YMCA Mt Albert Holiday Programmes


For Holiday Programmes with a difference, check out YMCA Mt Albert's TWO Locations: YMCA Mt Albert and Mt Albert Primary School

YMCA Mt Albert holiday programmes offer a new adventure every day through a range of inclusive and stimulating activities for five to 14-year-olds.

For kids who want to get out and about in the Auckland area, our excursion programme offers a variety of day trips and outdoor activities.

Our centre-based programme offers a range of activities based at Mt Albert Community and Leisure Centre managed by YMCA. From art and craft projects to cooking, sports competitions, cultural activities and more, our YMCA Mt Albert holiday programme has something for everyone.

YMCA Mt Albert programme activities run 9am-3pm. The programme start and end times are 7:30am-6pm. There is no extra cost to drop off before 9am or stay after 3pm.

Mt Albert Primary School holiday programmes offer a mix of excursions and centre based activities for five to 12-year-olds. Like our Before and After School Care programme, the programme is based on our Active, Creative and Lifeskills framework.

Mt Albert Primary School programme activities run 9am-3pm. The programme start and end times are 7am-6pm. There is no extra cost to drop off before 9am or stay after 3pm.

Please note; Holiday Programmes can only operate in Alert Level 2 or lower. If Auckland is still in Alert Level 3 during the holiday programme, any booked days will be cancelled and credited. For more information, please contact brenda.knight@ymcaauckland.org.nz


Why Choose YMCA?

  • Fully Trained Staff
  • MSD Audited & Accredited Centre's
  • WINZ Subsidies Available
  • Option of two sites - YMCA Mt Albert Community & Leisure Centre and Mt Albert Primary School
  • Options of Excursion or On-Site Activities
  • Secure online booking and payment system
WINZ Funding available for approved applicants

Our Programmes Includes

WINZ Subsidies

Available to approved families. For more information on WINZ or to see if you qualify click here. Please note: WINZ bookings cannot be booked online, please contact the YMCA Mt Albert team on 09 846 0788.

Quality Assurance

We understand that it’s hard for parents to leave their kids in other people’s care, that’s why we take safety very seriously. YMCA Holiday Programmes are proudly approved and audited by Ministry of Social Development (MSD).

Trained Staff

All YMCA Kids' Programme Staff undergo police checks, centre inductions and receive on-going training which include Safeguarding, Behaviour Management and Health &Safety.

Fee Assistance

At YMCA we believe that cost should never be a barrier for individuals and families accessing services in their community. YMCA provides fee assistance on an application basis to ensure that services are available to everyone.

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Holiday Camps

Send your kids on an adventure of a different kind at one of YMCA's two iconic outdoor camps for a week of exciting activities, new friends and adventures every day. Children experience independence, develop communication, social skills and so much more.

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Don't miss out these school holidays!

Spaces are limited and can fill up quickly. Make sure your kids don't miss out on their next school holiday adventure.