YMCA Week 2015

YMCA Week will be taking place June 1-6 to celebrate the year’s achievements. It will link with the International YMCA Global Challenge on our ‘Movement’s” 171st birthday – 6th June. Lots of events have been planned from Cobh to Londonderry, including the opening of new buildings, birthday parties for Projects, launching of reports and our National Fun day on the 6th. The table below gives a list of the various events taking place.


Date Location Description of Event
Monday  3:30 YMCA Larne After Schools Project will focus on YMCAs throughout the world 
Tuesday 3:30 YMCA Bantry Official Opening of a community mural drawn by local PAKT group
Wednesday 3:30 YMCA North Down A range of activities planned including Family Fete, Community Picnic ,Youth & Community , Building & Fundraising Launch 
Thursday 11am  YMCA Dublin   A range of activities planned including Childcare Graduation Ceremony,International Food Day, Penalty Shoot-out and launch of Third Space (TBC)
Thursday   12 Noon  YMCA Cobh  The Official Opening of the New YMCA Centre in Cobh by Sean Sherlock TD
Thursday 4pm YMCA Larne Launch of road safety report commissioned by Larne YMCA
Friday 3pm  YMCA Cork Celebration of 30 years of youth information work and live bands performing.
Friday 4pm YMCA Carrickfergus Cake, Cage and Craic -an evening of fun with Certificate presentations, football tournament & Cookery!
Friday 4:00 YMCA Ballincollig A celebration of International volunteers!
Friday 7pm   YMCA Larne  A local celebration of Greenhill YMCA’s 100th birthday with live link
Friday 7pm  YMCA Greenhill  Celebration of Greenhill YMCA 100th Birthday with international link up &  premiere of Greenhill film
Saturday  11am YMCA Londonderry 24 people in two Canadian Canoes are going to travel the full length of the River Foyle. 
Saturday 12 noon YMCA Belfast Official opening of the new Child Care building with BBQ and family fun activities