May


23

Refurbishment enters the final phase

YMCA St Helens has been busy delivering an extensive refurbishment project across our first stage accommodation over the past few years and we are now just entering the final stage. The refurbishment was needed to ensure that all the accommodation was not only fit for purpose but provided a comfortable temporary home for everyone who…

May


17

Aikido at YMCA St Helens

St.Helens Aikido club were proud and honoured to welcome a special guest   to  YMCA St Helens. Lancashire Aikikai’s Shihan and Technical Director of Aikido  Atsushi Mimuro 7th Dan (Aikido Foundation). He is the Director of The Yokohama International Aikido Club (est 1997) and trained for more than 20 years under the late Seigo Yamaguchi Shihan….

May


3

YMCA St Helens supporting Dementia Nurses

 The team at YMCA painted their lips red today to support Dementia UK’s #RedLippyDay Don’t they all look fantastic!? Watch this space for regular updates about our work to support other charities and good causes. There will be more Red Lippy events tomorrow (4th May) if you would like to get involved or you could…

May


2

Y Sports Boxing Feedback

As the Y Sports Programme continues to develop, we recently received a fantastic testimonial from Gary Crickson at Forge Fitness in Rainhill:   “I am Gary Crickson, owner of Forge Fitness in Rainhill which runs the YMCA Youth Sports funded Boxing Fitness classes for 15-18yr olds on Mondays at 5-6pm and 10-14yr olds on Wednesdays…

May


2

Great Feedback for Y Sports

Y Sports is coming to the end of its first year, promoting sport with young people across St Helens and we have just had some fantastic feedback from our partners at West Park RFC.   Stuart Holland from West Park got in touch with us to say that both the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions that…

Mar


21

Charity Golf Day to support Youth Sports in St Helens

YMCA St Helens are teaming up with Youth Sports Development in St Helens to host a fantastic charity golf day at Houghwood Golf Club on Friday 11th May. This event will build on the success of the event in previous years and is a sign of the partnership work between YMCA St Helens and St…

Mar


21

Launch of Y Sports Programme at Saints Community Day

A programme offering local young people free weekly sports and physical activity sessions, holiday schemes and specially designed sessions catering for young people with additional needs, has been officially launched by YMCA St Helens and partners. Y Sports Programme, a three year scheme comprising of a minimum of 20 free sessions and expected to engage…

Mar


21

Conor McGinn – Labour MP for St Helens North pays us a visit

Conor McGinn recently made a visit to YMCA St Helens, meeting up with Chief Executive Justin Hill, Chair of Trustees Richard Tully, Darren Mulcahy our Housing Services Manager and some of the people we support to discuss our work supporting homeless people. Taking a tour of the range of services we provide across YMCA work…