South Mountain YMCA

Family Programs

8-Week Program Sessions

Winter 2: March 2-April 26, 2015 -
Spring: April 27-June 21, 2015 - Registration starts April 6

Easy Online Registration or Call (973) 762-4145

Birthday Parties and Facility Rentals Available

Many of our Family Programs are FREE, however pre-registration and membership are required.

PARENTS NIGHT OUT - aka PNO (6 weeks - 9 yrs)
Enjoy an evening without the children, while the children feel like they had a play date with new friends. Each month features a different theme and associated activities. Children 3 and older will be entertained in our gym, program center and field, while the children younger than 3 are enjoying activities in our child care center. Pre-Registration is required by the Wednesday before each date.  Click on the links in the grey-column to the right by date for the registration form.

This program is usually held two Saturdays each month 6:00-10:00pm - September thru June  the dates are below for your planning convenience.
Location: Y Program Center & Child care center
Fees: 1 Child $35, 2 Children $50, 3 or more $75 / per evening

Up-coming Scheduled Dates:

May 9
June 6 & 20

LET'S GO TO ART! (Walking - 3 yrs) 
Meet and socialize with other young children and families in this art class that will build fine motor skills and spark creativity in everyone!  Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Tuesday 9:15-9:45am
Location: Program Center
Fee: $93

LET’S GO TO GYM  (Walking - 3 yrs)
Meet other children and parents in this fun-filled gym class for your toddler and you.   Free time in our well -equipped gym will be followed by circle time songs to encourage socialization and active play.  Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Monday 9:30-10:15am (70063)
Friday 9:00am -9:45am (70046)
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $93

MUSIC & ME! (2 - 4 yrs)
Children will benefit from social interactions with peers while gaining an appreciation for music by learning songs, playing instruments, parachutes and participating in marching bands.  Parents/chaperones are required to stay. Registration is required.
Wednesday 9:00- 9:30 am (70049)
Program Center
Free with Membership & Registration each Session

Children will gather around to hear a story from our enthusiastic theatre instructor.  following story time, the children will complete a craft that fits the theme of the story.  An example project would be making kaleidoscopes to explore the world like Max from Where the Wild Things Are.   Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Wednesday 9:45- 10:15 am (70136)
Program Center
Fee: $50

CHESS Club (grades K - 8)
Learn the beginning steps to become a great chess player. This is a great way for parents and children to learn and practice chess together. This class will introduce different strategies, piece movement and basic game play which will enhance self- esteem, strategic thinking and family connectedness.
Tuesday 6:15-7:00 pm (70050)
Location: Y’s Multi Purpose Room
Fee:  $65 

13 Jefferson Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Welcome Center

P  973.762.4145
F  973.762.2064

Mon: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tues-Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Early Childhood Learning Center
10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040


  • Mon-Fri: 7:00 am-7:00 pm

How to Register Online


Fall 1 Class Grids:
Preschool Age
School Age Children


2015 CAMP Brochure
Upcoming Events 

8/17  Registration Starts for FALL Classes

8/31, 9/1 & 9/2 - Vacation Camp

9/14, 9/15 & 9/23 - Vacation Camp

9/3 SACC STARTS - 1st Day of School
9/8 Fall Session Classes Start!