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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...

Monday 14th January – Walice: The YMCA’s Superhero!

Who is Walice?  He’s our friendly fox mascot and the YMCA’s superhero. But don’t just take our word for it – we asked some of our youngest Nursery members who Walice is and what he does … https://www.youtube...

Tuesday 15th January – Day 15

YMCA Fairthorne Manor: “Where the wild things are!" “If you go down in the woods today         You're sure of a big surprise If you go down in the woods today You'd better go in disguise!” …..     ...

Sunday 13th January – Day 13

Bringing happy, healthy lives across Hampshire At the YMCA, we get alongside people in their local community to identify and establish places and programmes that help everyone thrive.  Whether early years, co...

Saturday 12th January – Day 12

Basingstoke Football Team – Empowering young people It’s the weekend at last! What do you like to do to relax after a long week? For many it’s watching a game of football whether that be a local team, shivering...

Friday 11th January – Day 11

National Step in a Puddle and Splash your Friends Day ! Here at YMCA Fairthorne we pride ourselves in having fun whatever the weather. Come rain or shine we encourage everyone to make the most of their surr...

Thursday 10th January – Day 10

30 Days Wild – Babies in the Wood At YMCA we love to embrace the outdoors at every opportunity, especially at our Daycamps, nurseries and pre-schools. You’ll find us outdoors enjoying the fresh air in all weath...

Wednesday 9th January – Day 9

Corporate Volunteering – Helping us along the way At YMCA Fairthorne Manor we are blessed with a large 85+ acre site that gives our community the space and freedom to explore. Maintaining these stunning groun...