Fylde Coast YMCA are delighted to announce the launch of ‘Pass it on with Purpose’ in partnership with Dunelm
The Pass it on with Purpose home to home scheme, allows those in the North West to drop their new or used homeware items at a range of 18 stores, with Fylde Coast YMCA partnered with Dunelm Blackpool on Squires Gate Lane.
Dunelm customers are encouraged to pass on their pre-loved kitchen and homeware items for redistribution across local charities. This waste reducing scheme ensures items don’t get binned and are instead welcomed with open […]
Jasmine, formerly of Harbour House, Lytham, has made the successful move from supported housing to independent living.
YMCA Harbour House is one of our supported housing services that provides our young people with a safe and stable living environment, as well as the support they need to develop important skills for later life, preparing them for a successful future.
Jasmine now has her own tenancy at one of our independent living spaces, Victoria Road. The facility contains five, one bedroom purpose built apartments for 18-25 year olds who are in work or apprenticeship. This is […]
February saw the annual charity spin sessions, hosted by Dave Sweetman at YMCA Garstang
Last month over £1300 was raised in aid of Garstang First Responders and Garstang Christmas Lights, with £1000 and £300 going to each charity respectively.
The spin compromises of a 90 minute session with each rider paying £25 for their bike. With an amazing response, the bikes sold out instantly and another 90 minute session was organised straight after. In total, 40 bikes were sold, with riders (and non-riders) donating extra cash towards the cause.
Dave Sweetman, general manager at YMCA […]
A team of fitness scientists has compared how hard people work (and how much they enjoy it) when they do the same workout in different settings.
Believed to be the first of its kind, a pilot study from the Les Mills Research Lab has unearthed fascinating findings that will help you discover which workout method works best for you.
For the study, which was presented at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Conference in June, researchers worked with 54 regular BODYCOMBAT™ participants from five different gyms across the US. They each wore a Bluetooth […]