Countdown to Camp


March 5 - The SOMA School District will be closed on Thursday, March 5th due to forecast of significant snow fall. All Y Before and After School Programs are cancelled.

South Mountain YMCA

Family Programs

8-Week Program Sessions

Winter 1: Jan 5-March 1, 2015
Winter 2: March 2-April 26, 2015 - Registration starts Feb 9
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:

Dec 6 & 20
Jan 10 & 24
Feb 14 & 28
Mar 14 & 28
April 11
May 2 &
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

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

  • Mon-Fri: 7:00am-7:00pm

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

How to Register Online

Winter 2 Class Schedules
Pre-School Programs

School-Age Programs

2015 CAMP Brochure
Upcoming Events

3/2 Winter 2 Session STARTS!
3/8 Day Light Savings Time Begins
3/9&10  Spring Basketball Team TRYOUTS
3/11 Wizard's Challenge Drawing
3/13 Camp Open House
3/14 Parents' Night OUT
3/20 Family Movie Night - Big Hero 6 - Celebrating Girls in STEM
3/28 Parents' Night Out

4/3 Vacation Camp
4/6 Spring Registration Starts
4/11 Parents' Night OUT
4/17 Enrichment/Family Night
4/20-24 Vacation Camp
4/27 Spring Classes Start!

5/2 Healthy Kids Day
5/2 Parents' Night Out
5/9 Family Reptile Night