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“It only takes 12 weeks to get your head back in the game”

Jayden Parsons is no stranger to battling mental illness. As Founder of Australia’s YMCA ‘mYnd-pump programme’ and speaker at the recent YMCA 175 global anniversary celebration in London, Jayden...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 August 2019
4 children taking part in a Club swimming lesson

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
Profile of Tino on the YMCA Club floor

“Your goals are my goals and together we’ll smash it!”

43 year-old Tino Constantouris qualified as a Personal Trainer three years ago with YMCAfit. Tino loves going on a journey with his clients and watching them transform. Physically, mentally or...
Claire.Gilderson | 1 August 2019
Teresa Waite profile

“Most people are stronger than they think”

Teresa Waite qualified as a Personal Trainer with YMCAfit seven years ago. She’s helped many people on their road to recovery and believes whatever your starting point, investing in health and...
Claire.Gilderson | 31 July 2019
Portrait of Ernesto Ortino on the YMCA Club floor

“My clients stay with me for years and years”

Ernesto Ortino qualified as a Personal Trainer with YMCAfit 10 years ago. A decade of working with a variety of clients has taught him that everyone is unique. Ernesto explains why good relationships...
Claire.Gilderson | 31 July 2019
Thomas McDonnell laughing in his YMCA Club teeshirt

“I make sure I get the best out of everyone”

Former YMCA apprentice, 23 year-old Thomas McDonnell, is our youngest Personal Trainer and one of the Club’s Health and Fitness Advisors. His passion for fitness blossomed at 15. Today, he loves...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 July 2019
Personal Trainer supervising one of his clients

Want a Summer Six-Pack? Try a Personal Trainer

If you’re fed up with your flagging fitness routine or you’re lacking the motivation to reach your goals, investing in a Personal Trainer could provide you with the support and inspira-tion you’re...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 July 2019

"My clients become the best version of themselves"

Magdalena Bednarek is a Personal Trainer, female training specialist and yoga enthusiast who has been part of the YMCA Club team for over two years.
ymca | 30 July 2019
A range of protein and refuel pots in the fridge

Buy any refuel or protein pot and a regular raw juice for just £4.50!

This month, OJ’s Café at the Club, have a range of refuel and protein pots on offer to tickle your taste buds. Our resident Nutritionist, Nick Owen, lifts the lid on their nutritional benefits and...
Claire.Gilderson | 24 July 2019