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Join the Y team for fun, active adventures during the school holidays!

We are so excited about the next holiday programmes - they promise a whole heap of action, adventure, creativity and fun!

We’ve got a pre-Christmas programme from December 18 to 21 and then three action-packed weeks from January 15 to February 2.

Click here to book now!

Check out the programme below:

Note: There are three sessions that have additional costs: the t-shirt printing on December 19, the Gore trip on January 18, and the Jump n Fun on January 24. This is reflected in the booking system.

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 – outings to Omaui and Fosbender Park come at no extra cost to you
  • We have a great mix of creative and arty activities and active, fun games and experiences - there’s something for everyone
  • We focus on FUN!
  • We’re based at 77 Tay Street, Invercargill (complete with a rock climbing and bouldering facility and indoor stadium – what a spot!)
  • We’re an official MSD accredited provider of Our of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR)

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

Click here to book now!

If you’re new to the Y, you’ll need to sign up via the online system AimyPlus

If you need some help, give us a call on 03 218 2989 or email Enable JavaScript to view protected content.

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 there will be no drop-offs or pick-ups allowed between these hours. Days with excursions will require a full day booking and the booking system will reflect this.

Is food provided?

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

We cater to dietary requirements, but please ensure these are noted on the online booking system!

How much is it?

$65 for a full day (5+ hours), includes all food

$45 for a half day (0-5 hours), includes all food

Note: there is an additional $15 charge per child for the afternoon with Kennedy School of Music, and an additional $15 charge for the trip to Gore.

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.

I’ve 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.

Or come and see us at 77 Tay Street, Invercargill

Booking system


How do I book?

If you are new to the Y’s Y-Junior services, please feel free to give us a call on 03 218 2989 or email Enable JavaScript to view protected content. to discuss your needs.

If you are one of our regular Y-Juniors 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.

*Bookings must be made before 1pm on the (working) day prior to attendance*

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: