YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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baby likes to boogie

BABY LIKES TO BOOGIE Ages 1.5-2 years

Get your baby moving and grooving with this fun introduction to dance class. Entertaining music and movement activities will be sure to get your baby to boogie all class long.

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ages: 18 months-2
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
lunch learn preschool readiness

CREATE ‘N’ BAKE Ages 2-3 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.  Come taste and explore together!

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

CREATIVE COOKS Ages 3-4 years

Create and Bake grows up. 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. Recipes will be both sweet and savory to
please even the pickiest eater.  Come taste and explore together!

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

FAMILY ART FOR ALL Up to 4 years

Family Fun will be had by all in this multi-age art experience. Projects and crafts will be varied to allow creativity for all levels. Children can visit art stations and play areas all while enjoying time as a family.

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ages: 6 months-4
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

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
itty bitty ballerinas

ITTY BITTY BALLERINAS Ages 2-3 years

A great opportunity for caretakers to get exercise and ballet knowledge with their little dancers! Participants will learn basic ballet steps together as well as explore classical and contemporary music. Casual clothes required.

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

LITTLE BITES Ages 2-3 years

Need a helper in the kitchen? This class will allow children and their caregiver to explore the tastes and smells coming from the kitchen with child friendly recipes. Fun new foods will be included. Yum!

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

MAKER SPACE FOR ME! Ages 3 – 4 years

Curious children and their caregivers join us in the STEM Lab. This non-traditional 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: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
merry music makers

MERRY MUSIC MAKERS Ages 2-3 years

For the music maker who is ready to move, sing, clap and shake! Featuring simple rhythms and a variety of musical styles, children will be introduced to instruments such as drums and sticks.

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ages: 2-3 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
Paint Play

PAINT & PLAY Ages 18 months – 2.5 years

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.

PAINT & PLAY TOO Ages 2-3 years

A continuation of our Paint and Play class. 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.

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

SIGN LANGUAGE Ages 8 months – 3 years

Sign language is a lovely way to help young children find alternate 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.

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ages: 8 months-3 1/2 years
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
bubble babies

STAGE A WATER DISCOVERY (Formerly known as Bubble Babies and Tiny Tots )

6 – 18 months

Parents accompany children in Stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water. Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.
Class Length: 30 minutes

Children are required to wear a swim diaper.

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ages: 6 months-18 months
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
tadpole

STAGE B WATER EXPLORATION (Formerly known as Tadpole 1 and Tadpole 2)

18 – 36 months

Parents accompany children in Stage B. This class helps toddlers explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles and fundamental water safety skills. Child should be comfortable entering and exiting pool with parent, as well as respond to verbal cues. Children are
required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.

Class Length: 30 minutes

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

STAGE B+ WATER EXPLORATION (Formerly known as Leap Frog)

3 – 4 years

This class starts out as a Parent/Child class and ends as a Child Only class. This class starts at as a parent/child class for the first few weeks where the focus is on water adjustment and beginning swimming skills. The child will take turns going with the parent and then with one of the instructors.

The goal is to slowly have the parent participation phased out (from being in the pool, to sitting on the benches in the pool area and finally to waiting outside in our pool hallway or observation area). Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.

Class Length: 30 minutes

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

Swim Pass is for the family to enjoy play time and practice different swimming skills in the pool together. 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 pool rules to ensure the safety of all, however it’s the parent/caregiver’s responsibility to participate with and support 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 of $10 per family 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
toddler tunes

TODDLER TUNES Ages 8 months – 1 year

This class will offer our youngest music lovers a chance to move to music, learn familiar songs and spend some quality time with their grown up.

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