Half-Term is fast approaching. YMCA GO! has all the best places to go and things to do for young people this February half-term. 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! Half-Term excitement

*Some activities may require pre-payment to secure your place, you will be advised on booking which activities pre-payment is needed.

GO! London (Parliament visit & sightseeing)

£10.00 per person

Explore the capital and the Houses of Parliament. Immersed in history, London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the world’s best sights, attractions and activities. The city’s buildings are striking milestones in a unique and beguiling biography, and a great many of them – the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben – are instantly recognisable landmarks.

All Day


GO! Wild - Paintballing

£10.00 per person

Swap Call of Duty and Fortnite for a guaranteed awesome day out. Ever fancy yourself as that all action hero – well here’s your chance to prove what you’ve been saying for years. No previous experience is required as there will be a short and concise safety briefing on arrival.

All Day


GO! Adventure - The Roaches

£0.50p per person

From the craggy peaks, heather moorland, myths, and folklore, the Roaches it associated with all, and recently of all, it has become synonymous for Wallabies roaming wild that escaped from a private zoo in the 1930s. Will we spot any on our travels?

All Day


GO! Create

£1.00 per person

Book Bench design and decorating. Help us to design and decorate our own BookBench sculpture to celebrate Stoke-on-Trent’s love of reading! We will be having a launch event in March to celebrate your triumphant work.

11 - 4 pm

6 Spaces Available

ST6 Youth Club

£0.50 per person

ST6 Youth Club hosted by YMCA GO! is a place where young people can meet and participate in a variety of activities – it is our dedicated youth night.

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Limited Spaces Available

GO! Inspire

£2.00 per person

A unique and amazing event that will be hosted by a guest speaker (a former athlete) chosen by The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust. Be encouraged and inspired as you listen to a professional athlete. Who will take the best selfie?

2 - 6 pm

17 Spaces Available

GO! Explore - Horse Trekking

£20.00 per person

It is back by popular demand. After the over’RIDING’ success of our last trek on horses, we have brought you MORE! We will be heading back to Cannock Chase for trails, routes and excitement as you explore.

*Pre-payment is required for this activity

11 - 4 pm

6 Spaces Available

Northwood Youth Club

£0.50p per person

Northwood Youth Club hosted by YMCA GO! is a place where young people can meet and participate in a variety of activities – it is our dedicated youth night.

6 - 8 pm

Limited Spaces Available

GO! Create @Wavemaker

£7.00 per person

Learn and invent coding for Robots, draw your design and then print in 3D, make music with electric circuits and Garageband basics. Technology meets your creative youth minds with this all exciting visit to one of Stoke’s top youth friendly tech stops.

11 - 1:30 pm

11 Spaces Available

GO! The Mighty Potters

£2.00 per person

Our visit to the Stoke City Academy Dome is always entertaining. There are always competitions, such as penalty shoot-outs and ball juggling contests; with medals, trophies and signed programmes to be won. Each session is always slightly different from the last.

11:30 - 1:30 pm

Limited Spaces Available

GO! Cooking

£2.50 per person

We open our kitchen to you the budding master chefs of Stoke on Trent. Learn new skills or simply show your skills off as we find out who is the whizz in the kitchen and who will be the next Gordon Ramsey or Mary Berry? READY, STEADY COOK!

10 am - 1 pm



Transport is provided for most of the sessions and activities listed. 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
  • Northwood, Northwood Parish Hall


How to book:

  • Call 01782 222376 [ext – 234] (9 am -5 pm)
  • Ask for YMCA GO!
  • And… book your place today.

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