Foundry Point – A place for young people to belong, contribute and thrive.

Foundry Point - affordable housing for young people   YMCA Derbyshire are in the middle of a major capital build, working in partnership with Nottingham Community Housing Association as part of the Blue Skies consortium, our Foundry Point development will provide 60 affordable self-contained flats on land which formed part of the Rolls Royce estate...



YMCA Derbyshire Residents complete workshops with Cromford Mills learning about heritage, entrepreneurship and building confidence.

PAST : PRESENT : WORK -  Cromford Mills Phase One: Workshops at Cromford Mills Project participants have completed the first phase of Past:Present:Work workshops conducted by the Cromford Mills Learning and Engagement Team. The workshops drew inspiration from Sir Richard Arkwright’s legacy as the ‘Father of the Factory System’ and the Hydropower Project at Cromford...



Could you fundraise for Sleep Easy 2024?

For one night only, YMCA Derbyshire and Padley@YMCA Derbyshire is asking businesses, schools and individuals in Derby and Derbyshire to come together under the stars to raise vital funds in aid of young people and communities at risk of facing homelessness and/or poverty. Sleep Easy 2024 On Friday 8th of March 2024 attendees will be...




‘Past:Present:Work’ is a National Lottery Heritage Funded employability project, centred around local heritage. The project offers YMCA Derbyshire residents and learners aged 16-35, a unique opportunity to explore heritage and conservation sites in Derbyshire. YMCA Derbyshire are working in partnership with Cromford Mills who are delivering the first 10 workshops and delivering group entrepreneurship activities,…



Re-Root Through Nature: Cultivating Connections And Wellbeing

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we often find ourselves disconnected from the world around us and, more importantly, from our own well-being. But what if there was a way to reconnect, to re-root ourselves in nature, and to cultivate meaningful connections? Enter Re-Root Through Nature, an inspiring new program developed by…



Celebrating Our Residents: A Festival To Remember At YMCA Derbyshire

At the end of August, YMCA Derbyshire embarked on a mission to celebrate and appreciate our residents like never before. We wanted to create an unforgettable experience, a day filled with laughter, learning, and connection. Our dedicated staff came together to organize YMCA Y-Fest, a free festival, brimming with a variety of activities aimed at…



On The Road Again YMCA Derbyshire’s New Minibus!

YMCA Derbyshire celebrates successful fundraising efforts in securing a new Minibus to enrich Residents experiences. Here at the YMCA Derbyshire, we are thrilled to announce the successful completion of our fundraising campaign to secure a new Minibus for our residents. Thanks to the incredible support of the community, local businesses, and philanthropic individuals, we have…



Vibrant Doors Donate £500 To YMCA Derbyshire

Vibrant Doors Generously Donates £500 to YMCA Derbyshire, Supporting Derwent Stepping Stones and Funding the YMCA Minibus.   Vibrant Doors, a leading provider of high-quality doors and accessories, is proud to announce its recent donation of £500 to YMCA Derbyshire. The contribution will be allocated towards two significant initiatives: Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery, and the YMCA Derbyshire minibus fund. Vibrant Doors said,…



Unlock Your Future with YMCA Key College

GCSE results day are here and with it brings a whole range of feelings, anticipation, excitement, relief. However, if your results weren’t what you were expecting you may be feeling worried about your next steps, leaving your wondering about your options.