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

  • Tour de Y - only 4 weeks to go!

    Date: June 12, 2015

    On 10th July a team from Cheltenham YMCA will be cycling 500 miles in 7 days from Cheltenham to the YMCA in Gottingen. WHY? To raise awareness about youth homelessness and to raise vital funds for specialist accommodation for young homeless people in Gloucestershire. Please sponsor our team - just click on the Donate Now button. THANK YOU!

  • Recruiting now!

    Date: June 12, 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 later this month. 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 currently seeking: Tourist Accommodation Manager, Cheltenham Night Support Worker Click through on the positions above for further information and the application form can be found here.

  • YMCA Quiz Night 24th April 2015

    Date: April 16, 2015

    Join us for a fun evening here at Vittoria Walk on Friday 24th April.... QUIZ NIGHT - table of 4 £20 entry fee Refreshments throughout the evening Click here for poster and entry form. To reserve a place call JO or Karen on 01242 533929 or email events@cheltenhamymca.com

  • Volunteering Opportunity - Göttingen YMCA Germany

    Date: April 9, 2015

    Are you aged 18 - 30 years? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge in 2015/2016? Would you like to experience living and working abroad? Are you lively and energetic? Are you thinking of taking a gap year in 2015/2016? If you can answer “YES!” to any of the above questions, this opportunity may be for you. As part of our growing partnership with the YMCA in Göttingen, Germany, an opportunity has arisen for a young volunteer to spend a year in Germany, assisting Göttingen YMCA in their work. Together with 3 other people, you will form an international volunteer team, sharing accommodation and working on a variety of projects, helping with the YMCA’s children and young people’s groups and joining in with their holiday camps. The diversity of the volunteer group means that there will be opportunities for you to be involved in a whole range of activities. If you are aged 18-30 years and ...

  • 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.