Teen Program Classes

Programs Director: LuLu Vottero

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Our Innovative Learning Experiences...

Nurture the Imagination, Develop Creativity, and Teach important Socialization Skills in a rewarding and engaging environment!

Session I / II Offerings:

Class Structure: Sess. I/II = 8 Weeks or Sess. I–II = 16 Weeks

Sess. I: Make Up Week: November 5 – 11

Sess. II:  November 12 - January 13

Registration for Session II NOW OPEN!



Teen Program Classes:

NEW! Chopped: Grocery Games 

pots and pans

Gr. 2 & Up

Thu. 5-6:15pm

Food Network Inspired Class: Pantry and refrigerators will be open and ideas given to get your mind thinking, “hey what are we making?!” for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Jot down your recipes to share with family and friends. 

Full Member: $135  /  Program Member: $155


NEW! Chopped: Around the World COOKING

Gr. 3 & Up

Tue. 5-6:15pm

Let’s travel through food! Meatballs from Sweden, pierogies from Poland, taquitos from Mexico, samosas from India, bruschetta from Italy, Nanaimo bars from Canada, and more! Get your passports stamped and learn a fun fact or two about our destinations. Your culinary adventures await! 

Full Member: $135  /  Program Member: $155


Babysitting Course 

Gr. 5-8  Sess. I/II

Mon. 6-7pm 

Train with the American Red Cross Curriculum to build confidence in handling an emergency situation to make you a more successful babysitter. Basic care, safety tips, safe play, and first aid will be among the numerous topics discussed.

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135


The Sewing Nook:

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 1sewing

Wed. 5-6pm   Gr. 3 & Up

Sess. I:  Learn both hand and machine sewing techniques.  Style your own stuffed scottie dog and learn about measuring, pattern use, and how to set elastic in flannel PJ pants.
Sess. II:  Make a comfy hooded polar fleece pullover robe.  Learn to set a pocket, add a hood, and set in sleeves. Sew matching socks too!
Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

Plus $48 Material Fee


Sew Much More: Level 2  sewing tools

Thu. 5-6pm   Gr. 3 & Up

Must have completed Level 1 course.
Sess. I:  Make a custom fit, button front polar fleece jacket with a contrast cuffed sleeve and a matching bow headband or hat. Skills will include setting a sleeve, making a facing and buttonholes for the front closure.
Sess. II:  This cute cross body bag has a quilted front and a zippered pocket. Learn basic quilting techniques and how to set in a zipper.​
Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

Plus $48 Material Fee


Sew Your Own Project sewing machine

Tue. 5-6pm   Gr. 3 & Up

Director Approval. It is up to you! Select a project and purchase fabric accordingly. Must have completed Level 1 and 2 of Sewing.

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135



Custom Decor stitch

Mon. 5-6pm  Gr. 3 & Up

For Your Room: Projects may include a fabric trimmed bulletin board, hanging phone charger case, bathrobe, and more.

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

Plus $48 Material Fee


NEW! Sewing Machine Tutorial 

(2) 60 min. Privates

Bring your own machine. Learn how your machine works and what the functions and feet allow you to do: button holes, decorative stitching, and setting in zippers. Learn about threads, needles, troubleshooting, and basic machine maintenance.

Full Member: $100  /  Program Member: $110


Private Sewing Lessons 

All Skill Levels: 60 min. Private: $65

NEW! Study Skills 

Gr. 4 & Up Thu. 4-5pm Sess. I / II

Improve learning effectiveness, attitudes, and motivation. The following are part of the curriculum: time management, concentration, note taking skills, textbook study methods, test taking strategies, and critical thinking skills.

Full Member: $135  /  Program Member: $155


NEW! Blackout Poetry blackout

Gr. 4 & Up Tue. 4-5pm Sess. I / II

Create poetry by combining arts and crafts with Language Arts. The words for blackout poems are already written on the page, but it’s up to the blackout poet to bring new meaning and life to these words. Using the pages of an existing text, isolate then piece together single words or short phrases to create lyrical masterpieces. A poem lives within the words and lines of any page...let’s uncover it!

Full Member: $135  /  Program Member: $155


NEW! Virtual Reality: The Future is Now

Gr. 3 & Up Wed. 5-6:30pm Sess. I

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! Learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Participants do not need a mobile device to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family.

Full Member: $160  /  Program Member: $180



Gr. 3 & Up Wed. 5-6:30pm Sess. II computers

Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. Combine game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate Roblox’s fast growing marketplace to publish their games. Student-created games will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 

Full Member: $160  /  Program Member: $180


NEW! Need A Girl Scout Badge? Come see Us!girl scouts

The Wyckoff YMCA offers one day class options for troops across the area. We tailor the program to fit your troops needs - Cake Decorating, Cooking, Gymnastics, Dance, Art, Sewing, and more…we even offer CPR and First Aid Certifications!

Tutoring Lessons:tutoring

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


Gr. 7 & Up Classes:

Sess. I-II

Questions? Contact: [email protected] 

Music Class

Gr. 7 & Up

Sat. 10:30-11:15am

Sing your favorite songs with live music under the fantastic direction of Miss Lynette.

Full Member: $170  / Program Member: $185

Contact: [email protected]


Acting Class

Gr. 7 & Up


Read scripts from your favorite plays/musicals and learn the nature of theatre as a performing art.

Full Member: $175  /  Program Member: $190

Contact: [email protected]


Healthy Meal Planning

Gr. 7 & Up

Sat. 10-11:15am

Learn basic nutrition through meal planning, prepping, and cooking. Create your favorite meals in a healthy way!

Full Member: $205 /  Program Member: $220

Contact: [email protected]


Let’s Move

Gr. 7 & Up

Sat. 11:30am-12:30pm

Develop coordination, strength, and body awareness through dance, fitness, and skill games!

Full Member: $205 /  Program Member: $220

Contact: [email protected]


Music n’ Motion

Gr. 7 & Up

Sat. 12:30-1:15pm

Learn basic rhythm through the use of instruments while singing songs to express emotion and creativity. 

Full Member: $175 /  Program Member: $190

Contact: [email protected]


Fitness Foundations

Gr. 7 & Up

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

Contact: [email protected]


Fitness Club

Gr. 7 & Up

Wed. 4-5pm

Improve cardiovascular endurance, while strengthening the body with group fitness and sport-related skill games. Work on listening and directional skills while developing group interaction and teamwork.

Full Member: $205 / Program Member: $220

Contact: [email protected]


Multi-Media Art

Gr. 7 & Up

Wed. 5-6:15pm

Learn basic color and composition through introductory art techniques in clay, collage, painting and drawing. Artists create individual and group work. An art exhibition is held during our annual show.

Full Member: $220 / Program Member: $235

Contact: [email protected]


Creative and Innovation

Gr. 7 & Up

Wed. 5-6:15pm

Learn all about technology and how to use common household items to build masterpieces! Members will use hands on materials to create different models that will challenge your mind while having a great time! Members will use physical manipulatives as well as technology to build their very own creations.

Full Member: $215 / Program Member: $230

Contact: [email protected]


Spectra Yoga

Gr. 7 & Up

Wed. 6:15-7pm

Learn postures and meditative techniques to quiet the mind, strengthen the body, and uplift the spirit.

Full Member: $175 / Program Member: $190

Contact: [email protected]