School holiday programme

AUT Sport and Fitness Centre’s school holiday programme has an awesome mix of activities to keep your kids active, inspired, and engaged all day long.

North and South Campus locations

We offer a school holiday programme at our Northcote (North Campus) and Manukau (South Campus) facilities. For our City Campus community, we also offer a free shuttle transfer for your children to and from the North Campus to join the holiday programme there.

Our South Campus holiday programme will not be running in January – check back for our April 2020 dates.

Programme details

We cater for children 5-13 years.

Example schedule

Monday

Fit Fun Frenzy: A day, active kids will love! Human hurdles, dodgeball, relays, and a scavenger hunt. We have loads of fun physical activities to keep you moving.


Tuesday

Sensational Senses: It’s a day of sensory exploration dedicated to our five senses. Balloons, blindfolds, lemon juice, mystery boxes, and even our resident skeleton (Pedro) are all featured on the day’s schedule!


Wednesday

Creative Kids: Let’s get creative with dream-catchers, DIY bouncy balls, marshmallow shooters, team games and more! A must for the budding creative!


Thursday

AUT Challenger: Like to put your brain and body to the test? Minute to win it, a limbo competition, and team trivia are just a few fun challenges to give a go!


Friday

FriYAY Fun: Everybody loves FriYAY and we’re bringing the fun with some outdoor water-play, banana splits, bowling, an afternoon blockbuster and more!


Drop-off and pick-up times

You must drop off and collect your child/ren from:

AUT South Campus
MD level 1

Drop off: from 8am to 8.45am
Pick up: from 3pm to 4pm

Terms and conditions

Policies and procedures

Download our policies for details on how our holiday programme is run.

Programme details

We cater for children 5-13 years.

Programme schedule

  • Week One: January 13 to January 17, 2020
  • Week Two: January 20 to January 24, 2020

Week one

Monday 13 January

Active Action: Get active and try something new. Today we jump into action with ripper rugby, yoga, and then practise your golf swing.


Tuesday 14 January

Outdoor Adventures: Explore the outdoors – a scavenger hunt, navigating mine-fields, and parachute drops are just some of the adventures to be had.


Wednesday 15 January

Galaxy Quest: Astronauts get ready as we shoot to the stars with a day of space exploration activities and challenges.


Thursday 16 January

Creative Creatures: Love to create? Crafty kids will love making their own works of art and creative creations.


Friday 17 January

Movies and Munchies: Finish the week with a fun morning of games and activities, and an afternoon relaxing with a movie and handmade munchies.


Week two

Monday 20 January

Pop Quizzers: Put your brain to the test with mega memory masters, general knowledge trivia, and face the music challenges.


Tuesday 21 January

Experimentals: Discover your inner scientist with experiments galore. Today we’ll be seeing how things work and making them disappear!


Wednesday 22 January

Wacky Wednesday: Something odd is happening today – fear factor challenge, sticky spider webs, and water bombs.


Thursday 23 January

Around the World: Travel the world with the Amazing Race, then celebrate our differences with cultural crafts and games.


Friday 24 January

Fun FriYAY: Friday is fun day! Mummy the leaders and musical mayhem. Then make your own sundae and we'll watch a blockbuster.


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Drop-off times

You must drop off your child/ren at:

North Campus, AH level 1: from 8am to 8.45am
City Campus, WC level 1: from 8am to 8.45am

Pick-up times

You must collect your child/ren at:

North Campus, AH level 1: from 3pm to 4pm
City Campus, WC level 1: from 4pm to 4.15pm

Extended pick up times (North Campus only)

Our after hours care gives you the added flexibility to pick up your child between 4pm and 5pm. During this time kids have free play in our stadium supervised by our carers. The extra cost is $10.

This after hours care is only available for children being picked up from the North Campus.

Shuttle transfer between City and North campuses

Children registered in the school holiday programme may be dropped off at our City Campus Gym for transfer to and from the North Campus. This is a free service provided by AUT Transport.

Shuttle bus information

Subway orders

You can place an order for a Subway lunch at reception daily.

Terms and conditions

Policies and procedures

Download our policies for details on how our holiday programme is run.

Cost and how to pay

You can pay at reception by cash, credit, EFTPOS or cheque. Your booking will not be confirmed until payment has been made.

Cost

The holiday programme costs are:

  • $45 per day
  • $200 per week
  • $10/day extended pick up fee (North Campus only, 4pm to 5pm)

Discounts

Whānau discounts apply: A daily discount of 10% and a weekly discount of 15% applies to the second and subsequent child/ren.

If you are a student at AUT's South Campus, contact us or pop into the gym on campus – you may be eligible for a discount.

What to bring

  • Wear sport shoes and active clothing
  • Pack a change of clothes and something warm
  • Sun hat and sunscreen
  • A book to read or a game to share
  • A bottle of water, morning tea and a packed lunch
Kids playing during the School holiday programme
Kids playing during the School holiday programme
Kids playing during the School holiday programme
Kids playing during the School holiday programme
Kids playing during the School holiday programme

Contact us

Contact us if you have any questions about our holiday programme.

North Gym

South Gym

How to register

You can register directly at any one of our reception desks or fill in the online registration form.

Register for North Campus