What's happening at YMCA


18 September 2018

Award Nominees 2018 announced

YMCA Scotland are delighted to announce that shortlisting is complete for our Awards ceremony which will take place on Saturday 6 October at The Holiday Inn, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh. Below is a list of the shortlisted candidates.  The John D Knox Youth Achievement Award along with Sir George Williams Medal will also be presented on the night. Caitlin Agnew, […]

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13 September 2018

Amy Tells Us About Makerspace – #CodeWeek

“I first went to the YMCA’s makerspace because my mum did not want me hanging about the streets at night but all the clubs round our way cost money.   As the activities are free at Paisley YMCA this is where I ended up on Monday nights. Although I had done some Scratch code at […]

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28 August 2018

Finding Creative Solutions To Mental Health Challenges – Skye Residential

Last weekend a group of 10 young people kick-started our work on the #IAMWHOLE campaign. Gathered on the picturesque Isle of Skye, the group developed creative solutions to some of the most pressing issues young people face when it comes to mental health. The group discussed barriers to accessing adequate mental health services and looked […]

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20 August 2018

YMCA Awards Dinner

YMCA Scotland are delighted to announce the launch of our YMCA Awards Dinner, which will take place on Saturday 6 October 2018 at the Holiday Inn following the ABM.  This year as part of the Year of Young People the event is being organised by VOICE and this includes the addition of four special ‘Year […]

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