South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8 Week Program 
Winter 1 Class Grid

January 5 – March 1
8 Week Program 

KARATE FOR THE FAMILY (4yrs – 5th Grade)
Children and adults learn basic philosophy and movements of this martial art. Develop physical fitness, body control, 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.
4-5 1/2 yrs (Class #98240)            Wednesday 10:00-10:45am (Y Gym)
5-8 yrs (Class #98239)                   Monday 6:00pm-6:45pm (Creation Station)
5-8 yrs (Class #98238)                   Friday 5:30-6:15pm (Creation Station)   
Grades K-Adult (Class #98242)               Saturday 11:10-11:55am (Program Center)
Grades K-Adult (Class #98389)               Saturday 12:00-12:45pm (Program Center)
Location:
 Y Gym, Creation Station, Program Center
Fee: $127     

KINDER SOCCER (3 yrs) Class #98246
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 
2:45-3:30pm
Location:
 Y Gym
Fee:
$115

KINDER SOCCER (4 -5 1/2 yrs.) Class #98222
Learn introductory soccer skills and the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having fun!
Wednesday: 2:45-3:30pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $115

INTRO TO SPORTS: HANDS & FEET (3 - 5 1/2 yrs) Class #98219
This class will help young students develop coordination skills through the introduction of sports that utilize the hands and feet to manipulate objects. Students will learn sports such as soccer, basketball, and volleyball through fun games and drills designed to introduce and develop sport specific skills, all while playing games and having fun!
Tuesday: 
10:00-10:45am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $115

PEE WEE TENNIS (4 – 5 1/2 yrs) Class #98262
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 1/21 or 2/19).
Monday 2:30-3:15pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $115

FLOOR HOCKEY (4 -5 1/2 yrs) Class #98223
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). 
Thursday 2:00 - 2:45pm
Location:
 Y Gym
Fee: $115

New! G.A.T.O.R.S. (3 – 5 1/2 yrs) Class #98220
G.A.T.O.R.S. Stands for Games, Activities, Tag, Obstacles, Relays, and Sports! This exciting class will enable children to continue their physical development in a fun and safe environment where they will learn basic athletic skills including change of direction, stopping and starting, fleeing, and hand-eye coordination!
Wednesday 11:00 - 11:45am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $115

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.
Tuesday – Level 1 (Class #98271) 10:55 - 11:40am
Thursday – Level 1 (Class #98224)         2:55-3:40pm
Friday – Level 2 (Class #98223)     2:55-3:40pm
Location:  Y Gym
Fee: $115

Winter 2 Session: March 2 – April 26

Winter 2 Class Grid

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. 

For information regarding any programming, contact Jason Kelly, Director of Youth Sports and Wellness (jkelly@metroymcas.org)

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 THE FAMILY (4yrs – 5th Grade)
Children and adults learn basic philosophy and movements of this martial art. Develop physical fitness, body control, 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.
4-5 1/2 yrs (Class #99443)             Wednesday 10:00-10:45am (Y Gym)
5-8 yrs (Class #99442)                    Monday 6:00pm-6:45pm (Creation Station)
5-8 yrs (Class #99441)                    Friday 5:30-6:15pm (Creation Station)   
Grades K-Adult (Class #99445)                Saturday 11:10-11:55am (Program Center)
Grades K-Adult (Class #99444)       Saturday 12:00-12:45pm (Program Center)
Location:
 Y Gym, Creation Station, Program Center
Fee: $127     

KINDER SOCCER (3 yrs) Class #99448
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 
2:45-3:30pm
Location:
 Y Gym/Y Field
Fee:
$115

KINDER SOCCER (4 -5 1/2 yrs.) Class #99424
Learn introductory soccer skills and the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having fun!
Wednesday: 2:45-3:30pm
Location: Y Gym/Y Field
Fee:  $115

INTRO TO SPORTS: HANDS & FEET (3 - 5 1/2 yrs) Class #99423
This class will help young students develop coordination skills through the introduction of sports that utilize the hands and feet to manipulate objects. Students will learn sports such as soccer, basketball, and volleyball through fun games and drills designed to introduce and develop sport specific skills, all while playing games and having fun!
Tuesday: 
10:00-10:45am
Location: Y Gym/Y Field
Fee: $115

PEE WEE TENNIS (4 – 5 1/2 yrs) Class #99464
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.
Monday 2:30-3:15pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee:  $115

FLOOR HOCKEY (4 -5 1/2 yrs) Class #99436
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). 
Thursday 2:00 - 2:45pm
Location:
 Y Gym
Fee: $115

G.A.T.O.R.S. (3 – 5 1/2 yrs) Class #99413
G.A.T.O.R.S. Stands for Games, Activities, Tag, Obstacles, Relays, and Sports! This exciting class will enable children to continue their physical development in a fun and safe environment where they will learn basic athletic skills including change of direction, stopping and starting, fleeing, and hand-eye coordination!
Wednesday 11:00 - 11:45am
Location: Y Gym/Y Field
Fee: $115

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.
Tuesday – Level 1 (Class #99472)  10:55 - 11:40am
Thursday – Level 1 (Class #99426)          2:55-3:40pm
Friday – Level 2 (Class #99425)     2:55-3:40pm
Location:  Y Gym
Fee: $115