Kids Programmes at The Y Mt Albert

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Happy, healthy kids at The Y Mt Albert

The kids programmes at The Y Auckland Mt Albert (formerly known as the YMCA) are more than just good fun – although we understand how important that is! We know how much parents love to see their kids enjoying themselves, but we also understand that you want them to grow and develop too.

Our kids programmes are specially designed to support your children’s coordination, core strength and motor skills – all important physical benefits as they grow. The kids programmes at Mt Albert Community and Leisure Centre managed by The Y also develop confidence, communication and social skills, all while your young ones are having a blast!

We offer a range of term and holiday programmes, as well as after school care for preschool and school-aged children. Adventure is waiting – bring your young ones along to our kids’ programmes in Mt Albert to see where they take them.

After School Care

The Y provides a fun environment and ensures your child leaves safely from school while you manage your other commitments. Our after school care programmes offer a variety of activities including art, crafts, cooking, sports, games and free play. We know kids always come home from school hungry, so we’ll also provide a healthy afternoon tea.

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Kids Term Programmes

Our kids’ programmes are lots of fun – you can tell from the smiles and the energy! Did you know that they also contribute to your child’s physical and social development? The Y kids programmes are designed to develop coordination, motor skills, core strength, communication and social engagement – all vital to grow happy, healthy kids.

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Holiday Programmes

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

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Play Strong Kids Club

Based on games and activities, kids club is designed to get kids active in a social and fun environment. Fully supervised activities mean that parents can get in a quick workout of their own.


Our kids basketball classes teach ball handling skills, drills, shooting and aiming activities, and the rules of basketball in a non-competitive, fun environment. We hope to create confidence, team work and overall fitness of all players.

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Hip Hop

Our hip hop programme caters for aspiring dancers aged 5 years through to teenagers. Using the latest hip hop and R&B music, dancers gain skills in coordination, musicality, strength and confidence in a fun, relaxed environment.


We offer gymnastics classes for pre-schoolers, primary school aged children, and those who wish to become competitive gymnasts! Our classes cater for all ages and abilities - ranging from beginner to advanced. There is a class for everyone! Come try out this amazing sport, and develop coordination, flexibility, strength and confidence!

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