Holidays are coming, the festive season is near and Santa Claus is coming to town. This Christmas, YMCA GO! has a bumper list of activities and events to run us up towards the big day. We invite you to take a look below at all of our activities and get ready to join us for this year’s YMCA GO! 12 Days of Christmas. 

Christmas ELFing

£5.00 per person

Get to know YMCA North Staffordshire with lots of themed quizzes and games whilst getting stuck in with a social action project: The Big Christmas Clean. Then it is on to ESCAPE Rooms in Newcastle where we try to… escape from a spy-themed room. Double-HO 7 at your service.

6 - 8 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Magical Movie

£5.00 per person

See the stars twinkle in the night sky from our remarkable Skyroom. Then it is over to the Hollywood stars as we sit back, relax with the popcorn and pizzas as we watch a fantastic Christmas and festive film.

6 - 8 pm

10 out of 26 places available

Christmas Workshop

FREE

GO! lead with your own session. Young people will take charge in designing our Community Christmas Giveback that will take place at Westcroft Nursing Home. Decide on the resources and the activities as we spread some Christmas cheer.

6:45 - 8:45 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Merry as a Berry

£2.00 per person

The Great GO! Christmas Bake Off. Yes, we will take over the YMCA kitchen, make and bake lots of Christmas goodies and learn new skills. You can never say no to puddings and cakes over Christmas.

5 - 7 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Hot Chocolate Chats

£0.50 per person

Too cold outside? Well, this special youth club will keep you warm inside. Join us for some Christmas comforts and a thick and luscious HOT CHOCOLATE. Be involved and speak about your interests and views in this specially designed Christmas treat.

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Places available / Transport FULLY BOOKED

Ice Skating

£5.00 per person

We will hit the rink and glide our way through the festive period. Indoor ice skating is an art no matter how difficult it may seem. Laughs and fun will be had by all in the arctic ice breeze of the indoors.

12 - 6 pm

FULLY BOOKED

YMCA GO! Winter Wonderland

£8.00 per person

Unlimited Rides + Christmas = Unlimited amounts of FUN. We will jump into Winter Wonderland and sled our way on all the rides. This will be a popular one, so hold on tight and ride your way into the magic of Christmas.

4 - 8 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Christmas Clay

£2.50 per person

Make your Christmas special by designing and creating your own individual piece of festive art. We are a city of makers and clay is part of our identity. Come and create a Christmas gift for someone special.

5:30 - 7:30 pm

3 places available

Christmas Carolling

FREE

It certainly won’t be a Silent Night, but definitely, an O Holy Night when YMCA GO! Christmas Carols get going. This is a traditional event in most calendars, whether you have a voice of an angel or just coming for the laughs and experience to help make others smile and cheer.

5:30 - 6:30 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Christmas Workshop 2

FREE

It is time to take the lead. The youth-led session will provide a unique intergenerational project to life as YMCA GO! ascend on Westcroft Nursing Home to give the residents a festive and merry evening to remember.

4:30 - 5:30 pm

FULLY BOOKED

YMCA GO! Baubles

£2.50 per person

Create, create, create! Add your own touch to the Christmas tree this year by designing and making your own bit of sparkle. We will elf around and create special festive items that would be worthy of the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square, London. Plus, we will also get creative for the Christmas party.

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Places available / Transport FULLY BOOKED

IGLOOW Roller DISCO

£4.00 per person

It’s nearly Christmas but before that – hold on Santa – as it is time to join us for your YMCA GO! Christmas party. IGLOOW Roller Disco – get the pun? We will provide the skates, the music and some glow in the dark wristbands, all you have to do is bring the fun and friends. YMCA GO! members and non-members are welcome.

6 - 8 pm

100 places available

Transport

Transport is provided for all sessions and activities. You must request transport from one of our pick up points when making a booking with the YMCA GO! team. Pickups and Drop-offs start and finish one hour either side of session times. Specific times will be given once a booking has been made.

Locations are:

  • YMCA, Edinburgh House, Harding Rd (Reception)
  • Fenton, Fenton Manor Leisure Centre
  • Bentilee, Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre
  • Stoke, West End Community Centre
  • Central Forest Park (meet by the kiosk)
  • Fegg Hayes, ST6 Hub
  • Goldenhill, Goldenhill Scout Hut
  • Burslem Children’s Centre, Port Vale FC
  • Middleport, St Paul’s Church

Information

How to book:

  • Call 01782 222376 (9 am -5 pm)
  • Ask for YMCA GO!
  • And… book a place

Outside of Office Hours

  • Text (Name, Interested Activity) to 07948239453

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