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YMCA of the Year 2023
England & Wales Youth Matters Awards
★★★★★
Community Champion 2023
British Chamber's of Commerce Regional Awards
★★★★★
Community Champion 2023
Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Awards
★★★★★
YMCA PLYMOUTH

Here for young people and our community’s education, health & family needs

Training & Education

Opportunities to gain qualifications, skills and employment.
Find Vocational courses and programmes delivered through our Discovery College for ages 14-25.

LEARN

Health & Wellbeing

Gyms, sport and recreation for fitness, and community hubs for classes, social connection and collaborations. Supporting your mental & physical health.

GET ACTIVE

Family & Youth Work

Creating positive outcomes with children and young people in their communities, and support for families with nursery, soft play, holiday and year-round programmes.

PLAY

Our Charity Impact

How we’ve provided to Plymouth this year:

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PEOPLE ENGAGED WITH OUR WORK

People BENEFITED in our mental health work

young people given free youth activities

MEALS WORTH OF FRUIT AND VEG DONATED TO FAMILIES IN NEED

PEOPLE HELPED RECOVER FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION

elderly People HELPED out of loneliness and isolation

DISABILITY SPORT SESSIONS DELIVERED EACH WEEK

DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE GIVEN TRAINING & EDUCATION

TREES PLANTED IN OUR COMMUNITY

GRASSROOTS CLUBS supported

free soft play places for children with additional needs 

FREE BREAKFAST GIVEN TO YOUNG PEOPLE IN NEED

Here for Plymouth since 1848

Everyone should have a fair chance to discover who they are and what they can become

YMCA Plymouth was founded in 1848. Throughout our history we’ve adapted to the local needs of local people through a variety of work in order to improve the lives of young people and our community.

Latest News

May Newsletter 2024

Investment announced for Discovery College along with expansion of its youth mentoring programme Plymouth City Council and YMCA Plymouth’s Discovery College are working in partnership to help people access the right training[…]

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Renowned Plymouth restaurant team is set to take over community café at YMCA Plymouth

It’s a fond farewell alongside some exciting news for our bistro at YMCA Plymouth and our Discovery College. After two-and-a-half successful years at the helm, the Bill’s Boys Bistro team[…]

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March Newsletter 2024

New T-Level qualification in Childcare coming to Discovery College As Year 11’s start finalising their next steps for moving into post-16 education, we are proud to announce the launch of[…]

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Contact us
T 01752 201918

Our phone lines are open 6.30am-9pm on weekdays and 8am-4pm on Saturday and 9am-2pm on Sunday. Alternatively, message us on social media, email info@ymcaplymouth.org.uk or fill out a contact form.