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
We have locations at
- Olympic Pools
- Midway Beach
January and Easter Holidays for 2 weeks each time
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on this awesome opportunity.
Application packs available from Customer Services 150 Roebuck Road, Gisborne