Give your Life a Lift

See below for a host of both in-person and on-line activities.

Information for the festive season

Reduced Service

We will be running a reduced service between Saturday 16 and Monday 8 January. The building will be closed to the public from Saturday 23 December to Tuesday 2 January. Click through for more details. Read more

Autumn term - see full activity programme as listing

Afrobeats, archery and cooking are back along with other favourites - new music studio opening soon! Read more

  • sports and fitness
  • music and dance
  • cooking and socialising

Creative Kitchen

Every Monday and Friday we cook a different dish from around the world. All recipes are creative, healthy, tasty, economical and easy to... Read more

Study Space

We have seven computers and workstations that can be booked for school or college work. Read more

Lift Gym

Book a session and enjoy a supervised workout designed to improve your health and fitness. Read more

Young Women Only Gym

This weekly session is exclusively for girls and young women. Read more

Afrobeats Dance

Vibrant dance class with Patience James. Read more


Archery is an art and exciting Olympic sport that greatly improves focus and concentration, upper body strength and coordination. Read more

Free Space

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings young people can book spaces to work on creative projects Read more

Play in a Band

Join a band to make and create music learning both covers and writing songs Read more

Lift Youth Workers

Youth workers are available for help and advice both in person and over the phone. Read more

Youth Session

We have board games, books, music, playlists made by you, table tennis, TV, videos and an X box. Youth workers are always on hand for adv... Read more

Music Access

Learn an instrument, DJ skills and have a jam Read more

Wellbeing Drop In

Enjoy some arts, crafts, conversation and music with the Wellbeing Team. Read more

Join Dionne Reid

Share your creations. Explore your artistic persona. Develop your sound in a supportive space. Read more

C-Card Scheme

Information about getting free condoms. Read more

Stressed or depressed?

Islington Council offer a confidential counselling service for young people aged 12-21 Read more

Emotional Wellbeing Team

This service offers young people aged 8-18 social and emotional support during challenging times in their lives. Read more

Counselling and Psychotherapy

One-to-one services for young people aged 16-21 who live or have a GP in Islington. Read more

Low, stressed or anxious?

Mind Connect offer a confidential counselling service for young people aged 16-25. Read more

Social Prescribing Team

This service offers young people aged 12-25 social and emotional support during challenging times in their lives. Read more

Drugs and Alcohol Support

Islington's advice services about drugs and alcohol misuse Read more

Pulse Sexual Health Clinic

Pulse can help young people aged 13-20 with free, confidential advice, information and support. Read more

Back On Track

Weekly exercise group for young people who have been referred for physiotherapy. Read more

Employability Support

Careers advice for Islington young people Read more

Be all you can be with the Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The world’s leading youth achievement award, young people the opportunity to be the very best they can be. Read more

Boxing Training

Non-contact boxing and pad training for all abilities Read more

Last updated: 30/11/2023 10:42AM