Guide 4 Life Harrogate

Beating Boredom

4 Youth

You can contact your Area Youth Team Leader to find out what is going on in your area on:

Harrogate East (Ripon, Boroughbridge and Knaresborough)

Tel: 0845 300 6679

Harrogate West (Harrogate and Pateley Bridge)

Tel: 0845 300 2417

4 Youth provides support and informal learning, social, leisure and residential opportunities for all young people aged 13 to 19 through a vast array of provision for young people, including youth centres, drop-ins, sport, outreach & detached work, targeted work, specific projects, learning opportunities,  mentoring and information and advice.

After School & Lunch time Activities

Music, sports, languages, drama, maths, board games, computers and more. Look at the notice boards and school programmes.


Information about things to do for young people aged 13 to 19 living in North Yorkshire.

Sports and Leisure

There are six Sports & Recreation Centres, four Swimming Pools, various Community Centres and all kinds of sports coaching facilities in Harrogate District.

Harrogate Borough Council Leisure Services

Tel: 01423 556723
Web: (Go to 'Leisure and Culture' then 'Children's Activities' for information about activities taking place at your local community centres.

Class Coaching

After school sports clubs in school (football, cricket and multi-sports).


'Catch it'

Activity Camps (cricket, football, tennis, multi-sports and crafts).

Tel: 01765 603765

Click on 'Sports and Leisure' for a list of lots of local activities.





Fisher Arts

Arts activities for all the community featuring dance, music and performance opportunities for young people.

Tel: 01423 818454

Yorkshire Yoga and Therapy Centre

Runs weekly after-school classes and free school holiday workshops for children and teens.

Tel: 01423 864343 (Monday to Friday from 10.00am to 5.00pm)
Address: Yoga Centre, 9-10 Halfpenny Close, Knaresborough, Harrogate, HG5 0TG


Visit your library for all kinds of Information. You can also use the internet there.

Stage Central Theatre Arts

Part time stage and TV training for young performers aged 6 to 18. Training in Drama, Dance and Singing. Runs on Saturday mornings from 9.00am to 12.00noon at St John Fisher High School, Harrogate.


Ripon Youth for Christ

Christian Youth Work Service for young people aged 11 to 19 years.

Tel: 01765 605444