The Bay Youth Offer

Autumn programme:

FREE Activities

Please see FREE fun activities for young people living or educated in the Bay area (Sandown, Lake and Shanklin) ages 10- 18 years (ages specified for some sessions) coordinated by Community Action Isle Of Wight’s Bay area, Youth Project team.

  • Non-contact GB Boxing Awards sessions at TJ’s gym. 
  • Golf sessions at Sandown & Shanklin Golf Club.

Contact Zoe at

  • Sessions at Bay CE Community Sport Hall include Cricket/Tennis 5pm - 6 pm & Basketball 6pm—7pm – term time only

Contact Krysia at


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Youth Offfer Program Autumn 2023 P2

Exciting partnership with University of Portsmouth

We are very excited to be working with the University of Portsmouth, to resource funding for a 3 Year full time PhD student to empower young people to develop the skills and knowledge; to have a voice as we develop, sports, exercise & leisure facilities for young people & residents in Sandown and wider Bay area. This project commences in the summer. For information about the programme please contact;  Julian Wadsworth, Community Action Isle of Wight -

Bays Youth programme led by Community Action Isle of Wight

The Bay’s multi-tiered youth programme is going from strength to strength. Originally developed in late Autumn 2021 due to identified needs, the FREE provision is open to young people, primarily ages 10 -18 years who live or are educated in the Sandown, Lake and Shanklin communities.

The programme currently delivers the following;

  • Youth work in local communities (Community Action Youth workers who are engaging with young people within parks, open spaces, high streets, seafront, schools and other hotspots.
  • Requested weekly activities (sports, arts and cultural activities).
  • Personal & social development opportunities, life skills, informal/formal education and accreditation, including coaching courses.
  • Youth Forums and youth voice.
  • Targeted interventions for those young people with vulnerability and risk factors.


The following activities are running or planned for the summer period/holidays.

Youth forum/Youth Voice

Sandown Youth Offer

Launch of junior Youth Forum for 11-13 years olds to compliment the ongoing work of senior youth forum for ages 14+ years.

Don’t miss the amazing “Do Something Film” produced by our older forum members: Film Link
Weekly sessions on a Wednesday 4:30pm to 7pm, usually at Sandown Library

Please contact Matt at