Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Staying active, both mentally and physically, is so important in these odd times. This year, Mental Health Awareness Week is from 10- 16 May and we are running a number of interactive workshops a16nd...
ymca | 4 May 2021
6 people lined up about to start the bleep test

Beat the bleep!

Every month at the YMCA Club, Health & Fitness Advisor, Shun-Yin Chan, runs ‘bleep tests’ to measure fitness levels. Bleep tests can be taken by anyone, regardless of age or fitness. Whether you’...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 February 2020
participants of Swimathon 2017

YMCA Swimathon 2020!

Swimathon is the world’s biggest annual fundraising swim. It has been running for over thirty years and - since it started - has raised more than £48 million for many different charities. Here's...
ymca | 24 February 2020
Hands in the shape of a heart around words "Wellness Wednesday Workshops"

“Little changes can make a big difference”

The ‘Wellness Wednesday Workshops’ return in the New Year. YMCA Club Nutritionist, Nick Owen, and former Michelin Chef turned Personal Trainer and Manager, Ed Lindinas, have joined forces once again...
Claire.Gilderson | 24 February 2020

Central YMCA partner with Nike to ‘power up’ new-look Fitness Training Academy

Central YMCA has joined forces with Nike to re-launch the ‘YMCA Fitness Training Academy - Powered by Nike’, which is a free, two year Personal Training course and alternative to A-Levels or college...
Claire.Gilderson | 6 February 2020

Zumba for a good cause!

Now in its 10th year, the YMCA Zumbathon will take place once again this month. Thanks to your donations, we’ve raised over £4,500 so far to help beat cancer. This year, we’re raising money for ‘...
Claire.Gilderson | 6 February 2020

Limited places left for the next Fitness Training Academy in January!

YMCA FTA was set up in 2016 by YMCA Training to help 16 to 18-year-olds kick-start their fitness careers. Students across London, Ipswich, Manchester and Leeds will achieve a Level 2 Gym Instructor...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 November 2019
Words: Members' Christmas Party

Join us for the YMCA Club Christmas Party!

You are invited to join us at the YMCA Club Christmas party at Hudson's House on Wednesday 4th December.
ymca | 25 November 2019
Illustration of a group of people singing

“Everyone goes on a journey together”

The YMCA Choir is back and bigger than ever. Over thirty people gathered in Keith Clarke Room 1 last month to sing under the listening ear of Choirmaster, Kieran Jones, who’s worked with the...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 September 2019