Things to do for Young People in Manchester

Youth clubs, creative opportunities and fitness are among the pick of things for young people in Manchester. You’ll find regular sessions as well as one-off events to help young people learn new skills, meet new people and develop positive relationships.

Whether they’re looking for a new term-time hobby, sports club or afterschool activity, we’ve got them (and you) covered. From Thai boxing to music lessons, and from den-building to cookery – there’s something for everyone.

Many of the events in this guide are term-time only whereas others run throughout the year. You’ll also find drop-in activity sessions and others that need to be booked in advance.

Plus, if you’re looking for things to do when school breaks up – our School Holiday guide is bursting with brilliant ideas too.

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Top Picks

A pair of red boxing gloves

Levenshulme Amateur Boxing Club

There's a variety of weekly sessions for budding boxers happening at Cringle Park.

Cringle Park, Levenshulme

3 January 2022 - 1 September 2025

6:00pm - 7:30pm

A group of young people doing a stretching exercise with their left leg lifted and bent at the knee, inside a dance studio with a blue floor.


Moss Side Millenium Powerhouse, Moss Side

27 February 2024 - 31 December 2024

5:30pm - 7:00pm


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