Les Mills Born to Move exercise classes are coming soon to YMCA Thornton after a successful trial period. Classes have been specially designed by Les Mills for children aged between 2 – 16 years. Activities are split into certain age-ranges to capture the imagination and inspire children to get them moving and begin to participate in learning basic fitness skills. Born to Move classes will be running each week starting from Thursday 11th May 2017.
Cost: YMCA Member: £3.50, Non-member: £4.00
2-3 Years (30 minutes) Friday 12th May 10:00 – 10 […]
Turning 40, feeling unfit and overweight, Lisa decided it was time to do something for herself.
“Finding the time to commit to exercise has always been a problem. I’m a busy full time mum, work part time as a Nurse and my husband works away so sorting out child care can be a problem. When I saw the couch to 5k programme ran on Wednesday mornings, on my day off, I had no excuse – it was perfect for me” Lisa explains. “Initially I was nervous about going, so I convinced a couple of friends to join up too. I […]
Daphne Stockton’s story began with a routine visit to her GP for her hypertension test to check her blood pressure. This trip to the doctor resulted in her being told that her Blood Pressure was too high and she weighed 19 stone and diagnosed as being obese.
Her nurse suggested that she be referred onto the Your Move Weight Management programme operated by the YMCA. However, she was apprehensive and had little faith in the programme as she had already tried slimming world and the Cambridge Weight loss plan with no results. But meeting with her Physical Activity Officer […]
YMCA Fleetwood Health and Fitness Centre have secured a grant to provide free swimming for children throughout the school holidays until February 2018.
Free swimming is available during public swimming sessions (view our timetable here) for children aged 16 and under throughout school holiday periods up to and including February Half Term 2018. Proof of residency at an FY7 postcode e.g. recent utility bill or driving licence is required. Any children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian aged 18 or over at a ratio of 2:1 […]