For 175 years, sport and activity has always been part of the support YMCAs give.

Sport does more than nurture physical health – it builds community, teaches confidence and plays a huge part in mental wellness.

Our charity works to make sport inclusive and easy to access, with opportunities for a variety of abilities and interests.

COVID-19 Notice

The YMCA Community and Activity Village is currently closed due to health and safety precautions.

We have also paused operation of YMCA Childcare, YMCA Digital, Adventure Guides, YMCA Tall Ships and Camp Newark.

We hope to share a re-opening date with you very soon!

What’s on?

Football

Play football like never before on our two professional-standard 3G pitches.

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Athletics

Our fully-equipped athletics facilities have everything you need to train and compete in track and field.

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Multi-Use Games Area

The recently opened MUGA is perfect for playing basketball, netball and tennis. Thank you to FCC Communities for funding this facility.

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Climbing

The YMCA Climbing Centre will be home to mixed ability routes, Olympic height walls, belay climbing, bouldering and Clip & Climb for young families.

Coming soon

Skateboarding

Our destination skatepark will be one of the biggest in Europe, co-designed with the local skating community and with challenges for every ability.

Coming soon

Cycling

The cycle track will provide a high-specification training facility, and a safe, off-road space for learning to ride.

Coming soon

Kayaking

Water activities on Balderton Lake will be a highlight of summer activities at YMCA. A great chance to get outside and experience some adventure!

Coming soon

Dance and movement

Our dedicated studio has been designed in consultation with top practitioners, and offers a light, purpose-built space for dance, yoga, pilates and more.

Coming soon

tennis

Tennis

Brand new tennis courts on-site will offer the community even more chances to get involved with this beloved sport.

Coming soon

Community Fitness Programmes

From Couch to 5K to Walking Football, Bootcamp to Early Morning Run Club – we have a huge variety of community fitness classes that start at just £1.

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