2019 Healthy Family Fun Day

Come and join us at Michaels Avenue Reserve for our first annual Healthy Family Fun Day on Saturday 21st December 10am - 2pm. 

There will be activities and entertainment for kids and grown ups both outside in the park and inside the YMCA centre itself.  See below for details on what we have on offer...


Have you been naughty of nice? Come take a photo with santa in the Ellerslie YMCA reception from 10.30am - 1.30pm


Free Play: 10am-11.30am & 1.30pm-2pm

Explore our gymnastics equipment and play shapes including balance bars and beams, trampoline and even a bouncy castle! Ages 2-10.

Gymnastics: 11.30am-12pm, 12pm-12.30pm & 12.30pm-1pm

Join one of 3 gymnastics classes and experience a session delivered by our qualified gymnastics instructors. Ages 2-13.

Obstacle Course Challenge: 1pm-1.30pm

Test yourself to complete the obstacle course challenge. Prizes for the fastest finishers! Ages 5-13.


Basketball Shooting Challenge: Show off your shooting skills to win prizes. All ages.

Bouncy Castle: Inflatable obstacle course suitable for kids of all ages.

Face Painting: Come and get your face painted in one of our cool designs.

Football: The Ellerslie Football Club will be hosting kids football games and challenges in the park.



Free Group Fitness Classes: Come and try one of our group fitness classes including Yoga, Pilates, Spin, Zumba, Gold Fit, Bootcamp and our brand new functional fitness class Burn45. Click here to view the timetable and for class descriptions. Register for a class on the day at the YMCA reception or save your spot by emailing jeff.evans@ymcaauckland.org.nz.

Fitness Challenges: Come and test yourself and be in the chance to win prizes on the day in one of our fitness challenges in our fitness studio. To view the challenges and the schedule click here.

Healthy Cooking Demonstration: Join our nutritionist who will be teaching a class about delicious healthy cooking for the whole family. Register on the day at the YMCA reception or save your spot by emailing ellerslie@ymcaauckland.org.nz.

30 Minute Massage for $10: Massage Therapist Sue Walton from Ageless Care Services is offering a very special discount for our Healthy Family Fun Day. Massages will be held in a private massage room at the YMCA. Book on the day at the YMCA reception or email agelesscarenz@gmail.com.

Free Chiropractor Assessment: The Ellerslie Chiropractic is offering free chiropractic assessments on the day. See qualified Chiropractor Shelly Smith in the pop up tent in the park.


Food & Beverages - Crepes Creations, Ice Cream Social, Bow & Tie Coffee and a Free YMCA BBQ.

Cycle Blend - Jump on the bike, pedal for about 30 seconds, and voila – you’ve got a delicious, healthy and fresh smoothie.

Family Chill Out Zone - Come sit down and relax in the outdoor area of our Early Learning Centre and let the kids play in the playground and sand pit. 

Music / DJ


Thank you to everyone for supporting our event including...

Orakei Local Board, Raise Up, Sport Auckland, Cycle Blend, Bow & Tie, Ice Cream Social and Crepes Creations.