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YMCA Fleetwood Go-Tri Aquathlon 2017

Join us at YMCA Fleetwood for our Summer Sprint Aquathlon on Sunday 20th August

We would love you to come along and give it a ‘tri’. Supported by Triathlon England, our two discipline Aquathlon event (swim & run) forms part of the Go-Tri series which aims to get people participating in sport. Go-Tri is a fun way to access multisport events for the first time.
So, why not come and join us in our Aquathlon swim and run event? Our event caters for all abilities and includes manageable distances which have been purpose-designed for beginners […]

Lucy’s Sportivate Success

In February 2017 our Your Move Community Sport Activator and Y:Women Can Coordinator were given a fantastic opportunity to help the young women of the Fylde Coast get active. With the help of funding from Lancashire Sport and the Sportivate project, Your Move was tasked with giving young and inactive girls the opportunity to use the YMCA Fylde Coast fantastic leisure facilities for free for two months. One of these applicants was Lucy Doyle who shared her story with us at the end of her time on the Sportivate Project.

So, where do I begin…? At the beginning of […]

Les Mills Virtual Launch Event at YMCA Thornton! Saturday 13th May!

Come and join YMCA Thornton in launching Les Mills Virtual on Saturday 13th May 2017! The big launch will see a whole host of Les Mills Virtual Classes being introduced to YMCA Thornton’s class timetable, including favourites such as BodyPumpBodyCombatBodyBalanceCXWorx and introducing RPM and Sh’bam.

To give you a truly motivational journey, we have transformed two of our studios into areas specifically designed for Les Mills Virtual classes. The new studios have been fitted with big screens along with state of […]

Lisa’s Story

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 […]