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:

Session I  Class Dates:

  • Monday: (no 9/7 Labor Day), 9/14, 9/21, (no 9/28 Yom Kippur), 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26
  • Tuesday: 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27
  • Wednesday: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28
  • Thursday: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29
  • Friday: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30
  • Saturday: 9/12, (no 9/19 Rosh Hashanah), 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31
  • Sunday: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1
  • Break Week: November 2 - 8
  • Please Note: Monday Classes will operate as a 6 week session and Saturday Classes as a 7 week session. Pricing reflects the adjustment.

Session II Class Dates:

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

REGISTER TODAY!


Session I & II Offerings:

Parent and Pal Classes: Sess I/II

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. I-II

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

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: $200     Program Member: $220

 

BAKE 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: $120     Program Member: $140

 

NEW! ABC's OF COOKING 

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: $120     Program Member: $140

 

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

Ages 2-3

Wed. 1pm-1:45pm

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

 

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

  

PLAYGROUP 

Ages 2 – 3, Without Parent 

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

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. I/II

Bonding, Discovery, and Exploration Happens Here.

 

The Think Tank:

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

 

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

 

NEW! LITTLE SINGERS

Ages 3 – 4: Fri. 1-1:45pm

Young voices receive group training in breath, rhythm, melody, and dynamics! Folk songs, introduction to instruments, and movement round out this tuneful time together.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

NEW! THEATRE PLAYHOUSE 

Ages 3 – 4: Tue. 1-1:45pm

Little Actors learn the fundamentals of theatre: projection, articulation, and memorization, all while using their imagination to put on a show. End of session presentation.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

STEAM CLUB

Ages 3 – 5: Wed. 1-1:45pm

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 


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: $100   Program Member: $120

 

LITTLE CHEFS 

Ages 3 - 5: Tue. 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: $100   Program Member: $120

 

NEW! LET'S COOK! 

Ages 3 - 5: Wed. 1pm-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 master chef who is sure to help at home in the kitchen!

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

NEW! BAKING BRUNCH

Ages 4 - 5: Tue. 11am-12pm

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat?! But...it’s not just about sweets. Learn the science behind baking, from the proper way to measure wet/dry ingredients to tricks in cracking an separating an egg.

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140


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 – 4: Mon. 2:15-3pm, Tue. 11-11:45am

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

PRE-GYMNASTICS 2

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

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

SWIM & GYMNASTICS 

Ages 4 – 5: Tue. 1-2:30pm

Gymnastics with a splash of confidence!

Full Member: $165   Program Member: $185


Movement Central:

NEW! MOMMY & ME FIT 

Ages 1 – 4: With Adult Thu. 11-11:45am

For new and veteran moms, this class is a low intensity, 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.

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

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. I/II

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

Grow in confidence and knowledge while creating seasonal recipes. Proper food handling, cooking and baking techniques, terminology, table setting, and more are taught!

Full Member: $100   Program Member: $120

 

CHOPPED

Gr. 3 & Up: Tue. 5:30-6:45pm

Think on your feet in the kitchen! Instructions and kitchen safety are reviewed before chefs create their dish based on the weekly theme. And in the end, no one will be “Chopped”.

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! NAILED IT! 

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

Based on the ever popular Netflix baking competition, learn how to make and recreate pastry dishes all with a secret twist of an added ingredient weekly! We are confident that you will “Nail It!”

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160


The Think Tank:

NEW! CREATIVE CRAFTS 

Gr. K – 2: Wed. 5:30-6:30pm 

Learn crafting skills in a creative environment. Work with wood, fabric, decoupage, paint, clay, and many other materials in new and exciting ways!

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140

 

NEW! BASIC ENGINEERS

Gr. K – 2: Thu. 4-5pm Sess. I

Let’s Get Moving! 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.

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! SUPERHEROES ENGINEERING 

Gr. K – 2: Thu. 4-5pm Sess. II

What kind of superpowers do you have? Have a blast as you create your own fantasy world of superheroes. Design your own superhero using LEGO® bricks, create your own adventure, and comic strip!

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! ESCAPE ENGINEERING 

Gr. 3 – 5: Thu. 5:15-6:15pm Sess. I

Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door! Play various escape games using STEAM skills. Students have the chance to design and implement their own escape games.

Full Member: $140   Program Member: $160

 

NEW! INCREDIBLE INVENTION 

Gr. 3 – 5: Thu. 5:15-6:15pm Sess. II

Do you enjoy inventing new things? Learn about the process real inventors go through while you help design, build, and program robotic models to solve problems using LEGO® bricks. Learning is enhanced through the use of laptops.

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: $120   Program Member: $140

 

IT'S TUTORING TIME 

60 min.

Private tutoring lessons available in Math, Science, Reading, Writing, and Homework Help. Each session is customized to your Child’s learning needs.

Private: $55


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: $100   Program Member: $120

 

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: $120   Program Member: $140

 

GYMNASTICS 2: 

Gr. 3 & Up Mon. 4-5pm: Sess. I–II

Full Member: $220   Program Member: $240

 

NEW! JUMPING JACKS 

Gr. K – 4 Mon. 5-6pm

Boys only movement! Focus on strength, fitness, coordination, and flexibility while working on tumbling skills and staying active.

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140


The Sewing Nook:

INTRO TO SEWING 

Gr. 1 – 2: Tue. 5-6pm

Build hand-eye coordination by completing age and skill- level appropriate projects using pre-cut pieces. Learn how to operate a sewing machine, sewing tools, and techniques.

Sess. I Projects: Pillow with Pocket & Tote Bag

Sess. II Projects: Personalized Pillowcase & Stuffer Bear

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140 

Plus $50 Materials Fee

 

IT’S SEW FUN: Level 1 

Gr. 3 & Up: Wed. 6-7pm 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. I Projects: Zip Pencil Case & Kimono Style Robe

Sess. II Projects: Plush Sweatshirt & Printed Leggings

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140 

Plus $50 Materials Fee

 

SEW MUCH MORE: Level 2 

Gr. 3 & Up: Wed. 5-6pm, 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. I Projects: Crossbody Bag & Fleece Onesie

Sess. II Projects: Hoodie with Pocket & Knit Joggers

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140 

Plus $50 Materials Fee

 

SEW YOUR OWN PROJECT 

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

Prerequisite: It’s Sew Fun and Sew Much More

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

Full Member: $120   Program Member: $140 

 

NEW! SEW IT FORWARD 

Use your hobbies to help others. The Wyckoff YMCA is launching a NEW Program where we plan to gather together with a purpose...charity sewing projects to fill community needs. It is our mission - social responsibility! Contact: [email protected] with interest. All ages welcome.