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Youth work at the YMCA Barnsley



An Enormous Thank You to The National Lottery Community Fund

An enormous thank you from all at YMCA Barnsley for our grant support from The National Lottery Community Fund which will, over a 3-year period, enable 250 children and young people to access our services through provision of continuous and consistent access to youth work from the ages of 5-19, and smooth transition between youth […]



YMCA Manifesto 2024

The last few years have been tough for young people, families, and communities: a global pandemic, cost of living crisis, and ongoing housing crisis have all left scars that will take time to heal. But at YMCA, we haven’t lost hope for a brighter future. 2024 brings with it opportunity. A chance to ask, ‘what’s […]




Free Pickleball Sessions

Do you live in Barnsley? Are you aged 50+ Do you need to improve your strength and balance? Come and join us for our free Pickleball Sessions and learn more about the physical and mental health benefits of physical activity, falls prevention awareness and reduce social isolation or loneliness. Tuesdays 10am to 11am 16th January […]



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Children & Young People Special Draw 5 days, 10 charities, £5,000 each – nominate us today. Click here to nominate:




A Massive Thank You to BBC Children In Need

We are incredibly grateful to have received a core costs grant from BBC Children In Need which will support us in doing all the background business which is essential to facilitate our main job of Youth & Children’s Work delivery. #CiN



October Half-Term 23 Activities

October Half Term 2023 North Area Holiday Activties Posters for Parents Carers