Holiday Programme

School Holiday Programme

The Ellerslie YMCA provides an exciting holiday programme for children during every holiday period throughout the year. Our holiday programme is jam-packed with activities for kids. One day children could be tackling a rock climbing wall, and the next, they could be jumping and tumbling at gymnastics.

It’s important to us that each child has fun in a safe environment, where they can learn new skills, make new friends and do stuff that they wouldn’t normally get to do. Our friendly, welcoming staff are all highly trained, and completely dedicated to helping your kids have an amazing, safe time.

At our YMCA at the Ellerslie Recreation Centre holiday programme, we make sure that there are always activities available, rain, hail or shine. These programmes are available for kids between 5-15 years of age.

Before School Care, Holiday Programme and After School Care is offered as a single package. Before School Care starts at 7.00am, the Holiday Programme begins at 8.30am and After School Care runs from 3pm-6pm.

For more information and to view the daily programme of activities click here.


How to Book

The YMCA offers an online booking system called AimyPlus. New parents are to register and create a username and password. To make a booking click here.



For all general enquiries including booking assistance and cancellations contact the YMCA Ellerslie reception on 579 4716, email or visit the YMCA Ellerslie Recreation Centre at 46 Michaels Avenue Reserve, Ellerslie.


Basketball Programme

Want to learn and develop your basketball skills? The Ellerslie YMCA will be launching a Monday after school kids basketball programme in term 4. The beginners sessions are 4pm-5pm and the intermediate sessions are 5pm-6pm. All primary aged children welcome. Only $5 per session. For more information go to