School Holiday Programme at The Y Auckland City

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Looking for a fun holiday programme your tamariki will love?

Keeping kids occupied can be a hard task during the school holidays – so The Y (formerly known as YMCA) Auckland City offers the most fun school holiday programs where you’ll be picking up happy kids who are excited for the next day.

Fun, engaging programmes to suit your child's wants.

From day trips to sports-based programmes, no two sets of holidays are quite alike. With a variety of exciting and different programmes, there is something to suit your child's needs.

Check out the September/October 2023 Auckland City programme below or click here for the brochure.

Key Info


149 Grey's Avenue,

Auckland CBD

Contact Details

Enquiries Phone: 021 962 295


Times & Pricing

8am-4:00pm; $50.00 per session

Holiday Programmes at The Y Auckland City

Safeguarding our tamariki

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you do WINZ subsidies

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 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 for more information.

How can I make a booking to the programme

The Y uses an online booking system called AimyPlus. To book, you will need to register first on - this is where you will put in all your details, and information about your child/ren including any medical conditions, and who can collect your child.

What clothing/equipment do we need to bring

    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, sunhat, morning tea and lunch every day.

    Do you provide Lunch

      Unfortunately no, not at this stage.

      Where do we meet/go

        The Y Auckland City is located at 149 Grey's Ave, Auckland CBD. There is parking in front and behind the building. Our programme is run from the Stadium.

        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 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 so you can complete the arrive/depart unaccompanied form.

          Have a question? Call us on 021 962 295 or email us at

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