Activities for Kids at Ellerslie Recreation Centre

Learn a new sport and make new friends at Ellerslie Recreation Centre

No-one likes being bored, least of all kids. Luckily, we have heaps of activities for kids at The Y Ellerslie Recreation Centre!

Aside from our early childhood center, which gives you peace of mind while away from your littlies, we also have programs for kids of all ages. From basketball to gymnastics to our multi-sport Y-Active Classes. Please check out our term programs below for more information.

We also have holiday program, which is packed with action and will keep the kids entertained during the school break.

Basketball fun at The Y

Shoot like Le Bron, dominate like Adams, and defend like A'ja Wilson!
Your kids could be the next generation of basketball stars.

  • Develop their coordination and motor skills.
  • Increase fitness.
  • Learn teamwork skills.
  • Make friends as they shoot hoops and take part in games.


Kids' Gymnastics at The Y

Your kids will flip out with the fun of gymnastics at the Y.

  • Learn the basics of gymnastics
  • Improve their flexibility, balance, and strength.
  • Learn through play and exploration.
  • From classes for beginners, through to advanced classes, we’ve got kids sorted for gymnastics for life.


Holiday Programmes

Send the kids on a new adventure everyday! While you keep working YMCA will engage your kids with an exciting program everyday with activities, games and day trips.

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Recreation - Gymnastics

Our programs focus on the development of fundamental movement patterns so you can be sure your kids are having fun while they are learning gymnastics-specific skills.

Birthday Parties

Are you looking for birthday venues in Auckland? With all the facilities you need in one place, Ellerslie Recreation Centre managed by YMCA is ideal as a kids party venue in Auckland.

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Ellerslie's Y-Panthers basketball program is the perfect class for boys & girls aged 5-14yrs. Learn & improve your basketball game in our Panthers Basketball Program

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Y-Active is a multi-sport program that encourages kids to develop physical and soft skills through movement and sport.

This program creates a fun, safe and engaging environment for kids of all ages and physical ability with the aim to expose a variety of sports to the group.