Newtown YMCA

Newtown Youth and Community Centre is a vibrant hub for young people and the wider community in the heart of the Newtown area in Southampton.

Newtown YMCA helped to support I KAN with a successful funding bid for the Big Bike Revival, running bike repair lessons during the summer of 2017.

After the Big Bike Revival finished, Newtown YMCA continued to work with the Community Club programme to offer bike repair services to young people and families in the community, with a drop in Bike Doctor service taking place once a month at one of their youth sessions. These sessions have now come to an end, but Newtown YMCA is seeking additional funding to reinstate the Bike Doctor service.

Recently, Newtown YMCA were gifted a smoothie bike which went down a storm with the local kids! It was constructed by volunteers from fellow community cycling club Bishopstoke Bike Parking, with parts purchased by My Journey. They will use the smoothie bike in their youth club sessions and any health related activities that take place in the centre.

Find out more about the work of Newtown Youth and Community Centre.