School Holiday Programme at The Y North Shore

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Looking for a fun holiday programme your tamariki will love?

The Y (formerly known as YMCA) is super excited to be a part of the North Shore community to deliver a fun holiday programme in a safe and secure environment.

Engaging, active programmes

Our school holiday programme, for 5 to 13 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!

Monday 8 July to Friday 19 July.

Key Info


5 Akoranga Drive, Northcote

Contact Details

Enquiries Phone: 021 962 295

Times & Pricing

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

Longer session: 7:00am-6:00pm; $58.00 per session

External Provider on site - from $65.00

Excursion programme: 7:00am-6:00pm; from $75.00 per day. To contact the trip call 021 323 096

July school holiday programme OUT NOW

These holidays we're super excited to share...

Pyjama Day

A day worth sleeping for! Roll out of bed and join us in your coziest pyjamas. Whip up fluffy pancakes, sip on velvety hot chocolate and have all the fun of a sleepover!


Today you will need to be cunning, clever, and determined as you will be a secret agent for a day to find out Who Dunnit?

Explore Africa!

Jambo! Hakuna Matata! Join us for an African-themed day filled with creativity and culture.

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Have a few questions?

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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The Y also offers...

Before & After School Care

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!

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Y-Bots term programme

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.

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Fitness programmes

At your local The Y North Shore, 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.

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Safeguarding our tamariki

For years The Y (formerly YMCA North) 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.

YMCA North 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.