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YMCA Move Forward with Cancer Referral Programme

Moving Forward News Item Angela Walters

Thanks to Macmillan Cancer Support funding, an exercise programme aimed at improving life expectancy of people diagnosed with cancer will now benefit local people in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre for a further twelve months.

The free 14 week fitness programme, Moving Forward, was initially launched last year for patients who had been recently diagnosed with either breast or colorectal cancer.

Now the programme has been extended for patients living with cancer in any part of their body and also for people diagnosed with cancer up to five years ago.

Jez Such, Macmillan Development Manager for Lancashire said:

Release Your Inner Spartan!

31.07.2015
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With more and more of us switching to functional training, there is no better place to start than the home of the Spartan Rig – YMCA Thornton.

Join other budding Spartans in mastering and conquering the rig, adding a whole new dimension to your gym experience.

With multiple stations integrated into the equipment, the Spartan Rig offers a programme of motivational group personal training sessions. This versatile functional equipment provides the setting for a new social, energised dynamic, designed to keep you interested and focused with exercises modified to your personal fitness levels.

The fitness experts at YMCA Thornton […]

Fylde Coast Youngsters Making Waves to Save Lives

23.06.2015
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Claughton St Marys Primary School

Youngsters across the Fylde Coast will be making waves with YMCA next week in support of the Royal Life Saving Society’s National Drowning Prevention Week from 21st – 28th June.

Throughout Drowning Prevention Week, YMCA Fylde Coast Swimming Pools will be incorporating specialised Swimming Safety activities and games into all school swimming lessons during the week.

The local charity will be using activities and resources provided by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (the UK’s drowning prevention charity) to teach local youngsters about the risk of being in, on and around water.

On top of […]

New Skateboard Coaching Launches inside Air

17.06.2015
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YMCA’s Air Skate Park team are set to launch their first official skateboarding coaching programme with dedicated sessions for under 8’s and 8+ starting this Saturday 20th June.

Each programme will run for 6 weeks with Air co-ordinator and qualified skateboard coach Ryan McNamara.

Through this new programme young riders will progress through levels 1 to 6 (beginners to intermediates) learning at their pace.

Participants will also be introduced to skate park do’s and don’ts and the importance of safety first.

Air Skate Park opened to the public at Easter inside […]

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