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Help Support the YMCA Wish Upon a Star Appeal this Christmas

Our YMCA Supported Accommodation Service assists vulnerable and homeless young people find a safe place to call home. Last year our service helped over 100 local young people.
If you would like to support our appeal and donate a gift to one of our young people living in our Supported Housing, a wish has been placed on the Christmas tree in the reception of our leisure centres and at the Nationwide Building Society in Blackpool
For the majority of the young people we support, yours may be the only gift they receive this Christmas […]

YMCA Celebrate Success at Local Awards

Two great nights full of talent, dedication and commitment was on display at both the Wyre and Fylde Council Sports Awards this year. The YMCA were privileged to win two awards for Services to Underrepresented Groups at the Fylde Sports Awards in November and Community Project of the Year at the Wyre Sports Awards in October. Both winners will go on to represent Fylde and Wyre at the county Active Lancashire Sports Awards on November 22nd at the Dukenhalgh Hotel in Clayton le Moors.

Our fully deserved winners were followed by a highly commended award for […]

Meet Joe – YMCA Thornton’s Award Winning Sports Camp Assistant

Here’s a short video of one of our Sport Camp assistants, Joe, talking about his experience during the summer at YMCA Camp Potawotami over in the United States. Joe talks about how the leadership and various other skills he developed here at the YMCA Fylde Coast helped him to be a success at YMCA Potawotami. Joe also tells us about how he felt when the camp recognised his fantastic contribution by awarding him ‘Male Camp Counselor of 2019’.

We cannot wait to have Joe back at YMCA Thornton assisting with the Sport Camps! He will be helping to deliver […]

A Huge Thank You from Y: Festival

The sudden rain and downpour did not dampen the spirits of people attending Y:Festival at the weekend. Y:Festival was organised by the YMCA at their Seafield Road venue in Lytham.

The free entry event and family fun day was packed with a host of free activities and a mix of local culture. The community certainly came together, and it was great see everyone get moving and really enjoy themselves!

2019 is the YMCA’s landmark 175th anniversary year. Founded in 1844, the YMCA has become the world’s largest and oldest youth movement. The YMCA is now operating […]