Stella Faughnan

Since qualifying as a PT and teaching classes, life is full and I have had to become even more organised but now it’s fun being me and not just mum!

Stella Faughnan, Personal Trainer Graduate

What does YMCAfit offer?

Fitness Instructor courses

YMCAfit offer a whole range of routes for you to start your fitness career: personal trainer training, gym instructor coursesexercise to music instructing and more. Start your journey in the courses section.

Locations across the UK

YMCAfit fitness training courses run across the UK including London, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, ChesterCornwallLeeds, LeicesterManchester and Swansea. Find your nearest course.

Apprenticeship scheme

Government funding means some people can train for free, have a look at the Fitness Apprenticeship page. 

Corporate services

Staff training can be so much easier with YMCAfit. To find out more about how we can boost your business, visit our Corporate section.

Free open evenings

Discover more about our courses and careers in the fitness industry at one of our regular free open evenings across the UK.

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Special offers

Save 10% on course fees when you book 2 or more months in advance of the start date....


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