Programs & Services

The many and varied programs and services offered by the Wyckoff Y will keep the entire family busy from dawn to dusk.

Children’s Programs

PLAY, GROW, EXPLORE!

Our Innovative Learning Experiences…
Nurture the Imagination, Develop Creativity, and Teach important Socialization Skills in a rewarding and engaging environment!

Tutoring Lessons

Gr. K & Up
The YMCA offers private and semi-private tutoring lessons in Math, Science, Reading, Writing, Homework Help, and more. Each session is customized to your child and their learning needs.
30 min. Private: $40
60 min. Private: $65
60 min. Semi-Private (2 children): $80

Children’s Program Schedule – Session I & II
Children’s Programs Schedule – Session III & IV

Session III & IV
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Parent & Pal Classes:

Precious Moments and Creating Firsts!

BABY GYMSTERS
4 – 10 mos.
Mon. 9:30-10:15am

BABY STEPS
10 – 14 mos.
Mon. 10:15 – 11am

BABY SPEEDSTERS
14 – 18 mos.
Wed. 10:15 – 11am

MUSICAL GYMSTERS I
12 – 18 mos.
Fri. 10:30 -11:15am

MUSICAL GYMSTERS II
18 – 24 mos.
Fri. 9:30 -10:15am

PLAY TOGETHER, LEARN TOGETHER
18 – 24 mos.
Thu. 9:30 – 10:15am

COOK WITH ME
Ages 2 – 3
Mon. 9:30 -10:30am

GYM GRADS I
Ages 2 – 3
Tues. 11:30am – 12:15pm
Wed. 9:30 -10:15am

BABY BALLERINAS
Ages 2 – 3
Tue. 9:30-10:15am
Wed. 9:30-10:15am
Thu. 9-9:45am

PAINT & PLAY
Ages 2 – 3
Tue. 9:30 – 10:45am
Thu. 9:45 – 11am

PLAYGROUP
Ages 2 – 3: Without Parent
Mon., Wed., and/or Fri. 9:30 – 11am
Sess. III – IV
Journey into preschool programming! Activities include storytime, art projects, free play, a movement segment, and circle time using basic readiness skills and group interaction.

PRE-K

Bonding, Discovery, and Exploration Happens Here.

Gymnastics I
Ages 3.5 – 4
Tue. 10:45-11:30am, Tue. 2-2:45pm
Learn exercises that improve strength, flexibility, and coordination. Basic gymnastics skills including rolls, jumps, and balance training are taught through obstacle courses and equipment stations.

Gymnastics II
Ages 4 – 5
Mon. 1:15-2pm, Mon. 2:30-3:15pm, Tue. 1-1:45pm
Develop strength, balance, and flexibility while enhancing coordination through basic tumbling, apparatus skills, and obstacle courses.

Swim & Gymnastics II
Ages 4 – 5
Tue. 1-2:30pm
Tumbling, apparatus work, beam, uneven bars, and water activities all included. Swim abilities develop using kickboards, noodles, and more. Gymnastics with a splash of confidence!

NEW! Little Scribblers
Ages 3 – 5
Mon. 1-1:45pm
Learn the fundamentals of drawing by transforming geometric shapes into animals, buildings, cars, and more. Art mixed with a little math!

STEAM Lab
Ages 3 – 5
Mon. 2:45-3:30pm
Welcome scientists, artists, and mathematicians in a study of the how and why things work. Create artwork using everyday objects to understand concepts like static electricity, gravity, magnetism, and more!

Gym Grads II
Ages 3 – 5
Wed. 1-1:45pm
Gain strength, coordination, spatial awareness, opposition, and movement strategies to help in other sports and activities. This movement class is sure to be a hit!

Playgroup
Ages 3 – 4 : Without Parent
Sess. III–IV: Tue. and/or Thu. 9-11:30am
Supplement your child’s current nursery school schedule while increasing independence with an emphasis on socialization. A theme-based curriculum will include crafts, storytime, music and movement, and creative play.

Cooking & Crafts
Ages 3 – 5
Tue. 1-1:45pm, Thu. 1-1:45pm
Get creative in the kitchen and stir up a delicious masterpiece! While your food is cooking – theme based art projects will keep you engaged and learning about nutrition.

Creative Cooks
Ages 3 – 5
Wed. 9:30-10:30am
Learn to make homemade pasta, basic soups and stews that take time, but ensure time well spent in the kitchen!

Little Chefs
Ages 3 – 5
Wed. 1-1:45pm
Explore new ingredients and learn how to follow a recipe through nutrition education. Measure, stir, chop, pour, sift…bon appetite!

Gr. K – 6 Classes

Enhance your child’s “out of school” time!

NEW! The Found Artist
Gr. K – 5
Mon. 4-5pm
Upcycle items from your recycling bin! Bring a city to life with boxes small and large, create a cactus garden made entirely out of plastic bottles, and more. Challenge your design skills!

Watercolor Art
Gr. K – 5
Wed. 5:30-6:30pm
Students choose from dozens of pictures that are ready to ink, color, and paint using watercolor pencils. Learn basic skills to further develop talent and creativity. Take home framed artwork!

Jr. Chefs
Gr. K – 2
Tue. 4:30-5:15pm
Jr. Chefs grow in confidence and knowledge as they create seasonal recipes. Proper food handling, cooking and baking techniques, terminology, table setting, and more are taught!

Creative Cooks: “Chopped”
Gr. 1 – 5
Thu. 5:30-7pm
Food Network Inspired Class: Read basic recipes and learn techniques needed to explore and become comfortable in the kitchen. Work in teams and independently to create a personal take on a dish. Plating and nutritional facts are a bonus.

