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

Advanced Ballet – A class designed for our more experienced Ballet dancers who have already taken Pre-Ballet,  Ballet 1 & 2 or beyond. Must Be Recommended/In-person registration.

 


ages: 5-10
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
Pre-Ballet 2

Ballet 1 – 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.

SPRING 2 (Ballet 1)
Tuesdays 4:00pm
Wednesdays 3:45pm (Join recital class now in progress)
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


age: 4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

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.

SPRING 2 (Ballet 2)
Mondays 5:15pm
Saturdays 12:45pm (Join recital class now in progress)
(45 minutes)
Fee: $98/111


ages: 5-8
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
girl jumping cheer

Cheer Time – Let’s get cheering! Children will learn beginner cheering skills including chants, claps and jumps. Cheer related crafts will be integrated into some classes.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 6:15pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

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

SPRING 2
Saturdays 9:15am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Dance Nation – Dance your way around the world. In this class we will learn dances from many nations and cultures, create costumes and maybe even sing along.

SPRING 2
Mondays 1:30pm
Saturday 11:45am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $98/111


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

Family Zumba – 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.

SPRING 2
Saturdays 10:45am
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


ages: 2-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
young boy jumping in air cheer

Intro to Cheer – Do you have a peppy kid on your hands? Let’s get them cheering. Children will learn simple cheers, clapping and stamping patterns and jumps.

SPRING 2
Thursdays 5:30pm
(30 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Intro to Hip Hop – Introduce your child to choreography, techniques and fun! Casual attire with sneakers are most appropriate for this active class. Children will perform in a recital at the end of the session.

SPRING 2 (Intro to Hip Hop)
Saturdays 12:45pm
Thursdays 4:30pm (Join recital class now in progress)
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Itty Bitty Ballerinas – 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.

SPRING 2
Wednesdays 10:15am
Wednesdays 6:16pm
Fridays 9:30am
Saturdays 10:00am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $111


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

Little Stars – 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.

SPRING 2
Mondays 9:30am
Thursdays 4:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $111


ages: 3-4
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.

SPRING 2
Wednesdays 10:15am
Thursdays 9:30am
Fridays 10:15am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $111


ages: 2-3 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.

SPRING 2
Mondays 11:15am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $98


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.

SPRING 2
Mondays 10:15am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $98


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!

SPRING 2
Wednesdays 4:45pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $111


ages: 4-7
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.

SPRING 1 & 2 (Pre Ballet Recital)
Mondays 4:30pm
Saturdays 10:45am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $209/222

 


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.

SPRING 2
Mondays 4:15pm
Thursdays 2:00pm
Saturdays 9:15am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $98/111

 


ages: 3-4
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.

Spring 2
Wednesdays 9:30am
Thursdays 10:15am
(30 minutes)
Fee: $111


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.

SPRING 2 (Tumble & Tiptoes)
Mondays 12:30pm
Fridays 10:00am
Saturdays 1:45pm
(45 minutes)
Fee: $98/111


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

Zumba – This class will get your child up and moving!

SPRING 2
Tuesdays 5:00pm
(45 minutes)
Fee:$111


ages: 3-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register