YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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ADVANCED BASKETBALL Ages 5 – 7 years

Advanced Basketball is a level 3 class where all the skills and drills come together in defense and offense. Players will work on rebounding, footwork, body control and more. Kids will sharpen their skills on the court in this high energy class. Come watch and cheer on the sidelines on the last day of class for the session.

All participants must be recommended by the teacher or tested by the Youth Sports Director to enroll.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
advanced kindergymnastics

ADVANCED KINDERGYMNASTICS Ages 4 – 6 years

This level 3 class is for the Kindergymastics student who has mastered key skills and qualified to advance to this level. This class will include a strong focus in advance tumbling such as cartwheels, roundoffs and backbends. Students will also continue to work on the balance beam and learn how to tumble on the beam. Parallel bar work will include pullovers and strength building. This is a challenging class for the gymnast ready to take on the next level!

Must be recommended and in-person registration is required. All participants must be recommended by the teacher or tested by the Youth Sports Director to enroll.


ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
ballet

BALLET Ages 4-7 years

Ballet 1 Age 4 -5
Ballet 2 Age 5-7

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement. Children will perform in a dance recital at the end of
the session.

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ages: 4-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
basketball bouncers

BASKETBALL BOUNCERS Ages 4-6 years

Basketball Bouncers is a level 2 class that will focus on building and improving the skills developed in Super Star Basketball (level 1). Participants will also have fun learning new passing skills such as the bounce pass and the chest pass. Players will also learn how to dribble through cones and how to play defense. Come watch and cheer on the sidelines on the last day of class for the session.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
chopped junior

CHOPPED JUNIOR Ages 5-7 years

Little chefs with tremendous ambition are taking over the kitchen! Children will let their culinary imaginations run wild as they are tasked with creating a dish each week using a mystery basket of
ingredients. Does your little chef have what it takes to make the cut? You be the judge.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
clay play

CLAY PLAY Ages 3-5 years

Use your hands! Who doesn’t love to play with clay? This class will involve different types of molding materials to create anything you can imagine.

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
dash and splash

DASH & SPLASH Gym and Swim Combo Ages 4 – 6 years

A themed gym program designed to enhance physical and gross motor skills. This class will include both structured activities and supervised free play in the gym. Participants are escorted to the pool by the gym staff for a Kinderswim Level swim class (description is listed in Aquatics section). Parents/caregivers will drop off their child in the large gym and pick them up from the pool hallway after the swim lesson portion is completed. All participants must have socks for the gym portion and pack a swimsuit and towel in a labeled bag.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
fit dance

FIT DANCE Ages 4-7 years

This high energy class for the child who loves to dance. Pop music will set the backdrop for your child to show off their moves and learn some new ones. Please send your child in comfortable clothes and sneakers and prepared to keep moving for the entire class.

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ages: 4-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
fun & games

FUN & GAMES Ages 3-4 years

We got game! Lots of them! This class will offer old school games with a new twist, as well as, introduce kids to new games to promote teamwork, improve gross motor skills, and most importantly have fun!

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
fun fridays

FUN FRIDAYS Art, Gym and Swim Combo Ages 3 – 5 years

If your child wants to spend a fun-filled afternoon at the Geyer Family Branch, then this is the class for you! There is a different theme each week and class starts with a themed art project, followed by time in the gym where they will focus on gross motor skills and group games. Fun Fridays ends in the pool where they participate in a 30 minute swim lesson. Parents/caregivers will drop off their child in the art room and pick them up from the pool hallway after the swim lesson portion is completed. All participants must have socks for the gym portion and pack a swimsuit
and towel in a labeled bag.

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
gaga

GAGA AND GOGGLES Gym and Swim Combo Ages 4 – 6 years

Gaga Ball is here! Your child will learn to play different varieties of Gaga Ball on Geyer’s regulation Gaga Court. Gaga is a fast paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit. The more players the better! Dubbed a kinder and gentler version of dodgeball, the game is played with a soft foam ball, and combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents with a ball below the knees. How does this class get any better? Well – it is paired with a Kinderswim Bronze/Swim Basics Stage 1 Swim Class!

