A great night full of talent, dedication and commitment was on display at the Fylde Council Sports Awards on Thursday November 1st. The YMCA were privileged to obtain two awards on the night with our very own Chris Nay collecting the Coach of the Year award and in recognition of his service to the local community with over 35 years service to the YMCA, Dave Lean was awarded the Lifetime Achievement. Both winners will go on to represent Fylde at the county Lancashire Sports Awards on November 23rd at the Grand Hotel in Blackpool.
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Don’t struggle for low cost ideas to keep the kids entertained and active throughout the October Half Term Holidays. At YMCA Fylde Coast, you will find everything from splashtastic Swimming Activities and fun-filled Multi-Sports Camps & Holiday Clubs to Harry’s Soft Play Area, Air Skate Park and YMCA Bowl offers.
Click here for more information regarding all our action packed kid’s activities and holiday clubs […]
Mental health difficulties among children and young people are common, and can be both persistent and damaging. #IAMWHOLE calls on individuals to stand together, united as a movement, against negative stereotypes and language surrounding mental health by challenging others and themselves about the words they use and learn more about the impact these stereotypes and insults can have. Despite increased awareness and recognition, young people all over the UK and Ireland are still subjected to stigma as a result of the mental health difficulties they are experiencing.
This year, the #IAMWHOLE campaign aims to raise increased awareness of mental health […]
On Saturday 8th September, 14 YMCA staff alongside Scott and Holly from Radio Wave took on the National 3 Peaks Challenge in 24 hours to raise funds for our Changing Young Lives Appeal. Our team of staff from YMCA Thornton, YMCA Housing, YMCA Lakeside and Central support trained hard to prepare to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 24 hours.
The team walked 23 miles (37km), climbing 3064 metres and driving 462 miles within 24 hours. A massive well done to everyone involved as this was a mammoth challenge and all participants were pushed to their physical limit […]