Our classes for babies, toddlers, school-aged kids, and teens include basketball and cheerleading, soccer and gymnastics, plus dance, theater, cooking, visual arts, reading, and much more.

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The next eight-week session of classes begins the week of September 3, 2019. Registration opens for YMCA members on August 17, and for community members on August 24.

Sports & Swim

Basketball

Youth Basketball Clinic
Ages 5-7

Learn and master the basics of passing, dribbling and shooting and practice your offense and defense in fun scrimmages.

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Youth Basketball Clinic
Ages 8-12

Learn and master the basics of passing, dribbling and shooting and practice your offense and defense in fun scrimmages.

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Cheerleading

Cheer POP
Ages 5-12

Taking our tumbling class one step further, in Cheer POP, children will use their tumbling skills to perform a choreographed cheer dance - with pom-poms* and all! At the end of the 8-week session, children will share their performance at our Session Showcase. 

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*Pom-poms are available for purchase in the Youth & Family Office for $10 per pair.

Fencing

Learn the art of physical chess with this Olympic sport! Fencing is a fun and safe workout that will challenge your body and mind. Best of all, this class is supervised by our very own Susan Monardo, a USFCA certified coach.

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Gymnastics

Tumbling Time
Ages 3-5

This introductory tumbling class helps your little one start moving on the gymnastics mat under the close supervision of our gymnastics coaches.

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Tumbling
Ages 5-12

Led by our gymnastics specialists, this tumbling class is designed to introduce your child to the basics of tumbling, rolling and jumping movements. 

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Preschool Sports

Multi-Sports
Ages 4-6

A sports sampler program in which children experience different sports such as tee ball, basketball, and soccer while improving their gross motor skills.

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Sunshine Gym
Ages 2.5-5

Children are gain strength using gross/fine motor skills. Class begins with a muscle awakening stretch session followed by an array of obstacle courses where children are exploring equipment, climbing, balancing, building, playing with balls, hoops, and socializing. During circle time, group activities will include songs, rhythms, parachute play, and puppets. 

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Soccer

Ages 5-12

Our soccer classes teach skills, improve coordination, and encourage fair play, positive attitude, and teamwork.

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Swim Lessons

We offer swim classes for all ages and abilities.

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Tae Kwon Do

Beginner Tae Kwon Do
Ages 4-12

A Korean martial art similar to karate, Tae Kwon Do emphasizes kicking, striking and blocking as applied to the art of self-defense. As children are introduced to this traditional training style, they will explore self-defense, physical fitness and stress relief as well as gain increased confidence, mental focus and heightened self-awareness. All participants are required to wear a uniform (sold separately) during class and have fun!

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Intermediate Tae Kwon Do
Ages 9-15

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Tennis

Ages 5-14

Young kids learn to play with kid-sized racquets, slower and lower-bouncing balls, and older students are taught fundamental and advanced techniques of groundstroke, volley, and overhead strokes.

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Track & Running

Track workouts increase quickness, stamina, and endurance for your budding athlete. Through drills, sprints, and pacing techniques, participants will enhance their flexibility and core development.

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Volleyball

Ages 12-16

Interested in playing volleyball for a youth team or for school? Get prepared at the YMCA! Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to improve their game. Open to beginners and intermediate levels.

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Dance

Ballet

Tiny Toes Ballet
Ages 3-4

In this class, we use age appropriate songs to introduce the basics of ballet.

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Tap & Ballet
Ages 5-12

Students learn the basics of ballet and tap and express themselves through music and movement.

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Hip Hop

Ages 5-12

In this fun-filled dance class, we offer a variety of styles to help participants learn the art of hip hop dance.

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Preschool Prep

Let's Get Ready

15-24 months

This social class gives you and your child special time together to nurture his/her social development. Your child will become familiar with the classroom atmosphere and be better prepared to eventually attend classes independently.

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Almost Ready

Ages 2-3 years

This parent and me class is for children that are still learning to separate from their caregiver. Circle time, story time and play will all be included in this class.

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On Our Way

Ages 2-3 years

An independent program with an introduction into a classroom setting where your child will experience activities such as exploration time, master social skills, circle time and snack time. The objective of this class is for us to help your child learn the skills to succeed in a school environment and master separation.

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Pre-School Prep

Ages 2-3 years

Pre-School Prep gives us the opportunity to set the stage for a child’s success in school and life. This is a content-rich program that supports active learning and promotes children’s progress in developmental areas and reinforces social skills. 2 or three times per week options are available. 

