YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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School of Performing Arts:

Pre-Ballet 2

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age-appropriate skills. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement.

Fall II: Tuesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age-appropriate skills. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement.

Fall II: Mondays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
ages: 5-7
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Experience a wonderful introduction to dance and movement through creative games, props and a delightful sense of play.

Fall II: Tuesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall II: Wednesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall II: Saturdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Dance and Dip is a perfect match for kids who love to dance, move, jump and spin. Followed by a starfish level swim class.

Tuesdays 12:30pm (90 minutes)
Fee $133


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

Looking for an activity for the entire family? Family Zumba is the perfect for getting the whole family involved and on a journey to fitness and health. Zumba is upbeat and fun for those who love to move and groove.

Fall II: Saturdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 2-6
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

An amazing 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.

Fall II: Mondays, Wednesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall II: Fridays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall II: Saturdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

A fun and engaging high energy dance class that combines both tap and jazz. Perfect for those kids who love to move!

Fall II: Wednesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
ages: 4-6
Cost: $114
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

This class is a perfect match for kids who love to dance, move, jump and spin. Kids will release a ton of energy through creative movement games and a blend of dance techniques to upbeat music. This dance class with a
splash of hip hop will be sure to please.

Fall II: Mondays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Fall II: Thursdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $89
Fall II: Saturdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
10:45 am - 11:15 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Making the Band – Music meets art! Children will learn about different instruments then make them. It will be a jammin, great time! Percussion, wind and string instruments will be included. Performance on the final day of class.

Tuesdays 3:45pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

Merry Music Makers – 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. Adult participation is required.

Wednesdays 10:15am, Thursdays 9:30am, Fridays 10:15am (30 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

Mini Ballerinas – With a carefully structured class and gentle exposure to socialization skills, students will be introduced to large loco-motor movement (hopping, sliding, marching, prancing and leaping) in the wonderful world of ballet.

Mondays 11:15am (30 minutes)
Fee: $83


ages: 2 1/2 years-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
child playing musical instrument

Music and Movement – Exposure to music and movement is important in many ways for toddlers. This class encourages a strong bond between grown-up and child and enhances language skills, coordination and body awareness while encouraging musical abilities with simple songs and dances.

Thursdays 11:ooam (45 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

On That Beat – Does your child like to sing and dance along to popular songs on the radio? Then this class is for them! On the Beat takes today’s most popular line dances and breaks them down step by step so your child can master the latest moves like a dance machine!

Thursdays 5:30pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $89

Fall II: Thursdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $98
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Pre Ballet – Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Watch them spread their wings as they learn poise and rhythm. Pre-Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills which is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age appropriate skills.

Mondays 4:30pm, Saturdays 10:45am (30 minutes)
Fee: $83/97

 


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

Princess Ballet – Calling all princesses to the perfect introduction and educational setting for ballet through the enchanting world of fairy tales! Each week a different fairy tale, such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, will be explored with the use of props while learning classical ballet steps and French terminology. Every session and levels will include new stories filled with creativity. Ballet Shoes and dance wear are encouraged for this class.

Tuesdays 1:30pm, Thursdays 2:00pm, Saturdays 9:15am (30 minutes)
Fee: $97

 


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

Explore the lyrics and melodies from popular songs. Learn to sing along with your favorite show or movie song.

Fall II: Wednesdays 10/30/2017 - 12/17/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

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

Wednesdays 9:30am, Thursdays 10:15am (30 minutes)
Fee: $97


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

Tumble & Tiptoes offers the best of both worlds. Children will spend half of their time learning the fundamentals of gymnastics and the other half practicing new dance skills. They will create a routine, with their instructor, utilizing both disciplines for a performance on the final day.

Mondays 12:30pm, Saturdays 1:45pm (45 minutes)
Fee: $83/97


ages: 3-4
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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