Current Status

Waikato and Bay of Plenty are open under Alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Alert Level 3 - please see below about centre opening. Please see information about your region below.

COVID Operating Protocols

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Waikato and Bay of Plenty

7 September

YMCA Hamilton will re-open on September 8. Out of school care programmes will restart along with schools on September 9. YMCA Tauranga classes will restart from Monday September 13.

For a safe visit to our programmes, please see our COVID-19 operating protocols for Delta Level 2 here

Payment information below:


  • Weekly payments start as normal from 9 September
  • Paid in full will have the time added to their membership
  • Monthly memberships will have 11 days added to their next monthly advance payment, which will be on 20 September

Out of school care:

  • Credits are in place for sessions paid for but missed while we were closed
  • All future bookings are will be charged as normal. If your needs have changed, you need to contact the YMCA team otherwise you will be charged

Children's gymnastics:

  • We are holding credit for the classes you missed for Term 4. Credits must be used in Term 4.

1 September

Hamilton Early Centre is now open, operating under Alert Level 3 protocols. For more details please contact the centre directly via phone or email.

Please see the information below about your programme fees while we are closed:

  • Fitness: your payments are currently on hold. For paid in full memberships, we will extend the end date of your membership for the period we are unable to open.
  • Swim school: Lessons will be made up when we re-open. For customers who pay their fees in instalments, these payments will continue as normal
  • Children's term programmes: Lessons will be made up when we re-open
  • Out of school care: Credit for any sessions paid for will be used when we re-open
  • Early learning centres: No fee payments will be taken while we are closed. Credit for any sessions paid for will be used when we re-open
  • For sports leagues or venue hire: please contact your YMCA centre

Please note - planned make-up sessions may need to be revisited in the event of an extended lockdown - we will be in touch in this case.

Under COVID Level 4, all YMCA centres are closed. We'll be in touch with further details on how you and your family can stay active and healthy under lockdown - stay tuned!


22 September

Auckland is now at Alert Level 3. Ellerslie and Massey Early Learning Centres will be opening on 23 September under Alert Level 3 protocols.

YMCA at home

One of the best things to support your physical and mental health is to stay active. Here at the Y we're here to support your whole family, and during lockdown this is no different.

On our YMCA at home page you'll find links to free, expert content for everyone - from online fitness classes, kid's boredom busters, daily challenges for young people, and our Goldfit online community. We're at home just like you, so everything has been adapted to use what we have around us. We got you.

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