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17th April 2019

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. It’s not easy

21st January 2019

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 completes the 40
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
Picture of the Aerobathon participants standing together in a group

7th November 2018

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 the overall amount raised.
Les Mills classes at YMCA Gym

1st October 2018

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 repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will
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 training
FREE Yoga and Powerlifting for young people
YMCA North Tyneside has received funding from Sport England​, ​for the 3rd year running​​, ​to deliver free fitness programmes for young people aged between 12-25 yrs, into 2017. Sportivate is a Lottery Funded Programme with Sport England. The programme was developed to encourage young people to participate in activities outside of
Victoria brings physiotherapy expertise to YMCA Gym
We’re excited to announce that physiotherapy specialist, Victoria Alfar of Sports Therapy at the Coast, has taken up residency at YMCA Gym, North Shields. Victoria has practised physiotherapy both in the UK and across the world including; Dubai and Qatar, completing specialist courses and conferences in Canada and Australia. During
YMCA "Sharks" do us proud...
Back o’ the net! YMCA “Sharks” 5-a-side beach football team held the eventual winners of the Northumberland FA: Tynemouth Beach 5-a-side 2016 Competition, to Nil-Nil until the dying seconds. Whilst they didn’t take overall victory, the YMCA team won the respect the other squads as they battled their way into
Try YMCA Gym Pilates!

10th March 2016

Try YMCA Gym Pilates!

Practitioners say regular pilates practise can help improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility, as well as relieve stress and tension. For athletes, pilates can complement their training by developing whole body strength and flexibility, and help reduce the risk of injury.  Here are some more benefits of doing a pilates class: A

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