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

  • South Mountain Staff Celebrates the New Year!

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    This January the South Mountain staff came together for an evening of gratitude, appreciation and celebration. Our dynamic staff brings dedication, friendship, financial support and commitment to South Mountain each day.

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  • Family Room: Learn, Play, Connect

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    The Family Room at the Civic House is in full swing this Saturday, January 7th. Whether it’s biting cold, raining or snowing this weekend - get out of the house, connect with other families while your kids play and explore.

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  • Learn to Ride on a Pedal-less Bike

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    Our newest class is ready to roll! Ages 2-5 years learn to balance and ride on the Strider No-Pedal Balance Bike.  Kids explore mobility on two wheels, improve motor skills development, build confidence, coordination and it's super FUN!

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  • Early Bird Camp Registration is NOW!

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    Get ready for Summer Camp 2017!  We're already thinking about summer fun and Early Bird Registration has started.  Lock in last year's rates now.  Plus, be sure to get the camp you want and the weeks you need!

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  • Giving Tuesday at South Mountain

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    I am forever grateful to the South Mountain YMCA for its work to help every child reach his or her potential - developing
    confidence, compassion, and so much more. I've watched its mission unfold first-hand through my own three children , and
    and countless others in our community.
    -- Kathy Krais, South Mountain YMCA Parent, Volunteer and Board Member

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13 Jefferson Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Welcome Center

P  973.762.4145
F  973.762.2064

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

Early Childhood

Learning Center


10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Mon-Fri: 7:00am-7:00pm


Membership Application


Calendar of Events

Winter 1 Session

Jan. 2 - Feb. 26
Register NOW!

Winter 1 Class Grid


The Family Room 
Saturdays 9am-11:30am


Kids Night Out

January 21st 6-10pm


Specialty Camps Reunion

Winter Carnival Saturday Jan.28th 2-3:30pm


Early Bird Camp Registration

Limited time!


Red Cross Babysitting Course

Sunday, Feb. 5th Ages 11-15


College Prep for High Schoolers FREE

February 8th 6:30pm 


Snow Camp


Hamilton Workshop


Adult Ballet

Fridays 6am-7am


Learn to Ski sold out


Teen Leaders Interact

Grades 6-12th


Teen Night

Every Friday 7:30pm-9:30pm


Adult Fitness Classes




School Age Child Care Information


Birthday Party Information



Community Service Opportunity