South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8-Week Program Sessions

Fall 1: Sept 2-Oct 26, 2014
Fall 2: Oct 27-Dec 21, 2014 - Registration starts Oct 6
Winter 1: Jan 5-March 1, 2015 - Registration starts Dec 1
Winter 2: March 2-April 26, 2015 - Registration starts Feb 9
Spring: April 27-June 21, 2015 - Registration starts April 6

All 5-digit Codes below are for FALL 2 Session Registration
Easy Online Registration or Call (973) 762-4145

Through Y youth sports programs millions of children today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. The YMCA believes that its youth sports programs can help children to grow personally, clarify values, improve relationships, appreciate diversity, develop leadership skills and have fun.

KINDER SPORTS (3 - 5 1/2 yrs)
Designed to build confidence in a child’s ability, learn team play, develop physical skills and practice good values. The class will introduce children to the basics and skills of a variety of sports while playing age appropriate versions of soccer, football, basketball, floor hockey, T-Ball and volleyball. Please observe age restrictions.
3 years Wednesday  2:05 - 2:50pm (65915)
3 years Friday  2:05 - 2:50pm  (65912) no class on 10/31 & 11/28

4-5 1/2 yrs Tuesday 9:00 - 9:45am    (65911)
4-5 1/2 yrs Wednesday 1:10-1:55pm (65892)
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $94; Friday $74

PEE WEE TENNIS  (4 - 8 yrs)
Designed to build confidence in a child’s ability, learn team play, develop physical skills and practice good values.  Children learn tennis with junior sized tennis racquets, oversized balls and unique teaching methods. Racquets are supplied by the Y but you can bring your own. 
4-5 1/2 yrs Friday   3:50- 4:35pm (65898) No class held on 10/31 and 11/28
6- 8 yrs  Friday   4:40 - 5:25pm (65899) No class held on 10/31 and 11/28
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $74 web.JPG
KARATE for KIDS (4 - 8 years)
Children participate independently, or with their parents, in this class that introduces the beginning elements of Karate. Child & adult students will learn basic Karate movements and philosophy helping them to develop their physical fitness, body control, self-discipline, self-control and self-esteem. In addition the program covers topics of self-defense and safety awareness. The program is taught by Sensei Carmen Puglio who has been teaching the martial arts in our community since 1972.  Uniforms are not required but available for purchase. There WILL be a class held on 11/29.  Last class will be on 12/20.
4-5 1/2 yrs Wednesday 10:00-10:45am (65306)
5-8  yrs Saturday 11:10 - 11:55am       (65307)
5-8  yrs Saturday 12:00 - 12:45pm       (65299)
Location: Program Center
Fee:  $104

South Mountain YMCA teams up with New Jersey Devils to provide this sneakers footwear hockey program. Hockey fundamentals will be taught in a fun, values-centered environment. Each class ends with a game. Participants must provide their own helmet with face guard. The NJ Devils and the YMCA will provide all other hockey equipment. All participants will receive a New Jersey Devil's promotional item. A liability release from the Devils will need to be signed to participate.
4 - 5 1/2 years Tuesday 2:45 - 3:30pm  (65889)
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $94

This special version of Kinder Soccer just for 3 year olds will help them develop their physical skills. Children will learn introductory soccer skills, the importance of fair play, team work and good sportsmanship - all while having lots of fun! 
Fall 2 Tuesday  9:55-10:40am  (65304)
Location: Y Gym

Fall 1 Only - Saturday 9:20-10:05am (65302)at Maplecrest Park
Fee: Fall 2 Tuesday $ 94

KINDER SOCCER (4 - 5 1/2 yrs)
Children will learn introductory soccer skills, develop physical ability, and the importance of fair play and teamwork - all while having fun. Class ends with a game.
Fall 2 Friday 3:00 - 3:45pm  (65890)
Location: Y Gym
Fall 1 only - Saturday 10:05-10:50am (65305) at Maplecrest Park
Fee: Fall 2 $74

TIGER SOCCER (Grades 1st & 2nd) 
Children will improve their fitness while building their soccer skills. They will also gain a better appreciation of fair play, good sportsmanship and team work in a values oriented environment. Children have fun playing lots of skill-building games in an age appropriate environment. Class ends with a game.
Fall 1 Only -Saturday 11:00-11:45 at Maplecrest Park

Fall 2 Only -Saturday 2:00 - 2:45 (65894)
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $84
LACROSSE SKILLS (Grades 1-4) Fall 1 Only
Children will build self-confidence, develop coordination and have a great time in this class where Lacrosse basics will be taught in fun skill games.  This class is a great introduction for kids who are interested in trying Lacrosse for the first time.  Children can bring their own stick or use one of the Y's.
Mondays 3:45 -4:45pm (65329) only 7 classes - no class on 9/1
Location: Y Field
Fee: $89

New- ALL SORTS OF SPORTS (Grades 3-5)  Fall 1 Only
This is a great after school sporting activity for children who love all kinds of sports. The coed class will play age appropriate versions of Soccer, Football, Baseball, and Lacrosse. Each sport will be played for 2 weeks. The first week will introduce children to the basics and skills of the sport and the second week will be game play of the sport.  The class is designed to build confidence in a child’s ability, learn team play, develop physical skills and practice good values. Please observe age restrictions.
Monday 5:15 - 6:00pm    (66287)
Location: Memorial  Park (field next to Civic House)
Fee:  $94

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Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Upcoming Events

10/4 Parents' Night OUT
10/6 Registration Starts for FALL 2
10/12-14 TRYOUTS for
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10/18 Parents' Night OUT
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10/20 & 22 4th Grade Travel Basketball tryouts!


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