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The BIG Turkey Burn Off Weekender

YMCA Instructors warming up for Turkey Burn Off 2015

Our annual festive burn off at YMCA Poulton has spread its wings for 2015 and is taking place across the whole New Year weekend with a second event at YMCA Thornton too!

This is your chance to really kick start the new year and beat those festive lbs all the way back into the Paxo box.

Get friends and family on the right track for 2015 and bring them along too – as all taster class sessions are FREE for members and non-members.

So here’s the running order and what we’ve got in store for you […]

Contract Success for YMCA Fylde Coast

New Momenta Contract

YMCA Fylde Coast working in partnership with adult weight management experts ‘Momenta’ have been successful in securing a contract to operate a Tier 2 lifestyle weight management service across North Lancashire.

The contract award will see the YMCA and Momenta working in partnership with Lancashire County Council’s Public Health Team to deliver the service in Fylde, Wyre and Lancaster with a specific focus on targeting areas of high need.

The partners will deliver a multi-component behavioural intervention service focused on nutrition and physical activity, supporting individuals aged 18+ to lose weight and maintain weight loss. The […]

These Girls Do… YMCA Members on Overcoming their Fears

Members at YMCA Poulton

Sport England recently launched their ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to celebrate those who already lead active lifestyles and to empower other women to join them.

The campaign is backed up by Sport England research which found 75% of women aged 14 – 40 years old want to be more active but that there are common reasons why women are stopping themselves from exercising.

Reasons included not wanting to look sweaty in front of others, believing they’re not fit enough or good enough at an activity or that they don’t have the right equipment. Some women also said […]

YMCA supporting Movember with FREE 2 Day Gym Membership

Made in Movember

Throughout November, we’re supporting the month long campaign dedicated to growing and championing the ‘Mo’ and changing the face of men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.

Within the 30 days of Movember, Mo Bros can join in the mission by bringing the moustache back.  Thin & wispy or thick & full, the size and shape of your Mo is up to you. Check out the official rules and join in now!

Movember is a month dedicated to men’s health but Mo Sistas are welcome too. Mo Sistas… stand by the men […]