Our youth clubs are safe places for young people aged 8 to 11 and 12 to 17 to meet each other and have fun. 🙂

Our specialism is supporting young people to develop digital skills and we lead the Renfrewshire Digital Academy.

You can attend Paisley YMCA’s youth clubs online or in our Makerspace at 39 High Street Paisley PA12AF as well as in other venues around Renfrewshire.

If you are under the age of thirteen (13), you must ask your Parents or Legal Guardians to complete the registration form. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of thirteen (13) without their parent’s or Legal Guardian’s permission.

Online Clubs

Maker Mondays

Mondays 6pm to 8pm

Unleash your creativity at Maker Monday and learn how to take your ideas through a design process from thought to creation!  You will use design software and equipment such as Tinkercad, 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, CNC machines to turn your ideas into reality.


Cyber Stars

Tuesdays 6pm to 8pm

Cyber Security is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK.  Learn about Cyber Security topics and gain digital skills too.  You don’t need any technical knowledge to take part in this club so if you are new to all things digital, or if you simply want to learn something new then this is the space for you.


STEM Girls

Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm

STEM Girls is a space for girls aged 8-18 to come together and have fun with STEM and STEAM focused activities and interactive workshops; Coding, VR, Digital Media, Robotics, Digital Art, Cyber Security, AI – these are just some of the areas we explore!  We highlight the importance of female representation in STEM careers, we lift each other up and we have lots of fun!  STEM Girls is about empowering, inspiring and believing in one another.  We are Coders, Gamers, Artists, Engineers, Entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts – We are STEM Girls!


CoderDojo @Home

Our clubs deliver workshops for coding, computer animation, digital sound, video game creation and general computing skills with different clubs for all abilities.

Join us for CoderDojo @ Home – open to ages 12-17 or for young people with intermediate to advanced coding experience.

Coding lessons, challenges and fun games! – in partnership with CoderDojo and Refrewshire LIbraries.

*Please note that booking this ticket signs you up for a 4 week block. Joining details will be sent before each club, so there’s no need to sign up each week. Please make sure you can come along to all weeks.

Thursday 7 January 2021

Thursday 14 January 2021

Thursday 21 January 2021

Thursday 28 January 2021

Check out previous projects and further info on our new Online Coding Clubs page on our website;-
https://libcat.renfrewshire.gov.uk/iguana/www.main.cls…

Paisley YMCA CoderDojo Eventbrite Booking


Silly Coding!

Thursdays 16:00 – 17:00

If new to coding, sign up to Silly Coding! Fun and Silly block based coding workshops for beginners.

Fun and silly coding workshops for ages 8 to 11 in partnership with CoderDojo and Refrewshire LIbraries.

Our clubs deliver workshops for coding, computer animation, digital sound, video game creation and general computing skills with different clubs for all abilities.

Check out previous projects and further info on our new Online Coding Clubs page on our website;-
https://libcat.renfrewshire.gov.uk/iguana/www.main.cls…

Paisley YMCA CoderDojo Eventbrite Booking


Friday Drop-in

Fridays 6pm to 8pm

Friday nights are for fun!  Play games, make friends, chat and chill out.  Join us for RPG adventures, Among Us, drawing challenges, quizzes and more!  Do you have a favourite game you like to play?  Have you created something you would like to share with others?  Have you had a busy week and you just want to hang out and talk to friends?  We are here for you!


Digital Design Club

Saturdays 11am to 1pm

Did you know that art is an important part of STEM learning? In fact, that’s why we also have STEAM, the A is for art!  Digital Design Club is all about Digital art & media and understanding the significant role of art and creativity in the world of STEM/STEAM.  Express yourself, learn new digital skills and create something amazing!