Whilst the youngsters in Cowden have had their own younger persons play area the youth of Cowden have previously not had an area that they could call their own. The Parish Council haslistened to the community and obtained grants that enabled the installation of a youth shelter on the Recreation Ground adjacent to the younger persons play area. The Parish Council has now obtained Full Planning permission for the youth shelter, a litter bin has also been provisoned within the vicinity of the youth shelter.