Families

Camping

Camping has been a part of YMCA family since we founded the first continuously used camp in 1861, so by choosing us for your camping holiday you will be benefiting from over 150 years of experience. We’ve got loads of ways for you to try camping with us, whether it’s your first…

Activity Sessions

Want to challenge yourself, try something different with friends or enjoy a new activity with the kids? From May to September, our activity sessions at Fairthorne Manor near Botley, give you that chance! From stand up paddle boarding to archery, aqua slide to jumpy pillow, there's something for everyone and…

Birthday Parties

At the moment due to Covid-19, we are currently not offering birthday parties. Please keep checking our website and social media channels for further updates. If you’re looking for action packed, exciting and memorable birthday parties, you’re in the right place! The YMCA can take care of all your child’s birthday…

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 cooling waters.  It sounds beautiful and it’s all accessible…

Library

Please note, following the latest government advice regarding Coronavirus, the YMCA Weston Community Library will be closed for the foreseeable future. Please click here to view our latest updates regarding Coronavirus Working alongside Southampton Library Services, the YMCA Weston Community Library opened in July 2016, offering valuable library services to…

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, Portsmouth, Southampton and on the Isle of Wight, simply by joining the…