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March 2021 Newsletter

Our roadmap to reactivating With the recent Government announcement about the path out of lockdown, we are excited to share with you the dates for the return of much of our services once again. We know many of you are eager to get back to our centre and on behalf of all the YMCA team,…
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Changing Room Refurbishment Works Begin

Changing Room Refurb Works at YMCA Have Begun The much-anticipated refurbishment of the main changing and toilet facilities at our centre has finally begun this week, with builders moving in to start the works. The complete overhaul and modernisation of the space will make for a vastly better experience for everyone using our centre. Despite…
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December 2020 Newsletter

Thank you for a year like no other As we come to the end of 2020, the whole team at YMCA Plymouth would like to give you a big thank you for standing by us and being part of our community, in what has been an unprecedented year for everyone. This year, we’ve taught young…
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November Newsletter 2020

Our doors are opening once again! We are pleased to confirm that from next week our centre will reopen to most services. On Wednesday 2nd December our gym and fitness classes will resume, and on Thursday 3rd December we will be welcoming back our Discovery College students after 2 weeks of virtual lessons. We kindly…
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October 2020 Newsletter

Sue celebrates more than 25 years of keeping Plymouth fit Veteran YMCA fitness instructor, Sue Raven, was awarded her “25 Years Service” certificate at YMCA this month, recognising an incredible quarter-century of fitness instructing at our centre. Sue joined YMCA in 1995 as a member of staff, however, she had been freelancing for 5 years…
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Newsletter – 08/20

Young people from Discovery College celebrate success after a difficult year Despite a challenging few months, over 100 students from our Discovery College have been celebrating another successful year after receiving their results during unprecedented circumstances. We are very proud our young people, who after much turmoil got their BTEC and GCSE results in a…
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Welcome Back | eNews 07/20

We’re back, secure and ready to go!  It has been a long few months, but we are extremely excited to be finally opening our doors once again from Monday 3rd August. The team has been working incredibly hard these last few weeks to ensure our facility is safe for you to return and get active in…
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eNews 05/20

  Community Comes Together to Support Our Provision We have been overwhelmed by the incredible response to our emergency appeal to help our services under threat due to the lockdown. Since 26 April, you have been running, cycling, walking, skipping and more, in aid of our services – raising over £7,500 in just 3 weeks! We would like…
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Bingo Night raises over £1000 for community facilities!

On Friday 28th June over 50 people attended a charity Bingo Night in aid of improving facilities at local charity, YMCA Plymouth. The successful night raised an enormous £1028 while at the same time giving away over £1000 worth of prizes, kindly donated from local businesses. The funds raised are in aid of refurbishing changing…
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Vic goes the extra 26 miles – and the Atlantic – for young people!

Flying the flag for YMCA in the Big Apple, YMCA Plymouth HR Manager, Vic Hibbert, battles through a recovering broken toe and completes the 2016 New York Marathon to raise over £1,000 for young people. Vic is no stranger to running, and had completed the London Marathon for YMCA just last year. But traveling to…
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