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Youth Facilities

Young people in Totton & Eling gain a great deal from their involvement in a wide range of positive activities in their leisure time.

See below for a list of opportunities available to young people in the area, including The Garage Youth Centre, Sportivate, The Streetwise Project, The Tower Bar, 2498 Totton Squadron Air Cadet and a Youth Advisory service. 


The Garage Youth Centre

Eling Recreation Ground, Off Totton by pass A35 Eling, Totton

  • Run by Totton and Eling Town Council.
  • Offers Free Membership to young people ages between 9-17 years.
  • Open both in term time and through school holidays periods on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm - 9.00pm and occasional Saturday.
  • NHS Sexual Health Clinic - no appointment necessary Monday 4pm - 6pm.

Opening days and times can vary - Please contact directly or check the Garage Youth Centre website for details.

The Youth Club offers one to one support Wednesday and Thursday 4pm - 6pm. Call 07884 153275 for info.

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The Garage Team of Youth Workers are qualified in a range of skills to provide a safe structured environment for young people to socalise, be healthy and stay safe and have fun.

They offer the opportunity to develop new skills by providing access to a wide variety of equipment, organised activities, workshops, sports, personal support and involvement in community events. Young people can access these opportunity i.e. at their own discretion and level to suit their personal needs.

For more details and bookings call/text 07810 086 928 or email: thegarageufi.cr@live.co.uk

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For more information:
Tel: 07784 153275 
Web: www.garageyouthclub.net

It's Your Choice Youth Advisory Service

37 Salisbury Road, Totton, Hampshire SO40 3HX

An independent registered charity providing free and confidential information, advice and counselling for young people aged 12-25 years.

Open Monday, Tuesday, Friday 2pm - 5pm
Thursday 2pm - 8pm

For more information call 023 8086 4231 or if these times are not suitable please call 0800 515 819.
Website: www.iyc.org.uk

Youth & Families Matter

Testwood Baptist Church, 283a Salisbury Road, Totton

A local Community Project in Totton.

For more information:
Tel: 023 8086 0320
Website: www.youthandfamiliesmatter.org.uk 

2498 Totton Squadron Air Cadet

ATC Building, Cheam Way Recreation Park, Sutton Road, Totton SO40 3PL

Air Cadets aged 13 to 18 years are given the chance by our team of staff and adult volunteers to learn to fly aerobatics, learn skills to expeditions, tour foreign countries, become target shooting marksmen, join a band, learn about aviation and aerospace - only a small list of the many activities and opportunities for an enviable social life with many new friends.

Parade nights
Tuesday and Thursday
7pm - 9.30 pm

Officer Commanding: Flight Lieutenant  Gary Harding RAFVR(T).

For more information:
023 8086 5882
Email: aircadets@2498sqn.co.uk
Website: www.2498sqn.co.uk