The charity’s facilities include a farm and adventure playground but now it is facing a threat to its future after the city council cut funding.
A campaign has been launched to raise the £50,000 needed to keep it open.
The pictures from our archives featured in Looking Back show how much children have enjoyed the activities there over the years.
New Ark’s eco centre was officially opened by actor Warwick Davies who joined in with a game of hide-and-seek in the woodland area with local youngsters.
Former Peterborough MP Helen Clark was another visitor and several local firms showed their support by raised money to help fund the facility.
Yaxley based actor Warwick Davies, at the New Ark centre to officially open the new Eco centre (pictured background), plays hide-and -seek in the woodland area with local youngsters.
New Ark Adventure Playground and City Farm, ( left to right ) Shane Knappert age 10, Scott Hall age 9, Daniel Edge age 9, Gordan Edge age 5 playing on the climbing frame
Youngsters help out with animals at New Ark play scheme. Max Brown (7), Robert Bellamy (8) Liam Fitzjohn (10) look after rabbits
Then MP Helen Brinton visiting New Ark play centreand city farm
Clockwise from top centre : Helen Brinton, Anthea Cox, Sarah Harris (19), Simon Warren (14), Richard Garford (15).