YMCA Ellerslie Early Learning Centre

Located in Michael Park, Ellerslie

A bit about us...

If high teacher to child ratios, passionate educators and a multicultural environment is what you want, look no further than YMCA Ellerslie Early Learning Centre.

At our Ellerslie childcare centre we provide a variety of activities within our centre and in the community such as gymnastics and dance programmes, through to visits to our local retirement home. Our team of passionate teachers are from a range of different backgrounds and cultures and they provide an environment that is interactive, age-appropriate, stimulating and safe.

At YMCA Ellerslie Early Learning Centre, we believe that the inclusion of family and the community are an integral part of child development. Our teachers take the children for trips into the community, and are aware of the resources that are available within the community to support the centre, children and families. Our awesome facilities and amazing teachers are always focused on providing your children with the safe, nurturing environment they need.

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46 Michaels Ave, Ellerslie

Located within Michaels Ave Park


0800 480 451



This Centre Is Proudly Owned By Auckland Council

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Operating Hours

Open Monday to Friday 7:30am-5:30pm

Morning Sessions 8am - 12:00pm or 8:30am-12:30pm

Afternoon Sessions 12:30-4:30pm or 1pm-5pm
Weekends & Public Holidays

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20 Hours Free ECE

YMCA Early learning centres offer the 20 ECE hours free for all children aged 3 and over

Fully Licensed

Our facility is a fully licensed childcare and education facility under the Ministry of Education for children aged 6 months - 5 years

MOE Audited & Accredited

Our early learning centres are audited and accredited by the Ministry of Education

WINZ Subsidies Available

WINZ Subsidies are available for qualified families

Qualified Staff

Our staff are fully trained, professionally qualified and committed to on-going personal development

On-Site Parking

Parking available on-site for drop-off and collection

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Ellerslie Child Care Garden3 Min

"Outings with the children into the community is a great point of difference for you as a centre and our kids just love it."

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Ellerslie Child Care Happy Min

"Warm and caring staff, good balance of activities and free play, structure, variety of activities in centre and outings."

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Ellerslie Child Care Play Ground Min

"The centre is clean and all the teachers/staff are very patient and well trained."

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Ellerslie Child Care Retirment Home Min

"Where do I start! lol! The morning rolling tea is fantastic. It's great the children can participate in the classes available. The staff are so lovely! I love the way they care for my daughter and give her cuddles. I love the flexibility. Janet is great with working in with my working days/hours. I really appreciated how welcoming Janet was when I came and visited the centre."

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