NEW! Cookbook Chronicles
Gr. 3 & Up
Tue. 5:30-7pm
Journey through classic cookbooks. From Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, to comfort classics from the Barefoot Contessa, and a little Italian with Giada, chefs learn to read recipes and if needed adjust!

Babysitting Course
Gr. 5-8
Mon. 7-8pm, The Commons
Session III: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, (no 2/19), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19
Course follows Red Cross Babysitting Course Curriculum:
• Leadership: safe and responsible babysitting
• Ages and Stages: reviewing child development and age appropriate communication
• Basic Care: sleeping, feeding, holding, safety, and hygiene
• Confidence: preparing for and handling emergency situations
• Safety: first aide and preventing injuries
Participants will have the opportunity to receive American Red Cross CPR Certification.
Instructor: Megan Magerko RN, BSN. Registration OPEN! Online and In Person.  Questions: TiffanyR@wyckoffymca.org
Cost: Full Member: $110 Program Member: $130

The Gymnast Club… We’re Flipping Out!

The Wyckoff YMCA offers a Progressive Gymnastics Program where children develop and continually improve their strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. Our Club focuses on self-confidence through movement and strength skills on the tumbling mats and apparatus. High Flyer! Reach new heights on the high beams and uneven bars to perfect your skills!

Gymnastics III
Gr. K
Mon. 4-4:45pm: Sess. III–IV
Tue. 3:30-4:15pm: Sess. III/IV

Gymnastics IV
Gr. 1 – 2
Mon. 4:45-5:45pm: Sess. III–IV
Tue. 4:15-5:15pm: Sess. III/IV

Swim & Gymnastics IV
Gr. 1 – 2
Tue. 4:15-6pm: Sess. III/IV

Gymnastics V
Gr. 3 – 6
Mon. 5:45-6:45pm: Sess. III–IV

Elite Gymnast
Director Approval
Tue. 5:15-6:30pm: Sess. III–IV

Sewing: Gr. 3 & Up

Learn basic sewing skills; how to measure, read a pattern, cut out, and assemble the pieces properly along with the use of a sewing machine.

It’s Sew Fun: Level 1
Wed. 5-6pm

Sew Your Own Project
Tue. 5-6pm
It is up to you! Select a project and purchase fabric accordingly. Must have completed Level 1 and 2 of Sewing.

Sewing Machine Basics
Fri. 5:15-6:15pm
Sess. III (first four weeks)
Bring your own sewing machine and get a hands on tutorial. Get to know all of the things your machine can do!

Sew Much More: Level 2
Thu. 5-6pm

Custom Decor
Mon. 5:15-6:15pm
For Your Room: Projects a fabric trimmed bulletin board, hanging phone charger case, bathrobe, and more.

NEW! Private Sewing Lessons
All Skill Levels: 60 min. Private: $65

Gr. 7 & Up Classes

Babysitting Course
Gr. 5-8
Mon. 7-8pm, The Commons
Session III: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, (no 2/19), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19
Course follows Red Cross Babysitting Course Curriculum:
• Leadership: safe and responsible babysitting
• Ages and Stages: reviewing child development and age appropriate communication
• Basic Care: sleeping, feeding, holding, safety, and hygiene
• Confidence: preparing for and handling emergency situations
• Safety: first aide and preventing injuries
Participants will have the opportunity to receive American Red Cross CPR Certification.
Instructor: Megan Magerko RN, BSN. Registration OPEN! Online and In Person.  Questions: TiffanyR@wyckoffymca.org
Cost: Full Member: $110 Program Member: $130

Music Class
Sat. 10:30-11:15am
Sing your favorite songs with live music under the fantastic direction of Miss Lynette.
Full Member: $165
Program Member: $180

Acting Class
Sat.11:30am-12:15pm
Read scripts from your favorite plays/musicals and learn the nature of theatre as a performing art.
Full Member: $170
Program Member: $185

Healthy Meal Planning
Sat. 10-11:15am
Learn basic nutrition through meal planning, prepping, and cooking. Create your favorite meals in a healthy way!
Full Member: $200
Program Member: $215

Let’s Move
Sat. 11:30am-12:30pm
Develop coordination, strength, and body awareness through dance, fitness, and skill games!
Full Member: $200
Program Member: $215

Music n’ Motion
Sat. 12:30-1:15pm
Use musical instruments to create beats and sing songs to express emotion and creativity.
Full Member: $170
Program Member: $185

Fitness Foundations
Set the foundation for fitness with proper form, technique, and etiquette on the Y’s cardio and circuit equipment. A great way to start and feel at home in the Fitness Center!
30 min. Session: $28
45 min. Session: $38

Fitness Club
Wed. 4-5pm
Work on listening and directional skills while developing group interaction and teamwork through fitness and sport-related games.
Full Member: $200
Program Member: $215

Multi-Media Art
Wed. 5-6:15pm
Learn color and composition through art techniques in clay, collage, painting, and drawing. Artists create individual and group work.
Full Member: $220
Program Member: $235

Science Exploration
Wed. 5-6:15pm
Come and explore our hands on science workshop where we will put common science experiments to the test!
Full Member: $205
Program Member: $220

Spectra Yoga
Wed. 6:15-7pm
Learn postures and meditative techniques to quiet the mind, strengthen the body, and uplift the spirit.
Full Member: $170
Program Member: $185

BE A PART OF THE Y DIFFERENCE!
Contact: TiffanyR@wyckoffymca.org