Youth Program Classes

Programs Director: Tiffany Rolsing

[email protected]

201-891-2081 x 102


CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS:

Our Innovative Learning Experiences...

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


CHILD & ADULT PROGRAM CLASS REGISTRATION OVERVIEW:

NEW THIS YEAR! ONLINE & IN PERSON REGISTRATION! NOW OPEN FOR SESSION IV!

PROMO FOR CHILD PROGRAM CLASSES: REGISTER between MARCH 1 - 22 to Receive $10 OFF each Session IV Class!

PROMO CODE: $10FORYOU

*Promo code can be applied to multiple classes, excluding privates. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Promo must be redeemed at the time of initial in person or online registration. Post registration credits will not be given. Not applicable for Private Lessons or Adult Programming.

*New Members must register in person.

Session III  Class Dates:

  • Monday: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, (no 2/17), 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
  • Tuesday: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, (no 2/18), 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24
  • Wednesday: 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, (no 2/19), 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
  • Thursday: 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, (no 2/20), 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
  • Friday: 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, (no 2/21), 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27
  • Saturday: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, (no 2/22), 2/29, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28
  • Sunday: 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, (no 2/23), 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
  • Makeup Week: March 30 – April 5
  • Break Week: April 6 – 12

Session IV Class Dates:

  • Monday: 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, (no 5/25), 6/1, 6/8
  • Tuesday: 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2
  • Wednesday: 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3
  • Thursday: 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4
  • Friday: 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5
  • Saturday: 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, (no 6/6 Wyckoff Day), 6/13
  • Sunday: 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7
  • Break Week: June 8 - 14

REGISTER TODAY!


Session III & IV Offerings:

Parent and Pal Classes: Sess III/IV

Precious Moments and Creating Firsts!

 

MOMMY FIT 

Newborn – 10 mos.

Thu. 10:15-11am

Designed for new and veteran moms, this class is a low intensity but fun and innovative workout. Designed around basic yoga, pilates, dance, and cardio movement, all while incorporating traditional mommy and me activities to keep both you and your little one engaged. Intended for the baby wearing age, please bring a baby wearing device with you as well as a carrier.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

YOGI BABY 

2 mos. - 18 mos., Fri. 10:15 - 11am

18 mos. - 3 yrs., Fri. 11:15am - 12pm

Yogi Baby is a fun and engaging class focused on purposeful play. Integrating yoga, creative movement, music and sensory immersion, each class provides the opportunity to grow social and motor skills while bonding with a parent or caregiver. 

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

  

BABY BONDING

4 – 10 mos.

Mon. 9:30-10:15am

Bond through guided play and focus on physical elements like pre-crawling to crawling, rolling over, tummy and neck strength, and more. Cognitive and social development happens through interactive play with caretakers introducing actions that correspond with verbal cues, musical games, and dancing.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

BABY STEPS 

10 – 14 mos.

Mon. 10:15-11am 

Strengthen crawling skills with gym equipment and props. Pre-walking opportunities will fine-tune first steps. Simple songs and stories are told with hand movements and repetition. Instrument time is introduced as are verbal cues with an emphasis on opposites to coincide such as stop/go, loud/quiet, and on/off. 

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

TODDLERS ON THE GO

14 – 18 mos.

Wed. 10:15-11am

Obstacle courses provide a safe caretaker-led opportunity to practice balance, spatial awareness, eye and foot coordination, and physical problem solving. Explore language development with repetitive sounds and acting out words and their meanings through songs, rhymes, and simple games. Hand-eye coordination is introduced through puppet play, bean bags, and sports balls.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

PLAY TOGETHER, LEARN TOGETHER 

18 – 24 mos.

Thu. 9:30-10:15am

Fine-tune gross motor skills with more challenging obstacle courses and work with fine motor through smaller block building and instrument play. Turn taking and line holding is exercised. Children become more aware of the peers around them and opportunities for interactive play and sharing abound.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

BABY BALLERINAS 

Ages 2 – 3  Sess. III-IV

Tue. 9:30-10:15am, Wed. 9:30-10:15am, Thu. 9-9:45am, Fri. 9-9:45am

Be creative through movement, music, and mime. Learn and practice basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination in a supportive and supervised environment. Dancers will perform in the end of year showcase, "On Broadway". 

