Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) -TERM TIME

OSCAR Venues

Whanganui, Bulls, Feilding, Palmerston North and Linton.

Whanganui, Bulls, Linton and Feilding offer Before and After School Care.
Palmerston North offers After School Care.

All these venues offer Holiday Programmes except for Linton.



Prices vary dependent upon requirements. Please contact your nearest office for more information. 


Whanganui Community Centre, 125 Grey Street, Whanganui.
Before and After School Care: 6.30am-school starts. After school 3-6pm.
Age groups: Nippers 5-6yrs, Kid Zone 7-9 yrs, Youth Zone 10-13 yrs.
Drop offs and pick ups.

Before School Care is what we call “Breakfast Club.” We offer a healthy yummy breakfast, activities and we drop your child to school. At after care, we do a large amount of recreation, as well as helping with everything from homework to art and sport. Children have access to our huge recreational facilities on site, including basketball courts, hall, playing fields, large kitchen, music room and to our swimming pool during the summer. We have dedicated staff and we offer unique opportunities to try different activities on our ‘clubs’ days ranging from music, skating, dance, Te Reo, science, arts and crafts and gardening club.

The YMCA’s programme can arrange transport for children from their school. Transport to and from your child’s after school activities can be arranged as part of the programme. Main entrance to OSCAR programme is via the GF Moore Drive side gate.


Linton Community Centre, Puttick Road, Linton.
Before and After School Care: Before school 7.15am – school starts. After School, 3pm-5.30pm.
Age groups: 5-8 yrs, 9-13 yrs.
Drop offs and pick ups.

Linton offers after school care under the YMCA umbrella at the Linton community centre.


Bulls OSCAR Venue: St. James Church Hall, 10 Daniel Street, Bulls.
Before and After School Care: TBA
Age groups: Juniors 5-8 yrs, Seniors 9-13 yrs.
Drop offs and pick ups.

Bulls is opening next term! This venue is an exciting addition to the YMCA and we are looking forward to offering your child this great service in the Bulls area. Click here to see our OSCAR Brochure for BULLS.



Room 17 at North Street School, 52 North Street, Feilding.
Before and After School Care: Before School, 7am-school starts. After School, 3pm-6pm.
Age groups: Juniors 5-8 yrs, Seniors 9-13yrs.
Drop offs and pick ups.

A healthy yummy breakfast before school, great staff and activities after school. This is the place to be for OSCAR care in Feilding.

Palmerston North

YMCA Centre, 148 Park Road, Palmerston North.
After School Care: 3pm-6pm.
Age groups: Juniors 5-8 yrs, Seniors 9-13 yrs.
Drop offs and pick ups.

Give your child a supervised, structured fun environment where homework supervision, cooking, recreation activities, arts and crafts and breakfast/afternoon tea is offered each day.