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August 2021 Newsletter

A sneak peek at Plymouth’s new premier cycle studio… here at your YMCA It’s not long to wait now as we look to open our new cycle studio at the end of September. The 5-metre cinema screen is in place along with a 5-speaker nightclub-grade sound system and 75 metres of LED lights. Plus, we’ve…
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July 2021 Newsletter

Young people celebrate another successful year at Discovery College Once again we are saying goodbye to another successful cohort of Discovery College students, who have overcome many challenges this year to complete their BTEC and CACHE qualifications with us. Students celebrated with an official Presentation Day event within their year group bubbles, where they received…
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June 2021 Newsletter

Centre redevelopment gets underway If you have been to our centre this month then you will have noticed that a lot is happening! Our main refurbishment works are now fully underway, beginning the construction of our brand-new Gym, Reception and Immersive Spin Studio. We also hope you have been enjoying our new changing rooms that…
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Building a Better YMCA | Fit for the future of our community

Dear YMCA members and centre users, We are extremely excited to share with you today that the major refurbishment works for our centre are about to begin. The works will include: Converting half of Sports Hall 1 into a new modern high-spec gym – complete with all new equipment. Full refurbishment of our main reception…
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April 2021 Newsletter

YMCA Holiday Club returns this June After a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic, we are super excited to announce our Holiday Club for ages 8-16 will be returning in the next school Half-term (1st June – 4th). Our Youth Team is already planning a range of fun activities to keep young people occupied and…
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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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