South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8-Week Program 

Fall II Session: October 30th-December 24th
Online Registration or call (973) 762-4145

Our Youth Sports Programs cultivate values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. Youth sports help children to grow personally, appreciate diversity, develop leadership skills and have fun. We incorporate our core values: Respect, Honest, Responsibility and Caring into all our classes. 

PARENTS NOTE: Children attending our ECLC and School Age Child Care Program at the Program Center will be picked up and returned to class by Y staff for classes held at the Y Monday-Friday 9am-7pm.

FLOOR HOCKEY - (4 -5 ½ yrs)
Put on your sneakers and get your hockey stick ready! Learn the fundamentals while having fun. We will end each class with a game.  The Y provides all hockey equipment including a helmet with face mask (or bring your own) No class Halloween 10/31
Tuesday 2:45 - 3:30pm 
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $87
Instructor: Coach Dave

KARATE (4 yrs – 5th Grade years).
Children and adults learn basic philosophy and movements of this martial art. Develop physical fitness, body control, discipline and self-esteem. Safety awareness and self-defense are also discussed. Sensei Carmen Puglio, with over 40 years of experience, leads this class. Uniforms, belts, and martial arts equipment are not required but available for purchase. Advancement belts are optional and must be purchased if they are earned. Parents must register individually if also taking the class. There is class 11/25. No class 12/23.
4-5 ½ yrs            Wednesday   10:00-10:45am (children only)
Grades K-Adult   Friday            5:30 - 6:15pm      
Grades K-Adult   Saturday       11:10 - 11:55am       
Grades K-Adult   Saturday       12:00 - 12:45pm       
Location: Program Center
Fee:  M, W, F $110         Sat. $96
Instructor:  Sensei Carmen

KINDER BASKETBALL (4-5 ½ yrs)
Children will learn introductory basketball skills, the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having lots of fun!  Please observe age restrictions.
Tuesday              10:50-11:45am
Wednesday         3:45- 4:30pm 
Wednesday         4:30-5:15pm 
Saturday            
2:50-3:35pm 
Saturday             3:40-4:25
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $98

KINDER SOCCER (3yrs)
Just for 3 year olds!  Helps develop physical skills, soccer readiness, and teamwork.  We teach the importance of fair play and good sportsmanship - plus have plenty of fun! No class Halloween 10/31
Tuesday 9:55-10:40am
Location: Y Field (inclement weather, Y Gym)
Fee:
Tuesday $87
Instructors: Coach Dave and Coach Shaun

KINDER SOCCER (4 -5 ½ yrs.)
Learn introductory soccer skills and the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having fun! No class 11/25.
Friday 3:00-3:45pm
Location:  Y Gym
Fee:  Saturday $87  
Instructors: Coach Dave and Coach Fred

TIGER SOCCER (Grades 1st & 2nd) 
Improve physical fitness while developing soccer skills. Gain an appreciation of fair play, good sportsmanship and teamwork. Class ends with a game. No class 11/25 and 12/23.
Saturday 2:00-2:45pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $75

KINDER SPORTS (3 - 5 ½ yrs)
Designed to build confidence, develop physical skills, learn team play and practice good sportsmanship. Basics skills from soccer, football, basketball, floor hockey, t-ball and volleyball are introduced. Please observe age restrictions. No class Halloween 10/31
3 years                Wednesday 2:05 - 2:50pm 
4-5 1/2 yrs         Tuesday 9:00-9:45am 
4-5 1/2 yrs         
Wednesday 1:10-1:55pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  Tuesday- $87   Wednesday $99
Instructors: Coach Dave and Coach Shaun

PEE WEE TENNIS (4 - 8 yrs)
Learn to play with junior sized tennis racquets, oversized balls and super fun instruction! Racquets are supplied or bring your own. We build confidence, develop physical coordination and practice good sportsmanship. No class 11/24. There is class 12/22
4-5 ½ yrs             Friday   3:50- 4:35pm 
6- 8 yrs                Friday   4:40 - 5:25pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $87
Instructor: Coach Dave

SKATEBOARDING CLINIC (Grades K-8th)
Skateboarders with above beginner skills are stoked to get expert lessons and take their skateboarding skills to the next level at the brand new top of the line skate park in Maplewood.  Supply your own skateboard and safety equipment.  Helmet required. 
Saturday 10:00am-11:00am (Nov. 4-18)
Location:  Maplecrest Park, Maplewood
Fee: $45
Instructor: Mr. Mike

SKATEBOARDING ADVANCED CLINIC (Grades K-8th)
Skateboarders with above beginner skills will be stoked to get expert lessons and take their skateboarding skills to the next level at the brand new top of the line skate park in Maplewood.  Supply your own skateboard and safety equipment.  Helmet required.
Saturday
11:00am-12:00pm (Nov. 4-18)
Location
:  Maplecrest Park, Maplewood
Fee
: $45

STRIDER BALANCE BIKE TRAINING (2 ½ yrs -5 yrs)
Explore mobility on two wheels, improve motor skills development, increase balance, strength and build confidence and coordination. Children focus solely on learning balance first. Research shows that learning balance and coordination with exercise jump-starts a child’s growth and development. Helmet use required. Bring your own or use the Y’s helmets. We supply the Strider bikes. No class Halloween 10/31

Tuesday               10:55 - 11:40am      Instructors: Coach Dave and Coach Shaun
Wednesday         9:05 - 9:50am          Instructor: Coach Dave  
Wednesday         11:00-11:45am         Instructor: Coach Dave 
Friday                  2:05-2:50pm             Instructors: Coach Dave and Coach Fred
Location:  Y Gym
Fee: Tuesday $87   Wednesday/Friday $99