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My Little Academy

Age 3 years

For children who have achieved independence in our socialization program, we offer this creative curriculum. This class will build upon the social skills for children with an academic component. Children need not be potty-trained to be in this program. This class will have enriched activities with hands-on learning.

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Lunch Buddy Program

Ages 3 years

Children in our half-day Pre-K 3 Program are invited to stay with us from 11:45 AM-1 PM and enjoy lunch while participating in enrichment activities which include handwriting and pre-reading skills, cooking adventures with science and stems.

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Education & Tutoring

Beginning Math

Ages 2.5-4 years

A variety of early numeracy, pre-number and pre-school math activities to support young children with math concepts. Children will learn sorting, counting, patterns and shapes and beginning number recognition in a hands-on approach. 

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Ready, Set, Read

Ages 4-5

In this reading readiness class, children are exposed to sight words, alphabet sounds and sounding out words. These skills are intended to help your child begin to read. Class meets directly after UPK, and the children are brought to class by their teachers. Children from other schools are welcome! 

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Common Core Tutoring (Kindergarten – 5th Grade)

Taught by DOE certified staff, Common Core Tutoring in reading, math, and writing consists of small group homework help, as well as 20-30 minutes of resources and worksheets targeting your child’s needs. An initial survey will be completed by the parent, as well as an initial assessment in the subject area to best help your child strengthen their skills.

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Private Common Core Tutoring Session

Want or need more for your child? Take advantage of a one–on-one tutoring experience. In this one-hour tutoring session, we gear the needs of your child individually and help strengthen their common core skills.

An initial survey will be completed by the parent, as well as an initial assessment in the subject area to best help your child strengthen their skills.

50-minute time slots are available Monday and/or Tuesday from 4-6 PM.

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SAT/PSAT Test Prep Class

The Broadway YMCA offers an 8-week SAT/PSAT Test Prep Class that is compiled of test strategies, practice questions and practice tests. This class is designed to provide comprehensive prep materials to help participants on all levels.

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Cooking

Little Chefs

Ages 3-5

Healthy and yummy recipes are introduced as children prepare and enjoy different foods while learning about measuring, counting, sharing and more. A class recipe book will be given out at the end of 8 weeks 

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Cooking with Ms. Antonietta

Ages 4-6

Exploring the country of Italy through cooking and vocabulary development. Children will learn about Italian culture by cooking, learning basic terms and reading culture stories, poems and books on Italy.

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Youth/Teen Cooking

Ages 7-17 years

Your child will learn decision making, planning skills and confidence as they create a hot cooked meal using fresh ingredients. Incorporating cleanliness in the kitchen, cutting skills, as well as how to wash meats and vegetables, set the table, and serve a meal in proper portions-this class is sure to be a hit! At the end of the 8-week session, participants will receive a recipe book reflecting what they have learned. 

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Science

Little Scientists

Ages 4-6 years

Discover your inner scientist as we explore science in activities and experiments. 

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Y-Biddy Builders

Ages 4-6 years

Want in on the Lego Robotics Fun? In this intro to robotics class, children will use Legos and their imaginations to create free forms and structures.

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Mad Science

Ages 5-12 years

Turn your children into Mad Scientists with this fun, interactive, learning experience filled with projects to make, build and explode! 

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Y-Botics

Ages 7-14 years

Working with the Lego® Education Store, your children will be putting together all types of cool and educational robotics projects. Robotics is a great way to introduce your child to the concept of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), which is very popular today in the field of education. Your kids will be learning all about engineering and technology in the best environment possible, in a setting that feels like play. 

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Visual Arts

Art A La Carte

Art A La Carte with Ms. Allison
Ages 4-6 years

Budding artists develop individual artistic expressions through a variety of media including watercolors, book making, clay, pastels and free-expression.

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Art A La Carte
Ages 6-17

Each week, participants explore the fundamentals of drawing, painting and shading through this all-in-one art class. Best of all - your child’s artwork will be displayed on our YMCA Art Gallery wall. 

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Mixed Media Arts

Ages 9-12

In this art class, participants bring together several types of mediums, techniques, and methods to create a wholly unique art form. Best of all - your child’s artwork will be displayed on our YMCA Art Gallery wall. 

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Paper Mache Creations

Ages 6-17

Young artists will develop their individual artistic expressions by getting their hands dirty and learning the art of Paper Mache! No experience is needed and participants will get to take home their fun creations at the end of the session.

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