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

Animal Adventures – Your child can become an animal expert without ever setting foot in a zoo! They will explore a variety of animals learning about habitats, diet, lifespan, social behavior and more. Who knows, we may even have a few critters stop by for a visit!

Thursdays 4:00pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

Bonjour Bebé – Early exposure to a foreign language can be a fun learning experience for a young child. Your child will be introduced to the French language and culture in simple and enriching ways through hands-on activities using arts and crafts, games and more!

Wednesdays 10:00am (30 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

Brunch Bunch – A cooking class just for the morning! Participants will be cooking recipes for breakfast or brunch throughout the session. If your child loves to help in the kitchen join us and learn to expand your menu of yummy foods.

Saturdays 9:15am (45 minutes)
Fee: $119


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

Build It Yourself – A great introduction to building and creating! Kids will learn about different tools in safe environment all while creating fun and function projects using a variety of materials.

Tuesdays 11:00am, Thursdays 11:00am (45 minutes)
Fee: $97


ages: 4-6
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.

Mondays 5:15pm 60 minutes)
Fee: $102


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!

Wednesdays 9:30am (60 minutes)
Fee: $119


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

Fuel Up – Children will be empowered to make good nutritional choices as they learn healthy recipes that are not only taste good, but are good for you. What a way to blast off on making good food choices!

Wednesdays 5:15pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $119


ages: 4-6
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.

Fridays 11:00am or 12:45pm (105 minutes)
Fee $154


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

Hola Bebe – Our Bonjour Bebe class is so popular, now we’re talking Spanish! Your child will be exposed to the Spanish language in a fun and engaging way. Art,games and other hands-on activities will make this a class not to miss.

Tuesdays 10:00am (30 minutes)
Fee: $97


ages: 2-3 1/2 years
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.

Mondays 10:30am and 6:00pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $83


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.

Mondays 4:00pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $102


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

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.

Fall II: Mondays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $114
Fall II: Saturdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Have your child stay after Morning Mix or before Fun Fridays to eat their lunch( nut-free brought from home), play with friends and participate in structured activities.

Fall II: Fridays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
11:00 am - 12:45 pm
ages: 3-5
Cost: $84
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Monet, Da Vinci, Picasso! Your child will be exposed to a new master each week. Kids will discuss style and technique and then try their hand at creating their own masterpieces!

Fall II: Thursdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
ages: 5-7
Cost: $98
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!

Fridays 9:15am (105 minutes)
Fee $154


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

Mondays 9:30am, Thursdays 9:30am and 6:15pm, Saturdays 10:15pm(45 minutes)
Fee: $83/97

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

Thursdays 10:30am (45 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

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.

Fall II: Thursdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
ages: 5-7
Cost: $98
Fall II: Saturdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
ages: 5-7
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

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.

Fall II: Thursdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ages: 4-6
Cost: $130
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.

Mondays 9:30am (45 minutes)
Fee: $83


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

Learn about how to fuel your body with yummy snacks! One of the biggest challenges is to feed kids healthy snacks in between meals. Little hands are kept busy creating healthful snacks using fresh, wholesome ingredients while also practicing other age-appropriate developmental skills.

Fall II: Tuesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $120
Fall II: Wednesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $120
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.

Wednesday 11:00am, Thursday 11:00am, Saturday 11:15am (45 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

Learn how you can apply science to build. Kids will hone their fine motor skills while using many materials to create a multitude of projects.

Fall II: Mondays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $114
Fall II: Tuesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
10:30 am - 11:15 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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HOLIDAY HOURS Park Street Branch - Early Closing: 2 pm on 12/24. Closed: 12/25. Early Closing: 6 pm on 12/31. Closed: 1/1. Geyer Family Branch - Closed: 12/24 and 12/25. Closed: 12/31 and 1/1. Special holiday schedule from 12/18 until 1/2. CLICK HERE for our complete holiday hours schedule.

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