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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

  • Going bananas for Healthy Kids Day

    Going bananas for Healthy Kids Day imageOn Saturday, May 2, from 12 - 3pm, the Y is celebrating YMCA Healthy Kids Day®, the Ys national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families. The YMCAs Healthy Kids Day will include fun active play and educational activities to keep kids moving and learning, in order to maintain healthy habits and academic skills to achieve goals and reach View Full Story >

  • Registration Starts for Spring Classes

    Registration Starts for Spring Classes imageRegistration has started for South Mountain Y's Spring Session of classes. Registration is easy online or visit our Welcome Center at 13 Jefferson Avenue, between Valley and the train tracks in Maplewood. The session runs for 8 weeks beginning April 27th through June 21st, and offers a wide variety of youth sports and enrichment and Adult fitness classes. New programs View Full Story >

  • South Mountain YMCA leader - Eric Stoddard

    South Mountain YMCA leader - Eric Stoddard imageSouth Mountain YMCA leader and former national bobsled team member promoted to keep Y on a smooth track. Eric Stoddard can still imagine floating in a YMCA pool in Laconia, N.H. “I remember so vividly, getting a life jacket on and being in the pool with my mom,’’ Stoddard said. “I loved the water!’’ The YMCA remained a center of life View Full Story >

  • South Mountain Y Travel Basketball Teams Enjoy Success

    South Mountain Y Travel Basketball Teams Enjoy Success imageThe South Mountain YMCA Youth Traveling Basketball Teams concluded their season this past weekend (March 7-8, 2015) with great success at the New Jersey YMCA State Youth Basketball Tournaments held at the Wayne YMCA and the Wycoff YMCA on March 1. South Mountain sent 3 teams that competed against YMCAs from all over the state in 3 different divisions. The New Jersey YMCA View Full Story >

  • 2015 Campaign

    2015 Campaign imageMetro YMCA kicked off Annual Support Campaign to strengthen community with a Wizard of Oz - "There's No Place like the Y" theme. The South Mountain Y is set to raise $170,000 out of the Metro's $1 million goal during this 6 week campaign with the help of their board, volunteers and staff. Serving over 3,000 youths each year, the South Mountain Y awarded over $275,000 last View Full Story >

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13 Jefferson Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040