Full Member: $210     Program Member: $230

 

NEW! BAKE & READ WITH ME 

Ages 2 – 3

Tue. 9:30-10:30am

'If you give a mouse a cookie...or a moose a muffin!' Imagine turning some of children's favorite story books into sweet treats.  Each week recipes are based off of a book that will be read aloud.  Super fun and a sweet ending for all!

Full Member: $105     Program Member: $125

 

NEW! COOK WITH ME: Perfect Pairs 

Ages 2 – 3

Wed. 9:30-10:30am

Spaghetti and Meatballs - Cake and Ice Cream - Soup and Salad - Bacon and Eggs - Avocado and Toast = All Perfect Pairs!  Now all we need is you and your little one!  One chops, one stirs, one measures, one pours, all have fun and enjoy the delicious fruits of their labor together.

Full Member: $105     Program Member: $125

 

GYM GRADS 

Ages 2 – 3

Wed. 9:30-10:15am

Learn early gymnastic skills including the use of balance beams, tumbling, and mini-trampoline work. Early sports skills will be introduced with ball play. Queuing and teamwork are explored with group games and sports play.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

LITTLE ATHLETES 1

Ages 2-3

Tue. 11:30am-12:15pm

Throw on the glove and grab a bat! Each player develops throwing, catching, and batting skills to help them "round the bases". 

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

NEW! STEAM & MOVEMENT 

Ages 2 – 3

Fri. 10-11:15am

Experience a sensory emergent STEAM environment together for 30 minutes. Explore science, math, art, and so much more through open ended play opportunities.  Followed by 45 minutes of guided movement through yoga and physical play that help in developing children's body awareness, motor skills, social emotional skills, and overall well-being.

Full Member: $150     Program Member: $170

 

NEW! SOCCER & ME 

Ages 2 – 3

Fri. 9:30-10:15am

Have fun with your young soccer star, learn the basics of soccer with our professional coaches. All soccer players and parents get an insight on the Y's soccer education, which includes scrimmages and shooting. ​

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

PAINT & PLAY 

Ages 2 – 3

Thu. 9:45-11am

Create an art project in a 30 minute segment followed by 45 minutes of movement. Learn how to participate and listen to a leader with the encouragement and guidance of caretakers to get ready for the classroom experience.

Full Member: $150     Program Member: $170

 

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. Child need not be toilet trained.

Full Member: 1x - $240  2x - $360   3x - $480

Program Member: 1x - $280  2x - $400  3x - $520


Pre-K Classes:

Sess. III/IV

Bonding, Discovery, and Exploration Happens Here.

 

The Think Tank:

NEW! SPANISH 

Ages 3 - 5: Thu. 1-1:45pm

A strong cultural emphasis grounds our early language lessons in the customs and traditions of Spanish-speaking individuals, while a literacy component ensures that these students listen, speak, sing, and play in Spanish.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

NEW! LITTLE ARTISTS 

Ages 3 – 5: Wed. 1-1:45pm

Introduce budding artists to opportunities in drawing, painting, collage, and three dimensional design through a variety of art materials.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

STEAM CLUB

Ages 3 – 5: Wed. 2:45-3:30pm

Discover and learn in a sensory emergent STEAM environment! Explore science, math, art, and so much more through open ended play opportunities. A new unit each week centers around hands on activities with water, things that roll, and magnets...just to name a few.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

PLAYGROUP 2 

Ages 3 - 4: Tue. and/or Thu. 9-11am Sess. III–IV

Supplement your child’s current Nursery School schedule while increasing independence with an emphasis on socialization. A theme-based curriculum focuses on crafts, storytime, music and movement, and creative play. This class includes enrichment activities incorporating preschool science and early STEAM activities. Must be potty trained.

Full Member: 1x $280 / 2x $400   Program Member: 1x $300 /  2x $420


The Chef's Table:

COOKING & CRAFTS 

Ages 3 - 5: Thu. 1-1:45pm

Get creative in the kitchen and stir up a delicious masterpiece! While your food is cooking - theme based art projects keep you engaged and learning about nutrition.

