Sep


18

YMCA Summer 2018: The Impact of Summer Activities

  Take 5 minutes and read through our YMCA Summer 2018: The Impact of Summer Activities #YMCASummerThrive. Summer 2018 was our most eventful, most active and unquestionably the greatest summer we have ever had. Daniel Flynn, CEO, YMCA North Staffordshire said “It is more than just fun, it all means something – empowerment. After the…

Oct


9

World Mental Health Day 2020

Even the best of us experience mental health difficulties. At YMCA North Staffordshire, we proudly support the end of stigma faced by many, and change the way people think and act about mental health.The latest research conducted by YMCA England & Wales reveals that 77% of young people have felt lonelier and more isolated during…

Sep


30

A Tribute for Sara

A painful week for us all. The sudden loss of Sara, aged 26, wounds everyone connected to YMCA North Staffordshire. We send our sincere condolences to family and friends who have the full support of YMCA North Staffordshire at this very tough time. We are assisting Staffordshire Police with their inquires; at this time Staffordshire…

Sep


3

Back to school: Tips for parents

If you have school-age children, back-to-school will likely look different this September due to COVID-19. Our Family Work team offer some tips to help children and parents navigate some of these changes.  Across our communities, schools across North Staffordshire are announcing reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year. Firstly, if you think going back to…

Jan


11

NEW: 2019 CLASS TIMETABLE

We believe everyone should enjoy the benefits of good health and wellbeing.Staying motivated can always be a challenge, but with a wide variety of new fitness classes available at Y-Active, you’ll find the perfect way to keep active. Classes are covered with current membership packages. Non-members can attend classes through pay-as-you-go basis. Please contact Y-Active…

Dec


19

WOW… JUST, WOW!

We are sharing two bits of wonderful media this week, one from Staffordshire Police’s John Owen and Relex, an international organisation with offices in the UK (Stoke & London). Read more about Relex’s visit to YMCA North Staffordshire, and the work they and our young people did to help those in need.