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Boxing Star Inspires Females at Lancaster YMCA

Stacey Copeland, one of Britain’s most successful female boxers, came to inspire and motive women and girls from the Sportivate project at Lancaster YMCA. Stacey’s visit had a huge impact on the young people involved, Farrah (16 year old boxer – second from right) told Stacey, “It had made her want to work really hard to win a belt like hers!” (The ABA title belt) – “She has every chance of doing just that!” Stacy replied.

 Stacey (pictured) added by saying:

“Thank you very much for making me so welcome at your centre last week, it truly was an absolute […]

Updated – GB Boxing Stars to Inspire Young People at YMCA Lancaster

GB and England women’s boxing stars Lisa Whiteside and Stacey Copeland (both pictured) are set to inspire young people at YMCA Lancaster at their boxing project over the next couple of months. The project is one of the key initiatives to create a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 
Lisa and Stacey are two of Britain’s top female boxers and both are national champions in their own right.
Lisa and Stacey will be visiting the Sportivate boxing project in their capacity as Sport England Sporting Champions. Thanks to Lancashire Sports Partnership who provide […]

YMCA receive Big Lottery Grant to develop Youth Outreach Project

Fantastic news for the YMCA, we have been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund to create a new outreach programme called Y:Youth.
We will receive a total of £248,126 over 3 years to develop the project which is aimed at improving the physical, emotional and social well-being of children and young people living in identified communities in the Lancaster district.
The Y:Youth project team will work closely with partner organisations to deliver a tailored, creative programme of outreach activities including sport, physical activity, creative arts, media and music.   In addition the […]

New Staff Vacancies

YMCA Housing are looking for bank staff for their Supported Housing Scheme. The scheme provides support to young people and families with dependant children. We require:

Bank Staff – Family/Young People Support Worker

Our Head Office are also recruiting for a:

Senior Manager – Finance

For more details on these roles, please visit our current vacancies.

For more details on the YMCA Supported Housing Scheme, please visit our dedicated webpage […]