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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.


Time out at holiday camp

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Auckland swim teacher receives national award

YMCA Auckland swim teacher Liam Blain-Caunce has received national recognition for his contributions to aquatic education and water safety by taking out the 2017 AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics Award on 15 July.

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A new start with Jumpstart

Since joining the Jumpstart diabetes education and lifestyle programme at her local YMCA, 77 year-old Tirita Coombe has found a new lease on life. 

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Onehunga spa pool closed for maintenance

A spa pool at the Auckland Council-owned Onehunga War Memorial Pool and Leisure Centre is closed.

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‘If there’s a will, there’s a way’

Meet Robert!

Robert is originally from the Philippines but has lived in New Zealand for over 16 Years.

He joined Jumpstart (the programme for people with Diabetes) back in February and has worked really hard in the gym and has now lost 20kg!

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Youth-run music event showcases local bands

Auckland high school bands, musicians and singers are set to showcase their talent in June and July at live music events across the city organised by youth and open to local teenagers.

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Holiday fun at the YMCA

YMCA Hamilton is taking the guess work out of winter school holiday activities this year by offering a range of fun and engaging sessions for kids aged 5 to 15 across seven different locations. 

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Learning to swim a family affair for Tuaras

Ask Lisa Tuara, mother of three children, why she decided to send her family to swimming lessons and she can trace the decision back to one definitive moment last summer. 

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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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Addressing the vitamin N deficiency in early learners

Step inside a YMCA Auckland Early Learning Centre and what’s immediately apparent is flow between the indoors and outdoors.

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YMCA Auckland city facilities undergo repairs

Repairs to YMCA Auckland’s central city premises in Pitt Street will begin this week following storm damage which uncovered the presence of asbestos.

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Meet Emman one of our Swim School Teachers/Lifeguards here at Onehunga Pools!

Meet Emman Rahimi one of our Swim Teachers/Lifeguards here at Onehunga War Memorial Pools.

Click here to get to know Emman a little better!

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