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YMCA Barnsley - TYI Friday

The TYI Friday sessions (THANK YOU IT'S FRIDAY) take place at YMCA Barnsley on Fridays during term time at the following times:

  • CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 8-11 YEARS - 4:00-6:00pm (Short Breaks Referral Required)
  • YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 11-19 YEARS - 6:30-8:30pm (Short Breaks Referral Required)

TYI Friday (THANK YOU IT'S FRIDAY) is part of the Short Breaks Local offer and provides a range of youth club type activities, opportunities for social interaction, meeting and making friends and, personal and social development and learning new skills.  Activities could include arts & crafts, sports & games, games consoles, TV & music, pool, table tennis, seasonal activities , trips and visits along with projects and support around personal safety, health & wellbeing, relevant issues, independence skills, and opportunities for peer support and volunteering.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Michelle Cooper
Contact Position
Project Co-ordinator

Where to go

1, Blucher Street
S70 1AP

Other Details


Table of costs
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Referral required
Referral Details

Short Breaks Panel Referral Required

Local Offer


Providing a short breaks opportunity as part of the Local Offer.

The provision is a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for its participants and a programme of young people led activities.

TYI Friday is Open Access to children and young people with mild to moderate SEND but requires a Short Breaks Referral

There is no cost to access this provision.

We have an experienced staff team who are appropriately skilled and qualified for their work with children and young people with SEND.

Non educational providers Local Offer Response

What outcomes does your service aim to achieve for children and young people with special educational needs and disability and their families?

TYI Friday is a leisure activity through which they will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of personal and social skills.

How accessible is the service and facilities for those with a disability

The YMCA building is fully accessible and there is a suitably experienced staff team who are appropriately skilled and qualified.

Future developments

Our service is funding reliant via the Aiming High programme, however we are always exploring opportunities to support the continued professional development or our staff volunteers.

Last updated on 07/09/2020
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