The Y Out of School Care

Kids' Programmes at The Y

We build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. All Y (formerly YMCA) programmes are designed to support your child's development - from co-ordination to motor skills and social skills - whilst encouraging a high level of fun!

With our wide range of programmes for all ages, every day at The Y can be a new adventure for kids. Our offers include:

  • Before and After School Care
  • Sports & Active Programmes
  • Holiday Programmes
  • Holiday Camps
  • Swim School
  • Birthday Parties

We put our Tamariki first. The Y in Auckland, Hamilton & Bay of Plenty is New Zealand's first and only accredited child-safe organisation. All of our programmes and activities are run in fully licensed centres, giving them the best start in life.

What We Offer

Before and After School Care

Our Before and After School Care offers a fun place for kids to hang out, with a range of activities to enjoy from arts and craft to sports and more.

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Kids' Recreation & Sports

From learning gymnastics skills to playing team sports and getting active, we offer a variety of exciting after school recreational activities for kids.

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Swim School

The Y offers Award winning swimming lessons for all ages. Our dedicated heated pools provide a comfortable learning environment all year round.

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Birthday Parties

From Y staff managed games to free play on The Y equipment, themed parties to sports activities, we can help plan the perfect party to suit your child.

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Holiday Programmes

The Y Holiday Programmes are the perfect way for your child to get out and about, stay active and meet new friends during the holidays.

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Holiday Camps

Glow worm walks, kayaking, high ropes, raft building and mountain boarding are just a few of the activities on offer at The Y School Holiday Camps.

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Want to know more?

Enquire with The Y to find out more about our programmes