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TRY the Y for FREE during MARCH

Start your fitness journey the right way, with passionate and supportive personal trainers, and loads of like minded individuals all working towards individual goals no matter how big or small.

TRY us for FREE during MARCH and get a feel for the best fitness facility in town.

Need Motivation?  Feeling tired?

Nothing Naughty Protein Bars

Check out our great range of Nothing Naughty Protein Bars on site with 5 fantastic flavours and 38 grams of protein in each serving, you’ll be stocking up and hiding the rest because they are simple so good.

 Build the best you, that you can- starting NOW!

Be a part of our amazing, REVOLUNTIONARY new Personal Health Programme PH360 here at the YMCA and gain the knowledge, confidence and use cutting edge technology to help you be the best you, you can be.


 Ph360 uses science to take the guess work out of what will work for you and what won’t, based on your genetics and DNA. Everyone is unique and so is our lifestyles, that’s where ph360 works out what your body needs, based on your genetic makeup and lifestyle.   Its easy and affordable.


Join us, as we take health and fitness to the next level!

Easy one off sign up with ongoing support and start of the art technology all at your finger tips that goes where you go.

New Year- Fresh start!

Fantastic, then lets get you started right here.  Ph360 30 DAY DETOX anytime you like.

Cleanse, Rebuild, Supercharge your mind, body and spirit, and feel and look great with ease.

It’s never been easier to build the best you, you can be!

Simply click here and start the new you today.

Personal one on one training right here

Kick 2019 off the right way, with the right advice and guidance with one of our friendly, qualified, and passionate trainers.
BOOK your one on one training sessions with any of our amazing qualified Personal Trainers and take your work outs to the next level.
Personal Trainer rates are available through reception and bookings are essential.

Celebrating BIG for 50 Years of Service

A huge milestone for our dedicated and YMCA veteran James Barnes.  James also known as Jimmy or Poppa James to all our beloved families and staff is celebrating 50 years of service with the YMCA movement.  James started his journey in 1969 in Gisborne and has been involved in YMCA’s in Napier, Wellington, Invercargill and has settled back in Gisborne where we have the honour of celebrating his magnificent journey with him this month.

Flags Flying High

Check out our vibrant and eye catching new flags to go with our awesome signage.

March Les Mills timetable is HOT HOT HOT

Pop Up classes every Saturday

New GRIT class coming March

Grit athletic is coming your way and we’re going to be rolling out the new class starting March 11th.


Thursday 5:30pm GRIT CARDIO will now become an exciting new GRIT ATHLETIC class.

Check out some frequently asked questions here: 

Get moving with our Active Adults classes

Get moving and grooving with 50’s Forward

The right advice gets results

BOOK NOW for your FREE programme updates every 6 weeks and stay focused and on track to reaching your goals the right way!

BOOK NOW and let one of our passionate qualified personal trainers help you achieve your goals.

Pre workout that packs a punch

Explosive energy, heightened focus and increased endurance with the all new ZERO SUGAR carbonated pre workout drink for those needing that fizzy fix.
So popular they don’t last on the shelf for long!

Les Mills Concession Cards no longer

Get your membership on lock, so you’re not left out in the cold.

Great rates for Les Mills classes with Gym options available too.

Do one? Try both? It doesn’t matter because we have options that will suit what ever fitness goals you have.

Surfs Up for OSCAR Seniors

Every Wednesday for Term 1, our OSCAR Senior group gets to experience the best water opportunities with FREE surf lessons.

This is an exclusive and exciting opportunity for our SENIOR OSCAR group to be water wise and learn water safety from the pros.

Register for OSCAR After School Care and your child can be a part of exclusive opportunities like these.  

EXCUSRIONS are back in After School Care

That’s right our OSCAR Programme has re-scheduled weekly excursions for each of our age groups.

We have planned some off sight adventures for each group Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday heading to local fun spots to do some exploring and learning new skills.

Tuesday- Nippers

Wednesday -Seniors

Thursday- Juniors

Each group will be back on sight at OSCAR RECREATION HOUSE by 5:15pm.

Half Price Under 2’s for rest of the year

Register your child for minimum of 30 hours per week during March and get half price rates for the rest of the year.  ( Under 2’s only )

Get in fast as spaces are limited and they’re filling fast.  Call Karen or Emma on 8679259 or pop in and see them on 130 Roebuck Road.