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
gaga

GAGA AT GEYER! Ages 5 – 8 years

Gaga Ball is here! Your child will learn to play different varieties of Gaga Ball on Geyer’s regulation Gaga Court. Gaga is a fast paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit. The more players the better! Dubbed a kinder and gentler version of dodgeball, the game is played with a soft foam ball, and combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents with a ball below the knees.

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ages: 5-8
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
game day soccer

GAME DAY SOCCER Ages 4-6 years

Let’s put all of those soccer skills to good use! The first half of every class will teach the basics of soccer including dribbling, passing, defending and shooting. During the second half, parents or caregivers can come in to cheer us on during a real soccer game.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
great geyer baking challenge

GREAT GEYER BAKING CHALLENGE Ages 5-7 years

Young bakers preheat your ovens. This class will allow children to learn basic baking while encouraging individuality. Cakes, pies breads and more! Join us for this tasty class.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
gym ninjas

GYM NINJAS Ages 5-8 years

Test your Ninja skills! Move through, around, up, down and over objects by running, jumping, climbing, crawling, balancing, rolling, swinging, vaulting, and catching. Each week will focus on training for each obstacle, plus general strength, fitness, and conditioning for children. Ninjas will test their skills with a timed course during the last two weeks.

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ages: 5-8
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
happy feet

HAPPY FEET Ages 2.5-3 years

This class is a perfect match for kids who love to dance, move, jump and spin. Kids will release a ton of energy through creative movement games and a blend of dance techniques to upbeat music. This dance class with a splash of hip hop will be sure to please.

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ages: 2 1/2 years-3
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Kids Cafe

KIDS CAFÉ Ages 4-6 years

If your child loves to help in the kitchen, they’ll enjoy expanding their menu of delicious recipes. A variety of foods from appetizers to desserts will be prepared and devoured in this experimental, hands-on class. This class will include recipes for lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts throughout the session.

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ages: 4-6
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advanced kindergymnastics

KINDERGYMNASTICS Ages 4 – 6 years

Kindergymnastics builds on the skills and fundamentals taught in Rock n’ Roll Gymnastics (level 1). Budding gymnasts “tumble and roll” into this next level and will focus on improving skills learned in level 1 while building core strength and balance. Participants will learn new skills such as performing a backwards roll and how to do a
cartwheel along with several other skills. Your little gymnast will expand and enhance their footwork on the balance beam and swing to new levels on the parallel bars. This is a great class to continue to improve and maintain skills.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
kinderswim bronze

KINDERSWIM BRONZE Ages 4-6 years

This class is designed for beginner through independent swimmers. The instructors help children gain comfort and confidence in the water. If your child is already comfortable in the pool, we will continue to encourage the progression of their skills. Classes are broken up into 3 different sub groups by swim stage. Level 1: Beginner; Level 2: Intermediate; and Level 3: Advanced. The Water Acclimation Stage (Kinderswim Bronze) helps swimmers progress from water adjustment and personal safety to independent swimming. Children will move on to the next level as they gain skills and confidence. Skills that will be included are water adjustment and getting all wet, front and back floats, kicks and bubbles, rocket ships jumps and front crawl.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
kinderswim gold

KINDERSWIM GOLD Ages 4-6 years

Child must be recommended by the Geyer Aquatics Staff in order to enroll. In-person registration only.

The Water Stamina stage requires completing one full length of front crawl with rotary breathing; jumping into the pool without assistance and continuing to swim; back glide with kicks and front glide with kicks for 15 yards. Other skills that will be taught include: treading water; backstroke and activities and challenges that will keep them
challenged and engaged. Child must have passed the Water Movement (Kinderswim Silver) or have had an in-person swim evaluation performed to sign-up for this stage.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

*Child must be recommended or tested* In-person registration only.

Children who have completed our Kinderswim Gold level can now embark on a new adventure in Kinderswim Platinum. Requirements for this class include: completing 50 yards of swimming with rotary breathing and backstroke; treading water for 30 seconds and retrieving objects from the bottom of pool. Your child will learn the breaststroke, kneeling and standing dives as well as be given new activities and challenges that will keep them engaged in all the possibilities of the pool.

Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
kinderswim silver

KINDERSWIM SILVER Ages 4-6 years

Child must be recommended by the Geyer Aquatics Staff in order to enroll. In-person registration only.

The Water Movement stage class is designed for those children who are able to swim independently. Requirements for this class include: front and back float for at least 10 seconds, jump into the pool without assistance and front glide with a flutter kick the width of the pool. Children must be able to complete a front crawl (without rotary breathing) a distance of at least 10 yards with a strong flutter kick, breath control, powerful arms and confidence.
Learning how to breathe to the side (rotary breathing), back float with kicks and endurance building drills will help your child progress to the final stage in Swim Basics. Child must have passed the Water Acclimation (Kinderswim Bronze) or have had an in-person swim evaluation performed to sign-up for this stage.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Lil Scientist

LIL’ SCIENTIST Ages 3-4 years

This is a fun introduction to the wonders of science! Each week we will explore a different scientific theme and do a related project. The Lil’ Scientists will be asked to make predictions, observations and conclusions in a fun setting.

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
little league sports

LITTLE LEAGUE SPORTS Ages 3 years

The perfect introduction to the world of sports for our youngest athletes! Get your child ready for our expansive kinder sports program by sampling a little of everything we have to offer in the large gym: soccer, basketball, tennis, t-ball, track and field and more.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
mad scientists lab

MAD SCIENTISTS LAB Ages 5-7 years

Join us in the lab for this fun and creative class that combines science and art. Learn about how things mix and combine to make cool experiments and projects. Come ready to learn and get messy.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
make it bake it

MAKE IT & BAKE IT Ages 3-5 years

This class will be a combination of art and cooking. Each week there will be a new seasonal theme reflected in both the food and crafts.

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Mini Ballerinas

MINI BALLERINAS Ages 2.5-3 years

With a carefully structured class and gentle exposure to socialization skills, students will be introduced to large locomotor movement (hopping, sliding, marching, prancing and leaping) in the wonderful world of ballet.

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ages: 2 1/2 years-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
mini movie makers

MINI MOVIE MAKERS Ages 5-7 Years

Ready on the set. Calling all junior movie directors. Join us on location at the Geyer Family YMCA to create some amazing commercials and movies. Private viewing on the last day of class.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
mini musicians

MINI MUSICIANS Ages 3 years

Get ready to rock out! Children will sing new and familiar songs, dance with the group and individually and learn about different instruments.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
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mission swim possible

MISSION SWIM POSSIBLE Ages 4-8 years

This class is designed for children of all abilities with special needs, providing them the skills to be safe and comfortable in and around the water. Children will work on basic aquatic skills at their own pace.

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ages: 4-8
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
maker space

MY MAKER SPACE Ages 5 – 7 years

Calling all inventors, builders and scientists! This nontraditional class is free form and meant for exploring science, technology, engineering, art and math. Each week there will be an activity presented by the instructor that you can complete or just work in the room and discover how STEAM is all around us.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
on that beat

ON TH AT BE AT Ages 4-7 years

Does your child like to sing and dance along to the popular songs on the radio? Then this class is for them! On the Beat takes today’s most popular line dances and breaks them down step by step so your child can master the latest moves like a dance machine!

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ages: 4-7
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picture book playtime

PICTURE BOOK PLAYTIME Ages 3-4 years

What better place to get art inspiration than from your favorite picture books. In this class we will read a picture book then create a craft to go along with the book.

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ages: 3-4
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princess ballet

PRINCESS BALLET Ages 3-4 years

Calling all princesses to the perfect introduction and educational setting for ballet through the enchanting world of fairytales! Each week a different fairytale, such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, will be explored with the use of props while learning classical ballet steps and French terminology. Every session and level will include new stories filled with creativity. Ballet shoes and dancewear are encouraged for this class.

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
road runners

ROAD RUNNERS Gym and Swim Combo Age 3 years

A themed gym program designed to enhance physical and gross motor skills. This class will include both structured activities and supervised free play in the gym. Participants are escorted to the pool by the gym staff for a Starfish Level swim class (description is listed in Aquatics section). Parents/caregivers will drop off their child in the large gym and pick them up from the pool hallway after the swim lesson portion is completed. All participants must have socks for the gym portion and pack a swimsuit and towel in a labeled bag.

