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With so much going on at YMCA there is lot's to talk about. Whether its our youth, staff or the people who use us we're sure you'll be impressed.

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Two decades with the Y

Living a healthy and active lifestyle - long time member Tevita Holani has seen his fair share of gyms around Auckland but says YMCA Lagoon Pool and Leisure Centre is his favourite. Here's why.

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A YMCA Hero story

A bequest donated to YMCA North Shore and Recreation Centre by an ex-member who passed away early last year were used to re-do our stadium floors to give as many children and young people a wonderful experience.

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Tips to support kid's anxiety

Families report increased anxiety from lockdown. Kristina Ineson, Regional Manager for out of school care and recreation (OSCAR) for YMCA North, shares her top tips for supporting kid’s anxiety during tough times.

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Core value: Respect

Diversity is truly our strength - and you would vouch for this when you come into our centres. One such is Greg's 'Fit N 30' group exercise class at YMCA Lagoon Pool & Leisure Centre, a favourite among the locals.

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YMCA Games 2021

To make up for what we missed in 2020, Y Games 2021 is back with double the ZEAL! Gather your squad and come test your fitness to a whole new level. Music, spot prizes, team prizes, and food! Register now!

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Celebrating staff achievements

2020 was tough for Paul with lockdowns but also because his doctor gave him the bad news that he was borderline Diabetic Type 2 if he didn’t change his lifestyle. And change he did! Paul lost 20 Kgs in three-months!

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Young people shaping our future

The YMCA is the world's oldest youth organisation - and today more than ever, the voice of young people is valued and respected. Our new Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) invites young people to share their voice.

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Our instructor turns 80!

We feel so lucky to represent the communities that we serve. Last month we had the privilege to celebrate our GoldFit instructor Nina's birthday. Wow! What an amazing milestone. Happy birthday Nina!

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Saving lives at Hunua Falls

We worked with Water Safety New Zealand, Drowning Prevention Auckland, and Auckland Council to deliver a water safety project at the Hunua Falls over the 2020-2021 summer period.

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Youth Fest 2021

Come and have a blast at this FREE family-friendly event and meet a range of youth organisations to help shape a better future. Heaps of yummy food stalls, youth performers, and entertainment for all ages. It's gonna be lit!

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Goldfit wins Exercise NZ Award

The Goldfit programme has had an amazing year. We have been awarded the New Zealand Exercise Industry ‘Programme Excellence Award’ for 2019. Everyone involved in delivering this exceptional programme across the YMCA centres should be extremely proud of this achievement.

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Surprise Benefits Of Exercise

Surprise benefits of exercise (hint - it's mental).

YMCA fitness experts share tips to achieve your New Year's resolution

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