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YMCA celebrates 100 years on the Fylde Coast

Celebrating a milestone birthday at the YMCA on the Fylde Coast took a community turn, thanks to some extraordinary young people.

YMCA Fylde Coast was formed in 1922, and has since helped tens of thousands of people and good causes in the North West

YMCA Fylde Coast is part of a worldwide charity movement making a world of difference, not least of all locally.

YMCA Harbour House, in Lytham, provides secure, supported accommodation for a number of young people. The residents took it upon themselves to volunteer their time to support their local community in their centenary year […]

YMCA Fleetwood Marine Splash reopens this Half Term

Wyre Council and Fylde Coast YMCA are pleased to announce that Marine Splash at YMCA Fleetwood is reopening this Monday 30th May!

Thanks to funding of £25,950 from the council, a new upgraded floor covering has been installed and the facility is now ready to welcome families in time for summer!

From Monday 30th May Marine Splash will be open at weekends and during school holidays from 10am until 5.30pm. All opening times are weather permitting and bank holidays may differ.

Marine Splash opening hours are split into sessions and booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment […]

Make every day national fitness day, says Nigel Huddleston as 22.7 million get active

A total of 22.7 million Brits – more than a third of the total population – took part in physical activity during the recent National Fitness Day.
Held on 22 September, the National Fitness Day 2021 smashed all records on its 10th anniversary, with more than 11.35 million children (up from 8.67 million in 2020) and 11.32 million adults (up from 10.45 million in 2020) estimated to have taken part.

In total, more than 4,365 free activities and events took place across the UK, either physically or online.

According to sports minister, Nigel Huddleston, the record […]

Fylde Coast YMCA CEO Retires

John Cronin has retired from Fylde Coast YMCA after 24 years as its CEO, with a career in the YMCA spanning over 27 years.

John has built a legacy for Fylde Coast YMCA and the communities it serves since he moved to the Fylde area from Merseyside in the late 1990s.

His passion for the YMCA’s mission of allowing communities, young people and families to belong, contribute and thrive is something that has been exemplified in his leadership of the YMCA’s charitable social impact over the years. A passion in which his successor and new CEO, Graham shares […]

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