From early learning to youth programmes and everything in between

Early learning centres

Massey, Ellerslie, Manurewa & Hamilton

  • Small centres, your child will be cared for as part of the Y family
  • With fun and educational activities, your child will look forward to each day
  • We foster community values and embrace diversity and inclusion
  • Preparation for transition to primary school

The Y Swim School

Pools in Glen Innes, Panmure, Onehunga & Mt Roskill

  • Classes for baby, pre-school, school age and adults
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • Lessons available weekdays and weekends
  • Free assessments available

Out of school care & holiday programmes

A range of convenient locations across Auckland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

  • A range of fun, child-lead activities
  • A fun, friendly and supervised environment
  • Healthy snacks, special diets catered for
  • WINZ subsidies available

Children's sport & recreation

Available in Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga

  • Includes dance, gymnastics, basketball and more
  • Children helped to progress in a fun & supportive way
  • Programmes available for children aged 1 - 16
  • Easy, fast online booking and re-enrolment

Holiday camps

Two incredible locations in rural surroundings

  • The wilderness of Camp Adair or seaside Shakespear Lodge
  • Support and encouragement to safely build confidence
  • Glow worm walks, kayaking, high ropes, raft building and so much more
  • OutdoorsMark Audited and Certified

Birthday parties

  • Fun games and play on The Y equipment
  • Dedicated birthday party instructor
  • Use of kitchen area for cake and party food

Raise Up

The Y's youth development programme run by youth for youth

  • Operating from 12 locations across Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.
  • Events, activities and workshops for young people aged 13-18 to build life and leadership skills
  • Opportunities for community outreach, volunteering and work experience


Safeguarding children, young people, families and staff

  • Aotearoa's first Safeguarding children accredited organisation
  • YMCA North are staff recruited and retained under safer recruitment and police vetting processes and mandatory safeguarding induction and training requirements
  • Putting children and young people's welfare & rights at the heart of everything we do