Customer Update: Changes to The Y Operations due to extreme weather

Thank you for being so understanding about changes to our operations due to the extreme weather. Please see below updates to our operations:

15 February Operations Update

  • At this stage, we are planning for all Auckland Recreation and Early Learning Centres to re-open
  • Auckland Out-of-School care programmes will re-open for all schools except Warkworth, which is planning to re-open on Thursday.
  • Many Hamilton/Waikato sites are resuming normal operations today (14 February) - The Y Hamilton Recreation Centre and many school programmes are open as normal. Additional school programmes will re-open in line with schools re-opening.

Please continue to check back here for updates.

We hope everyone has gone ok over the last few days, we know it has been stressful and uncertain for many, and we look forward to welcoming you all back in to our centres.

Missed bookings:

  • Term programmes (swim school, recreation and gymnastics) will be organising makeup classes - centres will contact you directly
  • Out of School care - credits will be given for missed bookings

14 February Operations Update

  • All Recreation Centres across Auckland will remain closed.
  • All Auckland Early Learning Centres will remain closed.
  • Camp Adair and Shakespear will remain closed.
  • All before-school care programmes in Auckland will not operate. We will make a decision regarding after-school care on Tuesday morning, aligning with school openings.

The Y Hamilton Recreation Centre is open as normal, as are many of our Out of School Care sites.

The following Waikato/Bay of Plenty Out of School care sites are closed on 14 February:

  • Welcome Bay (Tauranga)
  • Te Kowhai
  • Te Kura Amorangi o Whakaw─ütea

13 February

The Y Hamilton Recreation Centre will close at 4pm today to allow everyone to get home safely.

Apart from Hamilton West, all After School Care programmes across Waikato and Tauranga will be closed today. This is to minimise any risk during travel in high-risk conditions for children, parents and Y staff.

12 February

Important announcement: 13 February operations

The Y Hamilton Recreation Centre and Early Learning Centres will be open as normal.

All Auckland Early Learning Centres and Out of School care programmes (both within schools and Y centres) will not be running.

Camp Adair and Shakespear outdoor camps will be closed.

All Auckland Y Recreation Centres will be closed.

10 February 2023

We are preparing for any impacts of incoming Cyclone Gabrielle. Please keep checking this page for any updates to your Y programmes and services.

1 February 2023

The Y Recreation Centres operational as normal. Auckland Early Learning Centres - please contact your centre directly for opening details.

Out of School Care

Some schools will now re-open this week. Our operations are as follows:

  • Warkworth Primary: 2 and 3 February: Holiday Programme 7am - 6pm - click here
  • Mt Albert Primary School: 3 February: Before & After School care - click here

These locations will return from Tuesday 7 February:

  • Sunnybrae Normal School - click here
  • Kadimah School - click here
  • Papatoetoe Rugby Club - click here
  • The Y Mt Albert Recreation Centre - click here
  • The Y Onehunga War Memorial Pool - click here

31 January 2023

Auckland Y Recreation centres

Due to incoming extreme weather, all Y Recreation Centres across Auckland will be closing at 4.30 pm on 31 January.

Nan's Pool at The Y Cameron Pool is currently out of action due to damage from flooding.

The indoor pool, spa, sauna and steam room at The Y Onehunga Pool is closed due to planned maintenance.

Out of School Care

Due to Ministry guidance, out-of-school care programmes are not operating at these locations:

  • Mt Albert Primary School
  • Sunnybrae Normal School
  • Warkworth Primary
  • Kadimah School
  • Papatoetoe Rugby Club

Early Learning Centres

All Auckland Y Early Learning Centres have been advised to close until 7 February. Please check Storypark or contact your local centre for further details.