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YMCA Receives £93,000 for Y:Women Can

5.10.2015
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This Girl Can Running

A Fylde sports project set up to get more women active has been awarded over £90,000 by Sport England.

The Y:Women Can project will see YMCA Fylde Coast work in partnership with Fylde Council to increase once a week participation in the Fylde area amongst women aged 14-40 in three core sports (cycling, swimming and running). Working with Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign and inspiring a generation of women, the project will also work in partnership with a number of other organisations and local clubs including the Amateur Swimming […]

Fitness First for FTFC & YMCA

23.09.2015
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Youl Mawene & Keith Potter

Fleetwood Town Football Club have joined forces with YMCA in a fitness partnership first for their players.

The partnership will see YMCA become the club’s official Fitness Partner for the first team and development squad.

Players will combine pre and post match fitness training at YMCAs in Thornton and Fleetwood with football sessions at their new Poolfoot Farm training ground.
Youl Mawene, the club’s Sports Scientist said: “The players’ performance hinges on their fitness. In YMCA we have found a partner who can deliver on our group and individual training requirements. In terms of […]

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 […]

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