Our annual Schools Challenge Cup takes place each February. The value-for-money event is growing in popularity, and this year almost 20 teams of Year 9 and 10 students took part in our fun adventure competition. The event runs from late Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. Each weekend, teams of…

In September, we’re planning a Challenge Cup competition for corporate groups. The event is based on our annual Schools Challenge Cup. Each corporate challenge event will run from late Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, and will take place in September this year. Each weekend, teams from…

We’re part of YMCA Fylde Coast, which is an independent charity and part of the worldwide YMCA movement. As well as the work we do here at Lakeside to improve the health and well-being of young people, YMCA Fylde Coast also provides supported accommodation and helps vulnerable young people in…

The 2017 season at YMCA Lakeside has well and truly started. This week we welcome the new team of volunteers, and two more instructors, who will be helping our professional instructors to make our outdoor adventure holidays and development programmes even more enjoyable for our visitors. For anyone…

Tony Ball, Programme Operations Manager has the inside story on last month’s AGR Development Conference in London. I’d like to start by saying hello and thank you to all those who visited our stand during the conference. I’m sure you’ll all agree that the event generated some interesting…

You can check out our new website by visiting www.lakesideymca.co.uk. As well as a great new look, the website is much easier to use. To help you find the information you want as quickly as possible, we’ve split the home page into 3 sections:  schools and youth groups, professional development,…