YMCA GYM

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Based in the heart of North Shields, YMCA Gym boasts 3 impressive gym areas with a focus on community and wellbeing.

YMCA DAY NURSERY

YMCA Day Nursery provides a welcoming, warm and safe environment in which your children are valued and their happiness, enthusiasm and individuality are fostered.

ROOM HIRE

We offer multiple spaces within our building available for private hire, treatment space, conferences, meetings, exhibitions, workshops, social events and more…

YMCA North Tyneside is a charity that has been dedicated to strengthening people in our local community since 1879.

YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body, and spirit. Inspired by, and faithful to, our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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£124.90 Raised so Far!

2019 Christmas Appeal

As Christmas approaches and temperatures drop, Our teams are pulling together to raise awareness about youth homelessness. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be holding events and exhibiting a number of installations in the hope of generating funds which will allow us to continue doing the work we do for our local community, providing housing services and education for vulnerable young people facing homelessness. 

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OUR REACH THIS QUARTER

Young people completed a qualification

YOUNG PEOPLE IN YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Children growing in our nursery

Young people using our gym FACILITIES

YOUNG PEOPLE IN SUPPORTED HOUSING

YMCA’s 175th anniversary travelling exhibition is coming to North Shields in November.

YMCA has a rich heritage and history of prominent individuals and significant events which have made a lasting contribution to society. For the first time, unseen artefacts and untold stories from the last 175 years…

what we do

YMCA is a local charity dedicated to helping transform the lives of vulnerable young people throughout North Tyneside. We do this by providing a number of services for the public which helps us sustain our charitable outcomes. We currently house 36 young people in our supported accommodation and provide ongoing education and training to help them learn new skills and thrive as individuals.

TRAINING & EDUCATION

Our various programmes provide pre-employability activities and routes to employment for people of all ages who are looking to enhance their employment opportunities.

YOUTH, PLAY & COMMUNITY

Informal opportunities to support young people’s learning and development lies at the heart of YMCA’s approach to youth work, enabling young people to try new experiences.

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DAY NURSERY

As well as providing a safe and caring environment for children to learn YMCA Day Nursery strive to support families providing help and guidance for children and their guardians.

HEALTH &
WELLBEING

Whilst providing open access facilities for the general community to participate in, YMCA Gym targets young people and people with more complex health needs.

SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION

YMCA North Tyneside provides a safe environment where young people learn to thrive as individuals and contribute to their local community through various training programmes.

Latest News

Building Healthy Habits

Hundreds of North Tyneside residents will get extra help to make lifestyle changes and reduce their risk of preventable diseases, thanks to a £299,705 grant to Age UK North Tyneside and YMCA North Tyneside.

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Youth Matters Award Winners

Youth Matters Award Winners

An innovative accommodation project, which provides opportunities for young people with complex needs to succeed, was named cream of the crop at the leading youth charity’s award ceremony last Friday night.

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YMCA 175 Roadshow

YMCA 175 Roadshow

YMCA has a rich heritage and history of prominent individuals and significant events which have made a lasting contribution to society. For the first time, unseen artefacts and untold stories from the last 175 years, will come together as part of one collection to bring to life the impact YMCA has had on young people’s lives. People in the North East will be able to see the exhibition in North Shields.

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Whole Hour 2019

Whole Hour 2019

As cases of mental health difficulties among young people continue to rise, it is more important than ever to take time out to prioritise mental wellbeing. YMCA North Tyneside is calling on everyone in the North East to do just that by taking a WHOLE HOUR for themselves on World Mental Health Day (10 October).

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Homelessness Sunday

Homelessness Sunday

Housing Justice, the national Christian homelessness charity, is urging churches to take part in this year’s Homeless Sunday – confirmed as October 13 (2019).

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Sustainable Services

As a sustainable charity, we offer opportunities for lasting personal and social change. All of our programmes and activities are geared towards achieving this mission.

YMCA DAY NURSERY

YMCA Day Nursery provides a welcoming, warm, safe and secure environment in which your children are valued and their happiness, enthusiasm and individuality is fostered.

YMCA GYM

Based in the heart of North Shields, YMCA Gym boasts 3 impressive gym areas and over 60 classes every week including the latest from Les Mills.

YMCA CAFÉ

Serving up freshly prepared, homecooked food, our cafe is constantly bustling with coffee drinkers and sandwich lovers.

ROOM HIRE

Our historic building expands across three postcodes housing a number of meeting rooms available for hire.

PATTERDALE HALL ESTATE

Discover our lakeside accommodation offering charming chalets, lodges and plush camping grounds