Following yesterday’s announcements and to support the collective efforts of social distancing to protect public health, we will be stopping all youth sessions, both open access and drop-in with effect from this evening. (19/03/20)

In these uncertain times we see our role very much the same way, to support young people, families and communities, albeit that we are unable to work as we normally do.

With this in mind, we have set up some new Facebook Pages for you to use, specifically for our youth clubs across Somerset and Mid-Devon.

If you or a young person attends any of our sessions, these are where you can now access online support:

For youth clubs in Weston-super-Mare: YMCA Weston-super-Mare Youth Clubs
For youth clubs in Highbridge and Burnham on Sea: YMCA Highbridge and Burnham on Sea Youth Clubs
For youth clubs in Bridgwater: YMCA Bridgwater Youth Clubs
For youth clubs in Cullompton: YMCA Cullompton Youth Clubs

We want to make sure that any young person who would usually use one of our services is able to contact us, access support and advice and still maintain contact even though sessions won’t be running in person.

We will also provide activities and ideas that young people and children can do at home to help keep them entertained through these pages.

We will look to other virtual ways of communicating with young people soon, and will keep you updated via the pages listed above.

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We deliver a range of youth work programmes across Somerset and Devon to help support young people in a variety of settings and circumstances, including the most vulnerable and challenging young people.

The Youth Café is a safe open access space for young people aged 8 to 17, open Monday to Friday after school and on Saturdays. We offer a different programme of activity during school holidays.

Location
YMCA Weston-super-Mare, 2 Bristol Road Lower, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 2PN

Call 01934 629787 for further information and/or to check times.

Offering somewhere for young people to meet and a space for groups working with this age group to run their clubs and activities from.

The Weston Amateur Boxing Club have a permanent designated set-up at the Centre and offer classes and training.

This Centre offers a wide range of activities and facilities including a café, gym, fitness suite and sports facilities. We provide regular sessions of water sports, caving, climbing and archery.

Opening times

8am – 9pm weekdays
9am – 5pm Saturday
Closed – Sunday

Location

YMCA Bridgwater, Friarn Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3RF
Contact 0333 200 1616

YMCA Highbridge is home to a wide portfolio of activities and facilities including an on-site café, gym, large sports centre, meeting and conference rooms and a variety of weekly youth groups.

Opening times

7am – 8pm weekdays
9am – 5pm Saturday
10am – 4pm – Sunday

Location

YMCA Highbridge, Huntspill Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3DD

Contact 0333 200 1616

We offer open access sessions for young people, aged between 10 – 18 years of age in different villages throughout the year. These sessions provide young people with access to support and a place where they socialise and be active.

We deliver Satellite Youth sessions in Bleadon, Uphill, Worle and Wrington.

For further information and/or to check times please call 01934 629 787 or email info@ymca-dg.org

ReCreation is a community hub which offers a programme of activities for years 3 to 9 several times a week. Activities include games, arts and crafts, sports, skate ramps and much more.

Location

ReCreation Youth and Community Centre, Rhode Lane, Bridgwater, TA6 6HZ

For further information

Call on 0333 200 1616 to check times and for further details.

For further information

Further information and/or to check times.

Email info@ymca-dg.org
Call 01934 629787