South Mountain YMCA

Youth Sports

8 Week Program 

Fall 2 Session: November 2nd - December 23rd
Winter 1 Session: January 4th - February 28th 
Call:
973-762-4145
Register Online

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, Senior Director of Youth Sports and Wellness (jkelly@metroymcas.org)

Class fees listed are for YMCA members, additional fees apply for community members.

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.

Fall 2

ALL SORTS OF SPORTS! (4 - 5 1/2 yrs)
This class will help young students develop coordination skills through the introduction of sports! Participants will learn a variety of sports through fun games and drills, all while playing games and having fun!
Tuesday: 
10:00-10:45am
Location: Y Gym

G.A.T.O.R.S. (3 – 5 1/2 yrs)
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

INTRO TO FLAG FOOTBALL (4 -5 1/2 yrs)
New this session! This class is designed to introduce the sport of flag football to our young students through fun games and activities that will teach football skills like catching and throwing, route running, and flag pulling. 
Thursday 2:15 – 3:00pm
Location:
 Y Gym

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                              Wednesday 10:00-10:45am (Y Gym)
5-8 yrs                                     Monday 6:00pm-6:45pm (Creation Station)
5-8 yrs                                     Friday 5:30-6:15pm (Creation Station)   
Grades K-Adult                        Saturday 11:10-11:55am (Program Center)
Grades K-Adult                        Saturday 12:00-12:45pm (Program Center)
Location:
 Y Gym, Creation Station, Program Center

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 - plus have plenty of fun! 
Tuesday 
2:45-3:15pm
Location:
 Y Gym

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!
Wednesday: 2:45-3:30pm
Location: Y Gym

PEE WEE TENNIS (4 – 5 1/2 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.
Monday 2:30-3:15pm
Location: Y Gym

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         11:00 - 11:45am
Thursday – Level 1        3:05-3:50pm
Friday – Level 2             2:45-3:30pm
Location:  Y Gym

Winter 1 2020

My First PE Class!
New for Winter 1: My First PE Class! It’s the best part of gym class- being active while having fun and escaping the normal classroom setting. Kids will have the opportunity to get active and develop gross motor skills while playing games and having a blast!

3 Year Olds:
Tuesday: 10:00-10:30am                                     Friday: 10:00-10:30am
Location: Y Gym                                                   Location: Program Center

4-5 ½ Year Olds:
Wednesday:
11:00-11:45am                                Thursday: 2:15-3:00pm
Location: Y Gym                                                   Location: Y Gym

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                              Wednesday 10:00-10:45am (Y Gym)
5-8 yrs                                     Monday 6:00pm-6:45pm (Creation Station)
5-8 yrs                                     Friday 5:30-6:15pm (Creation Station)   
Grades K-Adult                        Saturday 11:10-11:55am (Program Center)
Grades K-Adult                        Saturday 12:00-12:45pm (Program Center)
Location:
 Y Gym, Creation Station, Program Center

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 - plus have plenty of fun! 
Tuesday 
2:45-3:15pm
Location:
 Y Gym

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!
Wednesday: 2:45-3:30pm
Location: Y Gym

PEE WEE TENNIS (4 – 5 1/2 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.
Monday 2:30-3:15pm
Location: Y Gym

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         11:00 - 11:45am
Thursday – Level 1        3:05-3:50pm
Friday – Level 2             2:55-3:40pm
Location:  Y Gym


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