Young People

Young person jumping at Cheltenham YMCACheltenham YMCA is passionate about working with young people from all walks of life. One of the ways that we work and engage with young people is through the use of sports and exercise.

YMCA nationally is the largest voluntary sector organisation in England providing services that promote personal health and fitness, helping children and young people. Our activities our designed to provide a friendly, unintimidating atmosphere where young people can develop into healthy, confident individuals.

Young people at Cheltenham YMCAThis is reflected in our programme which currently offers activities such as Judo, Karate and Badminton for young people aged between 7 and 17 years old.

In addition to these activities we have a fully qualified team of staff who can offer tailored fitness, sports and coaching programmes to young people.

We are adding new activities for young people to our programme all the time. If you would like any further information about what we offer to our youth members or any other youth related enquiries then please contact Rob Charsley at

We are committed to developing every young person, encouraging and empowering them to:

  • be healthy
  • stay safe
  • enjoy and achieve
  • make a positive contribution
  • achieve economic well-being