YMCA - Yippee & Yip4Youth (Short Breaks Provider)


YMCA's Short Break services, Yippee and Yip4Youth, offer specialist play and leisure opportunities for children and young people with complex needs and disabilities.

YMCA is a Short Break Provider.

What we do

  • Yippee and Yip4Youth are the YMCA's warm and welcoming short break services for children and young people with a wide range of disabilities and complex needs.
  • The short break clubs run through-out the school holidays and during term time. Families are welcome to request current booking forms by getting in touch with the team.
  • Yippee and Yip4Youth provide age appropriate activities and outings, ensuring that they can play and socialise with friends and try out new activities, whilst giving families some support.
  • The YMCA provides qualified and experienced staff within all the short break clubs, with high staff to child ratio, to enable all to take part regardless of individual ability.
  • To see a short video of some of the activities we have provided for young people, please see video on Facebook.

Age range


Wheelchair accessible


Free to use


Our users say

Having the YMCA means that we as parents have peace of mind knowing that our son is cared for in a safe, loving and caring environment giving Simeon time to meet and interact with other children and get involved in loads of different activities.

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