Awards & Accolades

National Recognition

Our programmes aren't just out there in our communities, the way we operate them can be pretty 'out there' as well; We're super proud of our people, our teams and our centres who are regularly recognised through industry awards - against the best in the country.

2018 NZ Swim Coaches and Teachers Association Awards

Outstanding Swim School Award (3001+ students)

YMCA Swim Schools in Auckalnd

New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards 2017

Outstanding Event Award

Category Winner 

Albert-Eden Schools Cultural Festival 

Mt Albert Community and Leisure Centre managed by YMCA and Albert-Eden Local Board

Outstanding Community Recreation Programme

Merit Award 


Outstanding Facility

Merit Award 

Mt Albert Community & Leisure Centre managed by YMCA

2017 Swimming New Zealand Awards

Quality Swim Schools Award

2017 Austswim National Aquatic Awards

Teacher of Infant & Pre-school Aquatics

Category Winner

Liam Blain-Caunce

Onehunga War Memorial Pools and Cameron Pools

2016 Fitness Industry Awards

Medium Exercise Facility of The Year

Category Winner

YMCA Auckland City

Te Iti Kahurangi Award (Skills Active Award)

Award Recipient

YMCA Auckland City

Small Group Trainer of The Year

Runner Up

Adam Christian

North Shore Recreation Centre

Small Fitness Club of The Year

Runner Up

Hamilton Recreation Centre

Programme Exellence Award

Category Winner


Community Excellence Award

Award Recipient

Mt Albert Community & Leisure Centre

"Own" Group Fitness Coreography of The Year

Runner up

Ariel Kulaitus

Glen Innes Poll & Leisure Centre

NZRA Awards 2016

Outstanding Pool of The Year

Runner Up

Onehunga War Memorial Pool & Leisure Centre

Recreation Facility of The Year

Merit Award

Camp Adair

Community Progamme of The Year