School’s out for Summer. YMCA GO! has all the best places to go and things to do for young people this Summer. 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! Summer Spectacular. 

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

GO! Create: Pottery & Clay

£10.00 per person

Come and have fun making a masterpiece at our GO! Create Creative Flamingo Workshop. Get creative during the holidays at our Fairy House themed workshop. Stoke is the home of pottery and there is no better way to discover our heritage in a fun and exciting environment. Fairy House/Birdhouse using slab building technique. Building around a cylinder to create the body of the house. These will be taken away to be fired at the end of the session, then dropped off at a later date

9 am - 4 pm

6 Spaces Available

SPACE Scheme - Manifold Valley

FREE

This child-friendly route in the White Peak manages to pack a decent amount of interest into a relatively short ride. Starting at Hulme End, it is a gentle amble through the picturesque valleys of the Hamps and Manifold rivers, via the hamlet of Ecton, passing beneath the famous Thor’s Cave gaping over the trail from its position up in the limestone spur.

10 am - 3 pm

FULLY BOOKED

GO! Explore - South West Peaks

£5.00 per person

Join us for some unlimited amounts of fun! The South West Peak is an untamed area of upland and associated foothills in the south-west part of the Peak District National Park. GO! Explore and GO! Wild whilst having the adventure of a lifetime.

9 am - 4 pm

13 Spaces Available

Community Picnic - Longton

FREE

Back for 2019, YMCA North Staffordshire’s Community Picnics will be taking place across the city over the summer holidays. Everyone is welcome to our free Community Picnics. We will have food and drink, arts & crafts and sports activities as we believe in healthy and active kids. We cannot guarantee that the sun will shine, but we can guarantee is that you will have a fantastic time.

1 pm - 2 pm

WELCOME TO ALL

GO! Climb

£0.50 per person

You are provided with some high-quality facilities that are perfect for all ages and abilities. Are you up for the challenge to climb to the very top! Set your best time and challenge your friends. Start with the easier routes and then aim for the most challenging ones. GO! Climb

6 pm - 8 pm

22 Spaces Available

GO! Trampolining

£2.50 per person

This jump-tastic activity is a fun and friendly way to keep the youngsters active. Learn a new skill and a new sport whilst having fun. Whether they are reaching for the stars or aiming to pull off the most amazing trick. Trampolining is a great indoor exercise.

11 am - 1:30 pm

13 Spaces Available

ST6 Youth Club: Arts & Crafts

£0.50 per person

We are proud of our marvellous youth clubs. Over the summer holidays, there is so much to enjoy and our theme for this week is Arts & Crafts – makers gonna make at our wonderful youth club masterpiece.

6 - 8 pm

50 Spaces Available

SPACE Scheme - Fishing

FREE

Fishing can be a fantastic and fun sport for kids. Learn how to introduce fishing to your prospective young angler and enjoy a wonderful activity that promotes quality friend’s time together. Fishing is a rewarding sport — your youngster can get away from the hustle to enjoy the fresh air, learn about the environment, and even develop patience. Best of all, fishing is quality time spent together talking, laughing, and even sitting quietly side by side.

9 am - 4 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Trentham Monkey Forest

£5.00 per person

Take a walk on the wild side. This unique attraction lets visitors explore and learn about the lives of these fascinating primates, living just as they would in North Africa. Home to 140 free roaming Barbary Macaques. It’s as close to seeing these animals in their natural habitat as you’ll get, with no cages or bars to hinder your view.

9 am - 4 pm

5 Spaces Available

Fenton Youth Club: Arts & Crafts

£0.50 per person

We are proud of our marvellous youth clubs. Over the summer holidays, there is so much to enjoy and our theme for this week is Arts & Crafts – makers gonna make at our wonderful youth club masterpiece.

6 - 8 pm

50 Spaces Available

End of Summer Festival

£ 5.00 per person

With the YMCA summer officially ending, there’s still plenty of time to get yourself to a celebration and make the most of the good weather. Celebrate an amazing summer in the best possible way, with friends and family of course. Once again we open our campus and provide you with all the activities and excitement.

12 pm - 6 pm

1,000,000 Spaces Available

Transport

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
  • Fenton, Temple Street Methodist Church
  • 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
  • Longton, St Thomas More Catholic Academy
  • Blurton, Blurton Community Hub
  • Meir, Meir Education Centre

Information

How to book:

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

Outside of office hours

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