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:

With Changing Leaves, Brings Changing Lives.

TRY SOMETHING NEW TODAY! 

Registration for Session II is OPEN!

PROMO FOR CHILD PROGRAM CLASSES:

REGISTER between OCTOBER 21 - NOVEMBER 8 

to Receive $10 OFF each Session II 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.

ONLINE AND IN PERSON REGISTRATION is OPEN!

Session I Class Dates:

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

Session II  Class Dates:

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

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

  

BABY GYMSTERS 

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

 

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 

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

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 

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. 10-11:30am

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. 9:30-11am

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. 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:

NEW! LET’S PLAY A GAME 

Ages 4 - 5    Thu. 2-2:45pm

Enhance math, reading, and social skills by having fun with friends and learning how to play classic and new games including Candy Land, Bingo, Cards, Dominos, and matching games. 

Full Member: $105     Program Member: $125

 

NEW! STEAM CLUB 

Location: Franklin Lakes Community Center

Ages 3 – 4  Mon. 9:30-10:15am   Sess. II

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

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

NEW! STEAM WORKSHOP 

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. Each week centers around hands on activities with water, things that roll, and magnets...to just name a few.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

NEW! PRE-BALLET  

Ages 3-4      Thu. 2:15-3pm 

Location: Franklin Lakes Community Center

Be creative through movement, music, and mime. Learn and practice basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination in a supportive and supervised environment that fosters independence and self-confidence.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

 

NEW! PRESCHOOL PALETTE 

Ages 3 – 5     Mon. 12:15-1pm

Learn the magic of mixing colors, basic color theory, and creating with watercolor, tempera, and acrylic paints on various surfaces.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

NEW! PRESCHOOL PALETTE 

Ages 3 – 5    Thu. 9:30-10:15am    Sess. II

Location: Franklin Lakes Community Center

Learn the magic of mixing colors, basic color theory, and creating with watercolor, tempera, and acrylic paints on various surfaces.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120

 

NEW! PLAY, CREATE, DISCOVER 

Ages 3 - 4 Tue. and/or Thu. 9-11am Sess. I–II

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

Full Member: 1x - $280   2x - $400

Program Member: 1x - $320    2x - $440


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

 

NEW! 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. 

Gymnastics with a splash of confidence!

PRE-GYMNASTICS I 

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

Full Member: $165     Program Member: $185


MOVEMENT CENTRAL:

SPORTY KIDS 

Age 3 Wed. 12:45-1:30pm

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 PLUS 

Ages 3 – 5 Wed. 2-2:45pm

Strengthen and 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!

 

THE THINK TANK:

NEW! CREATIVE CRAFTS 

Gr. K – 2   Wed. 5:30-6:30pm

Create crafts to keep and give as gifts while learning new skills in a creative environment. Work with wood, fabric, decoupage, paper mache, and many other materials in new and exciting ways.

Full Member: $115     Program Member: $135

 

NEW! BALLET / JAZZ COMBO 

Gr. K-2     Mon. 4-4:45pm    Sess. II

Location: Franklin Lakes Community Center

Move and grove as you learn ballet and jazz technique. Focus is on strength, body alignment, memorization, and terminology.

Full Member: $100 Program Member: $120

 

NEW! STUDIO ARTS 

Gr. 3 – 5   Wed. 4-5pm

A creative opportunity to learn new art techniques while experiencing a wide variety of art materials. Focus on drawing, painting, collage, and three-dimensional design.

Full Member: $115     Program Member: $135

 

NEW! PYTHON PROGRAMMERS 

Gr. 3 & Up    Wed. 5:30-7pm

Learn the world’s fastest growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, Youtube, and the CIA. Code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that lets you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! Students work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 

Full Member: $160     Program Member: $180

 

BABYSITTING COURSE 

Gr. 5 – 8    Mon. 6-7pm, Wed. 4:30-5:30pm

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 among the numerous topics discussed.

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 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


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. 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. I–II

Full Member: $240     Program Member: $280

 

GYMNASTICS 3 

Gr. 5 – 7   Mon. 5-6pm: Sess. I–II

Full Member: $240     Program Member: $280


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. Through hands-on experiences, learn how to operate a sewing machine and be introduced to sewing tools and techniques.

Sess. I Projects: 

Infinity Scarf, Fake Fur Vest

Sess. II Projects: 

Placemat with Pocket, Fleece Hat, and Mittens

*Full Member: $115     *Program Member: $135   *Plus $55 Material 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 hand-eye 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 taught. 

Sess. I Projects: 

Appliqued' Panda Pillow, Knit Leggings

Sess. II Projects: 

Hooded Waterfall Cardigan, Stuffed Animal

*Full Member: $115     *Program Member: $135   *Plus $55 Material 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. I Projects: 

Denim Overall Jumper with Side Zip

Sess. II Projects: 

Furry Zippered Hoodie and Infinity Scarf

*Full Member: $115     *Program Member: $135   *Plus $55 Material 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   *Plus $55 Material Fee

 

PRIVATE SEWING LESSONS 

All Skill Levels: 60 min. Private: $55


GIRL SCOUT BADGE OPPORTUNITIES 

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

 

TUTORING LESSONS 

Private Tutoring Lessons available in Math, Science, Reading, Writing, and Homework Help. Each session is customized to your child and their learning needs. 

30 min. Private: $35 / 60 min. Private: $55

60 min. Semi-Private (2 children): $70