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

  • 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 >

  • 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 >

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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

3/28 Parents' Night Out

4/3 Vacation Camp
4/6 Spring Registration Starts
4/11 Parents' Night OUT
4/12 FREE Training -Be a Partner in Prevention!
4/17 Enrichment/Family Night
4/20-24 Vacation Camp
4/20-21 Project Fashion Vacation Camp
4/22-23 Mini LEGO's Vacation Camp

4/27 Spring Classes Start!

5/2 Healthy Kids Day
5/2 Parents' Night Out
5/9 Family Reptile Night