South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8-Week Program 

Spring Registration Begins April 12th
Spring Session: May 1st -June 25th

Easy 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.

STRIDER BALANCE BIKE TRAINING (2.5  -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.
Wednesday 11:00-11:45am
Friday 2:05-2:50pm
Location:  Y Gym
Fee: $99

LITTLE CLIMBERS  (4-6 yrs)
Learn to climb and traverse (going side to side) on the Y's new outdoor climbing wall. Climbers boulder across the wall from point to point while playing games, increasing flexibility and challenging their abilities.  No Class 5/29.
Monday 9:05-9:50am
Location:  Y Field
Fee:  $99

KINDER SPORTS (3 - 5.5 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. 
Ages 4-5.5  Tuesday 9:00-9:45am 
Ages 4-5.5  Wednesday 1:10-1:55pm 
Age 3         Wednesday 2:05-2:50pm 
Location:
Y Field
Fee: $99

PEE WEE TENNIS  (Ages 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. 
Friday (Ages 4-5).5 3:50-4:35pm 
Friday (Ages 6-8) 4:40-5:25pm 
Location:
Y Gym
Fee:  $99

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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.   There is class Memorial Day Weekend.
Ages 4-6    Wednesday  9:05-9:50am
Ages 4-6    Wednesday 10:00-10:45am
Location: Y Gym
Ages 5-8     Friday   5:30-6:15pm     
Location:  Creation Station
Ages 5-Adult  Saturday 11:10-11:55am      
Ages 5-Adult  Saturday 12:00-12:45pm     
Location: Program Center 
Fee:  $110

FLOOR HOCKEY - (4 - 5.5 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).
Tuesday 2:45-3:30pm  
Location:
Y Gym
Fee: $99

KINDER SOCCER (3 yrs)
Just for 3 year olds!  Helps develop physical skills, soccer readiness, and teamwork.  We teach the importance of fair play and good sportsmanship - all while having lots of fun!
Tuesday  9:55-10:40am   
Location
: Y Field 
Fee: $99

KINDER SOCCER (4 -5.5 yrs)
Learn soccer skills and the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Rain Date the following Sunday morning same time.
Friday 3:00-3:45pm
Fee:  $99
Saturday 10:05-10:50am
Location: Y Field
Fee:  $87  No Class 5/27

TIGER SOCCER
(Grades 1 & 2)
Learn soccer skills and the importance of fair play.  Develop teamwork skills and physical strength. Class ends with a game. No class 5/29
Saturday
2:00-2:45pm
Location:
Y Gym
Fee: 
$99  

SKATEBOARDING CLINIC (Grades K-8)
Young skateboarders are stoked to get expert lessons from skate instructor, Mike Kirk, named one of New Jersey's best. Learn solid fundamentals and take half pipe skills to the next level. All skill levels welcome! Skateboarders with higher skills should register for the advanced class. Skateboard helmet required. Pads highly recommended. See SMY Camp Guide for our weekly half day summer clinic.
Monday    5:15-6:15pm
Thursday  5:15-6:15pm
Saturday  10:00-11:00am
Location:  Maplecrest Park
Fee: $120.00

SKATEBOARDING ADVANCED CLINIC (Grades K-8)
Get expert lessons and bring skills to the next level with instructor Mike Kirk, named one of New Jersey's best. Supply your own skateboard and safety equipment. Helmet required.
Saturday11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Maplecrest Park
Fee:  $120

KINDER BASKETBALL (4-6 yrs)
Learn introductory basketball skills, the importance of fair place, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having a bunch of fun!
Tuesday 10:50-11:35am or 3:40-4:25pm
Wednesday
3:45-4:30pm
Saturday
2:50-3:35 Level I, new to basketball
Saturday
3:40-4:25 Level II, returning Kinder Bball players
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $99

TGA GOLF (4-11 yrs)
We partner with TGA Premier Junior Golf and introducers new players to this great game. Players progress through TGA's five level program including putting, swing fundamentals, rules and etiquette.  Rainy days are made up at the end of the session.
Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Location: Y Field
Fee:  $170

GAGA (Grades K-5)
This fun, energetic game is a kinder, gentler dodge ball.  Build agility, cardio endurance, quickness and hand eye coordination.  Class is rescheduled on rainy days.  No class 5/29.  Spring Gaga Tournament Sunday, April 23rd.  Separate registration required for tournament.
Tuesday (K-2)3:40-4:25pm
Saturday (K-2) 3:00-4:00pm
Saturday (3-5) 4;00pm-5:00pm
Location: Y Gaga Pit
Fee:  $99 Tuesday, $91 Saturday