Events

person doing yoga in front of the moon

Try ‘Yoga Under the Moon’ at the Bloomsbury Festival

Now in its 13th year, the Bloomsbury Festival in London will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing at this year’s event. For the first time ever, both the YMCA Club and One KX...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 September 2019
The late Marion Rossall (L) and her daughter Niki (R)

Support Niki’s first ‘Shine Night Marathon Walk’ for a good cause

You might know YMCA Club Fitness Instructor, Niki Rossall, from ‘Body Sculpt’ or ‘Legs, Bums and Tums’, but on Saturday 21st September, she’ll be using her legs to raise money for Cancer Research in...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 August 2019

Sign up for our September after school clubs!

Many children enjoyed the delights of the YMCA Club play scheme over the summer, but the fun doesn’t have to end when they go back to school. Why not book your child onto one of our many after school...
Claire.Gilderson | 22 August 2019

Our 175th birthday celebrations

If you couldn’t make our big 175th birthday bash, here’s a round-up of what you missed!
Claire.Gilderson | 12 June 2019
A woman who is weightlifting

Ladies who lift

Some women fear that lifting heavy weights will make them bulky, but this is unlikely. According to the YMCA Club's Programme and Events Manager - Terri Siabi, lifting heavy weights can help...
ymca | 4 June 2019

'Exercise Through the Ages' for our 175th birthday!

The YMCA global movement will turn 175 on 6th June. Given that we’re the first ever YMCA on the planet, the UK’s leading health, fitness and education charity and central London’s largest gym, the...
Claire.Gilderson | 23 May 2019
Raoul Dero, Prof Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, Mayor of Camden, Dep Lord Mayor of Westminster, David Ball, Tony Warner, Tracey Blackwood

Unveiling of civil rights pioneer plaque at YMCA Club

A piece of important social history came to light last month. A large group of people gathered outside the YMCA Club entrance to honour Dr Harold Moody who established the ‘League of Coloured Peoples...
Claire.Gilderson | 27 March 2019
Edward handling a snake at the YMCA Club Playscheme

YMCA Club Holiday Playscheme – Edward’s story

As Easter approaches, the YMCA Club Holiday Playscheme is gearing up for two weeks of organised fun and welcomes children from all walks of life. It’s run by a dedicated team of trained staff and...
Claire.Gilderson | 11 March 2019
Dr Moody commemorative plaque held by Tom McDonnell, YMCA Club's Health and Fitness Advisor.

First British civil rights movement founded at YMCA Club

A blue commemorative plaque will be unveiled outside the YMCA Club on Wednesday 13th March at 1pm to honour Dr Harold Moody, the founder of Britain’s First Civil Rights Movement. Club members are...
Claire.Gilderson | 11 March 2019