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.
After receiving over 100 applications, we're excited to announce Leah Greene, as the new Sr. Program Director of School Age Child Care for the South Mountain and East Orange YMCAs. Leah is excellent at working with youth, staff and members. She's creative, innovative and welcomes new ideas to solve challenges. Her willingness to roll up her sleeves and help out staff has made her a huge hit with our team.View Full Story >
“I could not have raised my daughter on my own without the tremendous support of the Maplewood/South Orange community, and in no small part the South Mountain Y”
In December 2001, Beth Boily became a single mom. “My husband died unexpectedly at age 36. I worked long hours at a high-pressure job in the city, and I was not prepared for additional responsibilities at home,” said Beth. Her beautiful three-year-old daughter, Marisa, attended a well-regarded pre-school in Short Hills, but within a few months, Beth realized that she would be better served at a more local school, and was recommended to the South Mountain YMCA.View Full Story >
We are in the final stretch of our ‘Friends and Family’ phase of the 2017 Annual Support Campaign and well on the way to a successful mission.
Our first phase of the goal is $115,000 and we have just surpassed $83,000. We have a way to go but the force is strong with our community.View Full Story >
The 9th annual World Festival for families in the South Mountain YMCA’s Early Childhood Learning Center took place on Saturday, February 4th. Over 400 children, parents and teachers were invited to sample foods and explore art from all over the world in classrooms that had been transformed.View Full Story >
Are you good with kids? Reliable, responsible, energetic? Willing to learn new things and make a difference in our community this summer? The South Mountain YMCA is looking to hire junior counselors, senior counselors and specialists too!
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HOURS OF OPERATION
10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Feb. 27-April 23rd
Saturday March 25
Saturday March 4th
Teen Leaders Interact
Every Friday 7:30pm-9:30pm
Community Service Opportunity