Full Member: $105   Program Member: $125

 

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!

Full Member: $105   Program Member: $125

 

MASTER CHEFS JR.

Ages 3 - 5: Tue. 1-1:45pm

One is never too young to cook and “master” lifelong skills in the kitchen such as chopping fresh herbs, peeling fruits, measuring dry/wet ingredients, stirring/ mixing, and recognition of spices. All of these combined with a few great recipes lead to a seasoned little “master chef” who is sure to help at home in the kitchen!

Full Member: $105   Program Member: $125


The Gymnast Club:

Grow to love physical activity and gymnastics, take risks, and learn appropriate skills that progress at each individual child’s pace and level. Develop new skills in a non-competitive, nurturing atmosphere while stretching and conditioning to maintain flexibility and body strength. Increase body control as well as enhance listening skills in a class setting.

PRE-GYMNASTICS 1 

Ages 3.5 – 4: Mon. 2:15-3pm, Tue. 10:45-11:30am

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135

 

PRE-GYMNASTICS 2

Ages 4 – 5: Tue. 1-1:45pm, Tue. 2-2:45pm

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135

 

SWIM & GYMNASTICS 

Ages 4 – 5: Tue. 1-2:30pm

Gymnastics with a splash of confidence!

Full Member: $165   Program Member: $185


Movement Central:

NEW! LITTLE ATHLETES 2 

Ages 3 – 5: Wed. 1-1:45pm

Gain strength, coordination, spatial awareness, opposition, and movement strategies to help in other sports and activities. This sports skills class is sure to be a hit!

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

NEW! YOGA: BALANCED KIDS 

Ages 3 – 5: Wed. 2-2:45pm

Learn how to focus through breathing and relaxation techniques. Traditional poses and singing songs encompass this energy releasing class. Plus - end this class with a healthy snack!

Full Member: $105   Program Member: $125


Gr. K - 6 Classes:

Sess. III/IV

Enhance your Child's "out of school" time!

 

Channeling Creativity:

Art and creativity teach problem-solving, which is a critical skill for success in life. The arts encourage risk-free exploration, and it is this freedom that builds confidence. The YMCA has a dedicated Art Studio for children to channel their creativity!

NEW! YOUNG ARTISTS 

Gr. K – 2: Wed. 4-4:45pm

Stimulate creativity through drawing, painting, collage, and three dimensional design. Learn a variety of art techniques and explore different art materials.

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135

 

NEW! EXPLORING THE ARTS 

Gr. 3 – 5: Wed. 5:30-6:30pm

Explore and learn techniques using a wide variety of art materials. Experiment with various drawing tools including soft and oil pastels, painting with acrylics and watercolors, exploring texture and shape through collage, and utilizing clay and found materials for three dimensional design.

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135


The Chef's Table:

JR. CHEFS 

Gr. K – 2: Tue. 4-4:45pm

Jr. Chefs grow in confidence and develop knowledge as they create seasonal recipes. Proper food handling, cooking and baking techniques, terminology, table setting, and more are taught!

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135

 

CHOPPED

Gr. 3 & Up: Tue. 5:30-7pm

Just like Food Network’s Popular Show, this class is meant to challenge “chefs” to think on their feet! Each class starts with an introduction to the secret ingredients and a review of the recipe. Students create a version of that dish, while being guided to do their very best to make a delicious and edible product they can feel proud of...now that’s a winning recipe!

Full Member: $135   Program Member: $155

 

NEW! TEENS TO COOK 

Gr. 5 & Up: Thu. 5:30-6:45pm

Master knife skills, practice meal planning, discover easy prep ideas, and learn how to follow a recipe. Chefs strive to make the most of fresh ingredients as well as pantry staples. Problem solving at its core can come from baking, so expect to dabble in making a dessert or two. Sign them up! It’s time for...”Teens to Cook!”

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160


The Think Tank:

NEW! MOTIONBOTS 

Gr. K – 2: Thu. 4-5pm Sess. III

Explore the world of robotics and build simple models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design. Whether learning about sensors while building drills and magic wands, or discovering ways that gears and pulleys create movement while building helicopters and robotic dogs, each lesson is packed with creativity and hands on activities.

