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October 8, 2019

YMCA Community and Activity Village update and response to funding questions

8 October 2019 In response to funding questions YMCA Newark and Sherwood are proud to have directly forward-funded £1.7 million into the development of the collaborative Community and Activity Village project, over 44% of the £3.8 million total so far....

September 23, 2019

New public consultation open – Basketball, Netball and Tennis

As a community-focused charity, co-design of the YMCA Community and Activity Village is at the centre of our development. With this in mind, we have launched a digital consultation survey about opportunities for basketball, netball and tennis in Newark and...

September 12, 2019

Crew 2 share their experience of the YMCA Tall Ships Adventure

"I've done things I never thought I'd do" After a brave first journey from the children at Magnus Academy, on September 4ththe second Crew of volunteer sailors took to the helm in Plymouth for the YMCA Tall Ships Adventure. This...

September 4, 2019

The first YMCA crew sets sail on the YMCA Tall Ships Adventure

Friday 30thAugust saw the first Crew set sail as part of the YMCA Tall Ships Adventure – a relay-style sailing challenge around the UK coastline. In partnership with the Tall Ships Youth Trust, volunteers from across Newark and Sherwood are...

August 5, 2019

Volunteers to sail around the UK for YMCA Newark and Sherwood

Applications have now opened to take part in an exciting relay-style voyage around the UK coastline this Autumn! Eight crews of community members from Newark and Sherwood will embark on the Tall Ships Adventure to fundraise for YMCA Newark and...

July 5, 2019

YMCA Newark and Sherwood embraces a new look

YMCA Newark and Sherwood embraces a new look Although the YMCA movement is worldwide, every YMCA is independently run, funded and focused. At YMCA Newark and Sherwood, our programmes, plans and facilities are designed around the local community – meaning...

June 25, 2019

YMCA Digital take to the main stage at Newark Festival

YMCA Digital take to the main stage at Newark Festival Some fresh new faces made it to the main stage this year at Newark Festival – the town’s biggest annual event. ‘The School of Peculiar Music’ caused a stir as the...

Running track

November 29, 2018

Our charity team is growing!

Recruitment is officially underway at the YMCA Newark and Sherwood Community and Activity Village - with two new staff members already jumping in with both feet! New staff We are pleased to announce that Daren Knight has been employed as...

Football pitches open for bookings in Newark

November 20, 2018

New YMCA charity branch officially launched

In the beautiful surroundings of Newark Town Hall, guests joined with charity supporters and speakers on Monday 12 November for the official launch of local charity, YMCA Newark and Sherwood. New opportunities for all The new branch, which has been...

Mayoral representatives cutting ribbon in Newark

November 13, 2018

Outdoor sports facilities open for business!

All eyes were on YMCA Newark and Sherwood as staff, guests and members of the local community gathered to celebrate the launch of the outdoor sports facilities at the charity’s new Community and Activity Village. Our #ReasonY Afternoon festivities were...