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age: 3
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rock n roll gymnastics

ROCK N’ ROLL GYMNASTICS Age 3 years

This level 1 class focuses on the beginning tumbling skills used in gymnastics such as forward rolls and fundamental jumps. Other skills include: walking on the balance beam, learning to keep a steady balance and being able to hang from a parallel bar. Activities each week will improve flexibility, strength, coordination and balance. This is a great beginner class for the little gymnast in your life.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
science explorers

SCIENCE EXPLORERS Ages 5-7 years

Children will learn how the world around them works by participating in activities and experiments about earth science, physics, and chemistry. Science Explorers will be asked to make observations, predictions and conclusions about their experiments while having fun.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
sensational saturdays

SENSATIONAL SATURDAYS Art, Gym and Swim Combo Ages 5 – 8 years

There is a different theme each week and class starts with a themed art project, followed by time in the gym where they will focus on gross motor skills and group games. Sensational Saturdays end in the pool where they participate in a Kinderswim Bronze level swim lesson. Parents/caregivers will drop off their child in the art room and pick them up from the pool hallway after the swim lesson portion is completed. All participants must have socks for the gym portion and pack a swimsuit and towel in a labeled bag.

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ages: 5-8
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Shape Up Mash Up

SHAPE UP MASH UP Ages 4 – 7 years

This class will get your child up and moving! Energized activities include: rock climbing, boot camp and other fast-paced games. Just add energy and we will provide the fun.

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ages: 4-7
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SLAPSHOT HOCKEY Ages 5 – 8 years

Learn the skills for a fun and fast hockey game – pass, shoot and score! In this fast and exciting class, participants will be introduced to basic skills through games and activities.

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ages: 5-8
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
starfish

STARFISH Age 3 years

The instructors help children gain comfort and confidence in the water. If your child is already comfortable in the pool, we will continue to encourage the progression of their skills.

Children must be potty trained to attend this class.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
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superstar basketball

SUPERSTAR BASKETBALL Age 3 years

Super Star Basketball is a level 1 class where you child will bounce, dribble and bounce some more! Dribbling, passing and teamwork will be introduced with fun games to develop basic basketball skills. Children will also learn how to dribble with both hands and the fundamentals of shooting.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
superstar soccer

SUPERSTAR SOCCER Age 3 years

Superstar Soccer is a level 1 class where participants will dribble, pass, shoot and score! Join our coaches for this unique introduction to the world’s most popular sport! Participants will learn basic soccer skills through fun drills and teamwork. Come watch and cheer on the sidelines on the last day of class for the session.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
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tennis time

TENNIS TIME Ages 4-6 years

This fun class introduces the basics of tennis using great games and activities while building self esteem. Tennis creates hand eye coordination skills which will help your child succeed on and off the court. Tennis rackets are provided.

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ages: 4-6
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tumble tiptoes

TUMBLE & TIPTOES Ages 3-5 years

The best of both worlds. Children will spend half of their time learning the fundamentals of tumbling and the other half practicing new dance skills. They will create a routine, with their instructor, utilizing both disciplines for a performance on the final day of class.

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ages: 3-4
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wall walkers

WALL WALKERS (CLIMBING WALL) Ages 3 years

Why limit your child to the floor when they can walk on the wall? Our rock wall is fun and challenging while safe. Participants will learn climbing basics, wall safety, and work their way through exciting obstacles. Sneakers and fitness clothing required.

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ages: 3-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
kinderswim gold

WARRIORS AND WATER Gym and Swim Combo Ages 5 – 8 years

Now it’s your child’s turn to find their inner warrior! This new combo class gives cross-training a pint-sized twist for kids. Your little warrior will have fun and know that physical activity is something to enjoy. After their cross training session, they will go to our pool where they will participate in a 45 minute swim lesson.

Parents/caregivers will drop off their child in the gym and pick them up from the pool hallway after the swim lesson portion is completed. All participants must have socks and sneakers for the gym portion and pack a swimsuit and towel in a labeled bag.

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ages: 5-8
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register