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! BASIC ENGINEERS 

Gr. K – 2: Thu. 4-5pm Sess. IV

Come build super-cool cars, catapults, and parade floats that use gears, axles, and pulleys. Work in teams under guided instruction to build a different model using LEGO bricks each week. Add your own flare of creativity with free-building time to make your builds unique!

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! GAMEBOTS 

Gr. 3 – 5: Thu. 5:15-6:15pm Sess. III

Calling all gamers! Have a blast creating robotic games each week and learn about gear ratio, sensors, programming, and pulleys. Create a pinball machine, duck hunt, a ring toss game, and more!

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! MEGA MACHINE ROBOTICS 

Gr. 3 – 5: Thu. 5:15-6:15pm Sess. IV

Create motorized vehicles and learn about gear ratio, sensors, pulleys, cranks, and programming as participants build trucks, space rovers, helicopters, and more.

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

BABYSITTING COURSE 

Gr. 5 – 8: Mon. 6-7pm

Train with an American Red Cross Certified Instructor to build confidence in handling an emergency situation to make you a more successful babysitter. Basic care, safety tips, safe play, and first aid are all apart of this comprehensive curriculum.

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135


The Gymnast Club:

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. Reach new heights on the high beams and uneven bars to perfect your skills!

KINDER GYMNASTICS: 

Gr. K Tue. 4-4:45pm

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135

 

KINDER SWIM & GYMNASTICS:

Gr. K Tue. 4-5:30pm

Full Member: $165   Program Member: $185

 

GYMNASTICS 1: 

Gr. 1 – 2 Tue. 4:45-5:45pm

Full Member: $125   Program Member: $145

 

GYMNASTICS 2: 

Gr. 3 – 4 Mon. 4-5pm: Sess. III–IV

Full Member: $240   Program Member: $280

 

GYMNASTICS 3:

Gr. 5 – 7 Mon. 5-6pm: Sess. III–IV

Full Member: $240   Program Member: $280


The Sewing Nook:

INTRO TO SEWING 

Gr. 1 – 2: Tue. 5-6pm

Learn the fundamentals of sewing in a creative and engaging environment. Build hand-eye coordination by completing age and skill-level appropriate projects using pre-cut pieces. Through hands-on experiences, learn how to operate a sewing machine and be introduced to sewing tools and techniques.

Sess. III Projects: Big Polar Fleece Dog and Mittens

Sess. IV Projects: Pillowcase Dress and Purse

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135 

Plus $55 Materials Fee

 

IT’S SEW FUN: Level 1 

Gr. 3 & Up: Wed. 5-6pm Thu. 6-7pm

Focus is on a comprehensive understanding of sewing techniques and skills. Develop motor skills and handeye coordination by tracing patterns and cutting out pieces for projects using a variety of fabrics while gaining proficiency on the sewing machine. Basic fitting techniques and project assembly skills are incorporated into the curriculum.

Sess. III Projects: Quilted Crossbody Bag and Big Polar Fleece Dog

Sess. IV Projects: Romper

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135 

Plus $55 Materials Fee

 

SEW MUCH MORE: Level 2 

Gr. 3 & Up: Thu. 5-6pm

Prerequisite: It's Sew Fun

Refine skills in pattern reading, fitting, and sewing machine operation, and create more detailed garments using a wider range of fabrics. Learn how to insert zippers, make button holes, and gain confidence and independence in sewing abilities!

Sess. III Projects: Zip Hoodie

Sess. IV Projects: Crossbody Bag and Pencil Case

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135 

Plus $55 Materials Fee

 

SEW YOUR OWN PROJECT 

Gr. 3 & Up: Mon. 5-6pm

Prerequisite: It’s Sew Fun and Sew Much More

Advanced Sewing Students: Purchase a pattern, fabric, and all supplies and be guided through the project from start to finish.

Full Member: $115   Program Member: $135 

 

PRIVATE SEWING LESSONS

All Skill Levels: 60 min. Private: $55