South Mountain YMCA

Family Programs

8-Week Program 

Register Online or call (973) 762-4145
Fall Registration starts August 7th
Spring Session:  Sept. 5th-October 29th
Class Grid Fall 2017
We design all our classes to expand children’s learning and curiosity. Our goal is to enrich physical and emotional needs while enhancing academics in a safe, fun and creative atmosphere.  As a result, children foster new friendships, develop social skills and grow more inquisitive every day. 

Adult / Child Classes

Tiny Tumblers I (Walking – 2 ½ yrs)
This introduction to basic gymnastics develops skills with rolling, balancing, swinging and crawling. Parachute games, singing and obstacles courses are part of the fun! No class 9/1. Parents/chaperones participation required 
Monday 9:00-9:30 am   
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $70 
Instructor: Miss Gail

Tiny Tumblers II (2 – 3 ½ yrs) *Teacher recommendation or evaluation required
Our toddler class is for more advanced instruction and for those who have taken Tiny Tumblers I or other gym classes. Parents/chaperones participation required. 
Friday 9:00-9:45 am      
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $100  
Instructor: Miss Gail

NEW! Mini Heroes (walking - 2 ½ yrs)
Our little heroes get the chance to save the day! Train with us as we learn to run, jump, tumble and climb over obstacles. This class is a great way for toddlers to work on gross motor skills while using superhero themes. Parents/chaperones participation required. 
Thursday 9:00-9:30 am      
Location: 
Y Gym
Fee: 
$80  
Instructor: 
Miss Gail

Puppet Play (Walking - 2 ½ 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. 
Thursday 9:30-10:00am 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: TBA

NEW! Yoga & Play (Walking - 2 ½ yrs)
Certified by the Yoga Alliance, Varrita teaches yoga to adults while toddlers have their own fun. While Miss Varrita teaches her class in the main room, little ones are entertained in one of our classrooms. This class has limited capacity, register early! Parent/chaperone required to stay. 
Tuesday 9:30-10:15am 
Location: Program Center
Fee: $90
Instructor: Miss Varrita (Yoga); Miss Gail (Play)

Sensory Explorers (Walking - 2 ½ yrs)
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! Parent/chaperone required to stay.
Monday 9:00-9:30am 
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80
Instructor: TBA

Music & Me (Walking - 2 ½ 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. Parent/chaperone required to stay.
Monday 9:30-10:00am 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: TBA

Let’s Go to Art (Walking - 2 ½ yrs)
Have fun with friends creating different projects each week to take home and display! Parents/chaperones participation required. 
Wednesday 9:00-9:30am 
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80 
Instructor: TBA

Giggle & Groove (0 - 2 ½ 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. Parents/chaperones participation required. 
Wednesday 9:30-10:00am 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: Miss Gail

Team for Tots (Walking - 2½ yrs)
Parachute play, relay races and sports including soccer, basketball and more! Parents/chaperones participation required. 
Friday 9:30-10:00am 
Location: Program Center
Free with Membership. Must register for each session
Instructor: TBA

Silly Science (Walking – 3 yrs)
Tiny scientists love this class where we test experiments and watch how ingredients come together to create surprising reactions. Parents/chaperones participation required.
Friday 9:00-9:30am
Location: Program Center
Fee: $80 
Instructor: TBA

Open Play (Walking - 3 yrs)
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
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