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), 6:30 PM - 9 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
Information: We are happy to invite you to express yourself and get creative with clay and glaze in our open pottery workshop. It is possible to complete smaller projects in one evening, but if you are planning on doing a bigger project, we would advise you to plan on spending more time on it. We do not offer courses and do not work with electrical turntables. What we do offer is guidance on the basic ceramic techniques. Community and Individual creativity are our focus points in this activity. 

Upcoming dates

2 June 2022

16 June 2022

30 June 2022

14 July 2022


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), 6:00 PM - 7:00 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

Upcoming dates

14 June 2022

28 June 2022

12 July 2022


Rooms are subject to change. Please see the published memos on location at the day of the event.


Cevi Evenings

You're welcome to join us on the first Thursday evening every month -- sit in our café, sip a drink, meet people and enjoy good conversation.

Who's welcome? Everybody who loves community - no age restrictions - guests are always welcome
Time: First Thursday in every month (see dates below) except for school holidays. 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Please contact info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Upcoming dates

9 June 2022


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

Upcoming dates

10 June 2022

1 July 2022

9 September 2022


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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all upcoming Cevi lunches have been cancelled until further notice.

We hope to be able to see you again soon!



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 movies:

Saturday 11 June 2022


Time: Doors open 1:30 PM, start 2 PM

Location: Gym hall / Mehrzweckhalle, Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich 
Language: German (English subtitles available on request)
Price: Free entry, donations appreciated 
For questions: Contact the YMCA/YWCA Zurich at 044 213 20 57 or cevikino@cevi.ch

We look forward to seeing you!

Upcoming dates

11 June  2022, family movie, 2 PM

16 July  2022, 4 PM

24 September  2022, family movie, 2 PM

*For legal reasons, movie titles are not published .


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!

GUMP 2023 - Provisional date: Saturday, 4 February 2023

Language: Please note that the event will take place in Swiss German.

Location: At Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof and also online! Further informaton TBA.
Price: Free entry, donations appreciated

Target audience: children up to around 8 years
Older children, parents, grandparents, godparents, friends etc. are welcome too!

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!

Christmas market 2022:

Saturday, 26. November 2022, 11 AM - 5 PM

Expected from Saturday 19.11.22 to Saturday 17.12.22:

Christmas sale/ Vintage sale in Cevi Lokal! (Tuesday-Friday, 1 PM-5 PM and Saturday, 10 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) 2022, you are invited to celebrate Christmas with us!

Further information to be announced later in the year.

Questions? Please contact info(at)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