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YMCA Thornton Celebrate Anniversary with a Family Fun Day

15.04.2016
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YMCA Thornton celebrated the first anniversary of its redevelopment by throwing a family event to remember.

Hundreds of people from surrounding communities came together on the day and participated in a variety of fun and exciting activities and displays. Many local businesses and services also supported the event, giving local people a taste of what this family-friendly centre has to offer and raise awareness of our local services.

Activities on the day included a bouncy castle, face painting, biscuit decoration, photo opportunities with a number of superhero characters (pictured), a gymnastics display and a petting zoo with […]

Strongman Competition – YMCA Lytham

8.04.2016
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YMCA Lytham are calling upon all of our strongest men and women to take part in our YMCA Lytham Strongman event on Sunday 17th April, 9.30am till 4.30pm.

The event will be split up into 4 categories women, beginners, novice and open. The 5 different challenges are:

Axle floor to overhead
Car deadlift
Yoke into farmers
Conan’s wheel/keg toss
Stone over yoke

There will be trophies up for grabs and all competitors will receive a medal.

Entry fee is £20 (Incl. strongman t-shirt)Book your place today by […]

Go the Extra Mile for Sport Relief in 2016

11.03.2016
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Sport Relief is returning from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th March and there are more ways than ever for you to take part, feel proud and helps us change and enhance lives. YMCA Fylde Coast will make this a little easier for you to get involved by hosting a variety of fundraising events and activities for all the family to come along and enjoy.

We are delighted to be once again celebrating Sport Relief 2016 by hosting the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile at YMCA Thornton on 20th March at 11:30am. The Mile will loop […]

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 […]

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