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Friday 25th January – Day 25

Whale Island Deployment and Walice Whale Island Nursery is a unique YMCA branch – it is situated on a Naval Base and most children who attend the nursery have parents who are in the Navy. For many child...

Thursday 24th January – Day 24

The Minutes ... hours … seconds that make a difference. Whether you can give an hour, a day or a weekly commitment, the benefits of volunteering outweigh the donation of time. Here, at the YMCA, we see ever...

Wednesday 23rd January – Day 23

Newtown Pre-School – extended for bigger and better playtime! Children of all ages love to play and run around with their friends. Our thriving YMCA Newtown Pre-school at the heart of the local community has j...

Tuesday 22nd January – Day 22

Weston Library – the community gives back! Our YMCA Weston Community Library is located at the heart of the Weston Community, offering a wide range of services to local children and families. With everythin...

Monday 21st January – Day 21

Squeezing in as many hugs as we can for National Hug Day! There’s nothing more reassuring than a comforting cuddle – especially if you’re feeling down, need a little bit of encouragement or just want to ex...

Sunday 20th January – Day 20

Celebrating local traditions on World Religion DayFor World Religion Day, children at our YMCA Woolston Nursery were invited to share and celebrate other traditions and customs from their cultures and backgro...

Saturday 19th January – Day 19

National Popcorn Day! It’s National Popcorn Day! We love popcorn, it’s fun to make, tastes good and it usually comes with good memories – whether it’s shared with friends at the cinema, or simply enjoyed as a...

Friday 18th January – Day 18

School holiday fun: the YMCA Way! It may only be January, but it’s just a month ‘til the next school half term starts! And searching for activities that will suit all ages and interests can be a challenge in ...

Thursday 17th January – Day 17

All About Families (Portsea Stay and Play) Last summer, we started a brand-new stay and play group at our YMCA Nursery in Portsea. ‘All About Families’ is a free weekly group held every Tuesday from 10am...

Wednesday 16th January – Day 16

Join the Adventure! Are you interested in joining the adventure at the YMCA? Then we want to hear from you! We have opportunities available for full and part-time Early Years Practitioners (at all levels) to...