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YMCA Eastleigh

Welcome to YMCA Eastleigh - In the heart of North Stoneham Park, YMCA Eastleigh is the first building in Hampshire to combine a nursery, community centre, and cafe. Supporting local residents as well as the w...
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Fairthorne Manor

Welcome to YMCA Fairthorne Manor - a unique outdoor activity venue set in the heart of Hampshire countryside.  With 94 acres of land to explore including ample camping grounds, woodlands, an enclosed lake, plus...

River Access & Craft Hire

The upper reaches of the Hamble are a jewel to explore on a lazy summer day, with the wind rustling through the reeds, swans glide serenely on calm waters as you dip your toes over the side into cool waters. ...
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Our senior team

Day to day operational responsibilities for the running of YMCA Fairthorne Group are delegated to the senior management team. The team is headed by our Chief Executive with five further Directors and over 300...
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As a charity, YMCA Fairthorne Group (and YMCA Fairthorne Housing) is governed by a Board of voluntary Trustees who determine the long term strategic direction and day to day compliance of the charity with con...
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Our history

From humble beginnings in the City of London in 1844, the YMCA has grown to become a worldwide organisation and the largest youth charity in the world with 58 million members in 119 countries. Since it was e...
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What makes us different

Our purpose We believe everybody should have the opportunity to lead happy, healthy lives. Since 1891, our approach has been built upon the 3 core aspects of wellbeing: mind, body and spirit, represented by ...
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We believe that everybody should have the opportunity to lead healthy, happy lives YMCA Fairthorne Group is a locally-based community charity delivering services such as childcare, housing, community activiti...
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About Us

YMCA Fairthorne Group is a local community charity, delivering services to over 40,000 children, young people and families across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Built on a social enterprise model, all incom...