Y Tamariki becomes Super Centre

Enrol NOW and let us build amazing memories for your child

We are super excited to announce that our two Kaiti based Early Learning Centres have merged to become one amazing Bilingual Centre.

Y TAMARIKI– 224a Wainui Road offers a bilingual aspect with Te Reo incorporated in everyday learning along side multi cultural learning.

CALL US NOW and book a tour at any of our Kaiti based Early Childcare Centre.

Building strong kids, strong families and a strong Gisborne Community each and every day.

Learn to Swim programmes offered in all our Early Childcare Centres

Y Kids eco friendly inside and out

ENROL NOW and see for yourself why Y KIDS is one of the leading Early Childcare providers in Gisborne.

Y KIDS- 130 Roebuck Road is a natural and central space with loads of off road parking incorporating our learn to swim programme.


OSCAR Programme hours and Rates

We trialed it but we’re going back

The Easter Holiday Programme will be making a small but significant change to the programme and going to be offering the one programme that includes both on site and excursions all in one just like the old days.

YAY best of both worlds at an affordable rate.

You can even start payments now to get ahead and have the holidays sorted in advance.

OSCAR HOUSE getting a spruce up

YAY painters have finished

It’s time for the next step in our project OSCAR Makeover and now that the painters are finished and carpet has been laid, we are just waiting for our new technology to be installed and bright new furniture to arrive.

Transforming OSCAR RECREATION HOUSE has been a fun journey and we would like to thank all our families for working with us as we make significant and important upgrades to our facility and programme.

WIN with OSCAR EASTER Holiday Programme

Simply register your child for our OSCAR EASTER HOLIDAY Programme by 5th April and go into the draw to WIN this amazing goodie bag full of EASTER FUN.

Download your registration and programme, select the days you want and once we have processed your form you are in the DRAW TO WIN.

Let the YMCA take all the stress out of School Holiday’s and magic magic memories for your kids each and every day.

EASTER Holiday’s are on lock

Register now and secure your spot for our AWESOME interactive and fun EASTER Holiday Programme.

New look, new layout, great new prices so get in quick and let us make MAGIC MEMORIES for your kids!

Registrations available here

Programmes available here

Do you have a passion to build strong kids?

Are you dedicated to running fun, easy and engaging games and activities?

Is the flexibility of part time hours something you need?

GREAT- We want to hear from you.

We are looking for out going, mature and responsible team members to join our amazing OSCAR Before, After School and Holiday Programmes.

If you are over 18 years of age, have a full, drivers licence and know what it means to build strong values whilst engaging with children ages 5-13 then contact Max Haraki our OSCAR Manager on 8679259 or email her oscar@ymcagisborne.nz and see how we can work together to build strong kids, strong families and a strong Gisborne Community.

OSCAR Breakfast Club winds back the clocks

New start time for OSCAR Breakfast Club, with the same great breakfast options, games and activities and fantastic price, and we chauffeur your child to school with plenty of time for them to catch up with friends before school starts.

Let us take the stress out of the morning rush with OSCAR Breakfast Club.

Fantastic New programme coming Term 2

We are starting a Seasons For Growth programme for those exploring the impact of change and loss in everyday life.  This programme caters to children aged 6-12 years with companions supporting children through decision making, grief, communication and solving skills.

REGISTER NOW for Term 2 start date and secure your place.  For more details please contact OSCAR MANAGER Max Haraki 

2019 OSCAR Office Hours

The OSCAR Admin Team are available to assist you with all your admin, account and WINZ queries between 9-5:45pm each week day.
OSCAR programme registration forms can be downloaded from our OSCAR page or pop in and pick one up.
WINZ forms are available from the Work and Income website or by picking one up from our local WINZ office. We do have a small supply of these at the YMCA also

Stay OSCAR updated and informed

Please check that all bookings, contact information and WINZ forms are up to date ready for 2019 OSCAR year!

We can’t keep you informed if we can’t contact you, so please update any details.

Please pop in or call us and we can assist with any updates needed.

We do amazing  things right here at the YMCA so Follow us on Facebook for the latest news, updates and what’s on at the Y and be first to stay up to date with our awesome adventures.

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AGM 2017

YMCA Gisborne Inc AGM report.