South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8-Week Program 

Fall Registration Begins August 7th
Fall Session: Sept. 5th-Oct. 29th
Class Grid Fall 2017

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.

KARATE FOR KIDS (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 will be class 11/25. There will be no class on 12/23.
4-5 1/2 yrs              Wednesday 10:00-10:45am (children only class)
5-8 yrs                   Monday 6:00pm-6:45pm
5-8 yrs                    Friday 5:30 - 6:15pm      
Grades K-Adult         Saturday 11:10 - 11:55am       
Grades K-Adult         Saturday 12:00 - 12:45pm       
Location: Creation Station
Fee:  Fall 1 $110      Fall 2 $96

PARENT-CHILD SOCCER (2-3 yrs) Fall 1 Only
Learn fundamentals with your child. Develop motor skills, balance and coordination.  Learn how to follow directions - all while having lots of fun!
Saturday 9:10-9:55am.  
: Y Field 
Fee: $99

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! 
9:55-10:40am No class 10/31
Y Field
Tuesday $87

KINDER SOCCER (4 -5 1/2 yrs.)
Learn introductory soccer skills and the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having fun!
Friday 3:00-3:45pm
Fee:  $99
Saturday 10:05-10:50am Fall 1 Only
Location: Fall 1- Y Field; Fall 2 Y Gym
Fee: Fall 1 $99         Fall 2 $87   No Class 11/25

KINDER SPORTS (3 - 5 1/2 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. 
3 years         Wednesday  2:05 - 2:50pm 
4-5 1/2 yrs    Tuesday 9:00-9:45am  No class 10/31
4-5 1/2 yrs    Wednesday 1:10-1:55pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  Tuesday $99    Wednesday $99

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 on 11/24, there is class 12/22.
4-5 1/2 yrs    Friday   3:50- 4:35pm 
6- 8 yrs         Friday   4:40 - 5:25pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  Fall 1- $99       Fall 2- $87

Young skateboarders 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.  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 5:15-6:15pm          Fall 1 Only
Thursday 5:15-6:15pm        Fall 1 Only
Saturday 10:00am-11:00am Fall 1  8 week session        Fall 2 3 week session (Nov. 4-18)
Location:  Maplecrest Park, Maplewood
Fee: Fall 1- $120      Fall 2- $45

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.
11:00am-12:00pm Fall 1  8 week session      Fall 2 3 week session (Nov. 4-18)
:  Maplecrest Park, Maplewood
: Fall 1- $120      Fall 2- $45

FLOOR HOCKEY - (4 -5 1/2 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 No class 10/31
Y Gym
Fee: Fall 1 $99 Fall 2 $87

TIGER SOCCER (Grades 1st & 2nd) Fall 1 Only
Learn soccer skills and the importance of fair play.  Develop teamwork skills and physical strength. Class ends with a game.
Saturday 11:00 - 11:45am
Location: Y Field
Fee:  $99

TGA GOLF (4-11 yrs)
We partner with TGA Premier Junior Golf and introduce 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
 Y Field
Fee:  $170

GAGA (Grades K-2)  Fall 1 Only
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.  
Tuesday 3:40-4:25pm No class 10/31
Location: Y Gaga Pit
Fee:  $87 
Fall Gaga Tournament Sunday, October 1stSeparate registration required for tournament.


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.
Tuesday 10:55 - 11:40am No class 10/31
Wednesday 9:05 - 9:50am 
Wednesday 11:00-11:45am
Friday 2:05-2:50pm
Location:  Y Gym
Fee: Tuesday- $99 Wednesday/Friday-$99

LACROSSE SKILLS (Grades 1-4)   Fall 1 Only
Learn basic lacrosse skills, build self-confidence, develop coordination and have fun on the filed! Bring own stick or use of the Y’s. First class is on 9/11.
Monday 3:45pm-4:45pm
Location: Y Field

T-BALL (4 - 5 1/2 yrs) Fall 1 Only
Learn basic baseball skills, build self-confidence, develop coordination. Bring own glove or use one of the Y's.
Tuesday 4:35-5:20pm No class 10/31
Location: Y Field/Gym
Fee: $99