Fylde’s first wave of young Rookie Lifeguards were awarded their bronze certificates and lifeguard whistles at YMCA St Annes Pool & Gym, marking their achievements in learning to save lives in and out of the water.
25 youngsters aged 8 to 14, have been attending the Rookie Programme each week since its launch at the centre in November. The Rookie Lifeguard Programme encourages young swimmers to improve their swimming ability while teaching them the skills, understanding and confidence needed to save the lives of others in and out of the water.
Awarded through the Royal Life Saving […]
It’s 2015…prepare to supercharge your workout and get functional!
Gym goers at YMCA Poulton can now take on brand new Synrgy Blasts, 30 minute functional training sessions which add a totally new dimension to fitness programmes.
The small group sessions take place with an instructor in the gym and using the latest in state-of-the-art functional training equipment by Life Fitness… Synrgy.
The Synrgy System comprises a series of individual work stations which all offer different features and functionality to work the different muscle groups.
Sessions are designed to feel sociable and motivational with […]
Kick, Punch… First of the Month!
Due to the success of our Turkey Burn Off Weekender earlier this month (pictured above), we’re hosting another free Class Blast event this Sunday at YMCA Thornton.
So if your new year’s resolutions are already starting to look like a distant memory… get them back in your sights and Blast Off into February 2015!
We’ve got 6 back to back 30 minute classes planned for this Sunday 1st February, kicking off at 9am and ending at 12noon.
Each 30 minute class is free for members and non-members so […]
Youl: “Helping the players achieve and maintain peak fitness is my priority.”
Fleetwood Town Football Club’s squad have been training in YMCAs now during the last two seasons and for Youl Mawene, the club’s sports science coach, YMCA offer the perfect mix of facilities to help him achieve his goal.
Youl, former professional player for Preston North End and Derby County, joined Fleetwood Town as centre back in 2012. At the end of his last season in 2013 the club renewed his contract and appointed him as head coach for the teams.
As a sports scientist […]