South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8-Week Program 

Winter 1 January 6th-March 2
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 ½yrs)
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: $103
Instructor: Coach Dave

KARATE (4 yrs – Adult)
Children and adults learn basic philosophy and movements of this martial art. Kids participate independently, or with an adult chaperone to 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.
Grades K-5           Monday        6:00-6:45pm  Location:  Creation Station
4-5 ½ yrs            Wednesday   10:00-10:45am (children only) Location:  Gym
Grades K-Adult   Friday            5:30 - 6:15pm  Location: Creation Station
Grades K-Adult   
Saturday       11:10 - 11:55am   Location: Program Center    
Grades K-Adult
   Saturday       12:00 - 12:45pm  Location: Program Center  
Fee:  $114

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! 
Tuesday 9:55-10:40am 
Location: Y Field (inclement weather, Y Gym)
 Tuesday $103
Instructors: Coach Dave and Coach Shaun

KINDER SOCCER (4 -5 ½yrs.)
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 $103
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:  $103

KINDER SPORTS (3 - 5 ½yrs)
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         
Wednesday 1:10-1:55pm 
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $103
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:  $103
Instructor: Coach Dave

SKATEBOARDING CLINIC (Grades K-8th) Winter 2 Only March 12-April 27
Young skateboarders learn solid fundamentals of skateboarding and take their skills to the next level. All skill levels from beginner to experienced are welcome! Skateboarders with higher skills should register for the advanced class.  Skateboard helmet required. Pads highly recommended.
Monday 5:15-6:16pm
Thursday 5:15-6:15pm
Location:  Maplecrest Park, Maplewood
Fee: $93
Instructor: Mr. Mike

SKATEBOARDING ADVANCED CLINIC (Grades K-8th) Winter 2 Only 6 week session Starts 3/17
Get expert lessons and bring skills to the next level. Supply your own skateboard and safety equipment.  Helmet required. 
11:00am-12:00pm (Nov. 4-18) 
:  Maplecrest Park, Maplewood
: $93

NEW! SPACE WARS ACADEMY  (4 - 5 ½ yrs)
Bravery, loyalty, focus, physical fitness… do you have what it takes to win an epic battle between good and evil? Space Wars Academy, teaches teamwork, strategy, and sportsmanship as your young warrior gains strength, agility, and stamina. We create heroic galaxy scenes, design personalized equipment to save the universe! Whether you are a Novice, Knight, or Master, join Master Shaun and let the training begin!
Tuesday  9:00-9:45am 
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $99
Instructor: Coach Shaun

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.
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:  $103