During this year the YMCA’s in Scotland have been celebrating the 175th year of existence. In the summer 3 YMCA’s in Scotland took part in the Gardening Scotland show at Ingleston in Edinburgh. Keith Rennie from Broughty Ferry YMCA and his green fingered helpers put on a fantastic show at the event in Edinburgh. Many... Read More
Board Member Keith Rennie and his assistant volunteers have achieved a great success at the Royal Caledonian Horticulture Annual Show at Ingleston, in Edinburgh celebrating 175 years. YMCA’s from Broughty Ferry, Kilmarnock and Toll Cross in Glasgow combined to make a show from the YMCA’s. The display by Keith and his colleagues was excellent, well... Read More
With the completion of the work on the outside of the gym our Community Garden is ready for you to come along and spend some time either admiring the fine plants or sitting in the sunshine, or just having a chat with friends in our secluded area. No fees are charged just come and enjoy.... Read More
Work has now been completed on the outside of the gym making it completely wind and water tight. Thoughts are now looking to improve the interior of the building. This may be a longer project.
Recently the defibrillator outside the YMCA was called into use when a member of the Mens Shed took a turn. An ambulance was called and the defibrillator was made ready. Fortunately the person recovered and the defibrillator was not needed. The defibrillator is available 24 hours a day and access and instructions can be easily... Read More
The next stage of development of the YMCA is a major project for the improvements required for the Gymnasium. The listed building is set to have a complete external improvement to bring it up to standard. The work begins on the 7th January and will take 12 weeks to complete. Already thoughts are looking to... Read More
Shona Robison, MSP for Dundee East visited the YMCA this week. She was clearly impressed by the work carried out over the last eighteen months and gave her full support to our plans for the future. It was pleasing to see the work that has been done appreciated by a member of Parliament. ... Read More
At the Annual Scotland YMCA Business Meeting held in Edinburgh last week, three members of Broughty Ferry YMCA received Achievement Awards, Board Member Keith Rennie was Runner Up in the Volunteer of the Year category, Board Member Graeme Prophet was Trustee of the year Winner and Isobel Reilly (Broughty Ferry YMCA Secretary) received the Sir George... Read More