The Y (formerly YMCA) is super excited to be a part of the Hamilton West community to deliver a fun holiday programme in a safe and secure environment.
School holidays are time for kids to let off steam, relax after a busy term, see their friends and generally have a blast. We've put together a programme that delivers all of those things and more - different activities happening every day, all of it engaging and fun. You’ll be picking up happy kids who are excited for the next day.
Summer Holiday Programme - 8th -31st January 2024
36 Hammond Street, Hamilton, Access via Fow Street
Office: 07 838 2529 - option 3
8.30am to 3.00pm;
On-site - $44.00 per day
7.00am to 5.30pm;
On-site - $56.00 per day
Excursions - From $68.00 per day
For years The Y (formerly YMCA) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 drink bottle, 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.
The entry to Hamilton West Holiday Programme is from Fow Street and use the gate on the right-hand side.
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 email@example.com so you can complete the arrive/depart unaccompanied form.
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