YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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Creative Arts & Sciences:

Art Gallery – Let’s create! In this class children will be free to complete projects from the idea stage to the gallery floor. Our art instructor will consult with each child and help them to bring their artistic ideas into reality. Each week they will be free to work on their masterpieces and prepare for the art show held during the final class session.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 5:00pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Biology Buddies – Let’s learn about LIFE. Children will be introduced to plants and animal life forms. Learn how living things survive in our world.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 4:00pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Chopped Junior – 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.

SPRING 2
Mondays 5:15pm
(60 minutes)
Fee: $119


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

Create ‘n’ Bake – 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. Come taste and explore together!

SPRING 2
Wednesdays 9:30am
Saturdays 9:15am
(60 minutes)
Fee: $136


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

Fun Fridays – Includes Art, Gym, and Swim Combo. If your child wants to spend a fun-filled afternoon at the Geyer Family Branch, then this is the class for you. With a different theme each week, the class starts with an art project, followed by with gym time that focuses on gross motor skills and group games. Lastly children will participate in a 30 minute swim lesson.

SPRING 2
Fridays 12:45pm
(105 minutes)
Fee $176


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

Great Geyer Baking Challenge – 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.

SPRING 2
Wednesdays 5:15pm
(60 minutes)
Fee: $136


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

Junior Explorers – This is a fun introduction to the wonders of science for little ones and their special grown-up. Each week, we will explore a different scientific the and do a related project.

SPRING 2
Mondays 10:30am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $98


ages: 2-3
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Kids Cafe

Kids Cafe – 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. The class will include recipes for lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts throughout the session.

SPRING 2
Mondays 4:00pm
Saturdays 10:30am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $119/136


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

Lil Scientist – 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.

SPRING 2
Saturdays 12:30pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Mad Scientists Lab – 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!

SPRING 2
Saturdays 1:30pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Make It Bake It – 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. Come taste and explore together!

SPRING 2
Wednesdays 4:00pm
(60 minutes)
Fee: $136


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

More Stories, Songs & Scribbles – A great introductory class for your child where we will explore a story and theme each week. After the story we will learn songs, play with instruments and then do a simple art project. All projects will be age appropriate in this first creative arts class.

SPRING 2
Tuesdays 10:00am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Morning Mix – A mix of activities from cooking to art to science. What a great way to try a mix of these hands-on activities. We really know how to mix up the fun!

SPRING 2
Mondays 10:30am
Fridays 9:15am
(105 minutes)
Fee $154/176


ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Little Ones Art Studio

Paint & Play – A class with the perfect amount of structure and open art creativity time! A mix of projects that work on fine motor skills like cutting, gluing and coloring that will be yours to take home to display combined with ample opportunity to get messy and explore textures like shaving cream and bubbles. Targeted for ages 18 months – 2.5 yr olds.

SPRING 2
Mondays 9:30am
Thursdays 9:30am or 6:15pm
Saturdays 10:15pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $98/111

Paint & Play Too – A class with the perfect amount of structure and open art creativity time! A mix of projects that work on fine motor skills like cutting, gluing and coloring that will be yours to take home to display combined with ample opportunity to get messy and explore textures like shaving cream and bubbles. Targeted for 2-3 yr olds

SPRING 2
Thursdays 10:30am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


ages: 18 months-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

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

SPRING 2
Tuesdays 1:30pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111

 


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

Science Explorers – 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.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 5:00pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Scribbles and Scores – Does your child have a creative and athletic side? Then this class will appeal to them. Your child will start out upstairs to create a sports themed project. After art, they will be escorted to the gym by YMCA staff for a sports class that will include tennis, hockey, basketball and soccer.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 3:30 pm
(90 minutes)
Fee: $152


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

Sign Language – It is a lovely way to help young children find alternative ways of expressing themselves through a multi sensory approach to communication. Join our certified ASL teacher who is ready to help you and your child communicate in new and exciting ways.

SPRING 2
Mondays 9:30am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $98


ages: 8 months-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
lego machine

Simple Machines – Is your child interested in how things work? In this class we will investigate simple machines and how they help us in everyday life. This is a great class for a child interested in STEM activities.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 6:00pm
Fridays 1:00pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Stories, Songs & Scribbles – A great introductory class for your little one where we will explore a story and theme each week. After the story we will learn songs, play with instruments and then do a basic art project. All projects will be age appropriate in this very first creative arts combination class.

SPRING 2
Wednesday 11:00am
Thursday 11:00am
Saturday 11:15am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


ages: 17 months-2 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register