Breakaway

Twice a year YMCA Breakaway programme offers opportunities for youth aged 11-17years to gain new skills, build new friendships and develop strong leadership within the community.

Breakaway offers Free fun activities and adventures to entertain our youth between 10-3pm each week day excluding stats.

They will have the opportunity to :

  • Learn to surf
  • Gain Kayak skills
  • Play beach Volleyball
  • Swim in a safe controlled environment
  • Take on Rere Rockslide

BBQ is provided at each location

 

 

Where

We have locations at

  • Olympic Pools
  • Midway Beach

When

January and Easter Holidays for 2 weeks each time

Cost

Our YMCA Breakaway programme is a FREE programme,funded by Ministry of social development and supported through the YMCA Gisborne.

 

What do I need to bring

Being Sun Smart is extremely important so please bring a refillable drink bottle, sunscreen and hat each day regardless of the weather.

Swimming gear and a positive attitude are also important

Register

You can register on site at each location by filling in the forms provided

Breakaway Programme Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering to be a leader in our Breakaway Youth Programme please email Cam McCreedy at alt.ed@ymcagisborne.nz for more details on this awesome opportunity.

Application packs available from Customer Services 150 Roebuck Road, Gisborne

 

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