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YMCA Auckland and Waikato network receives child-safe accreditation

The YMCA Auckland and Waikato network has taken a proactive step to reaffirm its commitment to child safety by becoming New Zealand’s first accredited Safeguarding Children organisation through the internationally-renowned Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF). 

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Holiday programmes a hit with working families

Summer. It’s the season of fun in the sun and holidays at the beach. But for working families, summer can also be a long slog spent juggling work and looking after the kids. Community recently caught up with Celeste and Emma, two mothers who work full-time, to discuss the challenges, and how YMCA holiday programmes and camps are helping them survive the summer

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Finding time for whānau at Family Camp

Work. Finances. Chores. School routines. With the pressures of daily life it’s little wonder so many Kiwi families struggle to spend quality time together, and the numbers prove it.

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Breaking down barriers to healthy living opportunities

For eight years, Niloufer Sultana has faced a number of health challenges, including being diagnosed as pre-diabetic, and suffering from a stroke and three heart attacks. By 2016 Niloufer knew it was time for a lifestyle change. Upon joining the YMCA, she felt she had finally found a place where she was welcome and comfortable enough to work on her health.

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Local cultural festival honoured with national award

YMCA and the Albert-Eden Local Board have received a national Outstanding Event Award from the New Zealand Recreation Association for the annual Albert-Eden Schools Cultural Festival. 

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YMCA finalist in multiple national exercise industry awards

Four YMCA trainers and facilities have been named finalists in the upcoming New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards.

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YMCA weighs in at New Zealand’s largest health and fitness expo

YMCA, the family-friendly fitness and recreation provider, is set to showcase its programmes and services for the first time at the NZ Fitness and Health Expo, 28-29 October at the ASB Showgrounds

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YMCA Auckland launches virtual fitness classes

YMCA Auckland has announced the introduction of virtual on-demand fitness classes in five of its 12 fitness facilities.

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Mt Albert Community and Leisure Centre wins local business awards

Mt Albert Community and Leisure Centre managed by YMCA has taken home the top honour at the 2017 Albert-Eden Business Awards.

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Who At The Y?

We asked our Fitness Manager, Casey McLain, a few questions about himself, his role at YMCA Mt Albert, and what it is like to be a part of the YMCA Family.

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Who At The Y?

We asked our Fitness Manager, Casey McLain, a few questions about himself, his role at YMCA Mt Albert, and what it is like to be a part of the YMCA Family.

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YMCA take top honours at awards evening

It’s official - YMCA Auckland has heroes within its ranks. At the 2016 Albert-Eden Local Heroes Awards, Mt Albert Community and Recreation Centre came away with an exciting award.

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