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As the days grow longer and the seasons roll into warmer months, there’s no better time to rediscover the spirit of The YMCA Village. YMCA welcomes you to embark on new experiences and enjoy time with friends and family.

In a world where hustle and bustle often drown out the whispers of nostalgia, The YMCA Village is a place to reconnect with the things that really matter. In our fast-paced lives, it’s easy to forget the importance of switching off and enjoying the present moment. At The YMCA Village, we invite you to leave behind the stresses of everyday life and embrace the community that surrounds us.  

A group of people in red shirts engage in various fitness exercises outdoors, using equipment such as pull-up bars, battle ropes, and resistance bands, with a brick building in the background.
YMCA Newark & Sherwood Outdoor Gym

Getting outside when the days are longer and the sun is shining is the best remedy for a busy mind, this coupled with physical exercise creates the ultimate recipe for resetting and rebalancing. Our everyday lives are so filled with endless distractions, so getting back to basics has never been more vital. Our outdoor gym provides the perfect opportunity to reconnect with your body and nature simultaneously. Feel the sun on your skin as you engage in a rejuvenating workout amidst the beauty of the great outdoors. There’s so much more to explore throughout Spring/Summer at The Village.  

A group of young cyclists in helmets and various colored gear pose with their bicycles on a sunny day at a biking event, with trees and banners in the background.
Cyclists on YMCA Newark & Sherwood Cycle Track

With activities like the cycle track, exercising under the sun has never been better. Bring your friends or family and get outside, away from technology’s whirlpool of screens and into the outdoors. Take a ride along our scenic track and breathe in the Springtime air, whilst taking positive strides for your physical well-being.  

Not only are our outdoor activities beneficial for your physical health, but studies show that spending time in nature can have a vast positive effect on your mental wellbeing. Mind (a mental health charity) wrote in a recent article, “Spending time in green space or bringing nature into your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing.” and suggested that exercising outdoors can:  

Spring Summer Offer: 

To celebrate the arrival of Spring and Summer, we’re delighted to offer you our Free Taster Sessions for those eager to dip their toes into the wonders of The Village. It’s the perfect opportunity to experience all that our vibrant community has to offer. 

Bring along friends and family to explore the wonders of pilates, strength and conditioning gym, and more, completely FREE of charge for new customers. 

As the world around us continues to evolve at a dizzying pace, Newark Village remains a steadfast beacon of health and wellbeing, simplicity and most importantly, community. Join us this Spring and Summer as we rediscover the magic of getting back to basics, immersing ourselves in nature, and forging meaningful connections along the way. Your journey awaits at The Village – where every moment is a cherished memory in the making. 


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