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The YMCA is the leading provider of early years and children’s activities in the south of England, including Portsmouth offering the perfect platform for your child’s growth.

We deliver our programmes to children in The YMCA Way, a unique approach that brings our mission and six values to life, supporting each child to develop individually.  The YMCA Way is underpinned by the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets, which explore the influences and actions that affect and support children’s development both within and outside of the family.

Our mission is to ‘champion and add value to young lives by providing experiences that challenge, enable and develop the individual.’

Our services in the city of Portsmouth:

  • YMCA nurseries in Portsea and Whale Island giving your child the best start in life.
  • Daycamps – leading the way for school holiday camps and care throughout the year, covering independent and state schools.
  • Additional support – we are a mainstream provider proud to adapt our approach to make our services accessible to all children.
  • After School Club – providing quality care for children and a valuable service to parents since 1996 for children attending Portsmouth Grammar School.
  • Children’s birthday parties – fun parties for 4-14 year olds every Saturday.

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Through membership of the YMCA Community, you will have the chance to feel a greater sense of ownership and belonging, as well as enjoying exclusive member events, discounts and early booking discounts.  For more information visit our Membership page.