Network Ryde is an exciting youth project from Ryde Town Council; it was established in April 2017 to support young people in and around the town to achieve their potential and have fun. Network Ryde supports young people aged 11-19 from a dedicated youth café – 147 – located at 147 High Street, Ryde (opposite Iceland). 147 offers a safe space for young people to chill out, with access to PCs, iPads, Xbox and a Wii, plus boardgames, art materials AND free toast and hot chocolate!
UPDATE – 14th September 2020
The Network Ryde Team have been working hard to re-open its doors in a COVID secure manner. Please note, due to new restrictions Network Ryde will be running a 6-week timetable. All bookings for the week are to be made on Monday’s hot chocolate and Toast takeaway. Except Home ed which can be booked via Network Ryde social media or phone. Well-being & DofE which will be organised through Network Ryde and they will contact you.
Please not we will have the Ipads & Pc’s available but not the Xbox & WII.
For the most up to date timetable’s and to learn more about what Network Ryde has to offer please view the Network Ryde social media pages below. We look forward to welcoming more young people to 147.
Follow us on Instagram @networkryde
Or contact Network Ryde on (01983) 300128 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the sessions at 147, Network Ryde also works in partnership with local organisations offering activities at venues including Ryde Skate Park and Waterside Pool.
Feedback from young people about 147:
‘It was fun. We were allowed to just be ourselves and use all the equipment.’
‘This place is amazing and the staff are super friendly.’
‘I like how we can hang out with people from different schools and make friends.’
‘I really like it here, you can relax and the staff are really friendly.’
‘Very fun and great to have a club like this in Ryde! Staff are fantastic, I will definitely come again, thank you.’
‘147 is a great place to meet up and hang out. There is so many things to do and the people are very nice.’
‘I always feel better when I leave.’
To view Network Ryde’s Annual report please click here: Network Ryde Annual Report