Out and about with YMCA Wimbledon
Love to sing and meet new people? Following the success of our community choir at YMCA Wimbledon, we are starting a new group which will meet every Tuesday, 7-8.30pm. There is no audition and it costs just £3.50 – just turn up! For more information or to sign up please fill out our enquiry form.
Our regular walks start from YMCA Wimbledon at 10am, returning mid-afternoon. They are free of charge and you will need to pay for your own expenses, such as transport and refreshments. A new programme is coming soon. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in good enough health to participate.
Kingston to Bushy Park – Tuesday 15 October
This walk follows the towpath along the Thames from Kingston to Hampton Court and then crosses through the Palace gardens to reach the entrance to Bushey Park. Following a lunch stop at the Pheasantry café where there are outside tables for those who bring a picnic, the walk continues past the string of ponds on the east side of Bushey Park to leave by the Hampton Wick gate. Travel to Kingston is by train from Wimbledon station, return is from Hampton Wick station.
About 5 miles. Rough paths, pavements and grass.
Barnes village circular – Tuesday 19 November
This is a circular walk starting at Barnes Bridge station, heading through the village and towards the Thames Path. The return route follows the path beside the Beverly Brook and then crosses Barnes Common. There are various places for lunch in the village followed by a short walk back to the station.
Travel to Barnes is by train from Wimbledon Station to Clapham Junction and changing platform for the train to Barnes Bridge station. Return to Wimbledon is by the same route
About 3¼ miles. Paths, pavements and grass.
If you would like to run a non-commercial community initiative from one of our sites, please get in touch. We are always open to good ideas that fit our vision of helping people to thrive and communities flourish.
Exercise is important during all life stages, and at a YMCA St Paul’s Group Health & Wellbeing Centre, you will be sure to find a group exercise class perfect for you. We have a range of classes to cater for all ages and abilities and supportive instructors to guide you through a workout tailored to your specific needs.