Join Us at Our Free Y:Festival at Seafield Road

This year YMCA Fylde Coast and the YMCA Your Move team will be hosting a family fun day packed with activities and a mix of local culture to celebrate YMCA’s landmark 175th anniversary year. We are glad to be able to bring this event to Lytham at our very own Seafield Road venue and with FREE ENTRY we can’t wait to see everyone get moving and enjoying themselves!

Free scheduled activities 

  • 10am – 12noon – Dance Blast Sessions
  • 10am – 2pm – Netball & Softball Sessions
  • 11am – Kid’s Karate
  • 12noon – K-Pop Class
  • 2pm – Zumba
  • 3pm – Zumba Gold

All Day Activities

  • Teddy Bear’s Picnic
  • Inflatable Obstacles (incl. The Beast Obstacle Inflatable)
  • Giant Bouncy Castle
  • Multi- sport activities
  • Sumo Suit Wrestling
  • Face Painting (Small donation applies – cash only)
  • Fairground Games: Hook-a-duck, Penalty Shootout and more! (Small charge applies – cash only)
  • Sand and slim art (Small charge applies – cash only)

We are continuing to add activities all the time, so keep checking back and keep your eyes peeled!

Y: Footy Sessions (small charge applies – cash only)

  • 9 – 9.45am – Toddlers & Pre-school
  • 9.45 – 10.45am – Reception & Yr 1
  • 10.45 – 11.45am – Yrs 2 to 4
  • 11.45am – 12.45pm – Yrs 4 -7

Confirmed attendees:  Superhero characters, Live music with Trident, Tropic, YMCA Lakeside, National Citizen Service

Don’t Go Hungry (charges apply): Falafel Express, Lowther Pavilion Cafe, Blacksheep Tea Rooms, Ice Cream Van & Burger Van

Where: Seafield Road Playing Fields, Lytham St Annes FY8 5PY, UK

When: 10:00-16:00 Saturday 27th July 2019

Cost: Free Entry and a host of Free activities. A small number of activities may incur a small charge. Donations to YMCA Fylde Coast and the Changing Young Lives Appeal would be welcomed (reg charity no: 1074571)

More about the Changing Young Lives Appeal-

The Changing Young Lives appeal began back in 2012 when YMCA Fylde Coast undertook the task to turn around the fortunes of YMCA Lakeside on the shores of Lake Windermere. In earlier years this had been one of the foremost outdoor education centres. Requiring modernisation and innovation they put in place a daunting yet exciting plan to raise £6.8 million to build a new Youth Groups and Schools facility to replace the South Camp.

Over time an active sub-committee and the YMCA has gained support from philanthropists and funders. Their generosity has brought the YMCA to a position where only £50,000 needs to be raised to reach the final target. However, this remains a challenge as the final amount is required by the end of September.

YMCA 175!

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 in 119 countries, with 64 million people reached annually around the world. Find out more about the history of YMCA Fylde Coast here and how we look to create a sense of belonging through mind, body and spirit.

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