Youth Program Classes

Sr. Program Director: Tiffany Rolsing

[email protected]

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CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS:

Our Innovative Learning Experiences...

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

Questions? Contact: [email protected]

Session I / II Offerings:

September 10 – November 4 (8 weeks)
Make Up Week: November 5 – 11

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


Fall Registration Open:

REGISTER TODAY!


Parent and Pal Classes:

Precious Moments and Creating Firsts!

Baby Gymsters baby gymster

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 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

 

Baby Speedsters baby speedsters

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 blocks

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 

 

NEW! Bake With Me bake with me

Ages 2 – 3

Tue. 9:30-10:30am

The science behind baking and new recipes to include gluten, dairy, and nut free options will be explored along with classic favorites.  This class is sure to be a treat!

Full Member: $105  /  Program Member: $125

 

Cook With Me cook with me

Ages 2 – 3

Mon. 9:30-10:30am

Little chefs and their helper, will cook up "old school" favorites, such as wedding soup, spaghetti and meatballs, stuffed peppers, and cabbage, plus much more.  Recipes and to-go containers included.

Full Member: $105  /  Program Member: $125

 

Gym Grads basketball

Ages 2 – 3

Tue. 11:30am-12:15pm, 

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

 

Baby Ballerinas ballet slippers

Ages 2 – 3

Tue. 9:30-10:15am, 

Wed. 9:30-10:15am, Thu. 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

 

Paint & Play artboard

Ages 2 – 3

Thu. 9:45-11am, Fri. 10:15-11:30am

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: $135  /  Program Member: $155

 

Playgroup 

playgroup

Ages 2 – 3, Without Parent

Sess. I-II: Mon., Wed., and/or Fri. 9:30-11am

Journey into preschool programming! Activities include storytime, art projects, free play, a movement segment, and circle time using basic readiness skills and group interaction.

Full Member: 1x / $240, 2x / $355, 3x / $465
Program Member: 1x / $260, 2x / $375, 3x / $485

 


Pre-K Classes:

Bonding, Discovery, and Exploration Happens Here.

Gymnastics Igymnastics usa

Ages 3.5 – 4

Mon. 2:15-3pm, Tue. 10:45-11:30am

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.

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

 

Gymnastics II

Ages 4 – 5

Mon. 1:15-2pm, Tue. 1-1:45pm, Tue. 2-2:45pm

Develop strength, balance, and flexibility while enhancing coordination through basic tumbling, apparatus skills, and obstacle courses.

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

 

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!

Full Member: $165  /  Program Member: $185

 

NEW! Sporty Kids Basketball hoop

Age 3

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

 

Playgroup 

Ages 3 – 4, Without Parent

Sess. I-II: Tue. and/or Thu. 9-11am

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. Must be potty trained.

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

THE THINK TANK: 

Little Scribblers Math and science

Ages 3 – 5

Mon. 1-1:45pm

Learn the fundamentals of drawing by transforming geometric shapes into everyday objects like bugs, donuts, hot air balloons, Legoland, and more. Art mixed with a little math!

Full Member: $100  /  Program Member: $120

 

STEAM Labmath

Ages 3 – 5

Mon. 2-2:45pm

Welcome to STEAM LAB! Explore the behaviors of solids, liquids, and gases. Paint with oil, vinegar, and baking soda. Observe topics like kinetic energy and gravity by creating marble runs and roller coasters. Let’s see what happens when we mix the sciences with art!

Full Member: $100  /  Program Member: $120

THE CHEF'S TABLE:  

NEW! Breakfast Club
cooking

Ages 3.5 - 5

Wed. 9:30-10:30am

From avocado toast, quiche Lorraine, English muffin pizzas, fresh juice, waffles, and pancakes - breakfast after all is the most important meal of the day! Join us in the kitchen for a midweek brunch style affair.

Full Member: $105  /  Program Member: $125

 

Cooking & Crafts kitchen

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.

Full Member: $105  /  Program Member: $125

 

Little Chefslittle chefs

Ages 3 – 5

Wed. 1:30-2:15pm

Explore new ingredients and learn how to follow a recipe through nutrition education. Measure, stir, chop, pour, sift…bon appetit!

Full Member: $105  /  Program Member: $125

 


Gr. K - 6 Classes:

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

NEW! Kindergarten Prep Fine Motor Groupkids painting

Ages 4 - 6

Thu. 4:30-5:30pm

Led by Board Certified Occupational Therapists: A multisensory approach to teaching and building fine motor skill development needed for students to succeed in the classroom. Through movement, work and play, each class will incorporate gross motor movement, body awareness, hand readiness, strengthening, pre-writing and handwriting skills.

Full Member: $200  /  Program Member: $220

  

NEW! Kinder Cookers

Gr. K

Wed. 12:15-1pm

Learn to make healthy and kid friendly quick lunches! Traditional and creative ideas for packing up and eating on the go. Recipes will include nut-free sandwiches, soups for your thermos, not so sweet desserts, and sides to keep your energy up through the day. 

Full Member: $105  /  Program Member: $125

 

Jr. Chefscooking

Gr. K – 2

Tue. 4-4:45pm

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! 

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

 

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

 


gymnastics 

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 IIIgymnastics

Gr. K

Sess. I-II: Mon. 4-4:45pm

Full Member: $220  /  Program Member: $260 

Sess. I/II: Tue. 4-4:45pm

Full Member: $115  /  Program Member: $135

 

Swim & Gymnastics IIIgymnastics

Gr. K

Tue. 4-5:30pm

Full Member: $165  /  Program Member: $185

 

Gymnastics IV gymnastics

Gr. 1 – 2

Sess. I-II: Mon. 4:45-5:45pm

Full Member: $240  /  Program Member: $280

Sess. I/II: Tue. 4:45-5:45pm

Full Member: $125  /  Program Member: $145

 

Gymnastics Vgymnastics

Gr. 3 – 6

Sess. I-II: Mon. 5:45-6:45pm

Full Member: $240  /  Program Member: $280

 


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

 

NEW! ROBLOX™

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

 

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

 


Tutoring Lessonstutor

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

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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!