School Holiday Programme at Waitakere City Rugby Club

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Looking for a fun holiday programme your tamariki will love?

The Y (formerly YMCA) holiday programmes will make your kids laugh, move, have fun and just enjoy their school holidays all within a safe and secure environment

Engaging, active programme

Our holiday programmes is designed to keep primary and intermediate-aged children engaged and active. Incorporating a range of sports, such as rugby, tennis, netball, basketball with plenty of down time while Tamariki engage in a number of clubroom activities such as arts, crafts and our popular interactive Zones and Spaces. Midweek sees us going off-site for a day trip!

For those families who qualify, Work and Income (WINZ) subsidies are available. Call us for more information.

Due to low numbers, we will no longer be running a January holiday programme. We would love to hear what you want to see in the April school holidays - please email us at oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz

Key Info

Location

Waitakere City Rugby Club

67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland

Contact Details

Phone: 021 962 247

Email: oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz


Times & Pricing

Holiday Programme

8.30am to 3.00pm;

On-site - $40.00 per day
Excursion - $50 / $60 per day

Book your next school holiday programme with us!

Safeguarding our tamariki

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.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you accept WINZ subsidies

Yes, we do! As an approved holiday programme, parents who are eligible can access the OSCAR subsidy from Work and Income NZ. To apply, email us at oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz. We will need to complete Part C of your application form, and you will need to pay a 20% deposit. There are different subsidy rates depending on your eligibility – to find out more, visit www.winz.govt.nz

How can I make a booking for the programme

The Y uses a safe and secure online booking system called AimyPlus. For first-time bookers, you will need to register first, where you will put in all your details and information about your child/ren, including any medical conditions, contact details, and who can collect your child after the programme. After registering, you will see the programmes available on your parent dashboard to book sessions. Click here to register and book.

What clothing/equipment does my child/ren need to bring

    Active kids are happy kids! Clothing where 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 this is not a requirement and are not to be worn in the club. Children who play tackle will need to have their mouthguard with them as well.

    Will you provide Lunch?

      Unfortunately, no, not at this stage.

      Where do we meet/go

        We are based out of the Waitakere Rugby Clubrooms, downstairs at the Trusts Arena (before entering the Arena, turn right and walk down the stairs).

        Signing in process

          Children must be signed in and out each day by an authorised person. You can add as many people as you would like to your AimyPlus parent account 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 is making their own way to/from the programme please email oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz so you can complete the arrive/depart unaccompanied form.


          Have a question? Call us on 021 962 295 or email us at oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz

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