YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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Gym & Sports:

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

ADVANCED SOCCER
Ages 5 – 7 years

This level 2 soccer class helps improve shooting skills; teaches advanced dribbling and passing; and better ball control through scrimmages and drills. 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
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
dash and splash

DASH & SPLASH* Ages 4 – 6 years
Gym and Swim Combo
YSL Stages 1 – 4

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 YSL swim lesson.

*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
family gym

FAMILY SPORTS Playing sports is a fun way to stay healthy. In addition to the physical benefits, studies show that playing sports can enhance social skills and mental well-being in children and adults alike. Here are a few sports offerings to help make a positive social-emotional impact on every member of your family.

SPRING 1 SESSIONS
March 4-April 28
Saturdays
11:30am-12:30pm

SPRING 2 SESSIONS
April 29-June 23
Saturdays
2pm-2:45pm

Week 1 Basketball
Week 2 Arena Flag Football
Week 3 Dodgeball
Week 4 Soccer
Week 5 Basketball
Week 6 Arena Flag Football
Week 7 Floor Hockey
Week 8 Soccer

FAMILY GYM No full court games. All ages
Sundays 6-7pm

Free with membership

Location Address: Park Street Branch, 25 Park Street, 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* Ages 3 – 5 years
Art, Gym and Swim Combo
YSL Stages 1 – 4

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.

*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 Ages 4 – 6 years
Gym and Swim Combo
YSL Stages 1 – 4

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. 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 40 minute YSL swim lesson.

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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
gym jammers

GYM JAMMERS Ages 2.5-3.5 years

Children will really shine in this class which stresses cooperation, self-confidence, independence and basic gymnastic skills. Each class begins with circle time and features a different piece of gym equipment each week.

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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
gym jumpers

GYM JUMPERS Ages 18 months-2.5 years

Parent and child will work with instructors to gain self-confidence in all of their newly acquired physical skills, helping child to become independent in a safe, fun, age-appropriate setting. Each class will include stimulating structured activities and free play time to keep your toddler engaged.

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

GYM JUNIORS Ages 8-17 months

Join the instructors for a class full of wonder and discovery. Caregivers and children will explore the world around them through age-appropriate gym activities. Free play and circle time will be incorporated into each class to strike a perfect balance for our youngest participants.

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ages: 8 months-17 months
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
gym jumpers

GYM JUNIORS/JUMPERS Ages 8 months – 2.5 years

Parent and child will work with instructors to gain self-confidence in all of their newly acquired physical skills, helping child to become independent in a safe, fun, age appropriate setting. Each class will include stimulating structured activities and free play time to keep your toddler engaged.

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ages: 8 months-2 1/2 years
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

Parent/Child Gym Pass is for the family to enjoy play time together in the Geyer Family Branch gym. There are a number of times listed in our program guide. Members can attend any of those times during the week. Staff will ensure members are following guidelines to ensure the safety of all, however it’s the parent/caregiver’s responsibility to participate with and spot their own children. A pass can be purchased online or from the Geyer Family Branch Welcome Desk beginning on the first day of registration/session. A drop-in rate is also available for members.

Free for Family Members; Kinder Members $80 session/$10 drop-in

*Swim & Gym Pass Combo
Free for Family Members; Kinder Members $110

 


ages: 6 months-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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
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
my buddy and me

MY BUDDY & ME Ages 18 months – 2.5 years
Gym and Swim Combo
Water Exploration Stage B

Love our gym and swim programs? Why not take a class where you can experience both in one day? My Buddy and Me is a structured gym class followed by a swim lesson. Each week highlights different skills and theme.

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

ROAD RUNNERS* Age 3 years
Gym and Swim Combo
Water Acclimation Stage 1

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 YSL Stage 1 swim lesson. All participants must have socks for the gym portion and pack a swimsuit and towel in a labeled bag.

*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
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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
sensational saturdays

SENSATIONAL SATURDAYS* Ages 5 – 8 years
Art, Gym and Swim Combo
YSL Stages 1 – 4

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 YSL 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.

*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
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
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
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
sports mix

SPORTS MIX Ages 2-3 years

Here is your chance to transition your child into their first coached sports class! Caregivers will join the action for the first three classes and then be encouraged to sit on the sidelines and cheer on their little sports star. This class is the best of both worlds: seeing your child develop their sporting skills and gain independence in sports and gym activities.

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

TERRIFIC TEE BALL Ages 5 – 7 years

Come get ready for Spring training Baseball. Join the coaches for TeeBall. Catching, fielding, throwing, hitting, and running the bases will be the focus of this fun, action packed class aimed at introducing American’s favorite sports.

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

TRACK AND FIELD Ages 5-7

Future Olympians have to start somewhere, why not at the Geyer Family YMCA! Games and challenges will help the children grasp the important skills of running, jumping throwing and more. This is a 16 week class where children will be training to run in the Montclair 2 mile Run the first weekend in June.

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

WALL WALKERS (CLIMBING WALL) Ages 3-4 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: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
kinderswim gold

WARRIORS AND WATER* Ages 5 – 8 years
Gym and Swim Combo
YSL Stages 1 – 4

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 participate in a 40 minute YSL swim lesson.

*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
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register