Fun and Recreation for Children

Keeping children fit while having fun is just what we do

At YMCA North Shore Recreation Centre, we take a can-do approach to children’s fitness and fun. That can take many forms – from our gymnastics programme for two to twelve-year-olds right through to holiday programmes packed with adventure and learning. Our basketball programme also allows primary-aged children to get active and develop a real team-player ethos.

If you’re the one wanting to get active, our child minding sessions mean parents or guardians can stretch their own recreation and sport muscles, with sessions three times a week. Our caring and experienced team love providing a fun, values-based environment for kids, so you can enjoy your time at YMCA North Shore Recreation Centre even more.

Our Programmes

Y - Active *NEW*

Y-Active is a skills development programme where children will learn and develop fundamental skills through play and multi-sports movements. The aim, to create a great foundation for physical activity and future sport.

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We offer artistic gymnastics for primary and intermediate age children as well as pre-school gymnastics for the littlest ones in the family.

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YMCA North Shore Recreation Centre hosts a basketball competition for primary school aged children.

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Basketball Coaching

Our Basketball Coaching provides children with a fundamental knowledge of the rules of the game while keeping it fun and engaging.

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Out of School Care

YMCA North Shore's Out of School care programmes provide a safe, fun space for children to attend outside of school hours.

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Holiday Programmes

Our Holiday Programme offers a variety of exciting and different activities, so there is something to suit your child's needs.

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Birthday Parties

Take a whole lot of the stress out of party planning, and let us help you celebrate your child’s birthday the YMCA Auckland way!

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