Countdown to Camp

Register now for the 2nd Session of Winter Programs
 Healthy U Programming

Healthy U Programming

at the Early Childhood Learning Center and in the Y's School Age Child Care Learn More >>

Start your new routine today!

Start your new routine today!

Mat Pilates, ZUMBA, Total Body Kick, and more! Learn More >>

Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

... for Elementary Students in South Orange and Maplewood Learn More >>

Protecting Children
YMCA Receives Coveted Award
Early Childhood Learning Center

Early Childhood Learning Center

For ages 6 weeks to 4 years. Now Enrolling! Learn More >>

South Mountain YMCA

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Serving Maplewood and South Orange

Our Y is proud to be one of the largest providers of childcare, summer day camp and youth sports programs in our area.  All programs and services are designed to nurture the potential of children, promote healthy living and foster a sense of social responsibility. Located directly between the South Orange and Maplewood train stations, our extended hours of operation are designed to meet both the recreational needs of our youth as well those of working parents. 

Latest News

  • Friday TEEN Game Nights

    Friday TEEN Game Nights imageFor kids in grades 5 through 8. Teens enjoy an active evening with friends, making new friends and having a great time at the Y! Each week there will be different gym games, promoting positive recreational fun! The emphasis is in participation, and enthusiasm. Teamwork and strategy are more valuable than athletic skills and individual competitiveness. Fridays View Full Story >

  • Adult Class - Mat Pilates

    Adult Class - Mat Pilates imageMAT PILATES (16 yrs & up) An open-level class in the strengthening core exercises of Joseph Pilates. These exercises are executed on the floor on a small mat in a sequence perfect for developing your core muscles through focused, centered, controlled, conditioning through your every breath. Learn the correct positioning for safety and effective movement. “The View Full Story >

  • South Mountain Y Director wins Program Leadership Award

    South Mountain Y Director wins Program Leadership Award imageAdrienne Mtume has spent her life collecting artwork and stories of the people and cultures she’s encountered while traveling the world. In 2012, Mtume created the Global Arts summer camp at the South Mountain YMCA to share those experiences with young children and open their eyes to cultures far beyond the boundaries of Maplewood and South Orange. “I View Full Story >

  • South Mountain Y's ACES Gymnastics Team Enjoys Success at State championships

    South Mountain Y's ACES Gymnastics Team Enjoys Success at State championships imageThe South Mountain YMCA Aces Gymnastics A and B teams competed successfully at the NJ States competition in Madison, NJ on May 18, 2014. Kellyn Shuster of South Orange,( level 8 A team), was the only A team competitor. She received fifth on floor with a 8.6, for an all-around total of 30.9; with South Mountain Aces placing fourth. Taylor Milch of Montclair (level 7, View Full Story >

  • South Mountain YMCA is honored as Branch of the Year!

    South Mountain YMCA is honored as Branch of the Year! imageCongratulations to the entire South Mountain YMCA staff and leadership team for the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges' 2013 Branch of the Year award! Earning the top recognition among the six branches in the Association, the South Mountain YMCA's 2013 Branch of the Year was one of 10 awards the Metro YMCA bestowed at the annual meeting on April 3, held at the Hanover View Full Story >

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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

2/9 Winter 2 Registration Starts

2/27 Wizard Family Night and Campaign Rally

2/28 Parents' Night OUT


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
3/28 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