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Y: Women Can project reaches finals of prestigious National Youth Awards Ceremony

This Girl Can with YMCA

YMCA Fylde Coast’s Y: Women Can project has reached the finals of a prestigious national youth awards ceremony, due to be hosted by TV presenter June Sarpong MBE.

The local youth charity, which has operated throughout Fylde for the past 94 years, will compete against YMCA Norfolk and YMCA Southend for the title of Health & Wellbeing Project of the Year in the annual Youth Matters Awards.

Youth Matters is YMCA’s national awards programme that has been an integral part of the charity’s calendar since 2009. Other categories at Youth Matters include YMCA of the Year, Young […]

Alfie Boe Visits Spa on the Breck

Spa on the Breck had a very special visitor this week with International Opera Star and Fleetwood’s very own Alfie Boe (pictured with Spa on the Breck Manager, Frances Bowley).  Alfie visited the Spa with his wife, Sarah. Both Alfie and Sarah took a moment to escape their busy schedules to take a tour of Spa on the Breck, to relax and grab some ‘me’ time. Sarah also received one of our signature beauty treatments.

Alfie is the youngest in a family of nine children and made his very first public performance at aged 14, at Fleetwood’s Marine […]

Helping Young People To Get Active

YMCA Fylde Coast believe in providing young people with affordable opportunities to keep them active and healthy throughout the year, enabling them to continue their active journey with us into adulthood.

This summer we have a range of activities especially for young people. We have also reduced our annual Junior Go:Active and Kids Aqua memberships by 50% until August 31st 2016.

Our young people are the future, helping us to build stronger and healthier communities for many years to come.

Here is Rebecca to tell you more about the benefits and support that the YMCA community provides young people […]

Exercising After Your Pregnancy. Some Helpful Tips…….

Many new mums are desperate to get back into shape following the arrival of their bundle of joy and for others it is the furthest thing from their mind!

However the real reason behind the importance of beginning to exercise after pregnancy is not widely known and often overlooked.

Claire Nutton is one of YMCA’s qualified pre and post natal fitness instructors and is based at YMCA Thornton.

Claire explains: “There seems to be a real taboo around the pelvic floor and ladies awareness about the importance of this muscle group is low. It seems to have […]