The Y (formerly known as YMCA) Mt Albert holiday programmes offer a new adventure every day through a range of inclusive and stimulating activities for five to 14-year-olds.
For kids who want to get out and about in the Auckland area, our excursion programme offers a variety of day trips and outdoor activities.
Our centre-based programme offers a range of activities from art and craft projects to cooking, sports competitions, cultural activities and more. The Y Mt Albert holiday programme has something for every child. The trip programmes run Monday - Thursday and go to a wide range of excursion locations.
The Y Mt Albert programme activities run 9am-3pm. The programme start and end times are 7:30am-6pm. There is also an option for a short day (8:30am-3pm) for the centre based programme.
Check out the December 2023 / January 2024 programme below - or click here for the brochure
773 New North Road, Mt Albert
Centre Phone: 09 846 0788
Enquiries to: 027 880 6841
Shorter session: 8:30am-3:00pm; $44.00 per session
Longer session: 7:30am-6:00pm; $57.00 per session
Excursion programme: 7:30am-6:00pm; $70.00 per day
Basketball Intensive Day: 9am-3pm; $70.00 22nd January 2024
Gymnastics Intensive Day: 9am-3pm; $70.00 24th January 2024
For years The Y has provided a safe and secure environment, where kids can just be’ and enjoy their time with us. We want to support every parent by not only being a fun programme, but also a safe haven where kids’ development is supported and learning is recognised.
The Y is Aotearoa’s first and only accredited organisation through the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF). We are proud to lead the children’s workforce as a child-safe organisation. Find out more.
Yes, we do! As an approved holiday programme, parents who are eligible can access the OSCAR subsidy from Work and Income. If this is you, contact email@example.com as we need to complete Part C of the application form, and you will need to pay a 20% deposit. There are different subsidy rates depending on your eligibility – check out www.winz.govt.nz for more information.
The Y uses an online booking system called AimyPlus. To book a Y’s OSCAR Kids’ school holiday programme, you need to follow these steps:
1. Choose the location and age group of the programme you want to book from the list of available options on the Y’s website.
2. Register your child/ren on our online booking system called AimyPlus, where you will provide your details, information about your child/ren, and any medical conditions or special needs they have. https://ymca-akl-ham-bop.aimyp...
3. Make a booking for the desired programme and dates on AimyPlus, and select the payment method and frequency. You can also apply for a Work and Income Subsidy if you are eligible.
4. Confirm your booking and receive a confirmation email with the programme details and instructions.
That’s it! You have successfully booked a Y’s OSCAR Kids’ school holiday programme.
Active kids are happy kids! Clothing children can move in is best, and for those who go hard, a change of clothes is always great to have in the bag. Children will need to bring a drinkbottle, morning tea and lunch every day. Children can bring their rugby boots, but they are not a requirement, and are not to be worn in the club. Children who play tackle will need to have their mouth guard with them as well.
Unfortunately no, not at this stage.
[This will be specific to each club]
Children must be signed in and out each day by an authorised person. You can add as many people as you would like into your AimyPlus profile to collect your child. If someone turns up to collect a child and they are not on the approved list, we will call you to confirm. If your child will be making their own way to/from the programme please email firstname.lastname@example.org so you can complete the arrive/depart unaccompanied form.
The Y also offers...
Based on three fundamental themes - Active, Create & Life Skills, the Y Out of School Care programme, run in schools throughout Hamilton and the Waikato, supports kids to wind down in ways that suit them. Our super fun zones: Engineering Wonders, Cool Builders, Future Inventors, Sporty Stars, & Super Artists; change throughout the term, so there's always something new and inspiring!Find out more
Designed to introduce children to coding and robotics Y-Bots combine maths, teamwork, and problem-solving, where children work together to learn about coding and its use in everyday applications in a fun and engaging environment.Enquire for more
At your local The Y Mt Albert, our fitness team is here to help you be the best you can be – through whatever activity suits your capabilities and your goals. If you want to get stronger, or simply get a bit healthier, we’re here to help you every step of the way.Find out more