West Essex YMCA

Arts & Humanities

Parent/Child Classes

Spring Program Schedule


Learn, Play, Grow  (Ages 12-36 months) (Parent-Child)

Join your child in exploring their surrounding in fun and interactive ways.  Circle time games, songs and messy play all await in this class.

Academic, Arts and Humanities

Spring Program Schedule

Fun with Phonics (Ages 3-5)

A superb way to enhance vocabulary as well as improve on letter, word and sound recognition.  Children will learn the alphabet in a fun and engaging way. 
Taught by certified teacher.

Lights, Camera, Action (Drama) (Ages 3-5)

Kids will learn the art of storytelling and plays through puppets and other fun creative props.

Pint Size Picasso (Ages 4-6)

A class with the perfect amount of structure and open art creativity time! A mix of projects that work on fine motor skills like cutting, gluing and coloring that will be yours to take home. 

Little Scientists (Ages 4-6)

Tiny scientists love this class where we test experiments and watch how ingredients come together to create surprising reactions.

Let's Dance (Ages 5-11) (Free for facility members)

Learn easy dance moves in a class setting that focuses on teamwork, leadership skills and physical activity while having fun.


S.T.E.A.M.  (Ages 7-12)

Join this awesome class of Science, a little Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! 

The Art Club! (Ages 7 -12)

Your child will be introduced to a new artist each week and discuss style and technique to create their own masterpiece.


Lights, Camera, Action (Drama) (Ages 7-12)

Kids will learn techniques of acting and theatre in a fun and engaging way.  They will put on a mini play for the parents at the end of the session.


Monthly Art Workshops  (Ages 7-12)

Thursday after school ART workshops monthly.  Please contact Mike Lee for upcoming workshops.