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April 28, 2020

New netball, basketball and tennis facilities green-lit

Young people in Newark can soon enjoy new spaces for netball, basketball and tennis thanks to support from FCC Communities…

March 27, 2020

Covid-19: Community and Activity Village closure

Given the recent government guidelines regarding Covid-19, we will be temporarily closing the YMCA Community and Activity Village until further…

October 8, 2019

YMCA Community and Activity Village update and response to funding questions

In response to funding questions YMCA Newark and Sherwood are proud to have directly forward-funded £1.7 million into the development…

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…


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 4, 2019

First YMCA crew sets sail on their Tall Ships Adventure

Our first crew set sail as part of the YMCA Tall Ships Adventure – a relay-style sailing challenge around the…

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…


July 25, 2019

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…


June 5, 2019

YMCA Digital take to the main stage at Newark Festival

Young musicians from the YMCA Digital project performed on the main stage at Newark Festival to mark the town's biggest…

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…


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…

Richard Whitehead MBE delivers a stirring keynote speech about his sporting journey

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…