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Powerstation Youth Centre

Who we are

PowerStation Youth Centre brings energy to the community that makes great things happen. We offer a wide range of activities for young people aged 8 to 19 to engage in and enjoy. This includes a number of age specific drop in sessions with a variety of themes and workshops including: sports, music, cooking, health and wellbeing, art and much more. 

PowerStation has after school and evening sessions Wednesday to Friday, along with weekend session durting the colder months. We offer a space to hang out with your mates and a chance to get involved in some activities. During the school holidays we offer free activities for young people so keep checking up on what we have going on. 

Young people have access to our music recording facilities and rehearsal band room operated by our dedicated music engineer. PowerStation is currently developing its music offer to also have a live recording space and is supporting young people in specialised music events such as band nights and working towards performing at the AfC Youth Awards and other events. 

Young people have access to our gym and sports hall. They can come and use the fully equipped gym and a personal trainer for young people to incorporate exercise into their daily routine and set goals for themselves.

We have an art studio which young people have full access to and the resources and equipment in order to make art work to take home. 

We also have specialist mentoring staff to discuss and support across areas of risk such as mental health, sexual health, substance misuse and many others. Support of this nature is provided on request and we always treat issues of this type with the care and sensitivity they deserve.

Powerstation Youth Centre Winter Programme 2023

We're providing a wide range of positive actvities for young people aged 9 to 16 this Winter season. Find out all the details here: Powerstation Youth Centre Winter Programme 2023.

Regular timetable

To view the below timetable in a PDF format, please follow this link: Powerstation Youth Centre Regular Timetable (PDF)

Monday

LUV

5.30pm to 7.30pm (First Monday of every month) (11 to 16 years old)

A drop-in session where young women plan discussions, activities and trips based upon the shared values of listening, understanding and valuing each other and their own personal development.  

Tuesday

Rock 'n' Roll Recruits

5.30pm to 7.30pm

To take part and find out more information, please contact us directly.

Wednesday

PowerUp

5.15pm to 7.30pm (11 to 19 years old)

Live Wire Studio Booking

5.15pm to 7.30pm (11 to 19 years old)

Young people who have had an induction session can book our music studios to work on their production skills, create new tracks and record their own lyrics. The options are endless! (studios use Logic software) 

Thursday

Live Wire Studio Inductions

4pm to 6pm (11 to 19 years old)

Come and learn the ropes of music production and our studio set up. These sessions are to help give young people the knowledge they need to work in the studio independently. These sessions must be booked in advance to guarantee a space. Once you have completed an induction you can start booking the studio, please contact us to arrange your induction.

Live Wire Gaming Glitch

4pm to 6pm (8 to 13 years old)

Come and join other young people  in playing in tournaments and free play on PS4, Xbox X, Xbox S, Nintendo Switch, Arcade machine and other retro gaming. 

GRL PWR

5pm to 6.30pm (13 to 19 years old)

Fitness sessions for young women to help improve their health and well being. Speak with Jonah or Rebecca about what you would like to achieve or any goals and have a workout tailored to you. We also take part in group games and training. 

Dance Floor Family

7pm to 8.30pm (Children aged 9+, parents and carers)

A great way to let loose, have some fun and a giggle with your nearest and dearest. The aim of the class is to free ourselves for an hour and a half a week, and forget about our ‘to do’ lists, homework, alarm clocks and general life stress and concentrate on something a bit different that might make you feel a little bit good! The playlist is anything from the BeeGees to Beyonce, most importantly at the end we turn off the lights and turn on disco lights and dance to your heart’s content!

Friday

Juniors

4pm to 6pm (8 to 13 years old)

Our all year around after school club for young people aged 8-11 years old. Young people can take part in a wide range of activities ranging from sports, art, cooking music, dance and more. 

Tekkers @ Kings House

5.30pm to 7.30pm (12 to 18 years old)

Come and train with other young people on the astro pitch, just an 8 minute walk from PowerStation Youth Centre. Fulham coaches host along with Jonah and Alfie. Young people can receive football, fitness training and gain nutrition knowledge from these sessions. 

Seniors

6.30pm to 8.30pm (12 to 18 years old)

The Friday night project for young people to take part in a range of activities and have full use of the buildings music rooms, gym, sports hall, art room and more. 

Saturday

Zumba

To take part and find out more information, please contact us directly.

Crouching Tiger Karate

To take part and find out more information, please contact us directly.

Knots Arts

To take part and find out more information, please contact us directly.

Tekkers @ PowerStation

6.30pm to 8.30pm (14 to 18 years old)

Come and train with other young people in our sports hall with Dori. Along with football coaching, young people can have a warm space on Saturday nights to chill and socialise.

Facilities

Music production and rehearsal

If you are a performer, songwriter, band or producer we can offer you state of the art facilities to work on your project. Powerstation has a digital recording studio with Logic Pro X, fully equipped with outboard and a good collection of microphones.

Our rehearsal room is fully equipped with a PA system, drums, amps and instruments. All you need to do is plug in.

Both these facilities are available FREE on open club evenings. Our recording studio can be booked after school between for studio or band practise sessions Wednesday - Fridays during the day. 

Sports hall hire

We have a large purpose-built sports hall that can accommodate football, basketball and badminton, volleyball, circuit training, group games, table tennis, boxing, or if you need a space for judo or karate, boxing, dance groups, theatres, or a music performance and much more.

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Gym

Come and use the fully equipped gym and a personal trainer for young people to incorporate exercise into their daily routine and set goals for themselves. 

Art room

Come and take part in a range of Art activities from Clay, painting, drawing, tie dye and much more. We welcome young peoples ideas for art activities and we try to order equipment when they give us their feedback on what type of art they like to do. 

Services

In addition to activities, the Powerstation also recognises the physical and emotional wellbeing of young people. We offer specialist services or can direct young people to the appropriate services. These include:

  • Employment support services
  • Condom distribution scheme for young people with the new C-Card system
  • South West London Chlamydia Screening programme for young people under 25 years
  • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Contact us

Matthew Roach
Youth Work Leader Practitioner
E: matthew.roach@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Phone: 020 8288 0876  Mobile: 07864 617567
Booking link: https://linktr.ee/powerstation

PowerStation Youth Centre, 121a Mortlake Highstreet, Mortlake, SW14 8SN

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