAILABLE FOR:

Seniors

COOKING CLUB

Always popular, we run a range of sessions in our professional kitchen for all ages, and in many of our programmes. 

From basic skills to cooking amazing healthy meals, you’ll love to learn with us, and you get to eat whatever you prepare.

AVAILABLE IN:

Friday Seniors
Kickstart Careers
School Holidays
Girl’s Hub
Secondary Zone
The Zone

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

SPORTS

Football, basketball, dodgeball, judo, basketball, martial arts and circuit training take place in our hall, and in the summer we get outdoors.

Get fit, have fun, live healthily. Boys and girls of all levels are welcome. 

AVAILABLE IN:

Friday Seniors
Sporty Saturday
School Holidays
Girl’s Hub
Secondary Zone
The Zone

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

MENTORING

Our youth workers are trained to listen to young people and support them when things aren’t great.

We even train some of older members to become mentors so they too can help others.

AVAILABLE IN:

Junior Support Worker training
Mentoring sessions

AVAILABLE FOR:

Secondary Zone
Seniors

EXCURSIONS

Trips to London theatres, ice-skating, trampolining, art galleries, recording studios, work experience, football tournaments…

A few lucky ones get to stay several nights in activity centres outside London. 

AVAILABLE IN:

School Holidays
Girl’s Hub
Secondary  Zone

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

Games

GAMES

Above all The Avenues is about enjoying yourself and making new friends.

Play FIFA on the giant screen, table-football, pool, table tennis, chess, board games, computer sessions, the options are endless. 

AVAILABLE IN:

Friday Seniors
School Holidays
Girl’s Hub
Secondary Zone
The Zone

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS

We introduce young people to a range of potential careers, currently encompassing videography, hairdressing, catering, clothing, music and youth work.

These 12, 24 and 39 week evening courses provide a taste of the skills needed to succeed in various jobs, and encourage participants to start preparing for life after education.

 

AVAILABLE IN:

Kickstart Careers
Mic Drop
Releasement
Level 1 training

AVAILABLE FOR:

Seniors

Homework Club

LEARNING ZONE

For those who need a bit of extra support after school, our tutors can help you in English and maths, from Year 4 to GCSE level. And if you just need somewhere quiet to study we can offer you that too. Every Tuesday, 4-6pm.

AVAILABLE IN:

The Zone
Girl’s Hub
Secondary Zone
School Holidays

AVAILABLE FOR:

Juniors
Secondary Zone
Seniors

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