Melbourne Park in Aspley

Nottinghamshire YMCA’s Youth and Community Centre aims to create a welcoming community for everyone in Nottingham and beyond.

More than just a building – there is something for everyone in this hub for family and friends to get together and engage in fun activities and team sports. You can take part in any of our programmes detailed below or hire our spaces for your own group activity. 

Affordable room hire is available for your clubs, events, community groups, meetings or presentations. Contact our bookings team at or 0115 913 5808.

Programmes for adults

There are a variety of sporting clubs for adults who run sessions are our centre on a regular basis, some are Nottinghamshire YMCA lead, and some are run by community groups. You can hire the centre for your own group, or join the following sessions:

  • Over 55’s football
  • Over 50’s tennis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Table tennis

To learn more or join a session, please complete our enquiry form or email:

Enquire Now

Lazaros - Couch to 5K at YMCA Aspley --Youth Centre

Hire our venue

Our centre offers a range of different sized rooms available to hire. Training days, away days for staff and clubs, community groups and more, there’s something for everyone. We also have a large sports hall and dance studios. To check our current rates, please contact our bookings team by completing our ‘enquire now’ form below.

Enquire Now


YMCA Youth and Community Centre

Melbourne Road




Find Us

Training and conference rooms

Various sized rooms are available to hire, which are perfect for conferences, meetings, and training. The rooms come equipped with tables, chairs, projector and screen, dry-wipe board, and refreshment packages available on request. Prices range from £15 to £20 per hour, depending on room size preference and group size.


The studio is a multipurpose room for fitness classes, meetings and community groups with a capacity of 30 for a class, 50 for a boardroom, and 75 for a theatre. Hire this space for as little as £20 an hour.

Sports Hall

Large, modern sports hall is line-marked for 5-a-side football, netball, basketball and badminton courts. The space is also ideal for fitness, dance, and theatre workshops. Capacity is 300 for a fitness class. Rent the whole space for just £25 per hour and badminton nets for £8 per court.

Get Out Get Active

Nottinghamshire YMCA is a proud supporter of Get Out Get Active, an exciting new programme that supports disabled and nondisabled people to take part in fun and inclusive activities together. Find out more about our Get Out Get Active activities on the GOGA website.

Learn more about Get Out and Get Active

Couch to 5k

Get up and running in only 12 weeks!

As part of ‘Get Out Get Active‘, Nottinghamshire YMCA is bringing back FREE Couch to 5k sessions at our YMCA youth and community centre.

GOGA Coach to 5K

For beginners and experienced runners

Couch to 5k is all about making friends and building your running confidence and ability, no matter what your current skill level. Beginners and experienced runners alike will have tonnes of fun with our amazing coach Lazaros!

This is a 12-week programme with 30 places available per session, so please book a place only if you are able to commit so that others don’t miss out! You can join at any point during the programme – sessions began on 7th April 2019 and run each week for 12 weeks, ending on 23 June 2019.

Register Now

Register via Eventbrite by clicking on your preferred session below:

Session 1: 9.30am – 10.30am
Session 2: 10.30am – 11.30am

Session are FREE and funded by Get Out Get Active Nottingham.

Birthday party packages for children

Go-karting, dance studio, sports, games, cooking, we’ve got it all! Book your child’s birthday party at YMCA youth and community centre this year and benefit from one of our three birthday party packages.

Enquire Now

Centre hire

This package includes hire of the entire centre, including large sports hall, dance studio, and kitchen.

Staff and centre hire

This package includes hire of the entire centre, including large sports hall, dance studio and kitchen, as well as a qualified Nottinghamshire YMCA sports coach to provide up to two hours of sporting activities for children to enjoy.

Go-Kart Party

We host indoor go-karting parties in partnership with Go-Kart Party for 4 – 10 year olds. This package includes fun driving games and activities, ready-made invitations, driver trophies, Safe Driving awards, and party bags!


Download our Brochure

For more information about all of our services and how to book our venue for your sports group, training day, or birthday party – please download our YMCA Youth and Community Centre booklet and contact our team.

read our booklet


Meet the team


Daniel Cragg

Centre Assistant (part-time)


Pete Jackson

Assistant Manager (part-time)


Amy Oakes

YMCA Sports and Family Service Manager

Ofsted registered. Charity number: 243044

Read safeguarding Policy