Year six pupils have been sampling the fun of OurPlace through special school visits.
Over 400 pupils went along to the youth facility in Huyton during the summer term to get a taste of some of the excellent activities on offer.
Following a tour of the multi-million pound building which boasts fantastic facilities including a media suite, skate park, dance studio and music room, the pupils then enjoyed an afternoon of fun activities such as archery, cake decorating and team games.
The visits were organised by local PCSOs and pupils went away with an OurPlace goodie bag that included details of how to join and make the most of the facilities on a regular basis.
Michael Otty, 11, pupil at St Columbas Catholic Primary School in Huyton, said, “Being in OurPlace was unforgettable because of all the fun activities. I will definitely be coming back over the summer with my mates.”
Cllr Eddie Connor, Knowsley Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure, Community and Culture, commented, “OurPlace is an excellent facility for young people in the borough to make new friends, develop new hobbies and learn new talents.
“It is great to see year six pupils getting a taste of just some of the activities and facilities on offer to young people their age. I’m sure the visits will encourage them to go along with their friends and make the most of OurPlace.”
OurPlace is open to 11 to 19 year-olds in Knowsley and offers a wide range of activities. It is open six days a week and additional hours during school holidays.
For more information about OurPlace, visit Knowsley Council’s website or ring 0151 443 5323.
Pictured above are : Joshua Kan, 11, Tom Pagan, 11, Tess Jenkins, 11 and Taylor Tully, 10, pupils from Park View Primary School, enjoy their visit to OurPlace, pictured here with PCSO Carl Barnes