South Mountain YMCA


Family Programs

8-Week Program Sessions

Fall 1: September 6-October 30
Fall Registration starts Tuesday, August 2nd
Easy Online Registration or Call (973) 762-4145
Birthday Parties and Facility Rentals Available


The South mountain YMCA has launched our Family First Initiative, offering certain children’s classes for free and low rates for other programs.  Many of our Family Programs are FREE, however pre-registration and membership are required.

KIDS NIGHT OUT (6 weeks - 12 yrs OLD)

Kids have a blast, while you enjoy your own evening out. Each month features a different theme and associated activities. Children 3 and older will be entertained in our gym, program center and field.  Children younger than 3 enjoy activities in our child care center.
Pre-Registration is required by the Friday before noon.  

This program is usually held two Saturdays each month 6:00-10:00pm - September thru June.  The dates are below for your planning convenience.
ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE - USE CODES PROVIDED
Location: Y Program Center & Child care center
Fees: Program Members $30, Community Members $45
Dates TBD

Kids Night Out Form

ADULT / CHILD CLASSES

Parents/chaperones required to stay 

New! Parent-Child Soccer (ages 2-3 with Parent)
Children in this age group love to kick a ball. Under the positive guidance of you the parent and the Y coach, your child will begin to learn the fundamental skills of the world’s most popular sport. This class will help to develop your child’s motor skills, balance, and coordination, the ability to better focus on tasks, to better comprehend and follow directions, and improve their physical fitness. The structure of the class is set up to accomplish these goals in a fun positive environment supported by the parent by using age appropriate activities and fun games.
Saturday
9:05 - 9:50am (78909)
Location:
Y Field
Fee:
$98

Tiny Tumblers I (Walking – 2 ½ yrs) 
A fun introduction to gymnastics that will help children develop their gross motor skills while rolling, balancing, swinging and crawling. Toddlers will get the experience of a structured class with the help of their adult chaperone. Stretching, circle time, parachute games, obstacle courses, skill building and singing are all key parts of this class that keeps it fun. Tiny Tumblers will help children transition into independent gymnastics and sports classes as they get older. This is a class that requires the adult chaperone to participate with the child.
Monday 9:00-9:30 am (78667)
Location: Y Gym
Fee: Free for WE Facility members, $70 for Program Members
Instructor: Miss Gail 

Tiny Tumblers II (Walking – 3 ½ yrs) *Teacher recommendation or evaluation required
A class for toddlers who have taken Tiny Tumblers I or other gym classes and are ready for more advanced instruction. Toddlers will get the experience of a structured class with the help of their adult chaperone. This class will be held similar to our preschool classes, yet still with the aid of an adult. This class is the next level in helping children transition into independent gymnastics classes as they get older. This is a class that requires the adult chaperone to participate with the child.
Friday 9:00-9:45 am (78666)
Location: Y Gym
Fee: Free for WE Facility members, $98 for Program Members
Instructor: Miss Gail 

Family Game Time (walking - 3 yrs)
Did you know playing board games teaches counting, sharing, taking turns, word recognition, colors and social skills?  Join Miss Courtney for a new game each week!  Learn the basics of games such as Don’t Break the Ice, Memory, and more. Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Monday 9:30 - 10:00am (78661)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership & must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Yoga Friends (walking - 3 yrs)
Miss Varrita has been teaching children gymnastics for years and is ready to expand her reach with our families. Certified by the Yoga Alliance, Varrita will teach yoga to both adults and children in this class. Get your exercise while the little ones learn along! Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Tuesday 9:00-9:30am (78654)
Location: Program Center
Fee:  Free for WE Facility members, $80 for Program Members
Instructor: Miss Varrita

Sensory Explorers (walking - 3 yrs)
Get your hands dirty in this adult/child sensory class!  Each week, we will create sculptures, make our own clay and goo and more fun activities from various medium. This class is perfect for the toddler who likes to dig, mix and mold! Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Tuesday 9:30 - 10:00am (78672)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership & must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney 

Music & Me (walking – 4 yrs)
Explore various musical instruments, learn music terminology and stomp around on our Giant Piano Mat! This class is a combination of singing songs and learning about music through games and activities.  Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Wednesday 9:00- 9:30 am (78673) 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership & must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Let’s Go to Art (Walking - 3 yrs)
Have fun with friends creating different projects each week to take home and display! Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Wednesday 9:30-10:00am (78655)
Location: Program Center
Fee:  Free for WE Facility members, $80 for Program Members
Instructor: Miss Kay 

Building Buddies (walking - 3 yrs)
Use Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs, Legos and more to create various structures! We all know that toddlers love to build, and in this guided class they will get the chance to do so. All mini architects welcome! Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Thursday 9:00-9:30am (78653)
Location: Program Center
Fee:  Free for WE Facility members, $80 for Program Members
Instructor: Miss Courtney 

Giggle & Groove (0 – 4 yrs)
Toddlers will shake, rattle and roll to the beat with fun music that will make everyone smile. Dress in comfortable clothing. Parents with infants are welcome to participate with wearable baby carriers. Parents/chaperones are required to stay. 
Thursday 9:30- 10:00 am (78682) 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership & must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Gail

Team for Tots (walking – 2 1/2 yrs)
Our first adult/child sports class, Team for Tots will teach children how to play a variety of sports with the aid of their adult chaperone. Games will vary and include soccer, basketball, parachute, and relay races. Parents/chaperones are required to stay.
Friday 9:45-10:15am (78686)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership & must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Open Play (walking - 3yrs)
Open Play takes place three days a week and is only for children currently enrolled in one of our Adult/Child classes. This is an unstructured yet supervised gym time for those who wish to arrive before classes begin and free play. Child must participate with at least one adult. Registration is required. (78652)
Times: Monday 8:30-9:00 A.M.; Thursday 8:30-9:00 A.M.; Friday 8:30-9:00 A.M. 
Location: Y Gym
Free with Membership & must register for each session 

 

 

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FALL SESSION 1
SEPT. 6- OCT. 30

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Upcoming Events

 

Vacation Camp

October 3, 4 & 12

November 8, 10, 11

 

School of Rock Auditions

Wed. Oct. 5th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Sat. Oct. 8th 11am-1pm

 

Red Cross Babysitting Course

Saturday, October 8th

 

Teen Night

Every Friday

7:30pm-9:30pm

 

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