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YMCA Youth Matters Awards: YMCA of the Year and Young Leader of the Year 2015
We are pleased to announce that the NLYMCA received two awards at the YMCA Youth Matters Awards last week: YMCA of the Year and Frah Saeed as Young Leader of the Year 2015.

The awards are in recognition by the wider YMCA world of the journey we have been on as an organisation over the last four to five years and of the hard work of our staff, trustees and volunteers.

You can see the finalists' videos here:

YMCA Youth Matters Awards NLYMCA CEO Time Fallon. Click for video YMCA Youth Matters Awards Young Leader of the Year Award winner Frah Saeed. Click for video YMCA of the Year video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H28Jr_O1Vdc

Young Leader of the Year video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jzur7L9f8qo

We also want to thank everyone who voted for us and have supported us so far.

YMCA Sleep Easy LogoSleep Easy - Thank you for sleeping rough with us
Sleep Easy overnight on Saturday 3rd October 2015 was a great success. Supporters included Catherine West MP, Councillor John Bevan, Councillor Jennifer Mann Mayor, Tim Fallon CEO.

Sleep Easy is a charity event in aid of North London YMCA (formally Hornsey YMCA) to help our vulnerable young homeless people build a better future.

Find out more about how you can still be a sponsor.

Harringay Club New Term Dates 2015New Harringay Club Course Dates
The NLYMCA Harringay Club has created four courses, instead of the traditional three terms, in order to help spread the cost better for people who do more than one course.

There will now be four courses lasting ten to eleven weeks instead of three courses of fourteen to sixteen weeks. Find out about the new dates and priority booking:

Read more about it.

YMCA Youth Matters Awards 2015NL YMCA Makes It To Youth Awards Finals.
A huge thank you to everyone who voted for us, we are through to the finals in the YMCA Youth Matters Awards 2015!

The Awards celebrates the achievements of the YMCA, the young people who have made outstanding progress, and valuable contributions of staff and volunteers.

Read more about it.

YMCA awards link button YMCA Young Leader of the Year link button YMCA Youth Matters Awards 2015
NLYMCA has been shortlisted in 2 categories:

YMCA of the Year 2015

Young Leader of the Year 2015

The vote counts for 50% of the total mark. Please support us by clicking below to place your vote:

Vote for your North London YMCA

Voting closes Friday 14th August.

NLYMCA resident winners Link to youtube of NLYMCA resident winners' filmMovie Award for NLYMCA Residents
YMCA North London Residents win Haringey’s 50th Celebrations short film competition for their film ‘Warm day in Haringey’.

The film project was organised by Accumul8, sponsored by London Metropolitan University and made with NLYMCA residents who, along with locals, explore the question: What does Haringey mean to you?

Watch the video

Fun Run Festival video by Greene & CoFantastic video of the North London YMCA's Crouch End Fun Run Festival on 17th May, hosted by Greene & Co.
If you want to be involved in next year's event as a runner, supporter, sponsor, stall-holder or performer, find out more by clicking the links below:

Fun Run info
Festival info
Race info

Tauren Jordon beside artwork at the festival.NLYMCA Resident Artist in Local Landmark Arts Festival
Tauren Jordan, a NLYMCA resident, was included in the Crouch End Arts Festival celebrated as ‘biggest and best ever’.

Find out more

Family Fun Day 2015 more information link buttonFamily Fun Day at the Harringay Club
This year's summer event took place on Sunday, 28th June 2015

Food, games, live entertainment, and a raffle for children and their adults.

The event was organised to help raise funds for a new sprung floor.

Find out more

Youtube link to YMCA Manifesto animation video.YMCA 2015 Manifesto Animation film - 'We Believe'
At the launch event we showed a short animation film around the manifesto and many of you asked for copies of it. The film can be accessed using the follow link:


PDF version of the Manifesto


New Gym Offer from April 2015
The Fitness Centre is offering two months FREE membership.
Check the Membership page for details: Gym offer.

North London YMCA Fun Run Event 2015
This year's flagship fund-raising event took place on Sunday 17th May. The proceeds help vulnerable homeless young people to enable them to build a better future. To find out what to expect from the Fun Run and Festival events next year see:
Fun Run and Festival Report.

Link to Fitness Centre youtube video. Image of two teenage girls in conversationNew Fitness Centre Video on YouTube
Featuring interviews with members who explain why they choose the NLYMCA gym, a quick look round the facilities and a chat with inspiring instructor Natasha.

The video was produced by local media students. To find out more about the Fitness Centre see our dedicated section with details of facilities and membership.

London Fire Brigade fire engine with children and adults standing beside it and climbing into it Harringay Club Summer Fair 2015
On Sunday 28th June, displays, activities and sunshine contributed to the raising of £2000 to buy equipment for the Harringay Club. Over 20 sponsors gave generously to make the event possible, including local businesses, those further afield and Tottenham and Arsenal Football clubs.
This is an annual event so you can catch it next year. To find out what you can expect, read more.

Annual Report 2014/2015
The latest report is now available for download. To read the North London YMCA's provisions to transform the lives of hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged young people, through the Foyer Life Academy and the range of activities provided during the last year, the Keeping Families Together Project and partnerships, click on:
Download Annual Report 2014/15 as a PDF

New Therapists at Fitness Centre
Additions to the Fitness team are now providing Sports/Deep Tissue and Holistic Massage and Skin Therapy. Click on the link to find out more.
New Therapists

New Spaces for Hire and Youth Fitness
A therapy room and two studio spaces are now available for hire at the Fitness Centre. New sessions have been introduced for Youth Fitness for 13 - 15 year-olds who can use the gym in supervised conditions. For details click the link below:
Find out more

About North London YMCA
About North London YMCA

ymca exteriorNorth London YMCA, formerly Hornsey YMCA, has been has been serving the local community since 1929. Services include a hostel, fitness centre, children’s activity centre, out of school childcare programme, advice centre and a baby nursery.

  • Largest Hostel in the London Borough of Haringey
  • Over 4,000 members aged from one month to over 70
  • Over 110,000 meals are served yearly in our restaurant
  • Over 90 adult exercise classes per week
  • The annual Crouch End 10K and fun run has raised over £100,000 for good causes since 1991
  • A unique baby nursery provides nursery care for teenage parents still at school or college

To find out more about our work, see the Hornsey YMCA Annual Report 2014/15. To download this click on
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  • North London YMCA and YMCA North London are the operating names of Hornsey (North London) YMCA Housing Society Limited, Industrial & Provident Societies No.14948R and Friendly Society No. HO/995; and also Hornsey YMCA, Limited Company No. 4312831 and Registered Charity No. 1089980; All of which are registered in England and Wales.

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