Donate decorations and spread the festive cheer
Access Self Storage has created the opportnitiy for local busineeses and residents to donate Christmas decorations to brighten the North London YCMCA Hostel and Children's Centre. If you have new or nearly new decorations please drop them off at 15 Tottenham Lane N8. They will be greatly appreciated.
Check the Harringay Club's front page Christmas Cheer
to find out more.
New Gym Offer
The Fitness Centre is offering Gym Only £19.99 including Four FREE Personal Training Sessions from 15th November.
Check the Membership page for details: Gym offer
New Swimming Courses for 2014
The Harringay Club is co-ordinating children's swimming courses for the Autumn Term beginning on 6th September. They are being held at Campsbourne School, Nightingale Lane, South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Road and St Johns Church of England School. ASA Level 2 qualified instructors will be teaching children of all levels as well as providing a special course for adults and toddlers. Concessionary places are available.
Check the Harringay Club's new Swimming Courses page
to find out more.
Harringay Club Summer Fair 2014
On Saturday, 19th July, 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.
North London YMCA Fun Run Event 2014
NL YMCA's largest fund-raising event took place on Sunday 18th May 2014. Out of the 2,500 adult 10k runners, Tom Aldred and Catherine Jeremiah of London Heathside Runners took the mens' and womens' prizes. The Mayor of Haringey, Cllr Sheila Peacock, opened the 9 children’s races, and sponsors included over twenty local businesses. Around £30,000 was raised to help vulnerable young homeless people. To read the full story click on: Fun Run and Festival Report.
Supported Lodgings Scheme - Can you help?
A new initiative seeks families, couples or single people ‘Hosts’ (in Haringey and surrounding boroughs) with a spare room who could provide accommodation and support to a young person for approximately 3 months. Hosts will receive training, on-going support and payment. Click on the youtube link to hear Stephen (18) and Tom (16) tell their stories of moving from homelessness to joining Hosts, Gary and Pat, as part of the Black Country YMCA Supported Lodgings scheme.
There are approximately 113 known Supported Lodgings Schemes across England achieving numerous successes for those young people involved such as supporting them to: stay on in education, employment and training, and gain important life-skills. To find out more about how you can help, click on:
Annual Report 2013/2014
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 2013/14 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