YMCA Early Childhood Education

For an exciting early learning centre, choose YMCA

If having fun, awesome teachers and a multicultural environment gets you and your child excited, we’d love to have them at one of our YMCA Early Learning Centres.

We are passionate about early childhood education, and focus on the holistic development of children through a natural environment where they will be motivated by their curiosity.

Your child will build great memories and a range of skills as they explore our indoor and outdoor spaces.

We aim to provide a safe & stimulating environment where children can:

  • Feel happy and secure
  • Experience activity & explore nature
  • Assess and take risks
  • Direct their own learning
  • Develop emotionally, socially, creatively & Intellectually
  • Develop independence, positive attitudes, confidence, & self-esteem
  • Build resilience, spatial awareness and problem solving both individually and in group situations
  • Extend their abilities to communicate

Early Learning Centres across Auckland & Hamilton


29 McKean Avenue

09-267 0673

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46A Michaels Ave, Ellerslie

09-525 4753

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543 Don Buck Road, Massey

09-832 7324

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36 Pembroke Street

07-210 0685

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Why Choose YMCA Early Learning Centres?

20 Hours Free ECE

YMCA Early learning centres offer the 20 ECE hours free for all children aged 3 and over

Fully Licensed

Our centres are fully licensed childcare and education facilities under the Ministry of Education for children aged 6 months - 6 years

MOE Audited & Accredited

Our early learning centres are audited and accredited by the Ministry of Education

WINZ Subsidies Available

WINZ Subsidies are available for qualified families

Qualified Staff

Our staff are fully trained, professionally qualified and committed to on-going personal development

On-Site Parking

Parking available on-site at all centres for drop-off and collection

Give Your Child The Best Start In Life

Start their journey of life long education at a YMCA early learning centre.