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Join the team at the Y for fun, active adventures for your young people these school holidays - April 20 to 29.

Why the Y?

  • We provide all food (included in the price)
  • We offer unique activities and adventures suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years
  • We go exploring – to Omaui, Queens Park, Dolamore Park and more
  • We have a great mix of creative/arty activities and active, fun games – catered to different ages so everyone can join in and have fun
  • We focus on FUN!
  • We’re based at 77 Tay St, Invercargill - complete with a rock climbing and bouldering facility, what a spot!
  • We are an official MSD accredited provider of Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR)

Join us for one day, or the whole lot - the choice is yours!

Book now!

If you haven’t joined the fun at the Y before, you’ll need to sign up via the online system AimyPlus.

If you need a hand, give us a call on

What hours can my child attend?

We’re open from 7am to 6pm

Please note that on days with off-site excursions we’ll be out from 10am to 3pm, so on these days we can’t take drop-offs or pick-ups between these hours. Days with excursions will require a full day booking.

Is food provided?

Yes! All food is provided – morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

How much is it?

  • $65 for a full day (5+ hours), includes all excursions and food
  • $45 for a half day (0-5 hours), includes all food

Enrol for five days and get $25 off your total (applies to holiday programme only).

Plus there’s a 5% discount for two or more children.

WINZ subsidies are available - click here for information.

How do I enrol?

Sign up through our online system, Aimy Plus.

Ive got more questions

Check out the FAQs or

Give us a call on 03 218 2989

Email us at Enable JavaScript to view protected content. Melissa

Or come and see us at 77 Tay Street, Invercargill

Booking system


How do I book?

If you are new to the YMCA OSCAR service, call Melissa Eder on 03 218 2989 extension 5 or email: Enable JavaScript to view protected content. to discuss your childcare needs.

If you are one of our regular YMCA OSCAR families, you can book or amend your bookings through our AimyPlus online Parent Portal. This includes enroling your child/ren, making and viewing bookings, updating your personal information, viewing invoices and viewing your child/rens photos enjoying the programme.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Go to the following link address http://ymca-south.aimyplus.com
  2. Click the purple “Register Now” button.
  3. Follow the registration process and enrol your child/ren
  4. After this has been done, click the dashboard in the Menu Bar at the top of the screen, now you can make a booking :)
  5. Click on the “Make a booking” button and complete the booking into the desired programme
  6. Once completed, your booking is now pending and will be confirmed within 24 hours.

Next - enjoy exploring your Parent Portal and finding out all the neat things you can do and see! See these videos to help you along: