YMCA "Sharks" do us proud...
Back o’ the net! YMCA “Sharks” 5-a-side beach football team held the eventual winners of the Northumberland FA: Tynemouth Beach 5-a-side 2016 Competition, to Nil-Nil until the dying seconds. Whilst they didn’t take overall victory, the YMCA team won the respect the other squads as they battled their way into the final. John Wall (captain and part time fitness instructor at YMCA) was overjoyed: “the lads put in a tremendous effort, showed great team spirit
YMCA North Tyneside awarded £425,014 by Big Lottery Fund
YMCA North Tyneside, based in North Shields, has recently been awarded £425,014 by Big Lottery Fund from their Reaching Communities grant programme, to redesign and modernise their existing building on Church Way in North Shields. Founded in 1879, YMCA North Tyneside was originally known as The Borough of Tynemouth YMCA, but as popularity grew new premises were needed and after several moves YMCA moved into their purpose built building on Church Way in North Shields in 1938. At that time
Children in Street Situations Raise their Voice in Brussels
Two young people from YMCA North Tyneside represented the UK at the ‘Children in street situations raise their voice’ conference at Google’s Brussels office. The conference was organised by the Consortium for Street Children, a global network that exists to give street children a voice, promote their rights and improve their lives through advocacy, research and development. Daniel Marshall and Colin Wright, residents at YMCA North Tyneside, shared their stories on how they became homeless as
Sleeping rough so others don't have to
On Friday 18th March YMCA North Tyneside held our first Sleep Easy 2016. The aim was simple: Spend a night sleeping rough to highlight the issue of youth homelessness and raise vital funds to support the work of your local YMCA. The Sleep Easy is part of YMCA England‘s fundraising initiative raising money to help change the lives of vulnerable young people. Many Sleep Easy events take place across the country and last Friday it
YMCA Gym Rope Pull Challenge

10th February 2016

YMCA Gym Rope challenge

‘Rope’ up the courage for our new Gym Challenge! To complete the Rope Challenge simply pull the full rope length through the rid and repeat 4 times! One side of the rope is all the way at the top of the station. Use a member of the gym team to record you You must pull the rope to the opposite side of the rig until the other end of the rope is at the top
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