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
bubble babies

BUBBLE BABIES 6 months – 12 months

Bubble Babies is a Water Discovery stage A class that gives you the opportunity to expose your infant to the wonderful world of water and safety. The focus for this class is to ensure your baby’s first experience is a positive one by guiding both the parent and baby in basic water discovery. You and your baby will experience a class filled with games, songs, personal safety skills, beginner swimming techniques and basic water adjustment.

Children are required to wear a swim diaper.

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ages: 6 months-1
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Bubble Babies Tiny Tots – Combined class

Bubble Babies
This is your first opportunity to expose your infant to the wonderful world of water and safety. The focus for this class is to ensure your baby’s first experience is a positive one by guiding both the parent and baby in basic water orientation. You and your baby will experience a class filled with games, songs, personal safety skills, beginner swimming techniques and basic water adjustment. Children are required to wear a swim diaper.

Tiny Tots
This is your first opportunity to expose your toddler to the adventurous world of water and safety. The child will learn to move through the water while the parent/guardian will become aware of how to teach the child to be safe and enjoy the water. Songs, water play and activities help acquaint the child with the pool. Children are required to wear a swim diaper.

*A parent or caregiver is required to be in the water with the child for this class.

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ages: 6 months-18 months
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
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

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.

*May come to any or all class times.

Fee: $70/$10

*Swim & Gym Pass
$70 per family. A drop in pass may be purchased for $10 per family. Swim/Gym Pass Combo can be purchased for $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
Junior Explorers

JUNIOR EXPLORERS Ages 2-3 years

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 theme and do a related project.

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

JUNIOR GYMNAST Ages 2 – 3 years

Our parent child based gymnastic class. During each class children will practice basic tumbling in addition to using many gymnastics props including ribbons, hoops, and balls. In this class there will be structure activities as well as time for free exploration.

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

LEAP FROG Ages 3 – 4 years

Leap Frog focuses on helping both the parent and child transition into a child only group swim class. This class starts out 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 class slowly transitions into a Starfish level class which is child only. Over the session, parents start in the pool with their child,
to sitting on the benches in the pool area to waiting outside in our pool hallway or observation area.

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ages: 3-4
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
more stories songs scribbles

MORE STORIES, SONGS & SCRIBBLES Ages 3-4 years

Keep the fun going! This 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 an age appropriate art project.

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

MY BUDDY & ME Gym and Swim Combo Ages 18 months – 2.5 years

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 as a swim lesson and highlights different skills each week.

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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
stories songs scribbles

STORIES, SONGS & SCRIBBLES Ages 16 months – 2 years

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.

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ages: 17 months-2 1/2 years
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.

*May come to any or all class times.

$70/$10

*Swim & Gym Pass
$70 per family. A drop in pass may be purchased for $10 per family. Swim/Gym Pass Combo can be purchased for $110.

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

TADPOLE 1 Age 2 years

The primary objective of this class is to get both the parent and child comfortable in the water and develop
beginner swimming techniques. Classes are designed to allow the child to have fun while the parent guides
their child to learn aquatic skills through games and other activities. Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.

TADPOLE 2 Age 3 years

This is a parent/child class for the child who is not quite ready to participate in a child only group swim lesson. This level combines fun, water adjustment, basic water skills and core development with the parent’s assistance.

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

TINY TOTS Age 1 year

Tiny Tots is a Water Discovery stage A class for your toddler that continues splashing into the adventurous world of water and safety. The child will learn to move through the water while the parent/guardian will become aware of how to teach the child to be safe and enjoy the water. Songs, water play and activities help acquaint the child with the pool.

Children are required to wear a swim diaper.

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ages: 1-18 months
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
tadpole

Combination of Tiny Tots and Tadpole I classes.

TINY TOTS Age 1 year: This is your first opportunity to expose your toddler to the adventurous world of water and safety. The child will learn to move through the water while the parent/guardian will become aware of how to teach the child to be safe and enjoy the water. Songs, water play and activities help acquaint the child with the pool. Children are required to wear a swim diaper.

TADPOLE I Age 2 years: The primary objective of this class is to get both parent and child comfortable in the water and develop beginner swimming techniques. Classes are designed to allow the child to have fun while the parent guides the swimmer to learn aquatics skills
through games and other activities. Children are required to wear a swim diaper if not potty trained.

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ages: 1-2 1/2 years
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