South Mountain YMCA


Family Programs

8-Week Program 

Fall 2: Nov. 1- December 24th
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.  Free Family Programs require pre-registration and membership.

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 on two Saturdays each month 6:00-10:00pm - September thru June. Details here.
ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE - USE CODES PROVIDED
Location: Y Program Center & Child Care Center
Fees: Program Members $30, Community Members $45
Kids Night Out Form

ADULT / CHILD CLASSES

Parents/chaperones required to stay 

Tiny Tumblers I (Walking – 2 ½yrs) 
This introduction to gymnastics develops gross motor skills with rolling, balancing, swinging and crawling. Have fun stretching, playing parachute games, running obstacle courses, skill building, singing and more in a structured environment. This is a terrific class helps children transition into more independent gymnastics and sports classes.
Monday 9:00-9:30am (81069)
Thursday 9:00-9:30am (81098)
Location: Y Gym
Fee: Monday $70; Thursday $80 for Program Members, Free for WE Facility members
Instructor: Miss Gail (Monday); Miss Alyssa (Thursday)

Tiny Tumblers II (Walking – 3 ½yrs) *Teacher recommendation or evaluation required
This toddler class has for more advanced instruction and is for those who have taken Tiny Tumblers I or other gym classes with the aid of an adult. Requires adult chaperone participation.
Friday 9:00-9:45 am (81070)
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $98 for Program Members, Free for WE Facility members,
Instructor: Miss Gail

NEW! Puppet Play (Walking - 3 yrs)
Learn the art of storytelling through all types of puppets! Each week, we create a new puppet using assorted materials. Parents/chaperones participation required.
Monday 9:30 - 10:00am (81081)
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80 for Program Members, Free for WE Facility members
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Yoga Friends (Walking - 3yrs)
Certified by Yoga Alliance, Varrita teaches yoga to both adults and children in this class. Get your exercise while the little ones learn along!
Tuesday 9:00-9:30am (81071)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Varrita

Sensory Explorers (Walking - 3yrs)
Get your hands dirty in this sensational sensory class!  Each week, we create sculptures, make clay, form goo and more! This class is perfect for the toddler who likes to dig, mix and mold!
Tuesday 9:30 - 10:00am (81095)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Music & Me (Walking – 4 yrs)
Explore melodies with instruments, stomp around on our Giant Piano Mat and soak up music vocabulary. We sing songs and play instruments in games and activities. 
Wednesday 9:00- 9:30 am (81089) 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney & Miss Alyssa

Let’s Go to Art (Walking - 3yrs)

Have fun with friends creating different projects each week to take home and display! 
Wednesday 9:30-10:00am (81093)
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80 for Program Members,  Free for WE Facility members
Instructor: Miss Alyssa

Building Buddies (Walking - 3 yrs)
Come build soaring towers using Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs, Legos and more! All mini architects welcome! 
Thursday 9:00-9:30am (81077)
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80 for Program Members, Free for WE Facility members
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Giggle & Groove (0 – 4 yrs)
Shake, rattle and roll to the beat with music that gets your toes tapping. Dress in comfortable clothing. Parents with infants in wearable baby carries are welcome to join the fun. 
Thursday 9:30- 10:00 am (81084) 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Gail

NEW! All About Autumn (Walking – 2yrs)
Each week, explore the beauty of Autumn through color, shapes and nature! Parents/chaperones participation required.
Friday 9:15-9:45am (81102)
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80 for Program Members, Free for WE Facility members
Instructor: Miss Courtney

NEW! Language Explorers (Walking – 3yrs)
Discover new languages in this basic class. Songs, games, and projects will help participants hear and become familiar with various
languages. Parents/chaperones participation required.
Friday 9:45-10:15am (81101)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney

NEW! Silly Science (Walking – 3yrs)
Tiny scientists love this class where we test experiments and watch how ingredients come together to create
reactions. Parents/chaperones are required to participate.
Monday 9:30-10:00am (81103)
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Courtney

Open Play (Walking - 3yrs)
Open Play is three days a week and is only for children currently enrolled an Adult/Child class. Shake out your wiggles before classes begin at this unstructured, supervised free play. Participation required; one adult per child. Registration is required. (81091)
Times: Monday 8:30-9:00am; Thursday 8:30-9:00am; Friday 8:30-9:00am.
Location: Y Gym
Free with Membership. Must register for each session 

Family Game Time (Walking - 3yrs) NOT OFFERED IN FALL 2
Learn the basics of board games such as Don’t Break the Ice, Memory, and more. We practice counting, sharing, taking turns, word recognition, and colors. Discover a new game each week! 

Team for Tots (Walking – 2 ½yrs) NOT OFFERED IN FALL 2
Parachute play, relay races and sports including soccer, basketball and more! 

 

 

 

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Calendar of Events

FALL 2 SESSION

NOV.1-DEC. 24

Fall 2 Class Grid

Register Here 


 

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3rd

 

Kids Night Out

Saturday, December 3

6pm-10pm

 

School of Rock

Dec. 9, 10 & 11th

 

Star Wars Holiday Party
Friday, Dec 16th 6:30-9pm

Kids Night Out

Saturday, December 17th 

6pm-10pm

 

Adult Ballet

Fridays 6am-7am

 

Learn to Ski
Jan-Feb

 

Teen Leaders Interact

Grades 6-12th

 

Teen Night

Every Friday 7:30pm-9:30pm

 

Adult Fitness Classes

 


GYMNASTICS

 

School Age Child Care Information

   

Birthday Party Information

 

Togetherhood

Community Service Opportunity

 

Early Bird Camp Registration

Starts Dec. 1st

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