Community and connection - across generations

Our activities are open to people from all walks of life.
We love seeing new faces!

Pottery workshop

Let your creativity unfold freely with clay and colors our open pottery workshop!
For those interested, we will also gladly teach you some basic pottery techniques.

Join us! We love seeing new faces!

Time: Second Thursday of every month (see dates below), 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Price: Attendance is free, you only pay for the materials you use
Location: Workshop in the basement of Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions?  Contact info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Dates in 2020
14 May - cancelled
28 May - cancelled
11 June - cancelled
25 June - cancelled
9 July
20 August

3 September
17 September
1 October
15 October
29 October
12 November
26 November
10 December


Franklin method exercise training

The Franklin method is an extraordinary composition of imagination, movement and experienced anatomy. It's exciting to find out that everybody has tools inside themselves to attain better life quality. Simple and without a lot of effort!

Time: Second Tuesday of each month (see dates below), 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Price: Free
Location: Gym hall or other room (see below) at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Contact info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Dates: Exercise trainings for May and June are cancelled due to Coronavirus. New dates will be published as soon as possible.


Cevi Choir

Do you enjoy singing, especially with others? Are you in the mood for a choir project? In that case, come by and join us!

Who's welcome? Everybody who loves singing - no age restrictions - guests are always welcome
Time: Thursdays, every two weeks (see dates below), 6 PM - 8 PM
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Contact Sina Gubler, sina.gubler(at)cevi-zhshgl.ch or 044 213 20 50

Dates in 2020:
07 May - cancelled!
28 May- cancelled!
11 June - cancelled!
02 July


Cevi Games

For all game enthusiasts - and those aspiring to be
Do you like a game of cards, or board games? In that case, Cevi Games is perfect for you!
We meet up once a month to play games in a cozy ambiance. Our group is different each time - people come and go as they like.

We'd love to have you join us - once, twice, or regularly!

Time: First Friday of every month (see dates below), 7 PM - 10 PM
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Contact spielen@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Daten 2020
1 May 2020 & 5 June 2020 - cancelled!
3 July 2020
4 September 2020
2 October 2020
6 November 2020
4 December 2020


Cevi Lunch

Enjoy a delicious meal, sit together in a cosy atmosphere and connect with interesting people. After every lunch, there is a short input. We'd love for you to join us!


Time: First Thursday of every month (see dates below), 12:15 PM (duration around 1 hour)
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Price: Sold for donations (suggested price CHF 20 for a meal with drinks, coffee and dessert)
RSVP: Please register in advance so we know how many menues to order. Let us know if you'd like a vegetarian meal.  RSVP until the previous day at 044 213 20 57 or info@cevizuerich.ch

Dates in 2020:
7 May 2020 - cancelled!
4 June 2020 - cancelled!
2 July 2020
3 September 2020
1 October 2020
5 November 2020
3 December 2020


Cevi Cinema

Get cozy on our comfortable couches and enjoy a movie with friends - this is what Cevi Cinema offers on six Saturdays a year. Popcorn, soft drinks and our popular "smilie toasts" are availale at the bar.

Next movie:

Details will be published soon :-)

Location: Gym hall (ground floor), Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich

Questins? Contact info(at)cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Dates in 2020:
6 June - cancelled!
29 August 2020
17 October 2020 - family movie



Our children's music festival in Zurich. Come celebrate the "God And Music Party" (German "Gott Und Musik Party", "GUMP") together with us - as a family, with your neighbours and friends, your YMCA group. From 2PM until 5PM, an afternoon full of creativity, fun, music and action for big and small, open for everyone!

Schedule for GUMP 2021 (tentative)

Café &  Gloggespiel daycare centre open 9 AM to 6 PM, special discounted price CHF 5 per hour, per child

2 PM doors open
2:30  PM official start
2:40 PM Concert with Christof Fankhauser, part 1
3 PM Crafts and drama workshop by  Cevi Schwamendingen
4 PM break  with snacks
4:30 PM Concert with Christof Fankhauser, part 2
5 PM ending
until 5:30 PM: Snacks in the Café

Location: Gym hall (ground floor), Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Price: Free entry, donations appreciated

Target audience: children up to around 9 years
Older children, parents, grandparents, godparents, friends etc. are welcome too! Children are supervised in the main hall, but we encourage you to accompany them during the festival

For parents: The parents' café is open to you as a mom, dad or other guardian. Enjoy a time out, or discuss questions about child upbringing and education with others, if you are interested.

Snacks: Hot dogs and beverages can be bought during breaks. Snacks, cake and hot and cold beverages are also available in our café before, during and after the festival.

Questions? Contact 044 213 20 57 or info@cevizuerich.ch

Christmas market at Glockenhof

Get to know us and our house
Meet old friends
Browse our large selection
Buy Christmas presents, necessities and discover hidden treasures
Enjoy a tasty lunch, dessert and coffee or tea
Support Cevi Zurich with your purchase
Our house is open to everyone!

Saturday, 28 November 2020, 11 AM - 5 PM

Open-house day and Christmas market at our headquarters: Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich

Main market hall: Christmas decorations, fresh cheese and sausages from the Alps, fresh bread, Advent wreaths,  "Squeasy" reusable water bottles, Scouting supplies, marigold skin cream, various products from Spitak YMCA in Armenia, ...

Food and drinks: Two different lunch menues, coffee and croissants, snacks, desserts (pop corn, homemade cakes, hot dogs)

Indoor flea market
Fishing parcels for kids
Large selection of books
stylish second-hand clothes
Card and board games you can try
Second-hand children's clothes and toys
Gloggespiel daycare: special discounted price CHF 5 per hour, per child - open all day

A different kind of Christmas

Are you ready for something new on the biggest holiday of the year?
Would you like to join our Christmas celebration at the YMCA/YWCA Zurich?

On Christmas Eve (24 December) 2020, our house is open to everyone.

Christmas coffee & cake from 2 PM to 9 PM
Simple dinner with a time of reflection from 6 PM to 8 PM

Location: Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich

You can simple come by as a guest, or help out in different places:

Be a host at the Cevi Café

Greet and welcome guests at the door

Help handing out gifts

Talk to other guests

Pray during the event

Support us financially 

Or simple stop by as a guest

If you're interested, please contact Christa Wiedemeier Webb, info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

"(...) Thank you for your, as every year, prompt reply with your details and feedback, which I was very happy to read. 

The "Christmas list" depends on the broad variety of offers from institutions, associations and others who keep their doors open over the holidays and make sure that no one needs to spend them alone.

In this spirit, we want to thank you and your team for your valuable work. (...)"

M. T.,  administrator at the social affairs department, in October 2018