Welcome to Cheltenham YMCA

Welcome to the Cheltenham YMCA website.

We hope that you will be able to find out everything that you need to know about Cheltenham YMCA, including:

  • Our work supporting vulnerable young people in Gloucestershire
  • Sports and fitness activities at our two sites in Cheltenham
  • Membership options and benefits
  • Ways in which you can help us to help the local community
  • All the latest news about our thriving organisation

Latest News

  • Sleep Easy News

    Date: March 13, 2015

    So far we have raised over £8,000 from Sleep Easy 2015 and sponsorship is still coming in - a terrific achievement for Cheltenham YMCA’s third annual Sleep Easy event. This means since our first Sleep Easy in 2013, we have raised over £25,000. Thank you to everyone who supported the event - our rough sleepers and their sponsors, our event sponsors, and all volunteers. We are pleased to announce that planning for next year's Sleep Easy event is already underway and will take place on Friday 4th March 2016. Please put the date in your diary and sign up to guarantee your place - you can register online at Virgin Money Giving.

  • Beds available for Race-goers

    Date: March 9, 2015

    We still have some availability at our tourist accommodation at Cheltenham YMCA for race week. If you need a bed this week ring 01242 524024 Extension 2100 to book. £80 per night including breakfast. Places are limited, so pick up the phone NOW!

  • SLEEP EASY - Thank you!

    Date: March 9, 2015

    A huge thank you to all our fundraisers on Friday night who "slept rough so others don't have to". Sleep Easy 2015 was a special night - a great atmosphere created in cardboard box city at Cheltenham YMCA!  A wonderful event tackling what is continuing to be a very serious issue for a growing number of people.  Homelessness is devastating and can affect anyone at any time. Thank you too to our sponsors Abbey Business Equipment and Asda, and support from @Chelt52 (great tweeting through the night!) - you all really made a huge contribution to the event. The money raised by you all really does make a difference.... Did you know? Since the Sleep Easy Campaign started in 2013 Cheltenham YMCA now provide an additional 65 homes. Wow. With sponsorship still coming in, we are waiting to do our final count, so watch this space..... And most importantly – Save the Date for Cheltenham’s Sleep Easy 2016 – ...

  • We are currently recruiting at Cheltenham YMCA

    Date: February 26, 2015

    Cheltenham YMCA’s work is growing fast, and it is an exciting time to be part of the organisation and share in its vision to meet the needs of young people and the wider community. As a measure of this growth, Cheltenham YMCA has opened two super sports facilities over the past two years. On the housing front we have just opened a new housing project with 73 accommodation units, in addition to 53 beds for tourists, all in Cheltenham town centre. A further 16 units will be opened in Gloucester during the spring of 2015. Cheltenham YMCA is passionate about its work with young people and the wider community, and we are keen to attract like-minded people to join the team. We are seeking: A Housing Project Manager – Gloucester A Tourist Accommodation Manager – Cheltenham Night Support Staff and Housekeepers - Cheltenham See our "Current vacancies" page for details.

  • Best wishes for 2015

    Date: January 8, 2015

    Happy New Year to all our residents, members, supporters, volunteers and staff. Take a look at our Sports Centre timetable and try out a new activity! We hope to see you soon.