Community

River access & craft hire

The upper reaches of the Hamble are a jewel to explore on a lazy summer day, where the wind rustles through the reeds, the swans glide serenely on calm waters and you can dip your toes over the side into the ...
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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, Chief Financial Officer, five further d...
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Governance

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 co...
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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&nbs...
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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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Charity

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...

Family Discount Scheme

What is the Family Discount Scheme? You can pay less for many of your favourite services for families and young people. For an annual fee of £60, you could save up to 20% on Daycamps at Fairthorne Manor, Port...