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"Why did I have to be so short? PE was my escape"

At 3’ 5”, 11-year-old Goku from Kennington, was the shortest kid in school. In the face of ridicule, he used sport and Calisthenics to channel his anger. Now 18, the FTA Nike student and...
ymca | 24 January 2021

World Poetry Day - 21st of March

To mark World Poetry Day, Club member Denis Luckin has shared an inspiring poem with us.
Alice Pizzey | 1 January 2021

Bloomsbury Festival 2020

As part of the festival, YMCA Club and One KX (Kings Cross) are running classes on Saturday 24th October. Classes are free to all.
ymca | 9 October 2020

Hear from our members...

Over the last few weeks, we have been touched from all the positive feedback we have had from you, our members. Our aim of the classes and sessions was to keep the Club community alive and also...
ymca | 7 September 2020

8 Steps to Improve Your Health and Wellbeing

Our resident Nutritionist, Nick Owen tells us there is no substitute for consistently making healthy food choices.
ymca | 23 July 2020

Booking sessions via the app or website

Our spaces are ready, and you can look forward to using the cardio zone, sports hall, weights room, exercise studios and swimming pool. To help us reopen safely we will be using a new online booking...
Chung | 21 July 2020

Booking children's programme

Children’s playscheme and 1-2-1 swimming lessons are no open. All booking and payment will need to be done online.
Chung | 7 July 2020
YMCA member, David Bryan, exercising in the YMCA Club in central London

Meet David Bryan – the YMCA Club’s fastest ‘bleeper’!

David, a 33-year-old award winning Animator from Enfield, has been a YMCA Club member for nine years. He also currently holds the enviable Club title of ‘Fastest Bleeper’ having achieved a result of...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 February 2020
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