YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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baby me yoga

Baby and Me Yoga is geared for babies who have not yet begun to walk and for parents or caregivers who want to be able to tend to their own well being while connecting with baby. Classes will just be 30 minutes so babies stay interested. This is a welcoming class for all levels even if you have no prior knowledge of Yoga yourself. The baby and you both are in good hands!

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

COMBO: STAGE A WATER DISCOVERY AND STAGE B WATER EXPLORATION 6 – 36 months

A combo class allows infants and toddlers to work with their caregiver and practice different ways to move through the water. Included are floating, blowing bubbles, using different body parts and fundamental water safety skills. Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.

Class Length: 30 minutes

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ages: 6 months-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
lunch learn preschool readiness

CREATE ‘N’ BAKE Ages 2-3 years

A combination of art and cooking, creative and culinary talents are explored. Each week a new seasonal theme will be reflected in both the food and the crafts. Come taste and explore together! The cost of food is included.

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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 ‘N’ Bake grows up! Art and cooking together again will explore recipes both sweet and savory that will please even the pickiest eater. Here too, a new seasonal theme will be reflected in the food and the crafts. The cost of food is included.

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

Family 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.

FALL TIMES
Mon 6:45-7:30pm
Tue 11:30am-12:15pm
Wed 7:15-8:00pm
Fri 6:45-7:30pm
Sat 12:00-12:45pm

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
mission swim possible

Swim Pass at the Geyer Family Branch is a parent and child program. All children must swim with an adult within arm’s reach. Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained. Membership required.

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.

FALL TIMES
Mon 9:15-10:00am
Tue 12:30-1:15pm
Wed 11:00-11:45am
Thu 12:00-12:45pm
Fri 12:00-12:45pm
7:15-8:00pm
Sat 4:15-5:00pm

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


ages: 6 months-9
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
gym jammers

GYM JAMMERS Ages 2.5-3.5 years

Emphasizing cooperation, selfconfidence, independence and basic gymnastic skills, Gym Jammers will let toddlers really shine. Classes begin 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

Developing self-confidence in newly acquired skills builds independence. Gym Jumpers provides a safe, fun and age-appropriate venue for toddlers to flourish with the help of an instructor and a caregiver. Each class includes stimulating structured activities and free play time to keep the little ones 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

Wonder and discovery are the vehicle in which children explore the world around them. Age-appropriate circle time, free play and gym activities strike the perfect balance for the inquisitive
participants. Child and caregiver can bond while exploring together.

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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
itty bitty ballerinas

ITTY BITTY BALLERINAS Ages 2-3 years

The little dancers will lead but this is a great opportunity for caretakers to get exercise and ballet knowledge. Participants will learn basic ballet steps together while exploring classical and contemporary music. Casual clothes are 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? Children and caregivers will explore the tastes and smells coming from the kitchen with child-friendly recipes. Tried and true treats and fun new foods will be included. Yum! The cost of food is included.

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ages: 2-3 1/2 years
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

Have some fun with the perfect blend of structure, open art and creativity time! A mix of projects that work on fine motor skills like cutting, gluing and coloring will be combined with ample opportunity to get messy and explore textures like shaving cream and bubbles. The resulting masterpieces will be yours to take home and proudly display.

PAINT & PLAY TOO Ages 2-3 years

Graduating to the next level, Paint & Play Too continues working on fine motor skills and encouraging creativity while getting messy and having lots of fun. Your little artist will be anxious to get home to hang the artistic treasures on the fridge.

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ages: 18 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 Ages 6 – 18 months

With a parent or caregiver, infants and toddlers are introduced to the aquatic environment through exploration. The little swimmers are encouraged to enjoy themselves while learning about the water. Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.

Class Length: 30 minutes

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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  Ages 18 – 36 months

A parent or caregiver accompanies children in this class where toddlers explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles and fundamental water safety skills. Toddlers should be comfortable entering and exiting the pool with the adult and be able to 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 Ages 3 – 4 years

Starting out as a parent/child class, toddlers are transitioned to a child only level. The parent or caregiver accompanies the child for the first few classes where the focus is on water adjustments and beginning swimming skills. The child will alternate between working with the adult and 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 to waiting outside in the 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
stories songs scribbles

STORIES, SONGS & SCRIBBLES Age 1 year

A great introduction to creative arts includes circle time with a story, singing songs, playing with instruments and doing simple crafts. Each week a story and theme will be explored. All projects will be age appropriate in this first creative arts class for those entering toddlerhood.

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ages: 1-18 months
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