School Holiday Programme at The Y Hamilton

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Looking for a fun holiday programme your tamariki will love?

Kids don’t want to waste their holidays doing boring stuff – and we totally understand! School holiday programmes at The Y (formerly known as YMCA) Hamilton offer a new adventure every day with a range of inclusive and stimulating activities.

Fun, engaging programmes to suit your child's wants

Our school holiday programme, for five to 11-year olds gives them the space to wind down after a busy term while keeping them interested and involved through different activities each day. From games and sport to creative self-expression, they'll make new friends and stay busy - you'll be picking up happy kids at the end of each day!

We also offer entertaining programmes for 11 - 15 years olds in addition to our school-aged sessions for 5-11 year olds. With their input the programme reflects exactly what they want to do this holidays.

Your local holiday programme is waiting for you just around the corner!

Our next holiday programmes will run from Monday 30 September to Friday 11 October. Stay tuned for more information.

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Key Info


36 Pembroke Street, Hamilton Lake, Hamilton

Contact Details

Phone: 027 880 2067 - only answered when programme is open

Office: 07 838 2529 - option 3

Times & Pricing

For 5 to 11-year-olds

8:30am-3:00pm; $46.00 per session

7:30am-5:30pm; $58.00 per session

External Providers on-site - from $68.00

Excursion programme: 7:30am-5:30pm; From $70.00 per day

For 11 to 15-year-olds

8:30am-3:00pm; $48.00 per session

7:30am-5:30pm; $60.00 per session

External Providers on-site - from $68.00 per day

Excursion programme: 7:30am-5:30pm; From $74.00 per day

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We've put together all the information you, as a parent, and also your child/ren could need to have a brilliant school holidays - what to bring, how to sign up, how our programmes work.

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