Knit & Natter

Enjoy knitting or crocheting? Come and join our brand new Knit & Natter group on a Monday! It’s FREE to attend but you’ll need to bring your own equipment (knitting needles, wool, etc.) with you. The group will take place from 10.30am – 12noon at our new Y on the River café (YMCA Dartford) every…



24 hour charity climb

Join us for our 24-hour climb and help us to raise funds for SEN equipment!  Minimum donation of £5.  Climbing equipment and training provided. Sessions must be booked in advance by emailing Kimgilmour@ymcatg.org



Bring a friend for free this summer!

Members can bring a friend or family member for six FREE days of fitness this summer! And, if they decide to join up at the end of the six days will pay zero joining fee (normally £35) too! Our 6for6 summer special includes: 24/7 gym & weights room with all the latest cardio, strength and…



New service offering vital support to help Ukrainian refugees

Havering Council and YMCA Thames Gateway Group have teamed up to open a new service offering vital support to help Ukrainian refugees to settle in to the borough. The new one-stop shop – based at YMCA Romford, Rush Green Road – has brought together a number of different Council services and local partners to provide…



Jubilee bank holiday opening (Romford)

GYM & CLASSES – 2-5 June Gym open 24-hour – instructor available 8am – 12noon RPM Les Mills (virtual) – available from 5am – 11pm GROUP EXERCISE TIMETABLE Thursday, 2 June                                       8.30am – TRX (Pat) 9.30am – RPM (Roy) 9.30am…



Jubilee Celebrations

Join us as we celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with afternoon tea! Romford branch – Tuesday, 31 May Dartford branch – Thursday, 2 June Further events to be confirmed shortly This is a FREE ‘ticket only’ event (suitable for all ages) which includes arts & crafts activities and entertainment. Capacity is limited, so pop by…



May bank holiday opening times

GYM & CLASSES Gym open 24-hour – instructor available 9am – 1pm RPM Les Mills Virtual – available from 5am – 11pm 8.30am – Fitness Pilates with Delray 9.30am – RPM with Delray 9.30am – Gym Circuit with Roy 10.30am – Body Pump with Roy CHILDREN’S SERVICES Closed RESTAURANT Members & general public: Open 9.30am – 5pm Resident mealtimes: Breakfast…



Easter Bank Holiday opening at YMCA Romford

GYM & GROUP FIT CLASSES   GOOD FRIDAY (15 APRIL) Gym open 24-hour – instructor available between 9am – 1pm RPM Les Mills Virtual from 5am – 11pm SATURDAY (16 APRIL) Gym open as usual 8.30am – Rebound with Jo 9.15am – TRX with Roy 9.30am – RPM with Jo will be replaced with a…



Romford Easter holiday programme for teens

Alongside our traditional holiday club for children 3 – 14, we are running a funded programme for teenagers (aged 11 -16) at our Romford site. Spaces are free but note that this programme is specifically for children living (or attending school) in Havering and receiving free school meals. Sessions are also limited to 8 per…



New support available for those at risk of homelessness in Brentwood

YMCA Thames Gateway Group has taken ownership of the building formally known as the ‘Brentwood Foyer’ to provide 40 rooms for those who are at risk of becoming homeless. The accommodation, originally constructed in 1999, will include a dedicated wing providing parent and child accommodation, plus shared communal space both inside and outside of the…