Age is just a Number

Age is just a Number

We have just celebrated one of our Group Exercise Instructors 80th Birthday! John has been a valued member of our Gym Team for over 15 years. He took over an already established Boxercise and Circuit class teaching every Tuesday and Thursday night and made it his own....
Now Delivering Roo-t Camp

Now Delivering Roo-t Camp

Now Delivering Roo-t Camp Struggling to get to the gym? ROO-T CAMP could be the answer for anyone needing an extra incentive to join the January health kick. In a UK first, Deliveroo and YMCA have joined forces to launch a nationwide gym class that rewards anyone who...
Fitness that Makes a Difference

Fitness that Makes a Difference

As we enter 2019, for a few short weeks, many of us will make promises to ourselves to get fitter, eat healthier and live a cleaner life to improve our overall wellbeing. But as motivation runs dry, we soon slip back into old habits and our gym memberships become a...
11th Annual Aerobathon

11th Annual Aerobathon

This year was our 11th Annual Aerobathon and, with the amazing support of our participants, we have so far managed to raise £632.50 for Breast Cancer Now and YMCA North Tyneside. All of our instructors donate their time to make the event happen which contributes to...
Les Mills at YMCA GYM

Les Mills at YMCA GYM

  We’re proud to introduce Les Mills BODYPUMP™ and BODYBALANCE™ new to YMCA Gym in North Shields.   BODYPUMP™ A barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of...
Steve Smashes the Helvellyn Triathlon

Steve Smashes the Helvellyn Triathlon

We caught up with Steve Pugh, one of the team at YMCA, who has just completed one of the biggest challenges of his life (and fundraising for YMCA in the process). His goal was to complete the Helvellyn Triathlon on 2nd September 2018 in under 5 hours. He started...