Twice a year YMCA Breakaway programme offers FREE opportunities for youth aged 11-17 years 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, and other sports
- Swim in a safe controlled environment
- Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding
- Daily BBQ
Registration forms click here
Full dates and details click here
We have locations at
- Olympic Pools
- Midway Beach
January Holidays for 4 weeks
Easter Holidays for 2 weeks
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 or click here to get your form first
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